For the Fall of 2017 Pink Pineapple has partnered with Pro Skateboard Shop  in Belmar, NJ along with Girls Riders Organization (GRO)  to continue the All Girls Skate Sessions Every Thursday from 4-8pm. 

Pro Skateboard shop is located at 1108 Main St Belmar, NJ. The entrance to the ramp is via the alley to the right of the shop. All girls skating must sign a waiver. If you are under the age of 18 you must have a parent/guardian sign the waiver for you and you must also wear a helmet. $5 to Skate for Every Girls. No exceptions.

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Girls Riders Organization, Inc. (GRO) is a 501c3 organization founded to inspire, educate and support girls (of all ages) to be confident leaders of positive change. GRO is the first nonprofit organization open to all females in skateboarding, snowboarding and other action sports. Lessons learned through GRO help girls not only in action sports, but also in all areas of life empowering them to be leaders of positive change.

What GRO Does

  • Inspire. Through all work GRO tells girls they are welcome, they are important, they are capable, and they matter.
  • Educate. Executing GRO developed teaching methods, community programs and free learn to ride workshops suited for how females learn through GRO events, GRO Crews and other action sports events. Creating a safe and positive learning environment with females teaching other females setting girls up for success and increasing participation.
  • Support. GRO provides knowledge, skills, guidance and support to the entire network of GRO Riders and GRO Crews. Assist the industry, companies, communities and events to better reach and serve girls in action sports.

 

In 2016/2017  Pink Pineapple partnered with Girls Riders Organization and Forth Union to bring the All Girls Skate Sessions to Asbury Park N.J.  

Forth Union is a skate and culture organization appearing in its first incarnation at the Carousel on the Asbury Park Boardwalk complete with a skateboard bowl, courtesy of Red Bull.Forth Union Skate & Culture Organization takes its name from the bond between the skate and artistic communities and their shared pursuit of boundary pushing. Forth Union is more than a place, it is a group of individuals who have come together to build something inclusive. You can follow their Instagram @forthunionskate for skate events, updates, non profit and more. @forthunionskate is a community of skaters looking to build a community of skaters here on the East Coast. 

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