Raw Meat Roller Skating

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

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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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  • No Raw Meat Roller Skating on Oct. 11, see you Oct. 18!

    No Session Oct. 11! Join us on Oct. 18!

    Happy Thanksgiving, everyone! Raw Meat Roller Skatingwill be taking a break for the Thanksgiving weekend. There will be no session on Oct. 11. Instead, use the quality family/friend time to badger your nearest and dearest into buying skates and coming with you to Raw Meat on Oct. 18, to work off all that gravy. On […]

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  • October 4: Pump Up the Jam!

    Pump up the jam, pump it up While your skates are stompin’ And the jam is pumpin’ Look ahead the crowd is jumpin’ Pump it up a little more Get the skatin’ going on the dance floor See ‘cos that’s where the party’s at And you’ll find out if you’re too bad I don’t want […]

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  • September 27: Waiting for the Weekend

    Yikes! I don’t know about you, but I’ve had quite a week. But, the weekend is upon us. The best way to unwind from a crazy week is a little exercise and a lot of fun. There’s no better way to get exercise and fun than by getting on roller skates! Join us at Raw […]

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  • September 20: Falling for Roller Skating!

    It’s almost the official start of fall! Yikes! Time is flying. And, if you come to Raw Meat this Saturday, you’ll be flying too. Flying on your roller skates, that is. You’ll also be falling, let’s be honest. But falling—safely, with control and good form—is an important skill, and we’ll teach you how. In fact, […]

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