Category: New York City

Girls! Come out to HOV March 15th for an all girl skate jam!

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Uptown Skate School & NJ Skateshop ad in Skate Jawn Mag

Check out the new Uptown Skate School and NJ Skateshop advertisement featuring owner Lorena Lima in Skate Jawn Magazine! Need a new board or gear? NJ Skateshop is the best local skate shop in New Jersey with three locations in

Posted in New York City

How Lil Wayne started skateboarding

Lil Wayne started skateboarding with Uptown Skate School instructor Adam Z In the summer of 2011 Lil Wayne reached out to Uptown Skate School for a personal skateboard instructor to teach him how to skate. So we sent out our

Posted in New York City

What skateboard is perfect for you?

Skateboard shopping can sometimes be very intimidating and confusing.  There are so many different brands, types, shapes, and sizes. Which one is perfect for you? The first step is to go to a local skateshop.  Local skateshops usually carry legitimate

Posted in Knowledge, Longboarding Shops, New York City, Our Instructors, Skate Shops

Highly qualified instructors make a difference in your learning

LORENA LIMA Lorena Lima has been Uptown’s head skateboard instructor in the New York City and New Jersey area since 2009 and is now co-owner of the company along side Jennifer Loughran. Lorena teaches every type of lesson ranging from

Posted in New York City, Our Instructors, Press