Raw Meat Roller Skating

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

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  • It's cold outside, but it's warm when you come skate with Raw Meat!

    November 21: Baby, it’s fun inside

    I really can’t skate – Baby it’s fun inside It’s scary to start – Baby it’s fun inside So busy I’ve been – Been hoping that you’d drop in I haven’t come by – I’ll teach you well, you must give it a try My mother will want to learn too – Beautiful, she’s welcome […]

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  • Learn to roller skate with Raw Meat Vancouver Roller Skating

    Nov. 14: Learn to roller skate at Raw Meat!

    Yeah, fine. There’s no witty intro this week. But you should come skate with us anyway. If you’ve always dreamed of learning to roller skate, now’s the time! Start skating now, and you’ll be sailing around the seawall come spring, and rocking the roller derby track come next fall. Already a skilled skater? Come play […]

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

    November 7: Sunset Skating

    Well, we’re back to the season of early sunsets, and nasty rain. Roller skating out doors is not going to be possible (much) over the few months, unfortunately. But, that’s why there’s Raw Meat! Want to keep your skating sharp over the winter, or learn to skate so that you can tackle the seawall and […]

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  • Our gorgeous Raw Meat hoodies

    Raw Meat Hoodies for Pre-Order! Yay!

    Raw Meat hoodies are awesome, and we are ordering more! Hoodies are available in two styles: the original Sin-e-Star sleeveless hoodie, and now, also in warm and cozy long-sleeve Track Star version. We’re taking pre-orders until November 23, and then it will take a few weeks for them to be made. That means: While I […]

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  • No hoverboards? Don't despair! Roller skates are cooler anyway.

    Five reasons why roller skates are better than hoverboards

    Great Scot! Is it the future already? We were promised hover boards! But, while we don’t have them yet, we do have roller skates, and roller skates, frankly, are better. Here’s why: 5. To heck with garbage! When roller skates run out of gas, you get to fuel their engine (you) with cake. Or maybe […]

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  • On October 17, skate. On October 19, vote.

    October 17: Skate. October 19: Vote!

    This Saturday, join Raw Meat Roller Skating to learn to roller skate, roller derby-style. On Monday, Oct. 19, vote in the federal election. Why should you do both things? Well, at their heart, roller derby and politics have a lot in common. They are both full-contact sports that attract passionate, committed players (who frequently stink […]

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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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