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Skate The Foundry's

Deptford Township NJ Skateboard Lessons​

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Sara MurraySara Murray
15:42 09 Jan 23
Skate the Foundry has been amazing for my kiddo and their love of skateboarding! Brett and the team at Skate The Foundry have helped my child develop such a love of skateboarding and has built so much confidence in it over the past 6 months of lessons with Lilah! We were lucky enough to host their birthday party there this past weekend and it was SO MUCH FUN. The kiddos were all raving, and Brett, Lilah and Possum created the best vibes. Such a fun skate lesson and games and fun for the kids. Couldn't recommend this spot more highly.
Jim BJim B
23:54 02 Oct 22
Brett was great with my son. He had an awesome time and gained a ton of confidence. Couldn't be happier with this place. The complete boards were "really cool".
Eden CoffeyEden Coffey
01:06 19 Jul 22
My son (6) took at private lesson here last week and am so happy with our experience. The owner is so kind, helpful, and professional and his team is so dedicated to their craft and teaching others the love of skateboarding. They took all the intimidation out of it, and taught my son so many useful tips in such a short period of time. This is truly a Philly gem and would definitely recommend to beginners, especially kids who just need a quality mentor!
03:52 06 May 22
Amazing classes. Amazing staff. Everyone is so welcoming and knowledgeable. After attending one class, I felt empowered to skate every day. Lilah was a great instructor and I look forward to being a part of this wonderful skate community! I am a newer skater and I met some really good friends who gave great tips. Kevin is a manager at the store, and he was really kind and supportive. Honestly love this place. Open Skate is pretty open on weekdays and everyone is so supportive.
James HamalianJames Hamalian
11:18 24 Aug 19
Amazing spot to learn to skate for all levels! I’ve been skating since I was a kid, but never had the guts to Ollie or ride half pipes. Within my first 10 mins of a private lesson with Brett, I landed an Ollie that was 27 years in the making! One of the best feelings ever. Great for kids, but also really great for adults who want to learn or develop their abilities. Will definitely be back soon

Deptford Township NJ Skateboard Lessons

Welcome to Skate The Foundry, your one-stop destination for skateboarding lessons in Deptford Township, NJ! We are the premier spot in the West Philadelphia for everything skateboarding, from lessons and parties to competitions and pro-shop gear.
At Skate The Foundry, we believe that the world is a better place with skateboarding, and we strive to make our facility the best it can be. Our skate park is designed by two of the top professional skaters in the world, with top-of-the-line ramps, rails, and other features that make it the ideal spot for learning how to skate or challenging yourself to take your skills to the next level. We are also proud to have the largest pro-shop in the area, offering the newest and most popular skateboarding gear from the top brands.

Skate The Foundry's Deptford Township, NJ Skateboard Lessons

Our lessons are designed to be fun, engaging, and educational, as we strive to teach the fundamentals of skateboarding in a safe and encouraging environment. Whether you’re a beginner or a pro, we have something for everyone. We also offer private lessons, group lessons, and parties for birthday celebrations or other special occasions.
Our skateboarding classes are designed to be fun and challenging, and we offer a variety of classes for different skill levels. Whether you're a beginner who wants to learn the basics or an experienced skater who wants to master new tricks, we have a class for you.
To ensure the safety of all our guests, we require that all participants in our skate park wear safety gear at all times. We also have a variety of safety measures in place, including staff who are trained in first-aid and CPR, as well as on-site security.

Why Skate The Foundry?

Our Beginner Skateboard Lessons are the perfect starting point for those who have never stepped on a skateboard before. Under the patient guidance of our certified instructors, you'll gain a solid foundation in the fundamentals of skateboarding, including:
  • Proper stance and balance on the board
  • Effective pushing and turning techniques
  • Essential safety gear and practices
  • Confidence-building exercises to overcome initial apprehension
Intermediate Skateboard Lessons:
Once you've mastered the basics, our Intermediate Skateboard Lessons will elevate your skateboarding skills to the next level. You'll delve into more advanced techniques and maneuvers, including:
  • Ollieing over obstacles and objects
  • Mastering pop shuvit and kickflip tricks
  • Navigating ramps and rails with finesse
  • Developing your signature skateboarding style
Advanced Skateboard Lessons:
For experienced skaters seeking to conquer the most challenging tricks and push the boundaries of skateboarding, our Advanced Skateboard Lessons provide an opportunity to refine your technique and elevate your skills to the highest level. You'll tackle advanced maneuvers like:
  • Grinding and sliding on rails with precision
  • Mastering aerial maneuvers like 360s and 720s
  • Expanding your skateboarding creativity and pushing the boundaries of the sport
Private Skateboard Lessons:
If you prefer a more focused and tailored learning experience, our Private Skateboard Lessons offer the ideal opportunity to work directly with our experienced instructors. Customized to your specific needs and goals, these one-on-one sessions allow you to receive individualized attention, feedback, and guidance, ensuring rapid progression and a deeper understanding of skateboarding techniques.
Skateboarding: A Path to Fitness and Well-being
Skateboarding is more than just a pastime; it's a lifestyle that promotes physical fitness, mental resilience, and a sense of belonging. By enrolling in our Ardmore skateboard lessons, you'll gain numerous benefits, including:
  • Enhanced balance, coordination, and agility
  • Improved self-confidence and self-esteem
  • Stress relief and mental clarity
  • Development of perseverance and problem-solving skills
  • Opportunities for social interaction and friendship

Benefits of Taking a Skateboarding Class

Here are some of the things you will learn in your skateboarding class at Skate The Foundry:
  • How to choose the right skateboard: There are many different types of skateboards available, so it’s important to choose the right one for your needs. Your instructor can help you choose the right board for your size and skill level.
  • How to balance on your board: Balancing is the most important skill in skateboarding. Your instructor will teach you how to stand on your board and maintain your balance while pushing off and turning.
  • How to push off: Pushing off is how you get your skateboard moving forward. Your instructor will teach you how to push off properly so that you can generate enough speed to ride your board.
  • How to turn: Turning is another essential skateboarding skill. Your instructor will teach you how to turn your board in both directions so that you can navigate ramps and obstacles.
  • Safety precautions: Skateboarding can be a dangerous activity if not done safely. Your instructor will teach you about safety precautions, such as how to wear a helmet and knee pads, and how to fall safely.
  • Skatepark etiquette: Skatepark is a shared space, so it’s important to be respectful of other skaters and pedestrians. Your instructor will teach you about skatepark etiquette, such as how to take turns and how to signal to other skaters.
Whether you're a curious beginner or an experienced skater seeking to take your skills to new heights, Skate The Foundry's Deptford Township NJ Skateboard Lessons are the perfect gateway to your skateboarding adventure. Our passionate instructors, comprehensive programs, and supportive community will
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Meet the Team

Our team of experienced and knowledgeable instructors provides personalized instruction and guidance, helping skaters learn new tricks, improve their technique, and build their confidence. Skate The Foundry's instructors are passionate about skateboarding and dedicated to helping their students reach their full potential. They are patient, encouraging, and always have a positive attitude.

Peter Majka Skate The Foundry Instructor

Peter Majka


Hello, my name is Peter. I have been skateboarding for many years now. I am ready to begin teaching more lessons to anyone of all ages.

Quinn Loughlin Skate The Foundry Instructor

Quinn Loughlin


I’ve been skateboarding for the past 10 years, and love the freedom and creativity that the spot offers.

Ed Rosas Skate The Foundry Instructor

Ed Rosas


Edgard, also goes by Ed. Spent my teenage years and early twenties skating at every moment I could. I love how skating brings people together.

Aaron Caplan Skate The Foundry Instructor

Aaron Caplan


Aaron is an avid skateboarder, His patience and dedication to the sport help his drive in teaching the generations before him how fun, safe & cool skateboarding can be.

Onyx Bullen Skate The Foundry Instructor

Onyx Bullen


I started skateboarding about 7 years ago when my friends’ gave me an old set up and I immediately connected with it.

Jeff Rasp Skate The Foundry

Jeff Rasp


I’ve been skating for 21 years. My skating was heavily influenced by watching BMX at the local indoor skateparks since they were all owned by BMXers. 

Kevin Crowly Skate The Foundry Instructor

Kevin Crowly


I started skating back in fall of 2000 when I was nine years old. The majority of my skate career has been skating the crusty streets of South Jersey. 

Gus Schoenfeld Skate The Foundry

Gus Schoenfeld


Gus started skating four years ago and tries to skate whenever he can. Gus has always been drawn to skateboarding 

Deptford Township NJ Skateboard Lessons by Skate The Foundry

Embark on Your Skateboarding Journey Today

Whether you're a curious beginner or an experienced skater seeking to elevate your skills, Skate The Foundry's Deptford Township NJ Skateboard Lessons are the perfect way to embark on your skateboarding journey. Our passionate instructors, comprehensive programs, and supportive community will guide you towards achieving your skateboarding goals and discovering the endless thrills of this exhilarating sport.

If you're interested in learning to skateboard, we encourage you to sign up for a class at Skate The Foundry. Our classes are a great way to learn the basics of skateboarding in a safe and fun environment.