The Melba Bishop Skatepark

The Melba Bishop Skatepark was opened in 2008 and is located at 5306 North River Road. The Skatepark is 8,000 square feet and offers a street course style. This skatepark is not staffed and is open during daylight hours only. Skaters must wear appropriate protective gear at all times. Riders who do not follow this rule may be asked to leave the park by recreation center staff.

The skatepark is open to skateboarders only. No scooters, roller blades, bikes or other equipment is allowed in the park. The City of Oceanside wants to keep the park open, safe, and in good condition. Please report vandalism or broken equipment to (760) 435-5041.


Skateboards only
Commercially manufactured helmet, elbow, and knee pads are required for all persons in skating area
No smoking, alcohol, or drug use
No skating or skateboarding under the influence of alcohol, drugs, or the combined influence of alcohol and drugs
Keep off fences and walls
No skateboarding or skating in parking lot, sidewalks, curbs, or entrance area near skating area
No amplified music or audio headsets
No unauthorized equipment, obstacles, or apparatus
No food or beverages on skating surface
No glass bottles
No graffiti, tagging, or stickers
Dispose of trash in trash receptacles
No formal contests of any kind or organized activities without a special events permit from the City
Do not use this facility if any hazardous conditions arise; report any damage/hazardous conditions to the City of Oceanside
Be respectful of others and share the space