Lessons & Classes

Skatelab has been teaching people how to ride since 1997. We offer several different options that will meet the needs of any skateboarder. From beginner to advanced, 4 years old or 40, we have a lesson for you!


Skateboard Lessons

Our FREE “Ice Breaker” clinic is the best way to break the ice! 9am to 10am every 2nd & 4th Saturday of the month. Skateboard and safety gear provided. If the skater is under 18 a parent MUST BE PRESENT in order to participate. More details can be found here.

Our most popular skateboard lesson. 10am to 1pm every Saturday & Sunday for beginner to intermediate riders ages 5+. Skateboard and safety gear provided. This group lesson will leave you with sharpened skills and a better sense of skateboarding. This lesson is first come, first serve. Arrive 10-15 minutes before 10am to guarantee a spot. $30.00

Safety • Fundamentals •
Techniques • Trick Tips • Answers

We do not take reservations for Skate School.
Be sure to arrive 10-15 minutes early to avoid a sell out.

Generally the weekend class is taught by Steve Badillo but occasionally we have another qualified substitute.

Steve Badillo front rock in a backyard pool 10/13

Steve Badillo front rock in a backyard pool 10/13

A mini version of our skate school. This after school group lesson is offered every Thursday 5:30pm to 6:30pm plus option to free ride after the lesson. $20.00

Personalized 1-on-1 instruction for all ages and skill levels. Private lessons take place at Skatelab during business hours. Each instructor charges their own hourly rates in addition to the Skatelab admission fee. Please contact our instructors directly to inquire about rates and availability. Our instructors are fun, friendly and experienced!

Steve Badillo (805) 573-0258

Devin Halliwell (818) 216-6998
Simon Corral (818) 294-0156
Roy Canright (805) 210-9136
Bryce Hickey (805) 791-8676

Watch a classic Skateboard safety Video from the 1970’s here…