October 12th 2023
KAPOW @ URBAN SUMMIT 2023
LINES by CityLegends is organizing the first ever Urban Policy Summit on October 12 at Pier 15 Skatepark, Breda. A day dedicated to sharing knowledge, interaction and experience focused on urban sport and culture.
Mistah Matt, the beating heart behind KAPOW, has been invited to speak about KAPOW's years of experience and operation.
Tickets on sale through the website.
See you there!
Ons skate team heeft er een nieuw talent bij, helemaal uit ODK! We verwelkomen de 13-jarige steezy Elean Mani 🛹
PISSBUGS LIVE @KAPOW
Live punk - drinks - mini ramp skate jam - massa volk 🖤
🐜 Kortom een heerlijke avond met de PISSBUGS 🐞
Foto door Arne Vogel
WHERE TO FIND US IN THE SUMMER !
During the summer we are open permanently on Fridays from 4 p.m. to 10 p.m. (Nieuwland 65). ☀️
The other days we can be found outdoors with all kinds of activities!
Find us in the skate parks or send via insta kapow.skate to know exactly where we are!
SURFBAAR OPENING SEASON 5
Surfable kicked off its 5th season, and there was a lot to do around that!
Shaper demo, Ghana house talk, Magic Bay expo, surf yoga, live music, fresh attire and lots of skatin' 🎈
July 10 to 14
SUMMERCAMP SKATE & CREATE (9 - 12 years)
Do you want to learn to skate (even better) and learn more about art and (skate) culture? Do you like music and graffiti? Then sign up for this summer camp!
Together with skater Matthias from Kapow and guide Toon from S.M.A.K. you will be on the road for a whole week. It promises to be exciting!
Every day you can skate and get creative yourself. You will learn about photography, skate tricks and art from real experts.
Don't wait too long to sign up because spots are limited!
March 17 to 26
'A BED UNDER THE MONSTER' EXPO
Kathaoir is in the building!
Come see that, come be that. The first solo expo by the uncrowned king of the animal kingdom; filled with crazy mutants, aliens and other mysterious creatures you only see in dreams. As always, we also close this expo with a classic buy or burn, Kapow style!
It's that time again! Summer is coming so that means from now on you can sign up for Kapow's awesome skate camps!
Are you from the sides of Veurne, De Pinte, Nieuwpoort or Oostduinkerke and do you fall within the age category? Then don't hesitate and register via the website of the local sports service! 🛹
Now - 10 February
Time to take a break from the sun! We'll take a break from it for a while, but return fully recharged on Feb. 10. Ready to rock the new year! ☀️
WE'VE GOT NEW SHINY DECKS IN THE HOUSE!
Once again it was time for a new board, and to celebrate our 20th deck we released with Kapow, we went the extra mile....
A new logo, a new look, a new deck. In addition to the "regular" colorful version of our new logo, we also went for a silver deck and an exclusive "holo" deck. Spaceeeey!
19 july 2022
SIKOYO & MISTAH MATT @ BAUDELO ♫
Because we have two years to catch up, the roof is going off this year during the Ghent Festivities! Come to the Baudelopark on July 19 and enjoy Sikoyo's groovy vibes at 10:30 pm. With Mistah Matt DJing the tunes afterwards!
Click here for more info.
Gentse Feesten 2022
KAPOW is open during the Ghent Festivities from July 15-17 & 21-24, from 18h - 22h. With Rolor in tha building, refreshing drinks and a lot of fun on top!
Don't miss this one!
LOBSTER ROBIN EXPO RECAP!
Lobster Robin's expo was amazing! Thank you all for coming! Good vibes all around, nice people and off course unique art.
Who will be the next one? 👀
OPENING EXPO LOBSTER ROBIN
It's that time! Our new residence artist is taking up residence at KapOw. From today on you are welcome to come and enjoy the groovy and unique style of Lobster Robin, combined with good vibes & drinks off course!
KAPOW SKATECAMPS '22
Summer is coming, so the unforgettable skate camps too!
Do you want to learn crazy tricks together with our awesome skate instructors? Then be sure to register for one of the camps through the website of the sports department!
All dates and ages can be found on our poster.
08/04/2022 - 17/04/2022
LOBSTER ROBIN EXPO
Lobster Robin is giving his first solo exhibition, and it's at KapOw! Coupled with that, he's releasing his first book called 'Seek & Find'. Be sure to stop by, or come enjoy our traditional Buy or Burn on the last day of the expo!
Bring Your Own Beamer (in collaboration with Nerdlab) was an eventful night where you could immerse yourself in punishing visuals at the Nieuwland site.
Photos by Marieke Descheemaker & Patrick De Kuysscher.
SURFBAAR SEASON 3 IS FINISHED!
And we had a blast! Big thanks to all our members, tenants, supporting people & the North Sea 💙
Next season we'll be back with more waves!
Photo by Silvie De Burie.
GRAFFITIMURAL FOR VZW DE HOOP
Friend at home @Kiewie.9000 went together with the KapOw team to Zottegem to pimp the non-profit organization De Hoop - a residential care center for assisted living - with an eye-catching & funky mural!
EXPO KEEP PUNCHING JOE
Keep Punching Joe came to occupy Kapow with his dark vibes and crazy creatures! A cool expo and a supa hot buy or burn were the result! 🥵
RAMP JAM AT CULTURE SHOCK
Especially for this festival we built a beauty of a disaster, on which we organized a jam for -12 year olds, -16 year olds & +16 year olds! Lots of smiles, prizes and big tricks!
PS: we are fine-tuning the ramp and putting it inside at Kapow for the coming winter!
Kapow brought 20 young talents to the hip hop festival 'Culture Shock' in the Keizerpark. Together we took over the stage completely, on fire!
07/2021 - 08/2021
KAPOW X SKEERLEEF
This was our summer of 2021! The Ghent art collective 'Skeerleef' stayed in residence at Kapow during July & August. Cool events and good vibes all around!
SIKOYO AT COPACOBANA
Time to rock the main stage again! Saturday, September 11 at 4:30pm our house band will be at the Copacobana festival. Come vibing with us on the tastiest afro grooves with Jimmy Hendrix vibes!
On Sunday we will host a skate jam at our brand new skate camp between 3 - 5pm!
After that we host 20 music talents on the big stage from 17 - 19h!
07/2021 - 08/2021
KAPOW X SKEERLEEF
During the month of July the Ghent art collective 'Skeerleef' takes over KAPOW. For a whole month these underground boys will be organizing events, projects and an exhibition in the theme of graffiti, art & everything urban.
We love artistic interventions in the city. We joined forces with the Ghent Department of Prevention and the Parks and Public Gardens Department. Together with artists Kiewie and Han Coussement we took care of the park in June. The kids were also lit!
18/06 - 27/06
Welcome to the mind of Kiuw; Ghent based illustrator & street artist. Inspired by oldschool cartoons and japanese culture, he creates funky characters and illustrations. We released a limited edition of twenty boards. Get them while they're hot!