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Find random observations about roller skating, roller derby, and life in general that don’t quite fit elsewhere.

Learn to roller skate with Raw Meat Vancouver!

Feb 27: Learn to roller skate

This Saturday, come learn to roller skate (or practice your skating skills) at Raw Meat! You’ll learn all the basic roller skating skills you’ll need to try out for a roller derby league, or simply skating the seawall with grace and ease. Raw Meat meets every Saturday at Thunderbird Community Centre, 2311 Cassiar St. in […]

Happy Holidays from Raw Meat Vancouver Roller Skating!

Dec. 19: Holiday Hootenanny!

It’s the last Raw Meat Roller Skating session of 2015! This Saturday, we’re going to skate, party, and celebrate a great year. Come in your finest (skate-safe) finery, and get ready to jingle your bells and jolly your holly. Whether this is your first time on roller skates, or you are an all-star just wanting […]

Good bye, Sonia

This has been a very difficult post to write, because no words can adequately address what I’m feeling. Last week, the derby community in Vancouver lost someone very special. Sonia Nazarewich passed away. She was 25. Sonia skated with Raw Meat last summer, and moved on to skate with the Terminal City Roller Girls’ Bad […]

Refweiler is our special guest coach for Oct. 6

Raw Meat Roller Skating Oct 6: You like it Ruff!

When: Oct. 6, 5-7 PM Where: Thunderbird Community Centre, 2311 Cassiar St., Vancouver What: Two hours of roller skating skills and non-contact roller derby drills Who: All levels of roller skater, from beginner to advanced How much: $7 Why: Because it’s awesome! Get ready to sit, stay and behave for our special guest coach, Refweiler! […]

Raw Meat Field Trip Sept. 8: TCRG Finals

There is no Raw Meat roller skating session on September 8. Instead, come to Kerrisdale Arena to watch the Faster Pussycats and the Bad Reputations battle it out for the Mercury Shield. Who will be triumphant? The kitties will be itching to get their claws into some teal, but the Bad Reps have a lightening […]

Raw Meat Skaters can now qualify for CRDI Insurance

The cost is $25. Please follow the instructions in the form below, and list your league as Raw Meat. Any questions about this should be directed to CRDI Insurance. This insurance offers the necessary personal needed coverage to attend various roller derby bootcamps and events. Please read through the coverage statements to understand what this […]

Raw Meat Lamb Session: Aussie Rules!

Date & Time: Saturday 27th August · 5pm – 8pm Location: Thunderbird Community Centre 2311 Cassiar St,Vancouver,British Columbia You know what the end of the month means Lambs – 3 hour bonanza!  For the first two hours it will be all the usual fun and awesomeness. Stops, falls, agility, pack work and if you’re lucky […]