Thunder Park Charity Event in aid of Mayor's Charities

Wednesday 9th October 2019

Bangor’s Thunder Park is organising a series of BMX Biking, Parkour, Skateboarding and Stunt Scooter taster sessions on Monday 28 October at a vastly reduced cost of £5 (plus 80p EventBrite booking fee) per hourly session – and it’s all in aid of the Mayor’s charities!

Thunder Park charity event info graphic

Based at Eddie Irvine Sports on the Balloo Road, children aged eight and older can come and have a try at Thunder Park’s adrenaline fuelled activities on the first Monday of the half-term holiday week. All equipment and safety gear will be supplied, ensuring everyone can arrive and enjoy some freestyle fun in purpose-built facilities!

There are four different activities on offer – Freestyle BMX Biking, Parkour, Skateboarding and Stunt Scooters – with each session running for one hour. Multiple sessions can be booked (subject to availability) with proceeds being split equally between Air Ambulance NI, Bangor Sea Cadets, Decorum NI and Flourish NI.

Places are limited and demand is expected to be high. Tickets can be purchased from EventBrite at the links below:

Freestyle BMX Biking: 12-1pm / 1pm-2pm / 2pm-3pm / 3pm-4pm
Parkour: 12-1pm / 1pm-2pm / 2pm-3pm / 3pm-4pm
Stunt Scooters: **All Stunt Scooters sessions now sold out** 12-1pm / 1pm-2pm / 2pm-3pm / 3pm-4pm
Skateboarding: 12-1pm / 1pm-2pm / 2pm-3pm / 3pm-4pm

Thunder Park kids in action on scooters


Q What is the minimum age?
A The minimum age is eight years old.

Q Do I need to stay with my child?
A Yes, each coaching workshop will last one hour, including a safety induction, and all parents must stay in the building.

Q Is there on-site parking?
A Yes.

Q Is there tea / coffee on site?
A Yes, there is a barista provision available.

Q Are there toilets on site?
A Yes

Q Is there a seating area?
A Yes, there is a seating area in the reception area of Eddie Irvine Sports that’s heated along with pool tables and reading material.

Q Do I need to bring any equipment?
A No, we provide equipment for all workshops including helmets, scooters and bikes.

Q Can I do more than one activity?
A Yes, you can purchase tickets for multiple activities but at different time slots (one hour = one workshop).

Q Can I change the activity that I’ve booked when I arrive?
A No. We can try to accommodate but due to the limited spaces available (12 per workshop), we can’t guarantee that changes to the booking will be possible.

For more information about Thunder Park, visit