River Avenue Skate Park
|River Avenue Skate Park|
|Location||Bronx, New York|
|Area||10,000 Sq Ft|
|Created||New York City Department of Parks and Recreation|
|Public transit access||B, D train to 161st Yankee Stadium Station|
The River Ave Skate Park is built on the site of a former Yankee Stadium parking lot. The River Ave Skate Park is part of River Avenue Parks, a series of parks built to offset the public space lost in Macombs Dam Park during the construction of Yankee stadium. The annual Battle For The Bronx Contest is hosted at the park.
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