TIME AND PLACE

Doors: 2:30pm – 7:30pm

@ Dagenham Swimming Pool,
Althorne Way,
Dagenham,
RM10 7AY

Doors: £Free (Press Invite Only)

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To celebrate the opening of this amazing venue Nike will be holding an invite only Opening Jam featuring ten teams of four riders, each led by a leading name from the world of international freestyle BMX.

The Pool – Is an innovative project that will create a state-of-the-art BMX park by refurbishing a public swimming pool that is due to be demolished. Nike will be providing free access to this unique freestyle BMX facility for the next month. The Pool will see world-class BMX riders provide a high energy start to its life as a temporary BMX park. During the time its open The Pool will not just be committed BMX riders as anybody can visit to try out this growing sport. The current baby pool has been developed to be the ideal training area for those new to the sport and bikes will be available for free usage. Trained supervisors will also be in place to assist riders and make sure they are participating to a level that matches their experience and ability. Nike and London Borough of Barking and Dagenham hope to inspire a new generation of freestyle BMX participation with a lasting local legacy for the sport.

The Pool will be opened for public on Monday 16th. Check these quirky videos below for more info (and for a bit of a laugh).

For press attendance, RSVP: shareen.alder@exposure.net, or andyj@exposure.net

P.S, There’s gonna be free grub and drinks. So (if you’ve been invited) you can save that Pret lunch money and buy a ticket down to Dagenham Heathway station.

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