GRO NYC X Riverside Skate Park present
Summer on the Hudson: GRO Girls Season Opener Skateboard Jam
Saturday, May 16, 2015
12:00 p.m.–5:00 p.m.
Riverside Skate Park
108 in Riverside Park
Girls Riders Organization (GRO NYC) & Summer on Hudson celebrate the skateboarding season with a meet and greet, open skate, girls’ all level learn to skate, board decorating, stencil contest and ending with a game of S.K.A.T.E. Bring your board and full gear (helmet, elbow & knee pads for those over 18 / + wrist guards for those under 18) to join in or check your board at the gate and hang out.
12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m.
Learn To Skate Workshop
Learn the basics of skateboarding and how to ride with GRO NYC instructors in this one-hour skateboard workshop. All ages are encouraged to take part in learning to ride!
1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.
All Girls Open Skateboard Session
Join in the session at Riverside Skate Park with the ladies! The session is a great chance to meet other girl riders, share tips, ask questions and have fun!
2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Get artsy! Take a break from skating to add decoration to your skateboard at the craft table. Art supplies will be available or bring your own to use. Don’t have a board of your own to work on? GRO will have blank grip tape to decorate for those in need of a canvas.
3:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.
Stencil Contest Submission & Judging
Show your art skills in the girls’ only stencil contest. Bring your completed stencils to the event. You may create your entry stencil at the event but will be limited to one hour to design and complete your work. The winner of the contest will receive a one year GRO Rider Membership.
4:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Girls Game of S.K.A.T.E Contest
Show your skills in the girls’ only skate contest. Sign up at the event to take part and be an inspiration to newer riders. The winner of the contest will receive a one year GRO Rider Membership.
All participants at Riverside Skate Park are required to sign a waiver to skate.
You can find it here: https://www.nycgovparks.org/sub_permits_and_applications/images_and_pdfs/skate_park_participant_agreement_form.pdf