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Go Skateboarding Day is June 21st! Do You Know Where to Skateboard?

Sports & Recreation, Top Ten on Long Island, Seasonal & Current Events

It is the 10th year of Go Skateboarding Day and have you gone skateboarding? Many young and old love the skateboard, but it is not ...

The International Association of Skateboard Companies are celebrating a milestone in the skateboarding community. It is their 10th Annual Go Skareboarding Day on June 21st. The goal of this day is to get people out of their homes and making skateboarding a priority for one day.

When it comes to Long Island, there is definitely various groups of individuals who enjoy skateboarding. You will see them everywhere now that summer is here and school is out. 

If you are a skateboarder, there are some important rules you have to follow. If you are under the age of 14 using a skateboard in Nassau County, you must wear a helmet. If you do not, the parent or guardian will be fined $50. In Suffolk County, if you are under the age of 17, you must wear a helmet or violators will be fined $50. Wearing a helmet is for your protection because head injuries are very dangerous and sometimes deadly. A helmet might very well save your life.

So, find a fun and safe place to skateboard this summer and, specifically, June 21st:

Where do you like to skateboard? Tell us in the comments below!

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