Longboard Lessons – Boston

Glide Through the Hub!

Longboarding in and around Boston is a great choice if your focus is solely transportation, but it’s also a fantastic recreational activity.  There are some truly amazing stretches of sidewalk on medium grade elevations that can take you virtually anywhere you want to go.  If you are new to longboarding or just need to brush up on the basics we can get you rolling in one hour…100% satisfaction guaranteed!


  • Your personal longboard stance (Goofy or Regular)
  • Pushing and foot placement
  • Stopping
  • Turning toe-side and heel-side
  • Selecting parts and maintaining longboards


  • Controlled carving
  • Proper foot-breaking
  • Cone Carving
  • Getting air
  • Cross Step
  • Shuvit
  • and more!

The Skate Catalyst Difference!

Ben’s longboard instruction patiently guides students through step-by-step techniques that increase agility, confidence and mastery.  As a certified skateboard instructor, Ben has hundreds of hours of coaching experience.  You’ll gain longboarding skills to stay safe and have fun.

Skate Catalyst sessions are conveniently offered at all Boston-area colleges and universities within Route 495…! Sessions are individually tailored to the appropriate level of the skater (beginner, intermediate).


  • $35 – 40 / Longboarder / Private Session – Single 1-hr Longboard Lesson

Here are some past lesson locations.  If you have another place in mind please feel free to let us know.

  • Boston Commons
  • Franklin Park
  • Arsenal Park in Watertown, MA
  • Charles River Esplanade
  • Over 100 Boston-area college locations!

If you are interested in learning street skateboarding tricks we also offer pennyboard and popsicle-style skateboard board lessons at a location of your choosing.

Want to get more as you cruise around Boston…?  Take a one-of-a-kind adventure tour: Boston by Skateboard! This is a wonderful orientation and introduction for newcomers to see and understand some of the city’s amazing landmarks.

Get Started  Longboarding Today –  Registration Information

Register for a Lesson
Skate Catalyst Waiver (PDF)  – Same liability waiver statement as appears within the online registration form.