Category: Events/Announcements

Origins Spring Classic and 2016 NAPC

Origins Spring Classic will be held on MAY 21
Register for our next OPEN competition here: http://bit.ly/1Y1jxfy

ALL Levels welcome!
This event will be a qualifier for the 2016 NAPC.

The 2016 North American Parkour Championships will be on September 4
Tickets available soon!

For qualifying information and other event details please visit: http://www.sportparkourleague.com

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Season’s Speedings

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Please note: No Open Gym will be happening Sat. Dec 19th from 5:00 – 10:00 PM this weekend for this event

Join us in running 3 speed courses for a special holiday event!
Only $15 to participate, or free if you hold a valid membership or open-gym pass!

Halloween Hops!

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7pm – 11pm, Saturday October 31st
(Gym closed 6pm – 7pm for event set up)

Come put that sugar rush to good use on our courses, and get some training in while you’re here.

***COSTUME COMPETITION***
Submit your name, age, and costume description before the clock strikes 9pm to be considered for best costume. Winners will be announced at 9:30pm; you must be present to claim your prize!

***CRUSH THE CANDY COURSE! 8pm – 9pm***
Next level trick-or-treating. Quickly carry your treat bucket through the course to collect all the candy you can before reaching the finish. You keep the candy you grabbed, and if you collect ALL the candy on the course you’ll be eligible to win the grand prize at the end of the hour.

***THE PUMPKIN PUSH 9:15-10:15pm***
Safely deliver your pumpkin through treacherous terrain to receive an award from the Pumpkin Princess. Prizes for fastest times at the end of the hour.

EVENT ADMISSION: $15 (free to current Open Gym pass holders)

WHO CAN ATTEND? Adults and Youth ages 5 and up. Anyone new to Origins Parkour must fill out a waiver and receive an orientation tour.
***Clean shoes only!***

INVITE YOUR FIENDS! (pun intended) [Facebook Event Link]

North American Parkour Championships 2015

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When?:
ATHLETE EXPO: Saturday August 15th, 2:00pm – 6:00pm

  • Come meet amazing parkour athletes from around the continent. The competitors for the STYLE event have already been announced, see them here: http://fb.me/sportparkour

MAIN EVENT: Sunday August 16th, Doors at 3pm. Competition 4pm – 8pm.

  • SKILL. SPEED. STYLE. Watch North America’s best men and women in Parkour as they go head to head in 3 events!

Where?:
Origins Parkour Facility. 3rd Floor, 2655 Main St, Vancouver BC.

How much is admission?:
Choose one of 3 passes to grant you access to the weekend’s event(s):
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Tickets are limited. Only 20 black level passes available. Come by the gym or purchase tickets online here (http://bit.ly/NAPC2015) ASAP, before they sell out!

CAN’T MAKE IT IN PERSON? Watch the Livestream online for FREE at www.sportparkourleague.com

This year, we’ve doubled our production budget and upped the ante.
Expect 6+ camera angles, Instant Replays, Scoreboards & Graphics,
Athlete Interviews, plus Live Audio and Camera Angle Switching

IMPORTANT NOTICE FOR ORIGINS GYM MEMBERS:
All regularly scheduled classes and open gyms will be cancelled from Friday August 14th to Sunday August 16th (inclusive). Instead, we invite you to attend the North American Parkour Championships!

You’re Invited to PKBC 9!

Support Parkour in Vancouver!

This weekend marks the most historic and monumental event for Parkour in the history of this city.

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The Parks Board has built us a FREE Outdoor Facility! The first in Canada and the first legitimate one in North America. By showing up to this event, you directly influence future decisions by the city to build more sites like this one.

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PKBC 9, the ninth annual summer parkour meet of the BC community will be held during the Grand Opening of this park. We’ll be jamming together on Saturday and the Origins family is slated to give two demo performances, followed by a challenge jam back at the gym! On Day 2, we’ll be jamming at UBC and having a BBQ before starting our Film Festival at the gym.

Event Schedule

July 18th: Jam @ Hastings Park | Challenge Jam @ Origins.
11:30 am / Meet at Plateau Park (3311 E Hastings, east of Playland)
12:00 – 12:30 pm / Parkour Demo by the Origins Fam
12:30 – 2:00 pm / Jamming on the new park and fields
2:00 – 2:30 pm / 2nd Parkour Demo by the Origins Fam
2:30 – 3:00 pm / Final Jamming on the new park
4:00 – 5:30 pm / Jamming West Side Hastings Park
7:00 pm – late / Challenge Jam at Origins Parkour Facility

July 19th: *Breakout Jams @ UBC / BBQ / Film Fest @ Origins.
1:00 pm / Meet at UBC Clock Tower
1:30 pm – 4:30 pm / Breakout Jams
6:00 pm / BBQ (location TBA) food donated by Origins.
8:30 pm / Film Fest @ Origins Parkour Facility

*breakout jams: Sometimes the mob is too big for the spot. Community leaders will take smaller groups to explore different spots.

Please Note that Classes and Open Gym are cancelled this weekend for the event!

Origins Jam @ Burrard Ironworks

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Sun’s out! Take your skills outside and train with us at a spot affectionately known as “Rail Heaven”

Burrard Iron Works
Main and Alexander (Northmost end of Main St.)
Sunday June 28th @ 3:00 PM
All Ages, All Levels welcome.

No reservation/registration required.

Origins Jam!

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Sun’s out! Join us outside!

George Wainborn Park
Sunday May 17th @ 3:00 PM
All Ages, All Levels welcome.

No reservation/registration required.

Meet Jesse La Flair & Cory DeMeyers!

OFF THE EDGE tour hits Vancouver WEDNESDAY MAY 6th
Jam Admission is $30.00 (50% off with purchase of a screening ticket!)

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World Famous Freerunners Jesse La Flair & Cory DeMeyers in Vancouver for ONE DAY ONLY @ Origins Parkour

The Jam — 2:30 PM:
– Train and hang out with PROS!
– Meet & Greet includes Autograph Signings, Photo Op and a chance to get tour merch!

BUY TICKETS: $30 at the door or online at http://bit.ly/OTEJamVancouver
(Get 50% if you show us a screening ticket purchase!)

The Screening — 8:30 PM:
– Jesse and Cory star in and directed “From Here 2 There”, a chronicle of their friendship, trials and tribulations as they train and compete with the best freerunning communities in Europe.

BUY TICKETS: $15 at the door or online at http://tinyurl.com/FH2TVancouver

Event details subject to change. Follow the event on Facebook here! http://tinyurl.com/GoingOTEVancouver

(Pst.. Who are these guys again?)
Jesse La Flair is a pro athlete with 250,000+ subscribers on YouTube, making him the #1 most subscribed parkour channel in the world! La Flair also took home Best Trick & 3rd Place at the 2013 Red Bull Art of Motion event in Santorini, Greece and has podiumed in 8 of the last 9 competitions he has attended.

Cory DeMeyers became the first and only American athlete in 2013 to win the Red Bull Art of Motion competition in Santorini, Greece! In 2014, he snagged a Best Trick Award of his own at the North American Parkour Championship here in Vancouver! A highly decorated athlete, he stood at 1st place in 4 of his last 6 podiums, along with four top 10 finishes from 2012-2014.

Halloween Tricking Session

What’s to do the weekend before Halloween?
TONIGHT @ 7:00 PM (Sat Oct 25th) we put the spotlight on our tricking community. Costumes will be out and we’ll be kicking, twisting, flipping and BATTLING on the spring floor.

Your Open Gym Pass or $15 gets you in the door to session on the floor!

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