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December 8, 2018
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 5-10)

Saturday, December 8, 2018

Learn the basics of skateboarding in a safe and fun environment

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. We will provide skateboards, helmets, and pads (wrist guards, elbow pads, and knee pads) at no additional cost during lessons. Skaters may use their own industry-standard equipment.

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.