TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF USE

  1. Mylittleboarders provides skateboards, pads and helmets which complies with Health and Safety standards. We strongly recommend that all participants who use their own equipment ensure they comply with Health and Safety standards.
  2. Helmets and all pads must be worn at all times whilst in the skating area and by all participants, regardless of age, ability or activity.
  3. All participants agree to conduct themselves according to the generally accepted rules of ‘skate etiquette’ whilst participating in sessions at Royal Oak Skate Park/ Westway Sports Centre / Westminster Academy (Westbourne Green Sports Complex) and to take due care and attention at all times whilst in the skating area.
  4. All participants will be put into groups according to their ability. Mylittleboarders instructors use their expertise and observation to base such a decision.
  5. The children who sign up for our Skateboarding club are advised not attempt to ride ramps or perform manoeuvres they feel are beyond their skill level. An instructor is at hand to check whether that child has the ability and positioning to attempt that ride / manoeuver. If instructions ignored or attempts to try something new may lead to injury to that child or others.
  6. In the interest of safety, beginners and those new to ramp riding should take time to familiarise themselves with the ‘rhythm’ of the park before venturing into the main skating area. During busier sessions it is recommended that such participants stick to the designated beginners’ area. Likewise, experienced participants should avoid using the beginners’ area other than at the discretion of our skateboarding instructors provided on our skateboarding holiday club.
  7. Each member of staff hold an up-to-date CRB (DRB) certificate and our Skateboarding Instructors hold a valid CRB (DRB) certificate and First Aid Qualification.
  8. Parents accept that at times there will be physical contact between the instructor and their child in a professional, caring manner.
  9. For safety and hygiene reasons no food or drink should be brought into or consumed within the skating area.
  10. No throwing of objects, including helmets, skateboards, etc. in the skating area or anywhere inside the Royal Oak Skate Park/ Westway Sports Centre/ Westminster Academy (Westbourne Green Sports Complex) arena.
  11. Participants agree to abide by instructions given by the skate park supervisors, staff and stewards at all times.
  12. Parents/spectators are usually not allowed to accompany the child on this particular club run by mylittleboarders. However if a parent/spectator does wish to watch their child please give mylittleboarders 24 hours to arrange. We would require this request in writing or email.
  13. Mylittleboarders does not hold any responsibility for the health and safety of parents / spectators at either venue, unless injury caused is due to our proven negligence.
  14. Children booked on to our skateboarding club are covered under our public liability.
  15. In an event of an injury mylittleboarders uses a standard protocol used in first aid training. This document is available to view online.
  16. Mylittleboarders has members of staff accompanying the children from Royal Oak Skate Park to the Westway Sports Centre by PUBLIC TRANSPORT. We work accordingly to Ofsted guidelines on staff to child ratio.
  17. Mylittleboarders offer a free pick up and drop off service from Richmond Station, Ealing Broadway, Goldhawk Road station, Shepherd’s Bush and St Michaels and All Angels Church, Chiswick. Mylittleboarders have members of staff accompanying the children from each of these destinations to Royal Oak Skate Park / Westway Sport Centre / Westminster Academy (Westbourne Green Sports Complex) and back again by PUBLIC TRANSPORT. We work accordingly to Ofsted guidelines on staff to child ratio.
  18. Due to time requirements, mylittleboarders will leave each pick up point (in the morning) on time and will not be held responsibility for taking late comers to the parks. Those who are late at drop off (in the afternoon) will need to contact mylittleboarders and may be liable for £20 fine. This is down to the discretion of mylittleboarders.
  19. In the event that our skateboarding club is cancelled due to illness of instructors / limited numbers of children or bad weather a suitable date will be offered. Alternatively a full refund will be made.
  20. CANCELLATIONS (including child sickness).
    • We require at least 48 hours notice of cancellation before the day your child is due to attend the club to issue a 100% refund. The refund will come with a £5 admin fee.
    • We require at least 24 hours notice of cancellation before the day your child is due to attend the club to issue a 50% refund. The refund will come with a £5 admin fee.
    • No refunds will be made for those who don’t turn up to the club. No refunds will be made for those leaving the club prematurely.
  21. If a child develops an illness during the day that we feel is detrimental to their ability to skateboard, or the illness is contagious, we will remove them from the group and phone the carer to pick them up. No refunds will be available.
  22. Whilst mylittleboarders endeavours to run the club as to the descriptions given in the Welcome Pack and on the website, occasionally from time to time the venue or timings may vary. If these reasons are within Mylittleboarders control, a full explanation will be given prior to the club. If these reasons are outside Mylittleboarders controls, an alternative venue / time will be arranged.
  23. Mylittleboarders assumes no responsibility for the damage, loss or theft of any personal belongings brought into the facility. Personal items should not be left unattended anywhere in or around Royal Oak Skate Park/ Westway Sports Centre / Westminster Academy (Westbourne Green Sports Complex) premises.
  24. Failure to abide by these generally accepted terms and conditions or to falsify consent information will result in refusal of entry.
  25. The management reserves the right to refuse entry at any point and to change the terms and conditions of entry.
  26. You recognise the high risk of injury involved with participation in the various sports undertaken at Royal Oak Skatepark / Westway Sports Centre / Westminster Academy (Westbourne Green Sports Complex) and whilst Mylittleboarders and Royal Oak / Westway Sports Centre / Westminster Academy (Westbourne Green Sports Complex) do their upmost to protect our participants you agree for your child to participate at their own risk.
  27. You agree to waive all liability claims against mylittleboarders or Royal Oak Skate Park / Westway Sports Centre / Westminster Academy (Westbourne Green Sports Complex), its directors, employees and volunteers for any injuries, ailments or other damage to your child whilst using the skate parks other than due to our proven negligence.
  28. Mylittleboarders is committed to providing high quality children’s holiday club / weekend club. If you or your child is not entirely satisfied with the service we provided, then we would like to know about it. The complaint should be made to the Managing Director who will deal with it as quickly and effectively as possible.
  29. Mylittleboarders acts as a Data Controller for the purpose of the Data Protection Act 1998. We need to collect relevant personal details from you and the children you are booking to enable us to process the booking. This information might include names, ages and any applicable medical or dietary restrictions and in some cases credit/debit card or other payment details. It is your responsibility to ensure that you have the necessary permission to pass on the personal details of all the children that you are making a booking for. Additionally we hold and use some of your details for future marketing purposes, for example sending you promotional information. Please let us know as soon as possible if you do not want to receive future mailings from Mylittleboarders.