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MEET THE NEW YORK SKATEBOARDERS SHAKING THE SYSTEM BEYOND FOUR WHEELS


This month, Red Bulletin magazine dropped an inspiring mini documentary on Las Brujas, the NYC crew using skateboarding to change their world. The article and five-minute video dive into what life looks like in the shoes of this “urban, free-form, creative and autonomous organization.”

Check it out here: win.gs/Brujas

To find out more about Las Brujas, check out their website and follow them on Facebook & Instagram.

For more great content from our monthly magazine, follow Red Bulletin on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter, subscribe to the print magazine,

5050 SKATEPARK AUSTRIA EDIT

The Most Affordable Camp on Staten Island.

5050 Skatepark’s Summer Sessions camp starts July 3rd. Camp drop off is 8:30am, pick up 4pm, with the option for extended day ($3 per additional hour). Campers get to enhance their skills, create art, exercise, and make new friends, with the guidance of trained BMX, Scooter, and Skateboard instructors. Did we mention lunch is included! Come to 354 Front Street 10304 today to sign up. 347-857-6007. ap@5050skatepark.com

Park is closed off from the public during camp hours. Open session 3:00pm

 

Staten Island Ferry Art Event Coming Soon


5050 Skatepark has a new event in the works to celebrate the Staten Island Ferry’s 200th birthday. More details will be released in the weeks to come, BUT for now you can enjoy some of our new clothing featuring the ferry.

T-shirts, pullover and zip-up sweatshirts are currently available in youth and adult sizes.

Random 5050 Skatepark Edit

Random 5050 Skatepark Edit
Filmed by Stephen La Rosa
Edit by Ed Pollio

80 Reef – Run Down (Official Video)

Ask me how I do. I doing better- 80 Reef.

Run Down Official Video
► Director : Xander B.
►Videographers: Ronald Reid & Nick B
►Fashion and Wardrobe Stylist : LouLou

►Subscribe to channel – https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC7i1…
►instagram – https://www.instagram.com/80reef/
►twitter – https://twitter.com/80Reef
http://soundcloud.com/80reef

The Trip Tape Digital Download Now Available

The Trip Tape is now available for purchase.

Buy it here http://thetripped.com/product/triptape-digital-download/

5050 Skatepark on NY1 August 31, 2015


When Lil’ Wayne was in town to perform at the Billboard Hot 100 music festival last week, he carved out time to make a pitstop at 5050 Skatepark.

Stapleton native Method Man of the Wu-Tang Clan just shot his new music video here as well.

BMX bikers and NFL players have also stopped by. Owner Ed Pollio says it’s such a popular spot because they’ve got a unique appeal.

“Skateboarding and BMX is something building in popularity, so, you know, major stars accept that if I have this in my music video, it’ll help me reach an audience that’s untapped,” said Ed Pollio, Owner of 5050 Skatepark.

Pollio and his girlfriend Angelica Popolano opened the city’s 1st indoor skatepark in July 2012, after Popolano, who used to work for the parks department, noticed how popular the public skate parks were.

At first, Pollio didn’t think 5050 would last.  “It’s pretty cool how the community supported us & we’re still here after 3 years. We didn’t even think we’d make it a year. You know, it was so experimental,” Pollio stated.

They say a heavy social media presence has helped them grow. The couple splits the duties. Pollio builds the ramps.

Poplano takes care of the administrative work.

“I wanna do something good & it just motivates you, seeing when she does a great email blast. It just motivates me to, you know, build a cool ramp,”  Pollio chimed.

Those who come here on a regular basis say the skatepark has a significant impact on their lives.

“We’ve become best friends just by being at a skatepark. If it wasn’t for here, I don’t know what I’d be doing,” said Oakwood resident Aidan Snachez-Campo.

“I keep on coming back because it’s a fun place. I like it,” Stapleton resident Sebastian Brann added.

“We’re all really close here. We’re all like best friends, “said Anthony Cataldo, Hugenot resident.

Best friends with a lot of patience, as they watched me chicken out of going down the smallest ramp they have.

Pollio and Popolano say they’d love to expand. As development on Front St. continues, they’re anticipating how it’ll affect the park,

“It’s gonna bring a lot of people in. It’s gonna bring a lot of kids to the neighborhood and hopefully bring in more people who will learn about skateboarding,” stated Angelica Popolano Owner, of 5050 Skatepark.

Found it here

http://www.ny1.com/nyc/all-boroughs/news/2015/08/31/stapleton-skatepark-a-celebrity-draw.html

Winter Recess Schedule

Winter Recess 2/18-2/26

5050 will be open full days starting Saturday February 18th through Sunday February 26th. Hours and rates will stay the same, $12 for 3-hour sessions and $20 day pass option.

Monday February 27th we will be back open normal hours again. Monday 3pm-8pm, Wednesday 3pm-8pm, Thursday 3pm-8pm, Friday 3pm-8pm, Saturday and Sunday 11am-8pm. Closed Tuesday’s.
Half Priced Sessions Every Wednesday 3pm-8pm.