NextNOW Fest: Skate Jam

NextNOW Fest: Skate Jam

September 9 & 10, 2022

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Estimated Length: 
6 hours

Co-sponsored by University Recreation & Wellness with student groups Skateboarding Club at UMD and WeSkate UMD as partners, The Clarice’s Kogod Theatre will be transformed into an indoor skate park! Skaters of all levels are welcome to participate or spectate. If you have a helmet and skateboard or roller skates, bring your own! We will also have skateboards and safety gear available to borrow. Helmets and signed waivers are required.

Schedule for Friday, September 9, 2022

  • 7-8PM: Free Skate

  • 8-10PM: Skate Contest

  • 10PM-Midnight: Free Skate

Schedule for Saturday, September 10, 2022

  • 6-10PM: Free Skate

For your safety, we strongly encourage but will not require FestGoers to follow the UMD Athletics bag policy for events at The Clarice. All bags will be searched by security personnel upon festival entry, and FestGoers who travel light will be able to enter the festival more quickly and easily. Only empty water bottles will be permitted; there will be free water stations and opportunities to purchase beverages inside the festival.


This event is part of NextNOW Fest 2022. NextNOW Fest is a signature event in University of Maryland's Arts for All initiative, which leverages the combined power of the arts, technology and social justice to address the grand challenges of our time. In addition to the festival's student, academic and touring artists lineup at The Clarice, NextNOW Fest will continue partnerships with student-led groups, academic departments and community organizations to hold the festival at sites throughout campus and into College Park!