One of the longest running indoor skate parks in the nation, Owner, Mark Rodriquez opened 3rd Lair SkatePark in 1997 on Lake Street in Minneapolis. It moved to its present location in Golden Valley approximately 5 years later. The park offers skate sessions, training, and events for skateboarders and other wheeled devices - like bikes and roller skates. They also maintain a skate shop onsite and online, where shoppers can find third lair skateboards, protective equipment, gear, footwear and apparel.
Video of SkatePark via Kare11 News:
This video created by Kare11 gives a good view of what you can expect when visiting 3rd Lair.
Third Lair Waiver
The park requires a signed waiver for all participants., but parents can fill it out online at the link.
3rd Lair Hours - Seasonal
The skate park hours vary with school schedules. Find the current schedule here. The park is open to skateboards, roller skates and bikes, but now all of them all of hte time. Check the schedule for for special days, such as:
- Skateboards Only
- Roller Skates Only
- Skateboards & Roller Skates Only
- Bike Nights (Bikes Only)
- Clinics Only Times
- Girls Ride for $5 Days
- Members Ride Free Days
- Late Sessions when the park is open until midnight
Saturday mornings have traditionally been reserved for beginners and those who like to go slow and stay low. Complimentary instruction is offered during this time as well.
The skate park is available for birthday parties either through packages or rent the park during off hours. Rental rates start at $95/hour and $5/pp. Packages start at $225 and include skate time and other addons, depending on package. More Birthday Party Ideas.
3rd Lair at the State Fair
Check out 3rd Lair at the State Fair. In 2019 they were in Adventure Park. Families can watch daredevil skateboard and BMX bike demonstrations included with State Fair Admission.
3rd Lair Membership
Memberships can be purchased in six-month or one-year increments for one or more skaters, including household memberships. Members receive discounts and Members Skate Free days.