“Millz 85″ Video Clip

This clip from Millennium is great! Filmed/edited by Luke Gonis. Enjoy!

CASE Benefit Show at The Palomino April 18th

Come out and watch some great bands while supporting CASE! On Friday, April 18th Spastic Panthers, Stab.Twist.Pull, We Found the Body, and His Last Words will rock The Palomino. This one is 18+ and only $10. Facebook event info here.

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Millennium Cleanup Photos

Thanks to everyone who cleaned up Millennium Skatepark on Saturday. We were able to get a lot of the garbage out of there and chip away most of the ice and snow. The drains are working and the snow is melting so the park should be totally clear very soon!

Special thanks to John Rajic for the photos and to Councillor Evan Woolley for helping out too.

2014 Millennium Skatepark Cleanup – April 5th

Please join us at Millennium Park on Saturday April 5th for our annual skatepark cleanup. Bring gloves, shovels, brooms, and garbage bags if you can. We’ll have some supplies on hand also, courtesy of Calgary Parks.

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City Skatepark Monitor Jobs

Want to spend your summer skateboarding and helping others out? The City of Calgary is hiring for skatepark monitors again. Click the picture below and then look under “Leisure Services”:
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Former Science Centre Building/Indoor Skatepark

Former Science Centre Building


CASE submitted a proposal for the Expression of Interest in “Developing, Promoting and Operating, an Arts, Culture and/or Heritage Facility” in the former Science Centre building.


Unfortunately, CASE was not successful in our bid. We proposed that a portion of this building would make an excellent skatepark, both with its actual layout and proximity to Millennium Park.

We’re keeping our eyes and ears open for potential indoor skatepark locations. It’s not an easy thing to accomplish, considering every indoor skatepark that has existed in Calgary is now closed. We’re also communicating with successful proponents of indoor skateparks in other Candian cities.

Thanks for your continued support!

Skateboard Amenities Strategy Update

CASE would like to sincerely thank everyone who attended the skatepark open houses as well as completed the PlaceSpeak Survey.
The open houses and the survey generated some great feedback. Now, that feedback is being analyzed by representatives from the City of Calgary as well as consultants van der Zalm & Associates and New Line Skateparks.


The City of Calgary Skatepark Development Project website does a great job of showcasing the ten potential neighbourhoods for skatepark sites in the city and we encourage you to visit the website. They are:

-Edgemont
-New Brighton
-Quarry Park
-Deer Run
-Bowness
-Applewood
-Midnapore
-Huntington Hills
-Southwood
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Vans Sk8 Hi “Best Trick” Contest

The Skate Cafe is hosting a best trick contest on Sunday, March 23rd [there is a typo on the poster]. Cash and prizes are up for grabs! Check the poster for details. vans skate cafe

City Seeking Artists for New Skateparks

City of Calgary Public Art Program

“The City of Calgary is seeking to commission an artist and/or artist team to participate in the first phase of implementation for the Skateboard Amenities Strategy. The selected artist(s) will consult and work with the design team (external consultants and City staff) to explore creative visioning for the overall park designs, determine the scope of possibilities for public art within the selected sites, and develop and implement a project plan based on those possibilities. Community-based and temporary public art initiatives are desired.”

Click this link to find out more. The deadline for submissions is February 24th.

You Have Another Chance To Influence Skatepark Decisions!

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DIRECTIONS:

1 Click here

2 Click “Connect with this topic”

3 Join PlaceSpeak

4 Complete the survey

5 Share the survey with othersJ

Thanks to everyone who attended any of the three skatepark open house meetings!

We had great turn outs with lots of CASE members, parents, City councillors, community association representatives, and just people who are generally interested in the progress of the Skatepark Amenities Strategy and skateboarding in Calgary.

HUGE Response To Survey Needed!

From here, the City and the skatepark consultants will choose which sites to move ahead with development. You can still influence which skateparks are built by voicing your opinion in  the Placespeak survey, only available until February 14th.  This is an opportunity for you to give specific comments, ideas, and feedback about the strategy and about the specific locations being proposed.

We need a HUGE response from everyone who wants to see more skateparks in Calgary so please share the survey link with everyone you know who supports more skateparks for Calgary!.

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Click for PlaceSpeak Survey
Map of Proposed Locations: Click for PlaceSpeak Survey

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