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Beginner Roller Skate 17+
Beginner Roller Skate 17+

Sun, 17 Mar

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Ramgarhia Sikh Sports Centre

Beginner Roller Skate 17+

Suitable for those with little or no experience on roller skates. We will support you to feel more confident on your wheels. Tickets - £13 /Skate hire - £2

Time & Location

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17 Mar 2024, 14:30 – 16:00 GMT

Ramgarhia Sikh Sports Centre, Ramgarhia Sikh Sports Centre, 8-10 Chapeltown Rd, Leeds LS7 3AP, UK

About The Event

Suitable for complete beginners, returning skaters or those with limited experience.

Absolutely no previous roller skate experience is needed to attend this class.  We warmly welcome those who are starting their roller skate journey.

Numbers are limited to ensure we can keep an optimum student to Skate Coach ratio.

Skate hire (including protective pads) available - please ensure you purchase Entry + Skate hire ticket for each person requiring skates.

Please note:  The coaching in this class will end up to 10 minutes before the session end to allow for the removal of skates and protection within the session time.

What will we learn?

We will have a separate group and  instructor to look after our newest roller skaters who have absolutely no prior experience. Otherwise our instructor team will assess your current skate level and support you with developing your skills.

Each week we will cover different skills designed to build your confidence in all areas, including:

  • getting started
  • falling safely
  • starting
  • stopping
  • how to skate backwards
  • and a whole lot more!

Remember: Roller skate skills can take months to develop, depending on the skill you want to learn. We are not able to include all skills every week - skaters attend these sessions until they feel confident to progress to our skills workshops.  If you're not sure, please speak to a member of the coach team at class.

What size hire skates do I need?

We recommend you ask for your regular shoe size.  If you try skates on and they're not right for you, we are happy to swap them. Our skate hire is available in full sizes only, from UK 3 - UK 15. You no longer need to book a specific ticket to tell us what size you require.

I have a Skate Pass, do I still need to book?

Yes, please still book your spot for this class and have your digital Skate Pass ready to show at check-in.  Please remember that if you are not able to make it, our cancellation policy does still apply.

Can I bring my own refreshments?

Yes of course.  We want to keep this skate space alcohol free, so ask you do not bring alcohol to consume on the premises, including the car park. If you bring your own water bottle, we are able to refill this for you for free.  We also have a small selection of soft drinks for sale.  Should you spill your drink, please let a marshall know straight away.  Please make sure you are not eating and drinking while you skate, that includes chewing gum.

I wear inline skates, can I come?

Yup. We welcome all wheely-booted folks.

I don't identify as a girl, can I come?

Absolutely!  Roller Girl Gang was founded and is run by women, with the support of our fantastic volunteer team, to provide better access to roller skating for all genders and identities, especially marginalised folks.

Can I collect my shop order?

You absolutely can, providing you have made the order with sufficient time for the team to plan this.  You can contact the shop directly on +44 7479 430404 .

How do I find the venue?

The Ramgarhia Sikh Sports Centre is near Sheepscar Interchange on Chapeltown road. Drive in through the ornate gates and up the slope to the sports hall at the back of the site.

There is plenty of free parking outside the front of the sports centre. Bus stops are right outside the gate.

Please wait in the hallway outside the sports hall until invited in, as we will be finishing the earlier class.

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Ticket Terms and Conditions:

  • Please check if you are able to hire skates / require your own skates as we do not provide hire skates for every class.​
  • Under 18s  must be accompanied by a guardian or responsible adult
  • All identities and genders are welcome.
  • We welcome inline skaters.  Skateboards, scooters and heelys are not allowed.
  • You authorise Roller Girl Gang to take photographs and video of the session to share on their website and social media. Please speak to instructors or marshalls at the session if you do not wish your image to be included.
  • Published event times reflect venue availability time - you may be asked to remove your skates up to 15 minutes before the published end time in order for us to clear the venue on time.
  • We are happy to refund/reschedule tickets if you tell us by email more than 24 hours in advance of the class.  Please email skate@rollergirlgang.co.uk  We are not able to accept cancellations via social media DMs.
  • By booking you accept our cancellation, COVID and  respect policies as well as our liability waiver
  • You undertake all activity at your own risk. Roller Girl Gang cannot be held responsible for any accident or injury.

Wellness Policy:

By booking a ticket, we will assume you are well and there are no reasons you should not be roller skating.

It is impossible to provide an exhaustive list of conditions which would prevent you from skating.  If you are in any doubt regarding your fitness to skate, please consult a medical professional before booking a ticket.

If you feel you have a reason, medical or otherwise that your skating ability may be impaired, you must inform a member of the RGG team at the start of the session

If after talking with a member of the team you decide not to skate, no refund will be given unless the required 24 hr notice period has been met.

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Tickets

  • Beginner Roller Skate +hire

    Skate hire up to UK size 15 included on a first come first served basis only Regular Sunday Class 2:30pm - 4:00 pm Ramgarhia Sikh Sports Centre Chapeltown Rd, Leeds LS7 3AP, UK

    £15.00
  • Beginner Roller Skate 17+

    Regular Sunday Class 2:30pm - 4:00 pm Ramgarhia Sikh Sports Centre Chapeltown Rd, Leeds LS7 3AP, UK

    £13.00

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