What’s Up!

HopeKids Continues Skate Clinics in 2023

HopeKids is continuing their partnership with SwitchLife and has scheduled Skate Clinics for 2023. HopeKids provides ongoing events, activities and a powerful, unique support community for families who have a child with cancer or some other life-­threatening medical condition. Together we will surround these... Read More


The youth in our program are continually learning how to overcome failure and achieve success. As Josh says, “Failure is half of success.” In our program, we constantly compare what we’re experiencing on the board to what we experience in life. Through these discussions,... Read More

Our Interview with the Fort Worth Star Telegram

 HALTOM CITY When children entered the picture for Josh Hurley and Sarah Hurley, it was more than a life-changing experience. It led to the creation of Switchlife, a nonprofit with a goal of changing the lives of underserved children. Josh, a professional skateboarder,... Read More

Thank you, Skateparks for Dallas!

We’ve been blessed by a lot of media attention lately, and this recent article does a great job of showing the need for more community skateparks (We’re looking at you, City of Dallas!) and how skateboarding changes lives. Thank you Clinton Haley of Skateparks... Read More

Here We Grow!

We’re just being so blessed on our mission with SwitchLife! This morning, we were able to lock in an after school program for the teens in a domestic violence shelter. In two weeks, we start weekly programming for children in the Haltom City area.... Read More

How Skateboarding Changes Lives

In a recent series of private lessons, Josh Hurley, Switchlife Program Director, had the opportunity to speak with his student about how skateboarding makes a difference in his life.... Read More