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May 11, 2019
8:30 AM - 10:30 AM
SK8 Charleston
SK8 Charleston
1549 Oceanic St

Charleston, SC 29403
child on a skate board at the skate park
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Beginner Skateboarding (Ages 8-12)

Saturday, May 11, 2019

Learn the basics of skateboarding in a safe and fun environment! Little to no experience skateboarding is necessary.

Learn the basics of skateboarding in a safe and fun environment. Lessons include:

  • Components of a skateboard
  • Proper safety equipment
  • Skate park etiquette
  • Stance: Regular or Goofy
  • Foot placement 
  • Pushing
  • Carving
  • Momentum
  • Turning
  • How to fall

Helmets are required, and pads are recommended. SK8 Charleston has skateboards, helmets, and pads (wrist guards, elbow pads, and knee pads) available for use at no additional cost during scheduled lessons. Skaters may use their own industry standard equipment.

Registration fee also includes free admission into the skate park on the day of the lesson as well as one courtesy pass for a return visit.

Age groups may be combined based on enrollment. Group lessons require a minimum of 3 participants. Lessons will be cancelled three days prior to the scheduled lesson if minimum requirement has not yet been met.

We reserve the right to use photos or videos taken of visitors while they are at Charleston County Park & Recreation Commission facilities or events for publicity purposes. Please lock your vehicle, and remove valuables from view. CCPRC is not responsible for any lost, damaged, or stolen property. Park fees, operating schedules, and hours are subject to change without notice.