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/

New Limited Edition Southsea Skatepark T-shirts on sale now!

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Posted on : 28-Apr-2014 | By : Effraim | In : Publicity

We have brand new limited edition Southsea Skatepark t-shirts on sale now in store and online. Two designs produced by I love Dust and Ben the illustrator, go to our new big cartel site to grab yourself one whilst stocks last!

http://southseaskatepark.bigcartel.com

Easter Holiday Opening Times + Coaching Change!

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Posted on : 02-Apr-2014 | By : Effraim | In : Changes, Publicity

We are getting ready for the Easter Holidays, Monday April 7th until Monday April 21st!

Opening Times:

Monday/Tuesday: 10-12, 12-6.
Wednesday: 10-12, 12-6, 6-8.
Thursday/Friday: 10-12, 12-6.

Weekends:

10-12, 12-6.

Coaching begins again on April 12th, please call 02392 295360. We advise you to book in advance this year.

This year we are grading the coaching lessons, Level 1 through to 3. Certificates will be available once each level is passed.

Coaching Lessons are now £10 for the 10-12, One hour coaching lesson, and One hour free ride/skate.

We hope to see you soon at Southsea Skatepark!

Fundraising for Southsea Skatepark

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Posted on : 27-Feb-2014 | By : Effraim | In : Publicity

We need to raise money to keep improving the park and are looking for ideas – and helpers – for fundraising.

Park supporters are invited to a meeting, to share ideas and plan fundraising activities, on Sunday 16th March at 3 o’clock, in the park

If you can’t make the meeting, please send in your suggestions and offers of help

Many thanks!

February Halfterm Opening Hours!

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Posted on : 12-Feb-2014 | By : Effraim | In : Changes, Publicity

It has been an awful winter to far here in Southsea! Hopefully next week is kind to us for February halfterm, please check the opening times, as there are a few changes due to the time of year!

Monday – 12-6
Tuesday- 12-6
Wednesday- 12-8
Thursday- 12-6
Friday- 12-8

New Subs in the Plaza area!

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Posted on : 14-Jan-2014 | By : Effraim | In : Changes, Publicity

This week we have added a couple of new subs to the Plaza area, hit up the park soon on a dry day to check them out!

Southsea Skatepark Shop Opening – Saturday 11th January

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Posted on : 08-Jan-2014 | By : Effraim | In : Publicity

Rain or shine! From 12pm Saturday 11th January, come and check out our new Pro Shop at Southsea Skatepark. We have plenty of BMX, Skateboard, and Scooter apparel to satisfy your needs.

* We will be adding Rollerblade product shortly.

Christmas Holiday Opening Times

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Posted on : 23-Dec-2013 | By : Effraim | In : Publicity

Opening times for the Christmas Holidays are as follows:

23rd December – 10-12, 12-6.
Christmas Eve – 10-12, 12-6.
Christmas Day – Closed
Boxing Day – Closed

27th December – 10-12, 12-6
28th December – 10-12, 12-6
29th December – 10-12, 12-6
30th December – 10-12, 12-6
31st December – 10-12, 12-6
New Years Day – Closed
2nd January – 10-12, 12-6
3rd January – 10-12, 12-6
4th January – 10-12, 12-6
5th January – 10-12, 12-6

6th January – Back to school opening times, 4-6, 6-8 during the week.Weekend times as normal.

*Times are subject to weather conditions, call 02392 295360 or follows us on twitter @parksouthsea / facebook/southseaskatepark for live updates!