Come join this national event which brings together coaches and participants from across the globe for a weekend of shared experiences and great training. We’re back in Somerville/Boston and we’re looking forward to an even larger event and both new and old faces on the coaching team!
Friday June 22 — Locations TBA via email
Saturday June 23 — Somerville High School
Sunday June 24 — Outdoor Training (Locations TBA via email)
WHAT TO EXPECT
— Meet & Greet session to kick off the event on Friday — limited spots available!
— Two and a half days (16+ hours) of coaching from some of the world's most experienced parkour / Art du Déplacement instructors hailing from around the world....
— 10-12 modules and workshops covering a range of parkour-related topics including modules about strength & conditioning, recovery and recuperation, nutrition, mental training, and the spiritual/philosophical side of training. Plus a few surprises!
— A full day of training on a giant indoor setup
— A full day of training at some of Boston's best parkour spots.
— Discounted food from local restaurants & vendors
— A "Kids-only" setup and schedule for ages 8-13yo
— Free gear giveaways from some of our local and international sponsors
— An awesome weekend of training and fun!
GUEST COACHES — International & USA
Full roster coming soon...
FRIDAY 6/22 — Location(s) TBA
— HALF DAY (1pm ~ 6pm)
SATURDAY 6/24 — Somerville High School
— ALL DAY (9am ~ 6pm)
SUNDAY 6/25 (Spots TBA)
— ALL DAY (10am ~ 5pm)
— Final Event Dinner with participants & coaches at local restaurant
PRICING (USE CODE "EARLYBIRD2018" BY 4/30 FOR 20% OFF)
— See Event page for details!
***Group Discounts are available for out-of-town organizations attending with 4 or more people- email [email protected]
— ADAPT Level 2 candidates that are registered for the ADAPT L2 Assessments prior to the event (June 19-20) or the ADAPT L2 Coaching Course the following week (June 26-30) will receive a code for a 50% discount to ARDV after registering through the ADAPT website.
— ADAPT Level 1 candidates that are interested in completing some of their required Supervised Coaching Hours at the event should email [email protected]
TRANSPORTATION & ACCOMMODATION
To the Event:
Participants will be responsible for their own transportation to and from the events sites each day. There is an efficient and inexpensive public transport network within Boston and all sites will be easily accessible via public transportation.
The city can be reached via bus (Greyhound, Megabus, Bolt Bus, Peter Pan, etc.), train (Amtrak, Commuter Rail), and air (Boston Logan Airport- all major airlines).
Food & Accommodation:
Local restaurants and eateries will be nearby during lunch each day and some will provide discounted fare to attendees. Participants are responsible for their own food and accommodations for the duration of the event. Contact [email protected]
about discounted accommodation in the area or to find a local host (limited spaces available).
FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
I've never done parkour before, is ARDV a good place for me to start?
— YES! This is probably one of the best places in the world to learn parkour as you will have lots of very experienced coaches from around the world on hand to lead you through the basics. Groups will be separated based on experience level and energy level at various times throughout the event to help make sure that everyone is challenged.
I've been training for a while, is ARDV a good event for me to attend?
— Yes, the event will have practitioners from all around the country coming together to train and share their love of movement. Groups will be separated based on experience level and energy level at various times throughout the event to help make sure that everyone is challenged.
I've really, really, really good though. What can I learn?
— Don’t worry. We’ve got you covered.
Is there an age limit to enter the event?
— Friday and Sunday are both 14+ (exceptions made for kids that have participated in the Advanced Kids Class) but Saturday is open to kids ages 8 — 13 and there will be a kids-specific schedule and training area.
Is there a discount for groups?
— Yes, there is a discount for groups of 4 or more people coming from out-of-town. Consult the registration tab or contact [email protected]
for more details.
What should I bring to ARDV?
— Weather appropriate clothing (for summer in New England). -
— Sweatpants, shorts, t-shirt, long sleeve shirt, light jacket (a spare t-shirt is recommended, you will sweat… a lot)
— Water bottle
— Snacks to maintain energy levels (dried fruit, nuts, fruit, granola bars, etc...)
— A small backpack to store gear and valuables (Parkour Generations Americas and the venues will not be held responsible for the safekeeping of valuables).
What is the refund policy?
— All registrations are non-refundable.
Who can I contact with additional questions?
— Contact [email protected]
with any additional questions about the event.
How is this amazing event made possible at this price?
— Through the generosity of our local sponsors who subsidize a lot of the costs involved with putting it on! And thanks to the City of Somerville and the every-growing and amazing parkour community in Boston and around the country!
— New England College of Business
— Triumvirate Environmental
— Redbones Barbecue