ABOUT US

SKATEBOARD:NI is a Community Interest Company / Social Enterprise, and we’re not for profit – any money we make is put directly back into benefiting the Northern Irish skateboarding scene.

Mission statement

  • For skateboarding to become a widely accepted, properly facilitated and managed mainstream sport throughout Northern Ireland. For Northern Ireland to produce another generation of skateboarders, and attract international interest in Northern Irish skateboarding through the development of world-class facilities.

Key aims:

  • To enthuse and nurture current and successive new generations of Northern Irish skateboarders.
  • To stimulate international interest in Northern Irish skateboarding through the development of world-class facilities.

Key objectives:

  • Develop and maintain a wide ranging membership of participants.

  • Encourage and develop proper skateboarding facilities, accessible to all of Northern Ireland

  • Promote associated commercial enterprises

  • Represent and promote the interests of Northern Irish skateboarders

  • Provide advice on safety and best practice to skateboarders and skateboarding facilities

  • Publicise and promote the sport to the general public

  • Provide structure and management to the sport

  • Create a safe, productive and rewarding skateboarding environment in Northern Ireland

  • Organise and regulate a programme of local and national skateboarding events

  • Widen appeal and take up amongst groups underrepresented in the sport

  • Establish a network of local representatives throughout Northern Ireland

Secondary Key Objectives

  • Provide an accessible forum to members for debate on all matters relating to skateboarding in Northern Ireland
  • Encourage healthy lifestyle choices in relation to eating, exercise and drugs

  • Promote positive relationships with figures of authority and adults

  • Promote positive peer interaction and influence, character development and self-esteem

  • Establish nationally recognised standards of ability

  • Encourage older adult programmes

  • Encourage deeper community involvement in local skateboarding developments


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