Coming to a skatepark near you, a series of free workshops and competitions will run at our skateparks in Cranleigh, Farnham, Godalming (Aarons Hill) and Haslemere during the second week of August.

skateboarderWorkshops for 7-16 year olds

The events are aimed at 7- 16 year olds and will each consist of a workshop featuring a range of talented professional riders on skateboard, BMX and scooters, who will be on hand to give tuition, advice and showcase some stunning tricks.

Timings

All skate events will be 10am -  4pm.

10am - 12pm Skateboard/scotter/bmx workshops

12pm - 12.15pm Professional Demonstration

12.15pm - 1.30pm Open practice session

1.30pm - 3.30pm Skateboard/BMX/Scooter competitions

3.30pm - 3.45 Prize giving

4pm Event Closes

Dates and locations

Monday 7 August - Farnham Skate Park

Tuesday 8 August - Cranleigh Skate Park

Thursday 10 August - Haslemere Skate Park

Friday 11 August - Aarons Hill Skate Park

The sessions are a chance for children with little to no experience to learn some basic skills. Professional skaters, BMXers and scooter riders will be on hand to give tuition, advice and inspire. There will be opportunities to have a go on a ramp, try out some tricks and get rolling. A selection of safety equipment and skateboards will be provided free for use on the day.

The sessions will start with coaching, continue with a chance to practice and improve in the afternoon, and finish with a light-hearted competition.

Young people can drop in for a few hours or come for the full day, to take part or simply watch some amazing stunts performed by the pros. BMX, skateboard, roller blade, roller skate, mountain bike and scooter riders are welcome to take part.

Permission form for under 16s

The events require no booking but those aged under 16 must have a parent/guardian complete a permission form before the event.

Download the permission form

Alternatively, you can pick a form up at one of the events.

More information

For more information about our Waverley skateparks, including locations, please visit our skateparks page.

Contact information

Facebook: www.facebook.com/WaverleyLeisure

Email: leisure@waverley.gov.uk

Phone: 01483 523394

Page owner: Terry Ford. Last updated: 05/07/2017 17:11