Raw Meat Roller Skating June 14: Weâ€™re Four!
When: 10 AM – Noon, June 14
Where: Royal City Curling Club, 75 East 6th Avenue, New Westminster
What: two hours of roller skating fun
How much: $12
Itâ€™s always good when oneâ€™s mental age agrees with oneâ€™s physical age, isnâ€™t it? Especially since Raw Meat is four! Thatâ€™s right: four years ago, give or take a few days, Snow Crash asked if anyone would be interested in renting some space to learn how to roller skate. As it turned out, the answer was yes.
Four years later, weâ€™re still going strong. It has been a completely amazing journey, watching so many skaters take their first steps on skates, and go on to be such strong and amazing skaters. Some of you just skate for fun, some of you are All-Stars, and so many have gone on to play for roller derby leagues all over the Lower Mainland, Canada, and around the world.
So, this Saturday, come on out and celebrate! In addition to our usual roller skating drills, weâ€™ll bust out a few games just to celebrate. Whether you are just starting on skates, or you are seasoned derby veteran, you are away welcome at Raw Meat.
See you Saturday!
PS: Itâ€™s also Snow Crashâ€™s birthday on Sunday.
About Raw Meat Roller Skating
Raw Meat Roller Skating teaches women how to roller skate, with an emphasis on the basic skills needed to play roller derby. In addition to roller skating skills such as stops, falls, agility, jumping, skating with others and more, we also look at basic roller derby strategy and positioning. Our drills are always non-contact (but you should be comfortable getting close to others), so you can learn the essentials without fear.
Not interested in derby but you still want to learn to roller skate? Thatâ€™s cool, too! The skills youâ€™ll learn will help you skate defensively (and maybe a little offensively) around obstacles such as rocks, branches, random tourists and stray toddlers.
What to bring to Raw Meat Roller Skating:
Every skater must have roller skates, a helmet, mouth guard, and wrist, knee and elbow padsâ€”no exceptions. Youâ€™ll get sweaty, and youâ€™ll hit the floor, so please dress accordingly.
Sessions are $12. Please bring cash, and exact change is appreciated. There is an ATM at Royal City Curling Club.
Weâ€™ll be at Royal City Curling Club, 75 East 6th Avenue in New Westminster, every Saturday from 10 AM to Noon all summer long, until August 30.
Starting in September, weâ€™ll move back to Thunderbird Community Centre.
1. Be safe.
2. Donâ€™t be an Asshat.