Raw Meat Roller Skating

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

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  • December 20: Holiday Hootenanny

    Happy Holidays, Everyone! This Saturday is the last Raw Meat session of 2014, so let’s go out with a bang! Grab your skates and join us for festive fun. We’ll skate hard, and play harder. Whether you celebrate Hanukah, Yalda, Festivus, Christmas or Newtonmas, nothing says celebration like goofing around on eight wheels! Remember, this […]

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  • Join us for roller skating fun on Dec 13!

    December 13: Mincemeat!

    Dashing round the track Like a roller derby girl O’er the floor we go, Racing all the way Skates on newbies shine, Barely broken in, What fun it is to skate and sing, A derby song tonight. Oh, wristguards smell, wristguards smell, Stinking all the way, Oh, what fun it is to roll, Like a […]

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  • Raw Meat Roller Skating Dec. 1: Tis the Season!

    December 6: Ode to the Roller Derby World Cup

    Dashing round the curve In the last jam of the night. O’er the track they go Awesome all the way. Stars on jammers shine Making many points What fun it is to skate and win The derby cup tonight! Derby smells, derby smells, Derby all the way. Oh! what fun it is to skate In […]

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  • November 29: Meme-tacular Raw Meat

    You get a skating session and You get a skating session… Everyone gets a skating session! We’ll be double-rainbowing it all the way this Saturday at Thunderbird. Leek-spin your way to East Van and join us for 2 hours of skating that’ll rate over 9000. Thankfully honey-badger won’t be coaching… he don’t give a damn. […]

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  • Guest Coach Percy Riot is going to show you some moves!

    Raw Meat Roller Skating Nov. 22: Low Down and Dirty

    That’s what she said. No, really. That’s what Percy Riot said about this Saturday’s session of Raw Meat. She’s guest coaching, and she’s planning to work on agility, speed, skating form, and the true meaning of getting lower. As for the dirty part, well, I guess you’ll just have to come out and skate this […]

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  • Vote in your municipal election on Nov. 15!

    November 15: Vote First, Skate Later

    Here’s your friendly Raw Meat PSA: This Saturday, vote in your municipal election! Your mayor and council, school board and parks board decide on the future of your city, what property tax you will pay, how your children’s schools will be run, what transit you can access, and what recreational facilities get build (hello derby […]

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  • Too wet outside to skate? Come to Raw Meat on Saturday!

    One weird tip for becoming a better roller skater

    It’s simple really: spend more time on skates! What’s that you say? It’s too dark and wet to roller skate outside? There’s a simple solution to that one, too. Get your skates on, and come on out to Raw Meat Roller Skating this Saturday (and every Saturday, 5-7 PM at 2311 Cassiar St.)! We’ll go […]

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  • Join Raw Meat Roller skating on November 1!

    November 1: Fall Back (into roller skating!)

    Ah, the evening of the most refreshing night of the year. What better way to celebrate the extra hour of sleep we’ll get, than by working up a good sweat? Lots of sleep is the best recovery for a hard workout! Because we’ll be turning back the clocks, it seems fitting to spend some time […]

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  • Too wet to roller skate outside? Come skate with Raw Meat Roller Skating!

    Oct. 25: She was sad it was too wet to roller skate outside, but what she did next will amaze you!

    Or possibly not, because what she did was pretty logical, really. She came to skate with Raw Meat Roller Skating, of course! We practice in a nice, warm, dry gym, every Saturday from 5 to 7 PM, at Thunderbird Community Centre, 2311 Cassiar St. Come join us! At Raw Meat, you’ll learn the basics of […]

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