This Saturday, you are going to haul your sorry ass out of bed an hour early to attend Raw Meat at 9 AM at the Royal City Curling Club. Whatâ€™s more, you are going to like it.
Because you have a date with destruction.
Andi Struction, that is.
Expect two hours of roller skating and roller derby drills that will challenge your skills, test your body, and blow your mind. There may not be much left of you by the time Andi Struction gets through with you, but what ever is left is going to leave happy.
Please bring a black and a white shirt with you in case we divide into teams. Based on attendance, this lesson will be $10 â€“ $12. Please bring change!
Who Can Come to a Raw Meat Meaty Session:
Raw Meat Meaty Sessions have skill requirements. You can only skate at a Meaty session if you have passed the Raw Meat Basic Skills test, or if you are a current skater or on-skate referee with the TCRG.
If you are new to Raw Meat, please attend our sessions on Saturdays from 5-7 PM at Thunderbird Community Centre, 2311 Cassiar St., and speak to a coach about when you will be ready for the Meaty sessions. If we are not familiar with your skating, you will not be allowed to skate at a Raw Meat Meaty session.
We are running our usual 5-7 sessions Saturdays at Thunderbird all summer, so come on out if you canâ€™t make a morning session. Or, if you feel like getting even more awesome into your day, come on down and make it a Double Meat Saturday.
Everyone at a Raw Meat Meaty session must sign a waiver saying that they accept the risks of roller skating. No waiver, no skating.
All skaters must abide by our strict non-contact rule. Even though we practice roller derby drills, we keep things non-contact. We do not allow hitting, pushing or overly aggressive skating. Any skater engaging in contact will be asked to leave immediately. We do allow hip/arm whips, and safe touching of teammates. (If you arenâ€™t comfortable grabbing people, you should probably take up badminton instead!)
All skaters must wear full safety gear (knee pads, elbow pads, wrist guards, helmets AND mouth guards) while skating. The floor at the Curling Club is very hard, and you must keep your gear on while you are on the skating floor.
We have two simple rules at Raw Meat: 1. Donâ€™t be an Ass-Hat. 2. Be Safe. There is zero tolerance for breaking these rules.
The Royal City Curling Club is on numerous bus routes. If you are driving, there is plenty of free parking. If you can give someone else a ride, please do so! Â (And those getting a ride, donâ€™t forget to chip in for gas!)
See You All Saturday!