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Free Basin Skateboard Bowl

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Free Basin
Photo: Chris Anderson
Free Basin Skateboard Bowl
Schedule and Information
Feb 3, 2002–Apr 14, 2002

Designed by Chicago-based design collective SIMPARCH and part of the Mood River exhibition, Free Basin is a working skateboard basin located in Gallery D.

Free Basin is open free to skateboarders during normal gallery hours (Tue-Wed, Fri-Sat, 10 am-6 pm; Thu 10 am-9 pm; Sun 12-6 pm) and into the night on selected Thursday and Saturday evenings through April 14.

Note: From time to time, Free Basin will be closed to skateboarders due to other center activities. Updates will be posted as they become available.

Skate Late Schedule:

Thursday Evening Hours:
Free Basin open until 11 pm

March 28
April 4 &: 11

Admission is free

Saturday Evening Hours:
Free Basin open until 1 am

March 30

Admission is free

Rules and Information:

Skateboarders are required to read the rules for using the Free Basin skateboard bowl and register at the Wexner Center ticket office/information desk before entering the galleries. Click here to see the rules.

All skateboarders must sign a waiver before using Free Basin. For skateboarders under 18, parents or guardians must sign the waiver. Children 12 and under must be accompanied by an adult 18 years or older while using the skate bowl.

Free Basin is a special installation, part of the Mood River exhibition. You can skate in Free Basin for free, but please remember university policy: you can lose your board for skating outside on campus. Please carry your board when approaching and leaving the Wexner Center.

PARKING UPDATE: Construction at 15th and High. For more information click here.

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