When: Saturday, Feb. 16, 5 to 7 PM
Where: Thunderbird Community Centre, 2311 Cassiar St.
What: Two hours of roller skating skills and roller derby drills
Who: All levels of roller skater, full safety gear required
Why: Because it’s awesome
How much: $7
Roses are Red…
Bruises are blue
Come learn to play derby,
And you’ll get a few!
All right, that’s my nod to V-Day. This Saturday, let the warm fuzzies continue at Raw Meat! It’s the most fun you can have while (mostly) vertical! Learn to roller skate, and learn some fun, non-contact derby drills. All levels of skater are welcome at Raw Meat. If you are a beginner, we’ll teach you how to get going safely. More importantly, we’ll teach you how to stop! If you are an excellent skater, come play! We’ve got fun variations on drills, plus games!
What you’ll learn at Raw Meat Vancouver Roller Skating:
We’ll cover the basics of roller skating, including stops, falls, agility drills, skating form, roller skating in proximity with others, a few fun tricks, and some (non-contact) roller derby strategy drills.
All levels of roller skater, including beginners, are welcome. We’ll help beginners learn to skate, and give more advanced skaters some fun drills and games.
What to bring:
You must have roller skates, and all safety gear: knee pads, elbow pads, wrist guards, helmet, and mouth guard. The venue also requires everyone to use white or light-coloured, non-marking toe stoppers. If your knee pads are black, please cover them with white, non-marking hockey tape. Vertical strips of tape work best. Sessions are $7, and take place every Saturday from 5-7 at Thunderbird Community Centre, 2311 Cassiar St.
Sessions are drop-in. Just grab your gear and come join us!
Raw Meat has two rules: 1. Be Safe, 2. Don’t be an asshat. All sessions are non-contact.