Tuesday, September 25, 2012

Progress. !!!

Long awaited updates: The Glacier Skatepark has it's permits and we are not being lazy!  Get to it!

Sage, down since day one!  Big thanks, buddy!  Bolyard Family rips!
"it'll skate"
this wall was fun...  but, "your turn's over"
Old park gone, new park going up...  Spanky owns it.
Thanks to all who came out for our benefit events last weekend!  It was great to feed the local scene!  Keep your park clean, don't fight, cooperate... and we may just get another one built.
Huge thanks to the Burnside community for helping out and feeding energy!
Brice Niebuhr, fall down go boom...  Thanks for coming up and working hard, always supporting, always ripping, always inspiring!
Phases 2 and 3...

Check out some editional bloggage of the demo action over here...

Friday, August 24, 2012

The Project's Permits

have finally been granted by Whatcom County!  Be on the lookout for new benefit shirt graphics and upcoming fundraising events!  Thanks for supporting DIY!


Friday, September 9, 2011

Media Blitz

Brice Niebuhr, FS disaster
the stuff DIY parks are made of..

Splatt, ollie in

Some long awaited photo bloggage.  Photos:  Brooks Fritz.  Thanks!

Thursday, September 1, 2011

Contest results

have been long overdue.  The benefit weekend went great!  We raised a good chunk of loot to fuel the project.  Thanks to all our helpers and sponsors who made these events possible.

14 and under: Dryw Hopps 1st, Bryant Quinton 2nd, & Sawyer Sorgentrei 3rd place.

14-19:  Domonic O'Conner 1st, Elliot Crakr 2nd, and Evan Punnell 3rd..

20+:  Charlie Krieg 1st, Jeff Muirhead 2nd, Danny Lindsay/Chatch Law tied for 3rd, and Al Sandlin/ Seamus O'Conner tied at 4th..

Best Trick:  Seamus O'Conner-  switch FS bigspin down the the infamous corner, and a nameless young gun won a deck for solid kickflips too.

Bowl Jam:  Chase Griffen 1st, ripper known only as Victor from Mukilteo 2nd, and John Aguilar 3rd

Everything went smoothly, and people who deserved it, scored stuff...  Thanks!

Sunday, August 14, 2011

Benefit Show

at The Shakedown on Sat. August 20th.  Doors at 9pm.  Bands will be Todos Somos Lee, Devilry, and Terero.  There will be a raffle of stuff that you might like!!  The following day will be a contest at the Bellingham Skatepark!!  Sign up begin at 10 am.  It's going to be a full weekend of festivities in the name of DIY, and good intentions!  Thanks to all the generous sponsors who have contributed prizes, the "gas for the fire"...

Sunday, August 7, 2011

Benefit Contest

at the Bellingham skatepark!  August 21.  Also a show the night before at the Shakedown.  Bands are Todos Somos Lee, Devilry, and Terero.  Donate today, skate tomorrow...  show flyer in the pipeline.

Thursday, July 14, 2011

Our file is being dusted off and reactivated

at the Whatcom County Dept. of Planning and Development!  After much waiting and anticipation...
coping form work..
donated eco blocks..
         We dropped the ball on the June 21st contest (obviously), but we have a weekend event in the works for August 20 - 21.  A show is planned at the "Shakedown", Bellingham's new hot spot on State St...  Bands are Tear a Man Apart, Devilry, and Todos Somos Lee.  The following day, we will actually come through with a contest at the Bellingham Skatepark.  More news is on the way...

Wednesday, June 15, 2011


site plans..

Our friends down at Marginal Way are having a show too, and so is the Grand Daddy of DIY parks...
"Showdown on Sacred Ground, July 2nd, and then BIG Work Party, July 3rd
'(come help)'"
and an old one...

Monday, April 25, 2011

Marginal Way Benefit.

Our friends down at Marginal are having a fund raiser..  Be there if you can.  "Donate today!  Skate it tomorrow!"  I like the sound of that.

Friday, April 1, 2011

Things are still happening!

Our public notice that we are applying for zoning with Whatcom County...

(L8289) WHATCOM COUNTY PUBLIC NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR A ZONING CONDITIONAL USE PERMIT AND OPTIONAL DNS PROCESS Notice is hereby given: Authorized Agent: Dannon Traxler of Langbeer & Tull, on behalf of Glacier Skate Park Association, submitted an application for a zoning Conditional Use Permit (CUP2011-00003) on February 24, 2011 to legalize an existing concrete skateboard park in Deming, Washington. The proposed project is located near the 9989 block of Mt. Baker Highway, within Section 7, Township 39N, Range 7E, W.M., and Assessor's Parcel Number: 390707499448. The application was determined to be complete on March 8, 2011. The proposal will be reviewed under the official Whatcom County Zoning Ordinance and Critical Areas Ordinance. The project may also require Whatcom County Building Services, Engineering, Fire, Transportation and Health Department reviews. This project will utilize the optional DNS process allowed under SEPA pursuant to WAC 197-11-355. Whatcom County expects to issue a DNS for this proposal. This may be the only opportunity to comment on the environmental impacts regarding this project. The file and supporting documents may be viewed at Whatcom County Planning and Development Services, 5280 Northwest Drive, Bellingham, Washington, 98226. Any person may submit written comments to Suzanne Bosman at the above address or at Sbosman@co.whatcom.wa.us, within 15 days of the publication of this notice. Written comments for the CUP and/or SEPA determination must be received by April 15, 2011. Any person has the right to receive notice of and participate in any hearings, request a copy of the decision once made, and to appeal a decision when allowed by law. Any person wishing to receive personal notice of any hearings must notify the Hearing Examiner's office in writing at 311 Grand Avenue, Bellingham, WA 98225, or by phone @ (360) 676-6794 ext. 50171 within 15 days of the notice of application.

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Wednesday, February 9, 2011

Donate through the mail...

              Can be made by check or money order, and are TAX DEDUCT-ABLE. Made out to The Whatcom Parks and Recreation Foundation, please label that the submission is for the Glacier Skatepark Association. The WPRF will issue a letter of thanks and a receipt with tax info... THANK YOU for any help.

The Whacom Parks and Rec Foundation
P.O. Box 29963
Bellingham, WA 98228

Wednesday, February 2, 2011

A couple snaps from the show

we had in Glacier at the end of January...  Thanks to North West Snowboards in Tacoma for hookin' up raffle goodies!  Additional thank you's to Sugar x3, Phreddy and the Nightmares, Pete at Chair 9, and everyone who came out.  See you at the next one!