Did you get a new skateboard for your birthday or have one collecting dust in the garage and want to learn how to ride it? Skate DSM’s Push Start Skate clinics are for you.

BEGINNER CLINICS

This clinic is for skaters with little to no experience riding a skateboard will have an opportunity to learn the basics of skateboarding and safety from skilled, local skaters. New skaters will be taught basic maneuvering skills including balance, pushing, stopping and turning.

Sunday, May 1, 2022
Push Start Beginner Clinic
Time: 9:30am – 11:00am
Check-in begins at 9:00am
Lauridsen Skatepark (South End)
901 2nd Avenue, Des Moines, Iowa 50309
Skill Level: Beginner
Cost: $40
Capacity: 40 skaters
Register

Sunday, May 15, 2022
Push Start Beginner Clinic
Time: 9:30am – 11:00am
Check-in begins at 9:00am
Lauridsen Skatepark (South End)
901 2nd Avenue, Des Moines, Iowa 50309
Skill Level: Beginner
Cost: $40
Capacity: 40 skaters
Register

Sunday, June 5, 2022
Push Start Beginner Clinic
Time: 9:30am – 11:00am
Check-in begins at 9:00am
Lauridsen Skatepark (South End)
901 2nd Avenue, Des Moines, Iowa 50309
Skill Level: Beginner
Cost: $40
Capacity: 40 skaters
Register

Sunday, June 26, 2022
Push Start Beginner Clinic
Time: 9:30am – 11:00am
Check-in begins at 9:00am
Lauridsen Skatepark (South End)
901 2nd Avenue, Des Moines, Iowa 50309
Skill Level: Beginner
Cost: $40
Capacity: 40 skaters
Register

Sunday, July 17, 2022
Push Start Beginner Clinic
Time: 9:30am – 11:00am
Check-in begins at 9:00am
Lauridsen Skatepark (South End)
901 2nd Avenue, Des Moines, Iowa 50309
Skill Level: Beginner
Cost: $40
Capacity: 40 skaters
Register

Sunday, August 7, 2022
Push Start Beginner Clinic
Time: 9:30am – 11:00am
Check-in begins at 9:00am
Lauridsen Skatepark (South End)
901 2nd Avenue, Des Moines, Iowa 50309
Skill Level: Beginner
Cost: $40
Capacity: 40 skaters
Register

Intermediate Clinics

Intermediate Clinics (Drop-in & Bowl) are for skaters who understand the fundamentals of skateboarding and have mastered basic maneuvers such as balance, pushing, stopping, and turning. The “Bowl” clinic will teach skaters how to “carve” a bowl. To participate in the Bowl Clinic skaters must know how to drop-in. The Drop-In clinic will teach skaters how to drop-in on a quarter pipe, half pipe, bowl, etc.

Sunday, May 29, 2022
Push Start “Bowl” Clinic
9:00am – 10:00am
Check-in begins at 9:00am
Lauridsen Skatepark (Flow Bowl)
901 2nd Avenue, Des Moines, Iowa 50309
Skill Level: Intermediate
Cost: $40
Capacity: 15 skaters
Register

Sunday, May 29, 2022
Push Start “Drop-In” Clinic
10:30am – 11:30am
Check-in begins at 10:00am
Lauridsen Skatepark (Mini-Ramp North End)
901 2nd Avenue, Des Moines, Iowa 50309
Skill Level: Intermediate
Cost: $40
Capacity: 15 skaters
Register

Additional clinics may be offered throughout the summer.

REGISTRATION INSTRUCTIONS


Registration will be available beginning on Monday, April 18, 2022 at 10:00am CST.
Advance registration is required and is first come, first serve. Parents will be able to register their skater(s) at the links above.

All skaters will be required to sign a liability waiver and a standard photo and video release form allowing Skate DSM to use photos and video taken at the clinic for promotional purposes. A parent or guardian must be present at the clinic for any skater under age 12.

ALL CLINIC PARTICIPANTS WILL BE REQUIRED TO WEAR A HELMET.

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