Back to top
Rollerblading & Inline Skating
Did you know? That rollerblading and inline skating are actually the same sport. That's because inline skating is called rollerblading much like we say 'Hoovering' for vacuuming and 'make a Xerox' for doing a photocopy. Interesting stuff huh?
Inline skates have two to five polyurethane wheels (usually four), arranged in a single line, although five-wheel designs are no longer manufactured. The inline design allows for greater speed and maneuverability as opposed to four-on-the-floor roller skates. Inline wheels are coupled with boots designed for skating over and around various obstacles and jumping.
Get your popcorn ready - outdoor movies are coming to Napier! Moana will be the first to screen in the Mitre 10 MEGA Outdoor Movie Season at Bay Skate. The season begins on Friday 26 January and runs for three consecutive weekends, weather permitting. The Jungle Book will screen on Friday 2 February, with a movie that has quickly become a Kiwi classic, Hunt for the Wilderpeople, finishing the season on Saturday 10 February.
24 November 2017
Months in the making, Napier’s new-look skate park is now open for roller sports of all kinds including skateboarding, bmx, roller derby, inline hockey and scootering. Basically, if it's got wheels and you can strap them on or ride it, you're in with a grin.
13 December 2016
Disclaimers and Copyright
While every endeavour has been taken by the Napier City Council to ensure that the information on this website is accurate and up to date, Napier City Council shall not be liable for any loss suffered through the use, directly or indirectly, of information on this website. Information contained has been assembled in good faith. Some of the information available in this site is from the New Zealand Public domain and supplied by relevant government agencies. Napier City Council cannot accept any liability for its accuracy or content. Portions of the information and material on this site, including data, pages, documents, online graphics and images are protected by copyright, unless specifically notified to the contrary. Externally sourced information or material is copyright to the respective provider.
© Napier City Council - www.bayskate.nz / +64 6 833 6645 / email@example.com