The New York City Inline Skating Guide
NYCSK8: The New York City Inline Skating Guide is copyright © 1994-2012 by Robert B. Schmunk. Reproduction or redistribution of the guide or any part thereof for purposes other than your personal use is prohibited except upon receipt of explicit permission.
What it's all about:
This guide is a compendium of information about inline skating in and near New York City. It was first created Oct. 29, 1994, and for the first few months was known as the "New York City Rollerskating FAQ". At over fifteen years old, NYCSK8 is by far the oldest local or regional inline skate guide on the web (the only older local skate guides were the original Philadelphia and Houston skate FAQs, and neither of those survived past 1995) and one of the oldest inline skating web sites of any kind.
NYCSK8 tends to be biased toward areas where I do most of my skating (Manhattan, particularly Central Park), and you might rightfully complain that it should be called the "Manhattan Inline Skating Guide". To correct for that, I'm always looking to fill in the all too noticeable gaps, so if you can provide info on the other boroughs or on nearby places like Westchester, Jersey or Long Island, I'll be happy to hear from you and to include your comments. Just send e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Inline skating is a potentially dangerous sport, and I urge you to wear appropriate armor when skating. That means a helmet and some wrist guards. And don't forget reflective clothing and/or blinky lights at night, especially if you want to remain street legal. The info provided in the New York City Inline Skating Guide is not meant to encourage you to engage in any unsafe or unlawful activity, and neither I nor any contributor nor any sponsor of this guide is in any way responsible for any act in which you engage that results in death, injury, legal penalty and/or simple embarassment.
In other words, have fun but keep your head screwed on!