Repo: Southsea Summer Jam


Posted on : 24-Aug-2015 | By : Effraim | In : Competitions, Events

Text: Effraim.
Photos: Harry Hutchinson (unless credited)

Mark Webb, massive downside on the 7. Photo: Jenny Bousquet.

As always we are in the lap of the gods with the English weather, and thankfully we had a sunny day for the annual Southsea Summer BMX jam for the first time in years.

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Young Kids Summer League Overall Winners & Rankings


Posted on : 25-Aug-2015 | By : Effraim | In : Competitions, Events, Publicity

Top 3 YKSL Scooter Class (pictured left to right). Charles Mizon, Charlie Lawlor and Myles Ellis.

The Young Kids Summer League was developed to help encourage young kids into the contest scene at entry level, to develop their skills before progressing onto the bigger national events in their chosen fields. This years YKSL was a good start, three rounds held over the summer holidays with competitors picking up points per round, we will be bringing it back next year. Congratulations to the winners, Charlie Lawlor, Reef Way and Jude Venn.

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Southsea Summer BMX Jam


Posted on : 20-Aug-2015 | By : Effraim | In : Competitions, Publicity

Saturday 22nd August! The skatepark is not open as usual, please take note that the annual Southsea Summer BMX jam is being held 10-8!

Southsea Summer Scooter Jam – Friday 14th August!


Posted on : 10-Aug-2015 | By : Effraim | In : Competitions, Publicity

This Friday we are hosting the annual Southsea Summer Scooter jam between 12-6.Under 12 and 16 and Under groups, normal admission prices apply! We hope to see you there!

Young Kids Summer League!


Posted on : 27-Jul-2015 | By : Effraim | In : Competitions

The Young Kids Summer League begins this Friday (31st) July, between 10-12. An entry level competition for Kids that are Under 15 to gain experience what it is like to compete. We are holding three rounds during the holidays, medals after Round 3. Win some free sessions by taking part in Bmx, Scooter, Skateboard, and Rollerblading.

Park and Ride Scheme – Summer 2015


Posted on : 22-Jul-2015 | By : Effraim | In : Publicity

Just another heads up to all our Southsea Skatepark customers, especially those visiting out of town during the summer holidays! The Park and Ride bus scheme stops really close to the Skatepark, so convenient, please check the map and link below!

Southsea Skatepark Summer Holiday Opening Times!


Posted on : 20-Jul-2015 | By : Effraim | In : Changes, Publicity

Summer holiday opening hours begin on Thursday 23rd July until 1st September! Please take note as there are a few changes from previous years opening times.

Monday: 12-3,3-6, 6-8.
Tuesday: 12-3,3-6
Wednesday: 12-3,3-6, 6-8.
Thursday: 12-3,3-6.
Friday: 12-3,3-6, 6-8.

Mini Wheelers session 3-7 years old, 9-10am.
10-12 (coaching available. Bmx/Scooter.)
12-3, 3-6.

10-12 (coaching available. Skateboard, Rollerblade/Quad Skates.)
12-3, 3-6.

Coaching booking:
Please book in advance: Tel No: 02392295360.

50p Price Increase from 1st June 2015


Posted on : 23-May-2015 | By : Effraim | In : Changes

From June 1st 2015 all entry fees will increase by 50p per session.

This is the first increase in charges for two years and is necessary to ensure we can keep the skatepark running.

REMEMBER: The skatepark is run by a charity and all income and funds raised are used to maintain and improve the park.

Park and Ride Bus Scheme!


Posted on : 06-May-2015 | By : Effraim | In : Publicity

Great news for all those travelling to Southsea Skatepark, the Park and Ride Bus Scheme is currently on a 6 month trial, and the bus is now on route to attractions close to the skatepark, such as Southsea Shopping Centre and South Parade Pier. Please check the website link below for more details!

Job Vacancies at Southsea Skatepark!


Posted on : 01-May-2015 | By : Effraim | In : Publicity


Skatepark Workers: you must be 18 years or over to apply for one of these posts. The rate of pay is £6.50 per hour plus a holiday supplement £0.73 per hour (this will rise to £6.70 + £0.75 on 1/10/2015)

Skatepark Assistants: 16 and 17 year olds can apply for these posts. The rate of pay is £5.00 per hour including holiday supplement

Application packs are available from the skatepark reception or ring 07957107431 for a pack by post. Please make sure you submit your application for the right post.

The closing date is Friday 22nd May.

Interviews will be held during the day on Tuesday 2nd June.