On Sunday 11th April the CFA held its annual Easter Jam at Southgate playing Fields’ Crawley Skatepark. Usually disrupted due to the weather, the team were eagerly awaiting the first sunny Easter Jam! Sunny it was and although a bit breezy, hundreds of Skateboarders and BMXers still descended upon the Skatepark for the event. CLICK HERE FOR THE GALLERY
On Friday 9th April 2010, the CFA in partnership with Crawley Borough Council and Venture Play held a coaching session on the newly resurfaced Ramp at Cherry Lane Adventure Playground. 3B Ramps had worked hard to get the ramp back to its original smooth state and the gang bundled in at 1pm for a shred!
On Thursday 18th February, Lucy Adams, Active Crawley Officer for Extreme Sports and CFA Committee members Sean Tilbury, Mark Phelps and Lex Kembery donned their crash helmets and set about taking 30 ‘extreme sports’ enthusiasts to the UK’s finest indoor Skatepark; Adrenaline Alley
On the 26/10/09 Ten of then children that had been involved in the Skate and BMX Coaching this year went on a trip Mountain Boarding, many thanks to the West Sussex Youth Service for funding the trip and to Stephen from the youth service for driving and arranging the trip with Lucy
This year saw the Crawley Freestyle Association’s Junior Coaching programme become a huge success. Numbers of young skate and BMX enthusiasts increased to record highs and so the CFA decided this was something to celebrate! Sunday 27th September 2009 saw the CFA’s first ever end of season Coaching Jam take place, between 10am and 12pm.
Crawley Skate Jam 2009
The annual Crawley Summer Skate Jam took place on Saturday 15th August 2009. Apart from a slight breeze, the weather was all good, definitely better than we had last year! CFA crew members started to arrive throughout the morning, offering their support with setting up duties. After the stage had been erected, the tuck shop fully stocked and banners hung, it was time to watch the skaters flood in!
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