Radical Participation

To play, share in conversation, solve problems, and to work together. Here we aren’t spectators! Collaborations has participants freely sharing their time, skills, ideas, and approaches for the betterment of the parkour community without any expectations of reciprocation. The Art of Retreat event and initiatives is co-created by all participants, volunteers, and partners.


To represent a diverse set of people and ideas. The Art of Retreat is committed to creating an environment that supports and represents members of diverse social groups and identities. Differences enrich our community, by cultivating a space where all participants feel they belong and can engage with divergent perspectives.


To bring a love for new things, an attitude of openness, and a beginner’s mind to exploring new ideas and possibilities. To be open to challenging conversations, different perspectives, and changing our minds.


To welcome diversity and to value equally the contributions of others. We are committed to promoting understanding and cooperation. This inherent value rests on our members to behave with self-awareness, capability, and ability to reason above all considerations. Individuals are free and capable as the result of exercising their own choices..

Leave No Trace

To respect the environment. We are committed to leaving no physical trace of our activities wherever we gather. We clean up after ourselves and endeavors, whenever possible, to leave such places in a better state than when we found them.