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Are you eager to explore the thrilling world of skateboarding? Look no further! We are proud to offer beginner skateboard lessons at our newly built skate park

Beginners Lessons
Our beginner skateboard classes are designed to provide a solid foundation for aspiring skaters. Our goal is to equip students with the essential skills and knowledge necessary to enjoy skateboarding and progress confidently. In these classes, you'll learn everything from the basics to the more advanced techniques, all while having a great time with fellow skaters.

Improvers Lessons
The Improvers Lessons are designed for those who have already completed the Beginners Lessons and are looking to continue challenging themselves. Patrons who have not completed the Beginners Course may still register for these lessons but must be able to display their competency in controlling their board.
 
At the South Portland Community Center, we believe that skateboarding is not just a sport but a way of life. Our mission is to empower individuals of all ages to embrace skateboarding as a means of self-expression, personal growth, and community building. We are committed to creating a supportive and inclusive environment where beginners can flourish and experienced skaters can continue to develop their skills.

Meet the Coach: Skate Coach Hunter Finden has been sharing his expertise and love for skateboarding since 2018 when he began teaching at the renowned Homage Skateboard Academy in Brooklyn, NY. With a wealth of knowledge and years of teaching experience under his belt, Hunter brings his expertise back to Maine, where he has been inspiring and instructing skateboard enthusiasts ever since.


5-Week Session Cost: $135 for half an hour, $250 for a full hour
If the cost is prohibitive, please reach out for scholarship information
Session 1 Dates: Wednesdays, July 5th- August 2nd
Session 2 Dates:  Sundays, August 6th- September 3rd, September 10th Make-up
Session 3 Dates:  Sundays, September 17th- October 15th
Times: Beginner Session 3- 9:00-9:30 am
            Beginner Session 3.5- 10:30-11:00am
            Improvers  Session 3-9:45-10:15 am
           Hour Session- 9:45-10:45 am
min 2/max 5

*helmets required, no open-toed shoes, no "penny boards" or cruisers


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Skateboard Beginner Session 3 
5y - 15y N/A Su  09/17/2023 - 10/15/2023
09:00 AM - 09:30 AM

South Portland Skate Park
$135.00 Res, $145.00 Non-Res
 
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Skateboard Beginner Session 3.5 
5y - 15y N/A Su  09/17/2023 - 10/15/2023
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM

South Portland Skate Park
$135.00 Res, $145.00 Non-Res
 
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Skateboard Improver Session 3 
5y - 15y N/A Su  09/17/2023 - 10/15/2023
09:45 AM - 10:15 AM

South Portland Skate Park
$150.00 Res, $160.00 Non-Res
 
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Skateboard Beginner Session 4 
5y - 15y N/A Su  10/22/2023 - 11/19/2023
09:00 AM - 09:30 AM

South Portland Skate Park
$135.00 Res, $145.00 Non-Res
 
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Skateboard Improver Session 4 
5y - 15y N/A Su  10/22/2023 - 11/19/2023
09:45 AM - 10:15 AM

South Portland Skate Park
$150.00 Res, $160.00 Non-Res
* Adjustments and discounts will be applied during checkout if applicable. *

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