8 Best Skate Shops in New Jersey

New Jersey has a strong skateboarding community with plenty of parks, talented skaters, and board shops. Next time you’re in need of a new board or some basic repair services, let the state’s awesome local skate shops help you out. From new trucks to used boards for tight budgets, here are the 8 best in the state. 

Kona Surf Co., Wildwood, NJ

Kona Surf Co. has been serving the local skating and surfing community since 1969 with the high-quality products created directly by the staff. In-store and online you'll find handcrafted complete mini cruisers and longboards as well as the unusual drop through classic longboard. In addition to completes, Kona Surf Co. also stocks trucks, wheels, and bearings to update or fix your current ride.

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Underground Skate Shop, Nutley and Newark, NJ

Open since 2010, Underground Skate Shop has grown into two stores that carry decks, trucks, wheels, and more. Whether you shop online or in-store, you'll find everything you need for skating including clothing, footwear, and longboards. Underground Skate Shop stocks brands such as Alltimers, Anti Hero, Death Wish, and Habitat.

Travel Skate Shop, Rahway, NJ

Travel Skate Shop is locally owned business that focuses on maintaining the fun and self-motivation of skating. Thus, they stock apparel, shoes, and skateboards from their own favorite brands, which can be purchased in-person or online. You can even update your skateboard with new hardware, decks, grips, wheels, and trucks, all sold at Travel Skate Shop.

Sunrise Surf & Skateboard Shop, Cherry Hill, NJ

Sunrise Surf & Skateboard Shop stocks boards, parts, and accessories for surfing and skateboarding. In addition, their highly-trained staff are proficient in maintenance, customization, and repair of boards. In addition to parts, Sunrise Surf & Skateboard stocks complete skateboards from brands such as Carver and Sector 9.

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Economy Bike & Skateboard Shop, Hamilton, NJ

Economy Bike & Skateboard Shop is the most recommended place to bring your gear if you need repair or servicing and the staff are able to repair any brand and all models. Tune up packages are also available, ranging from a standard tune-up to a tune-up special. If you are searching for a new board, they also carry decks, trucks, and skating accessories.

Extremz Bike Skate Scoot, Woodbridge, NJ

Extremz BSS carries a large stock of parts, gear, and new bikes, skateboards, and scooters. In-stock you'll find micro and mini boards as well as new decks by Powell Peralta. They also stock wheels, trucks, and bearings, so you can customize your board to your liking. Extremz BSS offers an online site for your convenience. 

Branded Skate Shop, Long Branch, NJ

Located next to Seven Presidents Skate Park, Branded Skate Shop has you covered when you need to pick up a part in the middle of a skating session. They carry brands such as Quasi, Tension, Polar, and Anti Hero as well as complete boards from Santa Cruz and Powell Peralta. If you prefer longboarding, you'll find that Branded Skate Shop also carries longboards from the brand Sector 9.

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Faceplant Boardriders, North Wildwood, NJ

If you are looking for something particularly special, Faceplant Boardriders creates custom boards for surfing and skateboarding. Faceplant Boardriders stocks longboards that are made in the USA as well as accessories and clothing. If you are looking for a cool board at a discounted price, they also have varying selection of boards on sale.

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