Skateboarding

Lessons, camps and party packages for skateboarding, plus skateparks. Find local skate parks at www.socalskateparks.com. There are more than 36 skateparks in Kidsguide coverage area alone! For additional resources, see our current issue.

California Amateur Skateboard League

Regional association promotes skateboarding while helping communities provide skaters with safe skateboarding environments and competitions.

Kidsguide CampGuide

Find the best camps for kids in Southern California. Click here.

Lakewood Recreation and Community Services

Skateboarding (5-13), five-week sessions, $125.

Long Beach Parks Recreation and Marine

Eight, free drop-in skate parks are available at Bixby Park, Drake Park, El Dorado Park West, Fourteenth Street Park, Houghton Park, McBride, Orizaba Park and Silverado Parks.

Skatedogs

After-school and weekend classes in skateboarding, one of the world’s fastest growing sports. They offer classes for all ability levels. Kids (5-13) make new friends, advance their skateboarding skills, and most importantly, have funall in Skatedogs’ private skatepark.

Vans Skatepark

40,000-square-foot facility featuring a full skate and BMX course for all skill levels, ages 6 and older. The location also houses a full Vans retail store and skate pro shop. Birthday party packages (see Parties), private lessons and skate camps (see Camps) are available.