Raw Meat Roller Skating Oct 5: Pump-kin Up the Jam

What: 2 hours of roller skating skills and roller derby drills
When: Oct. 5, 5 PM – 7 PM
Where: 2311 Cassiar St., Vancouver (near Rupert Skytrain Station)
How much: $7
Who: Women who want to learn to roller skate, learn roller derby skills, and have fun!

So, fall has hit with a vengeance. It’s cool, and wet, and miserable out there. Seawall skating is sadly done for the season. What’s a dedicated skater to do?

Come to Raw Meat, of course! It’s nice and dry in the gym at Thunderbird Community Centre. Stay warm, stay dry, and work your but off learning great roller skating skills and roller derby drills.

What you’ll learn at Raw Meat Vancouver Roller Skating:

You will learn 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!

The rules:

Raw Meat has two rules: 1. Be Safe, 2. Don’t be an asshat. All sessions are non-contact.