Raw Meat Roller Skating

A place for women to learn roller-derby-style skating in a fun, non-contact atmosphere.

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  • Happy Thanksgiving from Raw Meat Roller Skating!

    October 10: Thanks-skating

    The cranberries are picked, the toferky is stuffed, the yams are yamming, and it’s time to take stock and give thanks. (Warning: cheesy listicle ahead) Here are a few reasons why I’m thanking for the awesome Raw Meat community: Roller skating is super fun. All the skaters who come out each week to learn to […]

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  • It's time to fall for roller skating!

    October 3: Falling for Roller Skates!

    Well, we are officially into the session of changing leaves, early sunsets, and pumpkin-spice everything, and there’s no better way to celebrate fall than by falling a few times while learning something awesome. In fact, the very first thing you’ll learn at Raw Meat Roller Skating is how to fall safely, so that you can […]

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  • Mean Sprout is guest coaching this Saturday!

    Sept. 26: Plant the seeds of roller skating!

    It’s officially fall, and there’s no better time to plant the seeds of the awesome roller skater you want to be. Come join us this Saturday from 5 to 7 PM at Thunderbird Community Centre (2311 Cassiar St., near Rupert Skytrain) to get your skate on! Whether you just want to learn to roller skate, […]

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  • Raw Meat Vancouver Roller Skating

    Raw Meat Roller Skating Sept. 19: Back to Thunderbird Community Centre!

    Hello Skaters! On Saturday, September 19, the Raw Meat Vancouver Roller Skating fall/winter session begins! From September 19 until April 2016, we’ll be at Thunderbird Community Centre, 2311 Cassiar St., Vancouver, every Saturday from 5-7 PM. Join us to learn to roller skate, roller derby style. Sessions at Thunderbird are $7 each. Sessions are drop-in, […]

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  • Aug. 22 is our last session of the year at RCCC! Join us!

    August 22: Try, Try Again!

    Hello, Meaties! August 22 is our last session of the year at Royal City Curling Club, so be sure to come out and enjoy one last roller skate on the beautiful, beautiful floor before it gets iced over for the winter. After this Saturday, Raw Meat will take a two-week break, and then we’re back […]

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  • Roller skates!

    Raw Meat Roller Skating Aug. 15: Penultimate Challenge

    Planning to try out for a local league this fall? Excellent. New to roller skates, and need to know the basics? Perfect. Know everything there is to know, and just want to get on skates? Ideal. No matter your experience on roller skates, this is the session for you! We only have two more sessions […]

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  • Join Raw Meat on August 8 for a seawall skate!

    No session at RCCC on Aug. 8, instead, seawall skate!

    On Saturday, August 8, there is no session at Royal City Curling Club. Instead, meet at Science World at 10 am for a seawall skate. The round trip around the seawall from Science World is 21 km. If that’s too far, try catching us at Sunset Beach. Be sure to wear all of your safety […]

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  • Tiki Timebomb's Raw Meat Practice - Pride Edition | Credit: Bob Ayers

    Raw Meat Roller Skating Aug 1: A Gay Old Time!

    Come out, come out, wherever you are, and join in Raw Meat Roller Skating’s Big Gay Pride Celebration! It’s going to be a gay old time with the most fabulous guest coach of them all, Tiki Timebomb! We’ll skate, we’ll laugh, and no matter your proclivities, we guarantee you’ll catch the gay*! Everyone is welcome, […]

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  • Join coach Andi Struction at Raw Meat Roller Skating July 25!

    Raw Meat Roller Skating July 25: Delightful Derby Destruction

    Sad you aren’t at RollerCon this week? Well, dry your tears, because we’ve got a very special Raw Meat session for you! Please join our veryspecial guest coach Andi Struction, and her lovely assistant, Tiki Timebomb for a two-hour roller derby intensive. If you want to get a (safe, non-contact) taste of a regular derby […]

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