CITE – A Celebration of Skateboard Arts and Culture


The Bentway and Build for Bokma, present CITE, a summer-long celebration of skateboard arts and culture launching on June 30 and officially opening the Skate Trail for the season!

CITE is an art installation /skatepark featuring Semblance, skateable sculptures conceived and constructed by Build for Bokma, which create a 3D terrain for boarders to ride on.

CITE Opening weekend (June 30 – July 1)

June 30: Features

  • DJ sets by The Remix Project alumni
  • A marketplace of local skateboard merchandise
  • Pop-up film screenings from TUFF (Toronto Urban Film Festival)
  • An open skate

July 1: On Canada Day, celebrate with

  • Local DJ sets; live beats by Beat Sampras (7 pm) and Peanut Butter Wolf (8:30 pm)
  • Skate demos and best trick showcase
  • Open skate
  • Meet & greet with the pros

Summer Weekends

On subsequent weekends from July 7 – August 12, 2018, CITE offers a variety of workshops including learn to skateboard clinics, building skate sculptures, videography, screen printing, and designing skateboards; plus a speaker series.

The Skate Trail with the Semblance sculptures will be open and available for skateboarding every day from 10:00 am-9:00 pm

On display now and during CITE is A FOREST OF CANOES, a site-specific installation by Lakota Sioux artist, Dana Claxton

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