Scooter Contest – Friday 30th May

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Posted on : 26-May-2014 | By : Effraim | In : Competitions

This Friday we are holding a Scooter Competition between 10-3. Head on down for plenty of fun on the new Southsea Skatepark Street Course!

Coaching at Southsea Skatepark!

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Posted on : 24-May-2014 | By : Effraim | In : Publicity

We offer coaching lessons at Southsea Skatepark, have your kids learn how to use the skatepark safely! We use a Level 1-3 coaching structure, certificates are issued when each level is completed! Today (Saturday 24th May) the first kids passed Level 1! Congratulations!

+ Coaching Lessons currently run every Saturday and Sunday between 10-12. One hour coaching lessons, one hour free ride/skate. £10. Lessons must be booked in advance!

Southsea Skatepark Roller Discos 2014!

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Posted on : 15-May-2014 | By : Effraim | In : Events

Saturday 31st May is the date, Funktifno are playing at Southsea Skatepark! 7-10pm! Get your groove on!

3rd Year Anniversary Jam

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Posted on : 03-May-2014 | By : Effraim | In : Events, Publicity

Words: Paul Gonella.
Photos: Josh Knill, Matt Ankers, and Paul Gonella.

Last Saturday saw the charity that runs Southsea Skatepark celebrate its third year in charge of the park with a range of BMX, scooter, inline and skateboard events throughout the day. Despite the predicted wet weather the sun came out for much of the early afternoon, which meant the Bored of Southsea Game of SKATE went down in the rink with skaters from all over Portsmouth in attendance. Signature Clothing’s owner Tom took 1st, with the Deputy Mayor in attendance and handing out the prizes (and getting involved with some Instagram selfies). Next up was the highest bunnyhop for BMX and Scooter, with the bar literally set high. Ronnie Surridge (BMX) and Archie Cole (Scooter) took the win and some nice goodies home.

Not long after the showers set in, which called it a day but not before the birthday cake was cut and shared around to everyone who came down. As a charity the skatepark can only continue on with the support of the local community (particularly after a robbery the weekend before) so the support of everyone involved really makes a big difference.

Below are a few photos from Josh Knill, Matt Ankers and myself, to see more give the Southsea Skatepark Facebook page a Like and more will be added in the coming days.

http://www.strong-island.co.uk/2014/04/29/photos-from-southsea-skatepark-3rd-anniversary-jam/