Skateboard Programs

Want to get started in Skateboarding?

Join one of our skate programs and let our inspirational Coaches teach and mentor you or your child.  All instructors are Skate Australia Qualified and experienced in teaching in schools.

Skateboard Programs

FREE All Aboard Skateboard Sessions

Join us on Sundays and various skate parks around southern Tassie.

All Aboard sessions are inclusive and accessible skateboarding workshops that provide children and young people the opportunity to learn and build skills in skateboarding. Our workshops are led by experienced instructors to create a fun environment that involves games with a social focus.

During an All Aboard session, children and young people build confidence by learning about skate skill development, injury prevention, skate park etiquette and equipment maintenance. Each session generally runs for an hour and caters for beginners to intermediates.

WEATHER WATCH UPDATE… 

Brighton Skate Park… (Nov)

  • Sunday 13th November 2022 – (Session 1) 10-12pm, (Session 2) 1-3pm – All gear provided
  • Sunday 20th November 2022 – (Session 1) 10-12pm, (Session 2) 1-3pm – All gear provided

Old Beach Skate Park… (Nov/Dec)

  • Sunday 27th November 2022 – 10-12pm – All gear provided
  • Sunday 4th December 2022 – 10-12pm – All gear provided
  • Sunday 11th December 2022 – 10-12pm – All gear provided
  • Sunday 18th December 2022 – 10-12pm – All gear provided

 

Click the link to register – lessons are completely free but we ask that you register to avoid missing out.


Skate Park Leagues

**Next SPL Comps…2022

Enrol here…

https://bit.ly/SkateParkLeagues-Enrol

The Skate Park Leagues (SPL) is an all-inclusive national series of grass roots skate park events for all levels in Skateboarding, BMX, Scooter and Roller.  The free community events bring friends and families together to celebrate action sports culture.  The events provide ‘all levels’ a platform to compete just for fun, or for those who are more serious about competitive action sports.  Competitors can compete in SPL events around the State and accrue points for the Tasmanian State qualifying round of the Australian Skateboarding League (ASL) yearly comp.

The ASL National finals are held in Melbourne each year and is the largest Skateboarding competition in Australia.  The National ASL points logged ‘The Boardr’ global ranking are can assists with Australian Olympic selection.

The Y Action Sports staff and Volunteers run these events in partnership with local councils and a long list of sponsors and partners.


*Finished for 2022* Junior Skate Jam (Indoor Sessions)

Each 2-hour practice session on mini skate park features such as small quarter pipes, banks, kickers, rail and boxes.  Our coach will be there to assist the group where needed.  Jam sessions are a great chance to work on those new skills.

**Skate Jam may return in 2023 after daylight savings**


In School – All Aboard – Sessions (now booking 2023)

Our in school sessions provide a way of activating your entire school over one or two days.  Our team arrive with all of the gear; boards, helmets, pads and a full games kit and runs up to 6 sessions per day (with up to 30 students in each class) .  During each session our coaches cover everything students need to lean safely to get started.  They cover the basics of getting on and pushing to doing their very first trick with games and challenges to assist all levels of abilities.  The program is guaranteed to bring smiles and enthusiasm to each class.

“We have never had a program that has had such a high level of participation before” Gagebrook Primary School

Coming soon to schools in; Sorrell, Triabunna, Bruny Island, East Derwent…

If you would like to join the many other School in Southern Tasmania who are currently enjoying the All Aboard Skateboard session in your school, please contact our bookings coordinator, Rachel via Email or call 0417 056 383


About our Instructors

All program staff hold WWVP cards and are First Aid qualified.  In addition, our coaches have been screened through additional National Police checks, have passed extensive training on Safeguarding Children protocols and maintain the Y’s high level of competency and standards within the Y Safeguarding framework.  For more information on the framework visit… Safeguarding Children

The YMCA of Hobart acknowledges the Tasmanian Aboriginal People as the Traditional Owners and ongoing custodians of lutruwita, Tasmania. We pay our respect to all Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and to their Elders past, present and emerging.

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