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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. Skateboarding Class is also offered for ages 5-13. Saturdays, $125 for 4 weeks.


After-school and weekend classes in skateboarding. Offered in conjunction with the recreation departments, they offer classes for all ability levels. Kids (5-13) make new friends, advance their skateboarding skills, and most importantly, have fun – all in Skatedogs’ private skatepark.They also offer private lessons, birthday parties and camps during school breaks. 

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, private lessons and skate camps/clinics are available.

California Amateur Skateboard League

Regional association promotes the sport of skateboarding while helping communities provide athletes with safe skateboarding environments and competitions. Website lists local skate events and contests.