QUAD LESSONS:  What goes around, comes around

 

Over the last few years there has been a resurgence of interest in roller skates (quads) mainly due to the success of roller derby and the reemergence of the Roller Disco scene. In the past Glasgow had a strong roller skate scene centred at the old Dennistoun Palais many, many years ago. After the Palais closed there was less roller skating activity plus the introduction of inline skates which became the preferred choice for outdoor skating. Many skaters started on quads as children and still find quads the easiest skate to use.

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Although there are some significant differences between inline skating and roller-skating in quads, the general principles remain the same and many skaters enjoy both, swapping happily between inlines and quads, often becoming quite proficient skater no matter what skates they put on.

 

Where

At the ARC SPORTS HALL, (our favourite venue) Caledonian University, Glasgow. Come and enjoy skating on the super smooth, easy learn, floor. We welcome new adult skaters at all levels of ability. You have a choice, take lessons, skate on your own or play rollerhoc. If you don't want lessons or require to hire skates, no need to book just drop in. 

 

When

We skate at the Arc Sports Hall on Sunday mornings, start 10.30am and usually finish at 1pm. More information at Skating Indoors - Group Skating.

 

Cost

Skate sessions cost £7 for adults, £5 for juniors (juniors free with a paying adult.) Add £5 to join a group lesson at the Arc Sports Hall on Sundays. Remember when taking lessons pads + helmet must be worn.

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