Casual work at Southsea Skatepark available

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Posted on : 27-Apr-2011 | By : Effraim | In : Uncategorized

SOUTHSEA SKATEPARK COMPANY

VACANCIES

SKATEPARK WORKERS – CASUAL

We are looking for energetic and enthusiastic people with experience of skateparks / extreme sports to cover shifts at the park at peak times.

You will have some experience of working with young people

You will be good at encouraging and motivating people to stretch themselves and able to coach the key sports at the park

You will need an understanding of health & safety issues and be willing to administer first aid when trained

You will be expected to work flexibly including handling cash, participating in decorating and maintenance tasks and helping keep the park clean and tidy

We particularly need people who can be available during school holidays, at weekends and on bank holidays

The rate of pay is £7.23 per hour (including holiday uplift)

Closing date for applications is Friday 13th May

Interviews to be confirmed.

For more information about the park go our website www.southseaskatepark.com and/or visit the park when open.

For an application pack call into Southsea Skatepark during opening hours or ring Chris Richards on 07957107431

Halfpipe is now open!

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Posted on : 27-Apr-2011 | By : Effraim | In : Uncategorized

The halfpipe was out of action over the past weekend! Thanks to the Southsea Skatepark Volunteer group for their hard work getting it back open in time for Vert Wednesdays!

King Kong/Herbal Skateboards Miniramp Jam 2010

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Posted on : 26-Apr-2011 | By : Effraim | In : Uncategorized

Awesome event last year, this summer we hope to have some more quality skateboard events at the park like last years Herbal Skateboards bash, follow us on twitter @parksouthsea and facebook (new logo-as profile pic) for further updates….

King Kong/Herbal Skateboards Miniramp Jam 2010 from Herbal Skateboards on Vimeo.

Southsea Skatepark t-shirts!

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Posted on : 24-Apr-2011 | By : Effraim | In : Uncategorized

The weather is rocking at the moment! Costa del Southsea!Look good in the sun! T-shirts are £15 from the park!! Support the cause!!

Southsea Skatepark 3 page feature in The News!

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Posted on : 23-Apr-2011 | By : Effraim | In : Uncategorized

King of Southsea pre-flyer!

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Posted on : 22-Apr-2011 | By : Effraim | In : Uncategorized

Sam Kew kindly knocked up this pre-flyer to get the date out there for this years King of Southsea! Thank you to Ross Penny for use of the image of Issac Lesser bar-spinning off the old clubhouse roof! Hope to see you all there for an awesome weekend!!!

Opening Weekend – John Thurston

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Posted on : 07-Apr-2011 | By : Effraim | In : Events

John Thurston is an absolute legend at Southsea Skatepark and ran the park through the golden skate era back in the 80s so it was only fitting that he came down at the re-opening weekend event and officially reopened the park for all.

Opening Weekend – First of the Photos!

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Posted on : 07-Apr-2011 | By : Effraim | In : Events

The opening weekend event was an incredible success with a huge turnout for all the comps and with big crowds of spectators. We’ll have more info on who won what and how everything went soon, for now here is the first batch of photos (thanks to Matt Maber & Laura Clayton @ Laura jane photography)!).

Galleries

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Posted on : 27-Mar-2011 | By : Effraim | In : Misc

We are working on transferring many of the old website photo galleries over on to the new website. If you have any photos of Southsea Skatepark, new or old, we would love to include them, please get in touch.

Below are a few examples of some of the photos in the archive.

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New Website!

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Posted on : 27-Mar-2011 | By : Effraim | In : Misc

Welcome to the new Southsea Skatepark website! We will be updating the blog with loads of news on what is happening at the skatepark, new events, competitions, etc. Don’t forget we are also on Facebook and Twitter, both can be accessed from the top menu, be sure to Like and Follow.