What we do: Video of racing in France

This racing video from France should give you a pretty good idea of what the speedy members from the Scooter’s Indoor Speed Club are working towards.

Pajama Day‏: January 18th

This is a reminder that Pajama Day for the Scooter’s Indoor Speed Club will be held at the January 18th practice. Don’t forget to bring & wear your sweetest pajamas for skating practice. There will be an award to for best pajamas. I will be the judge.

Obviously, this will be a excellent practice. Surely everything will go well. Maybe we’ll do flying laps or some sort of time trial. I’m going to skate the entire practice in my Calvin Klein pajamas.

Also, don’t forget the next annual Swear Practice (Curse Word Practice/ Swear Day) will be held on the first skate of 2017. Cue up your harshest curse words in English and French (or any other language). Don’t forget to keep things respectful: no discrimination or harassment (racism, sexism, hetero-sexism, etc).

December 21 & 28 Cancelled, Next Practice: January 4th 2016

The next Scooter’s Skate Club practice will be held Monday January 4th 2016. As usual, doors will open at 7:30pm and skate begins at 8pm. Please arrive early to help prepare the floor for practice.

The next two Mondays (December 21st and 28th) are cancelled because the Scooter’s Roller Palace will hold public skate sessions.

We would like to wish you a all wonderful Winter break, no matter what you do, and no matter which Celebrations you & your Loves Ones do or do not observe. Happy Hanukkah, Merry Christmas, Happy Kwanzaa, and Happy New Year! Be safe & healthy, have fun, enjoy time with your Love Ones and Friends, and keep in-touch.

In keeping with tradition, the first practice of 2016 will be Swear Day. Be ready to use your all your expletives- in French, in English! See you all in 2016!

2015-2016 Indoor Skating @ Scooter’s in Mississauga‏‏- Season Begins November 2nd

We are pleased to announce that the Scooter’s Indoor Speed Club will begin its 2015-2016 indoor inline skating program on Monday November 2nd 2015. Doors will open at 7:30pm and skating will begin at 8pm and finish at 9:30pm. The season will come to a close on March 28th 2016. Skating will be held weekly- Mondays 8pm to 9:30pm with doors open at 7:30pm.

Please plan to arrive for 7:30pm and be ready to help out. We need 6 volunteers to help with set up: four people to clean the floor (1 to mix vinegar & water and one to put up protective mats while 2 dry mop on skates, immediately followed by four to dry-mop and vinegar). It is impossible to start skating at 8pm unless we have volunteers who arrive early and immediately start with preparing the floor.

  • Helmets are mandatory. Additional protective equipment (wrist guards, knee and elbow pads) is recommended but not mandatory.
  • Members are required to be registered with Roller Sports Canada (RSC). You can register here: http://rollersports.ca/registration/
  • The program will start with a focus on safety, how to safely skate in groups/ safe passing/ getting passed safely, and track pattern.
  • For now, the program is open to those who are able to stand and are stable on skates, can start rolling on their own, are able to hop/ jump over small obstacles, and able to turn right and left.

The complete fee structure will be published this week on this website. Also, I plan on updating the website with this year’s information later this week.

PASS IT ON, GET THE WORD OUT: If you know anyone you think could be interested in skating with the Scooter’s Indoor Speed Club, please pass along this message.

VOLUNTEERS NEEDED: We are always looking for volunteers to help with running and managing the Club. If you’re willing to help in any capacity, please get in touch with me by replying to this e-mail. Areas where volunteers are required include running programs, coordinating set-up and clean-up, website management, promotion of the club, communications with members, registration and check-in (paper work), coordinating members for attending competitions. We need the skating community to step-up and take initiative and ownership because running a Club (as well as with most parts of this sports) relies almost exclusively on volunteer contributions.

Scooter’s Speed Season is Over, See You in the Fall

The Scooter’s Indoor Speed Club closed its 2014-2015 season on Monday March 22nd. The Club aims to resume in the Fall of 2015.

The Toronto Inline Skating Club will likely start its 2015 outdoor skating season on April 9th.

Fun in the Pack at Scooters- Skaters Work Hard, Skate Fast!

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No Skating Monday March 16th, March Break

The Scooter’s Indoor Speed Club will not hold a training session on Monday March 16th 2015 due to March Break.

Only three more practices are left for the 2014-2015 indoor season!

No Skating Monday February 16th, Family Day

The Scooter’s Indoor Speed Club will not hold a training session on Monday February 16th 2015 due to Family Day.

Monday Sessions Cancelled for December 22nd & 29th

Please note the Scooter’s Speed Club won’t run practices or programs on December 22nd and the 29th due to Holiday public skating sessions. We’ll see you January 5th 2015.

Membership: Info, Fees & Rules for 2014-2015

The 2014-2015 season for the Scooter’s Indoor Speed Club begins Monday, December 1st. Doors open at 7:30pm, and skating will be from 8pm to 9:30pm. Please arrive early to help set-up.

2015 FORMS

You will be required to pay two fees to join and are required to be registered with Roller Sports Canada:

  • Club fee: one person ($20), family of two ($37), family of 3+ ($51, and $17 for every addtional family ember)
    * this money goes to pay for vinegar, club fees for joining Roller Sports Canada, safety equipment, gear for practice such as cones, brooms, and mops
  • Rink fee: Package A (18 sessions @ $252), Package B (10 sessions @ $155) , Package C (5 sessions @ $82.50), D (guest pass @ $20, limit of two guest passes)

Please bring cash or cheque with you. Cheques must be payable to the Scooter’s Skate Club.

The 2014-2015 program will aim to help skaters with speed, fitness, technique, and race strategy. This is not a session for beginners. You must be able to turn, come to a stop, and start rolling on your own, and be stable on skates

You will be required to sign a waiver and complete registration form. These will be available on site.

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