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Learn to skateboard with the pros!

Skateboarding, safety, responsibility, respect and perseverance taught in a fun filled environment by top New Zealand skateboarders.
 

JANUARY SCHOOL HOLIDAY & TERM 1 BOOKINGS OPEN NOW

Who we are

The Young Guns Skate School was founded by Pro Skateboarder Simon Thorp in 2010. Along with a team of top New Zealand skateboarders, we provide professional skateboarding tuition and opportunities to the growing number of young people interested in skateboarding.

The benefits of our classes include confidence and self esteem building, improved balance, coordination and improved behaviour in and out of school. On top of that kids learn how to have fun on a skateboard. Since 2010 we have run over 5000 classes with over 90,000 Young Guns in attendance.

Simon Thorp

Founder & Instructor
NZ Skateboarder of the Year 2017
NZ Olympic Coach

Afterschool classes Term 1 2024

3:30pm - 4:30pm. Kids from all schools and of all levels are welcome to join us. No full term bookings required. Click the class links below for bookings and information about each class. Most classes are open for bookings now. 

After School Classes

No full term bookings required

Tech Deck prizes to be WON!

Spare skateboards and helmets available

At a school near you

All levels welcome

3:30pm - 4:30pm

Lunchtime Skate Clubs

Tech Deck Prizes to be WON!

Spare skateboards and helmets available

Run during the lunch period at participating schools 

All levels welcome

Skate at lunchtime

School Holiday Programme

Tech Deck Prizes to be WON!

Spare skateboards and helmets available

Beginner, intermediate & advanced 

2 hour classes 
Skatepark Tours

Skatepark skating and more

More Skateboarding

Skate shop
Skate competitions

Events

Private lessons

Birthday Parties

with Young Guns

Skate shop

Check out our Young Guns Skateboards. More Young Guns Products coming soon.

Young  Guns  Skate  School  Skateboards

Young Guns Skate School Skateboards

$140.00

Gallery

Check out our gallery for the latest skate school vids and pics or head on over to our Youtube Channel.

Stay up to date

Keep up with our latest announcements and events.

My two boys look forward to skate class every week and always come home with cool stories of what they learn. Simon is so patient and encouraging and you can tell he does it for the love of helping kids learn to skate!
We’re so grateful he takes these classes

23 May 2021

Karen White

Fantastic 9th birthday party at Victoria Park for my son! He talked about it for weeks before hand and will no doubt talk about it for weeks after. All his mates who had never been on a skateboard left asking their folks for skateboards and raving about it. Cheers Simon!

14 April 2021

Lindsay Black

Skating is an amazing way to learn persistence, risk management, coordination, self esteem, goal setting, character building and personal development, fear-facing , list goes on. The team at Young Guns are supportive, skilled, the tutors are uplifting, and they take a relaxed approach that caters to all ability levels. My daughter loves learning to skate with Young Guns.

10 March 2021

Scarlett Rose

Testimonials

Here's what our customers have to say.

Pinehill Skate School

Pinehill Skate School

Wednesdays at Pinehill School

Pt Chevalier Skate School

Pt Chevalier Skate School

Mondays at Pt Chevalier School

Hobsonville Skate School

Hobsonville Skate School

Fridays at Hobsonville School

Ponsonby Skate School

Ponsonby Skate School

Tuesdays at Ponsonby Intermediate School

Stonefields Skate School

Stonefields Skate School

Fridays at Stonefields School

Titirangi Skate School

Titirangi Skate School

Mondays at Titirangi Primary School

Waterview Skate School

Waterview Skate School

Thursdays at Waterview School

Takapuna Skate School

Takapuna Skate School

Thursdays at Takapuna Primary School

Mt Eden Skate School

Mt Eden Skate School

Wednesdays at Mt Eden Primary School

Chelsea Skate School

Chelsea Skate School

Tuesdays at Chelsea Primary School

Parnell Skate School

Parnell Skate School

Thursdays (Parnell School students only)

Januray school holiday programmes

Click on the pages below for all bookings and information. Bookings are open now.

Victoria Park Skatepark

Victoria Park Skatepark

Waterview Skatepark

Waterview Skatepark

Greville Reserve Reservoir

Greville Reserve Reservoir

Barry Curtis Skatepark

Barry Curtis Skatepark

Skatepark Tours

Skatepark Tours

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