Friday Night Skate
Amsterdam skate spots
Besides the Friday Night Skate there are many other moments and places where you can explore Amsterdam and its surroundings on skates. If you like to skate through nature, the paved paths in Vondel Park, Spaarnwoude and the Amsterdamse Bos are perfect for you. In summer in particular many other lovers of this sport will join you. In autumn and in winter these locations are less busy, while still offering great scenic beauty.
If you love in-line skating and water, you are not limited to the famous, but busy, canals in Amsterdam. The Gaasterplas is a good alternative. You can skate all around this lake. It is also quite doable to skate around the KNSM/Java Island. In addition to enjoying great views of the river IJ, you will see Amsterdam’s most modern residential estate.
Amsterdam, skate city!
It is not surprising that Amsterdam is popular with in-line skaters. There is much to see and do for both beginners and experienced in-line skaters. Lots of events and tours are organized in and around Amsterdam, especially in summer. These include tours for groups and individual skaters, half-pipes and roller discos. Amsterdam is a great city to explore on wheels. Get more information about the Friday Night Skate.