Skateboard School in San Francisco is your go-to source for learning the art of skateboarding in the Bay Area. We offer a variety of classes, private lessons, camps, and even birthday parties to suit every level of experience.
Our classes are designed to cater to beginners and intermediate riders, with experienced instructors who will guide you every step of the way. We offer group classes that run for several weeks, as well as one-off private lessons that are tailored to your specific needs and preferences. Our summer camps are perfect for kids and teens who want to improve their skills and meet other skateboarders in a fun and supportive environment.
Looking for a unique way to celebrate your child’s birthday? Our birthday parties are a blast! We’ll provide all the equipment and instruction needed for a fun-filled day of skating and games.
Potrero del Sol Skatepark: 1000 17th St, San Francisco, CA 94107
Hilltop Skatepark: 1301 La Playa St, San Francisco, CA 94122
Crocker Amazon Skatepark: 799 Moscow St, San Francisco, CA 94112
SOMA West Skate and Dog Park: 355 4th St, San Francisco, CA 94107
Brisbane Skatepark: 1 Visitacion Ave, Brisbane, CA 94005
Mill Valley Skatepark: 180 Camino Alto, Mill Valley, CA 94941
Novato Skatepark: 950 Seventh St, Novato, CA 94945
Marin City Skatepark: 630 Drake Ave, Sausalito, CA 94965
No matter where you’re located in the Bay Area, we’re confident we can find the perfect spot for you to hone your skills and enjoy the thrill of skateboarding.
The Bay Area has a rich skateboarding history, with iconic skate spots such as the Embarcadero and the Hubba Hideout in San Francisco, and the infamous Wallenberg High School in San Jose.
San Francisco was home to the world’s first skateboarding magazine, called Skateboarder, which was launched in 1964.
The skateboarding documentary, Dogtown and Z-Boys, which chronicles the rise of skateboarding in the 1970s, features several Bay Area skaters and locations.
Tony Hawk, arguably the most famous skateboarder in the world, was born in San Diego but spent much of his childhood skating in the Bay Area.
The largest skateboarding lesson took place in San Francisco in 2019, where over 300 people gathered to break the previous record.
San Francisco is home to the biggest skateboarding event in the world, the annual “Damn Am” contest, which attracts top skaters from around the globe.
The longest skateboard manual, which involves balancing on the back wheels of the board while moving, was set in San Francisco in 2017. Skater Kyle Wester covered a distance of 2.4 km in just under four minutes.
The Bay Area has produced some of the most innovative and influential skaters in the sport’s history, including Mark Gonzales, Tommy Guerrero, and Steve Caballero.
The first-ever skateboard was invented in the 1940s by a group of California surfers who wanted to practice their moves on land.
The Bay Area has a thriving skateboarding culture, with numerous skate parks, shops, and events catering to both amateur and professional skateboarders.