It’s never too late to learn to skate

Renowned for working with children and young people, LS-TEN Skatepark in Hunslet has now started a new training course for adults.

The six week course will teach anyone over 20 all the basics before getting to grips with some skatepark obstacles. The LS-TEN coaches will work with you at your pace to ensure a positive start in skating, they will even lend you the equipment if you it.

Tosh Wilson from LS-TEN said:

“We’re seeing more and more adults getting into skating. Whether you’re completely new to skating or you’ve got a board and you’ve started figuring things out, this course is for you!”

The course starts next Tuesday (19 March 2024) and the weekly sessions run from 5:45-6:45pm. The cost is £80 for the whole course and you can book here:


Other regular events at the Skatepark include:

Marginalised Gender Skate Session

A fantastic, supportive and inclusive session held for skateboarders of any ability who aren’t cisgender men. We welcome non-binary people, non-gender conforming people, genderqueer people, trans people, women and girls.

Last Monday of the month, 8-10pm, all ages and abilities, coaching, £8.50

Skate Mates

Our Skate Mates project provides an opportunity for young people between the ages of 8 and 13 to learn some new skills and make friends with the help of our expert coaches!

These sessions are completely free for young people with an LS10 or LS11 postcode. We’ll provide all the equipment needed and will guide attendees through all the basics of skateboarding. Each session runs from 4-5:30pm on Wednesdays, running until 8 May.

All abilities welcome, whether you’re completely new to skating or you’re already getting rolling.

LS-TEN is located at Kitson Road, Hunslet, LS10 1NT


This post is based on a press release issued by LS-TEN

Photo: Shutterstock

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