Skatepark Preliminary Concept Review Open Houses

The follow up meetings to the initial skatepark design meetings have been announced. The concepts will be unveiled for each park, respectively. For example, the first design for Deer Run will be unveiled at the Deer Run meeting.

All are drop-in/open house format from 6PM-8PM:

November 26 Wednesday: New Brighton Resident’s Association (2 New Brighton Drive SE)
November 26 Wednesday: Deer Run Community Centre (2223 146 Avenue SE)
November 27 Thursday: MidSun Community Association (50 Midpark Rise SE)
January 14 Wednesday: Bowness Community Centre / Sportsplex (7904 43 Avenue NW)
January 15 Thursday: Edgemont Community Centre (33 Edgevalley Circle NW)

Skate Life/Dalhousie Church on Global News

On November 22nd, Global News featured Skate Life at Dalhousie Community Church. Hopefully stories like these help remind the public that skateboarding in Calgary during the winter months is very limited.

New Reuben Bullock Footage

Reuben Bullock of Reuben and the Dark has been gaining popularity as a musician of late.
We’re willing to bet that many of his fans don’t know how hard he still rips on his skateboard. Check him out in this tight clip from Matt Allen:

Millennium Park Repairs Needed

CASE board members have reached out to City of Calgary Parks regarding the damage/wear to Millennium Park. We’ve combed the park and photographed the damaged areas and sent on to our City Parks contact. We’ll also be meeting with them in person to come up with some recommendations to make this skatepark safer for everyone.

Dalhousie Community Church Skatelife

Winter is here and, although there hasn’t been much snow yet, it’s definitely cold outside. That means another skateboarding season has come to an end. Calgary still has no indoor skatepark.
The only public option, currently, is “Skatelife” on Tuesday nights at Dalhousie Community Church. Click the image below for more info:

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Short Film by James Barry “Adrian Martinus”

James Barry’s award-winning short film, “Adrian Martinus” is now available for viewing. It’s a tongue-in-cheek look at the two Calgary brothers who make awesome wooden objects from recycled skateboards. Enjoy:

Calgary Snow Show Indoor Skatepark

The Calgary Snow Show is taking place this weekend at Spruce Meadows. They’ll have the City of Calgary Mobile Park ramps on hand for public skating and competitions.

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Mark Pezzi Memorial – November 1st in Airdrie

There will be a memorial for Mark Pezzi at the Airdrie Skatepark on Saturday, November 1 at 2PM. Mark’s ashes will be scattered by his mom and his son will be skating. Following that there will be a gathering at Nose Creek Valley Museum, 1701 Main St SW in Airdrie.

Please join the Facebook event if you plan on coming.
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Calgary Home for Sale With Ramp!

Friend of CASE, Dan Robinson, is selling his home. What’s unique about Dan’s place is the garage is home to a very cool ramp, called “The Mental Block”.

View the real estate listing here.

Metro News interviewed Dan about his house. Click the photo to read the article:

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Bowness Skatepark Meeting

A new skatepark is being planned for Bowness and you can have a say in how it will look. The meeting is on Wednesday, October 22nd at 7PM at the Bowness Community Centre (7904 43 Avenue NW)bowness skatepark diagram

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