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Saturday 23rd February 2019

The Boardwalk Foundation will be bringing you a weekend of fantastic skating and community events on Saturday 23rd Feb.

We have some great interactive events throughout the day and thanks to The National Lottery -“Awards for All” these will be free!!

Spaces are strictly limited and booking is essential for all rink sessions and workshops.

Boardwalk Roller Rink: Whats on:

10am-11am – Free kids beginners Session – Book Here

11am-Noon – Free Open Roller Skate Session – Book Here

Noon-1pm – Lothian Roller Derby Demonstration

Roller derby is a full-contact sport played on quad roller skates, by players skating around an elliptical track. The game consists of a series of two-minute countdown jams. No skating will be permitted by the public during this demo, spectators only No booking required

1pm-2pm – Free Open Roller Skate Session – Book Here

2pm-4pm – Playtone Skate Dance –

FREE Skate Dance Demo & Workshop with the fabulous PLAYTONE. Open to all spectators, come and be inspired! Workshop For ages 18+, spaces strictly limited book yours now

Tinuke’s Orbit and Obie Pearl are disco-licious performing artists and professional instructors who have travelled the world sharing the disco fever, through friendship, love, fitness and fun!

Tinuke is trained under Starlight Express the musical. Obie under Marawa The Amazing, holding a Guinness World Record for ‘most hoops spun simultaneously as a group’, these cats can even spin multi-hoops and roller skate at the same time!

Both are founders of PLAYTONE: YOUR PLAYGROUND
FOR FUN + FITNESS. Hula Hoop, Roller Skate, Skip and more! Unleash your inner child with our regular classes. Learn pro tricks taught by a range of fitness professionals who share a passion for spinning, twisting and shaking. Make new friends and listen to the best carnival vs disco tunes. – Book Here

3pm,4pm & 5pm – Chicks in Bowls Skate Maintenance Workshops

Lead by Chicks in Bowls Scotland this 45 minute interactive workshop will fill you in on all of the maintenance low down. Topics covered include: Know your skates!, Cleaning your wheels, Bearings, Trucks and pivot cups.

Workshops available at 3pm, 4pm & 5pm. Drop ins welcome but space is limited so reserve your entry here. Report to the roller rink desk to check in Book Here 3pm, Book Here 4pm, Book Here 5pm

4pm-5pm – Free Open Roller Skate Session – Book Here

5pm-6pm – Sugar & Spin Roller Dance Workshop

Have a go at roller dance with ‘Sugar and Spin’ at ‘Rock N Roll The Dock’! Funded by the National Lottery Community Fund entry to the session is free of charge.Restrictions apply, see below

In this taster class you will learn some beginner roller dance moves before putting them into a fun sequence. Great if you are attending the roller disco afterwards!

This class is great for age 12+ skaters of all experience levels, including beginners. However it is recommended that participants can roll forward, stop and step to the side on rollerskates before attending this class – Book Here

6pm-8pm – 2 Hour Roller Disco with “Ritchie Rufftone”

As part of our Rock & Roll the Dock event, funded by the National Lottery Community Fund, come along to our free 2 hour roller disco. Finishing of the day with a big bang with live music from Ritchie Ruftone, put your new skate moves and grooves into action! – Book Here

Transgression Park: Whats on:

7pm-8pm – Kids in Bowls. An introduction to skatepark skating for children 5-15 years old. Free helmet and Wristguard hire. Participants will require: roller skates, knee and elbow protection. Brought to you by Chicks in Bowls Scotland and Lothian Roller Derby. *Skate hire is not available for this event*

Book Here for Kids in Bowls

8pm-10pm – Chicks in Bowls . Skatepark session for confident skaters, open to all quad and inline skaters. Free helmet and Wristguard hire available. Participants will require: Skates ( quad or inline) elbow and knee protection. Brought to you by: CIBS,Transgression Park. *Skate hire is not available for this event*

Book Here for Chicks in Bowls Event

Boardwalk Community Rooms: Whats on:

Noon-1pm Cube Workshop, Brought to you by The Cubes. Book Here

1pm-2pm Breakdance Workshop, Brought to you by The State Leith. Book Here

2pm-3pm Cube Workshop, Brought to you by The Cubes. Book Here

3pm-4pm – Breakdance Workshop, Brought to you by The State Leith.Book Here

4.15pm-5pm – Graffiti Sketch Class,  Book Here

5.15pm-6pm – Graffiti Stencil Class, Book Here

6.15pm-7pm – Graffiti Spray Class,  Book Here

Marine Parade Graffiti Wall: Whats on:

9am-8pm – Graffiti jam, Come down and watch the wall being transformed by Europes top graffiti and street artists. Take part in workshops and learn to tag on our practice space.

 

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