CC Cycles Bike Shop owner Clark Cathcart displays a BMX bike being raffled at Ramona Skatepark Champions’ Fall Season Party.(Courtesy Tracy
BY JULIE GALLANT
NOV. 3, 2021 3:12 PM PT
San Diego County Supervisor Joel Anderson will be the featured speaker at Ramona Skatepark Champions’ Fall Season Party being held at its pop-up skatepark on Saturday, Nov. 6.
The event is set for 11:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. at the skatepark, 424 Letton St.
Skateboard ramps will be set up, music will be playing, and bratwurst and hot dogs will be served. Additionally, a new skateboard, new scooter and a new BMX bike will be given away in raffles at 12:30 p.m., 1:30 p.m. and 2:30 p.m.
Events are tentatively scheduled at the following times:
11:30 a.m. – Free skate and sign-up for new participants
Noon – Skatepark Champions President Tracy Engel and volunteer Katia Perhach will introduce the event
12:30 p.m. – BMX bike raffle and presentation on the potential for a BMX racetrack in Ramona
12:45 p.m. – County Supervisor Joel Anderson speech and awards presentation
1:30 p.m. – Skateboard raffle and presentations on the skater and buy-a-brick programs
2 p.m. – Birthday celebration for Ethan Owens and information about hosting birthday parties at the pop-up skatepark
2:30 p.m. – Scooter raffle and information about the pop-up skatepark’s next season and availability of private or small group lessons with coaches
3 p.m. – Birthday skate jam
3:30 p.m. – Pack up the park and conclusion.
Opportunities are available to sponsor a youth at the pop-up skatepark: $10 per child for one day; $189 for one child for six days per week in a 10-week session; $369 for a family of up to five children for six days a week in a 10-week session.
The current building fund for a permanent skatepark in Ramona is $10,000, according to Ramona Skatepark Champions. Additionally, $250,000 has been set aside in Park Land Dedication Ordinance (PLDO) funds for its development, said Engel, who estimates more than $1 million is needed for its development.
(Saturday) 11:30 am - 3:30 pm
Ramona Skatepark Championsinfo@ramonaskatepark.org