Learn to Longboard in Portland, Oregon.

  • All Longboarding Classes and Private Lessons Information below.

Longboarding Classes at Mt.Tabor Park.

Longboarding 101 Class at Mt.Tabor in Portland, OR.
Longboarding Class at Mt.Tabor in Portland, Oregon.  Learn to longboard in a safe permitted area.

Location  Mt.Tabor Park in S.E. Portland

Registration Information:

Longboarding 101 – Spring Term 2023:  5 week classes on Wednesdays from 12-2pm.

Class 1:   April 5 – May 10.

Class 2:   May 17 – June 14.

Longboarding 101 – Summer Term 2023:  5 week classes on Wednesdays from 12-2pm.

Class 1:   June 28 – July 26.

Class 2:   August 2nd – 30th.

Class Description:

Learn the basics of longboard skateboarding: How to ride with control and safely slow down and stop.
Focus on downhill and sliding in a permitted group setting.  10 Student max per class.  All levels welcome.  Rain or Shine.

Required gear:  Longboard, Helmet, Slide Gloves.
Recommended gear:  Knee and elbow pads, old pants and sweatshirt, skate shoes or shoes with flat flexible bottom.

Private Longboarding Lessons

Email: robskey@gmail.com
Phone: 503-680-0457

Private Lessons Availability: Year round by appointment.  All ages and skill levels welcome. Contact us for an appointment.

Cost: $50 per hour for a single student Private Lesson.  $25 per extra student for Group lesson of 4 max.

(Standard 24 hour Cancellation Policy Rain or Shine with minimum $50 cost.)

Service: We specialize in teaching the safety and skills needed to become a successful rider with longboarding lessons and the classes instructed by Eastside Longboards owner Robin McGuirk.   He has officially taught hundreds of longboarders since 2010.  And has coached many more riders prior at Mt.Tabor Park, Maryhill, and other well known longboarding locations going back to 2003 when he started making longboards.  He also has a wealth of experience and knowledge setting up riders of all ages and skill levels with the right gear for them.  And serves the greater Portland area as a complete longboarding resource and guide.  He is always happy to help!  Give us a call anytime and Robin will gladly answer any longboard skateboard related questions free of charge.

Students learning the art of sliding at the top of the Soapbox hill at Mt.Tabor.
Students learning how to footbrake to control speed and get comfortable riding close together.  Photo by Vince Ouano.
Student learning how to slide to control speed. Photo by Vince Ouano