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Portland Bureau of Transportation

Phone: 503-823-5185

Fax: 503-823-7576

1120 SW Fifth Ave, Suite 800, Portland, OR 97204

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Here are a few resources providing laws, locations of places to skate, and even a guide for parents whose children have taken up the sport. 

Skating in downtown Portland

Details on where skaters can ride on streets in the downtown core.

A Parent's Guide to Skateboarding

A great online guide we found to help familiarize parents with skateboarding. Learn about safety, equipment, basic skills and lingo.

Learn How to Skateboard for Kids Videos

An intro to skateboarding basics made just for kids and parents from SkateXS.

Skate Like A Girl PDX

A local non-profit organization empowering women and girls through skateboarding. They offer monthly clinics, Saturday drop-in events, and work with SUN schools to bring skateboarding to girls in the Portland area.

Safety Huey

Some friendly resources about skating legally in Portland.