Water City Sports Center and Hockey Center has long been the definitive county home of roller hockey and roller derby. But its brand-new, lesser-known identity as a public skating venue might be more relevant to locals and visitors alike. Sundays 1-4pm it opens with DJs catering to the crowd, a special “wading pool” section for kids and Skating 101 tutorials. 2800 Second Ave., Marina, 384-0144, http://www.watercityrollerhockey.com
25 East Gabilan St, Salinas, 769-9999, http://www.billswheels.com
Liquid Surf Shop
Lincoln & Ocean, Carmel, 624-7873, http://www.liquidsurfshop.com
On The Beach Surf Shop
693 Lighthouse Ave., Monterey, 646-WAVE, http://www.onthebeachsurfshop.com
Sunshine Freestyle Sports, Inc.
443 Lighthouse Ave., Monterey, 375-5015, http://www. sunshinefreestyle.com