Roll on: Check out these skate shops near BART

You see them, you dodge them, you envy them: Skateboarders carve around Bay Area streets with that air of freedom that soccer moms and suits dream of. Supporting all that city meandering and skate park experimentation, skate shops serve up so much more than just gear for those devoted to four mini wheels; many double as art galleries and hubs for DIY community events and music. And if you’re interested in catching stares instead of airs, trendy attire for skate style is always available alongside the board accoutrements.

Outfitting skaters with parts from veteran labels and up-and-coming brands, these shops within walking reach of BART stations (and even faster via skateboard) will help you or your favorite skater hone that complex kick flip, tail slide, nose grind or whatever combo trick is on the agenda. Get off BART and get ready to roll.

Everyday is a skate shop located by Civic Center/UN Plaza in San Francisco.

Not only a rootsy new Tenderloin go-to for urban skaters in SF seeking fresh decks (and more), Everyday has a fine stack of classic records behind the counter. 

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Everyday

Civic Center/UN Plaza (SF)
510 Skateboarding is a skate shop near downtown Berkeley.

Many local kids have found their first board at 510 Skateboarding. 

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510 Skateboarding

Downtown Berkeley
Mission Skateboards is a skate shop located near the 24th St. Mission BART station in San Francisco.

Down the street from 24th St./Mission Station, you’ve arrived at the right place when you’re at a Giants-orange storefront.

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Mission Skateboards

24th St. Mission (SF)
Orbit Skates & Boutique is a skate shop located near the Bay Fair BART station in San Leandro.

A larger skate shop in the Bay Area that’s been going strong since 1995.

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Orbit Skates & Boutique

Bay Fair (San Leandro)

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