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HIP HOP + R&B ROLLERSKATE PARTY

HIP HOP + R&B ROLLERSKATE PARTY

Get ready to get down and funky with only the best of Hip-Hop and R&B music! The night will be filled with sick tunes and awesome skaters. Get your crew together to rock out on rollerskates every Saturday night with Rolla Skate Club! Bring your creativity to our...

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GREYSCALE VS RAINBOW ROLLERSKATE PARTY

GREYSCALE VS RAINBOW ROLLERSKATE PARTY

Pick any shade of grey, white, or black - or spice it up with some color! Enjoy the variety with this event's theme, Greyscale vs. Rainbow Get your crew together to rock out on rollerskates every Saturday night with Rolla Skate Club! Bring your creativity to our...

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LATIN NIGHT ROLLERSKATE PARTY

LATIN NIGHT ROLLERSKATE PARTY

Get ready for a night of vibrant tunes and insane rhythm at our community night! We are celebrating Latin American music, so get your dance shoes on and make sure to stretch! Get your crew together to rock out on rollerskates every Saturday night with Rolla Skate...

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90S NIGHT ROLLERSKATE PARTY

90S NIGHT ROLLERSKATE PARTY

Wear your favorite 90's threads, mad props for the best look! Let's get jiggy with it! Get your crew together to rock out on rollerskates every Saturday night with Rolla Skate Club! Bring your creativity to our weekly themes, and get rolling to our DJs. Experience an...

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FANCY PANTS NEW YEARS EVE SKATE PARTY

FANCY PANTS NEW YEARS EVE SKATE PARTY

5...4...3...2...1... HAPPY NEW YEAR! Join Rolla Skate Club for a Fancy Pants New Year’s Eve! Whether you’re rocking a full formal, or it’s just your trousers that are extra special tonight, we can’t wait to roll into 2022 together. Expect the unexpected (but also a...

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SHINE ON! GRAND OPENING ROLLERSKATE PARTY

SHINE ON! GRAND OPENING ROLLERSKATE PARTY

**SOLD OUT** Join us for the first EVER Saturday Skate Night at Rollerland. Wear your glitteriest, shiniest outfit and dazzle all night while we make history together! Expect a night of music, skating, and surprises... Get your crew together to rock out on...

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CHRISTMAS IN PARADISE ROLLERSKATE PARTY

CHRISTMAS IN PARADISE ROLLERSKATE PARTY

Mele Kalikimaka from someplace warm! Bring your tropical holiday vibes - we’ll turn up the heat and the tunes. Get your crew together to rock out on rollerskates every Saturday night with Rolla Skate Club! Bring your creativity to our weekly themes, and get rolling to...

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ICONS ROLLERSKATE PARTY

ICONS ROLLERSKATE PARTY

**SOLD OUT** Channel your inner Prince, Bowie, Madonna, or Drake… Your favourite Pop and Rock icons will be on the DJ’s set list. Our eyes will be on you and your outfit. Get your crew together to rock out on rollerskates every Saturday night with Rolla Skate Club!...

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National Truth and Reconciliation Day

National Truth and Reconciliation Day

This post is written and compiled by settlers, working and living on the traditional, ancestral, unceded and stolen territory of the Sḵwx̱wú7mesh (Squamish), Stó:lō and Səl̓ílwətaʔ/Selilwitulh (Tsleil-Waututh) and xʷməθkʷəy̓əm (Musqueam) Nations. National Truth and...

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We’re Hiring for our New Venue

We’re Hiring for our New Venue

*UPDATE: November 16, 2021* We've closed the current round of hiring for Rollerland but we are always looking for awesome people to add to our crew! Head over to the Careers page to send us your info for future hiring rounds.   Join the Rolla Team for the next...

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Big Exciting Announcement!

Big Exciting Announcement!

Hey Beautiful Rolla Humans! We’re here today to share some BIG news with you. One of those is pretty crummy but we hope that the other piece of news is so amazingly awesome that it will make the crummy stuff worth it.   But first, let’s start this story from the...

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Rollerskater Spotlight: Amandine Thierree

Rollerskater Spotlight: Amandine Thierree

Hailing from all the way across the pond is super duper online skater - Amandine Thierree! Amandine is Rollin’ in as our Online Skater Spotlight nominee all the way from the UK. She’s conquering the great outdoors on her 8 wheels as she regularly practices outside....

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Rollerskater Spotlight: Kat “Alotta Java” Boucher

Rollerskater Spotlight: Kat “Alotta Java” Boucher

Rollin’ in from Vancouver is one of our in-person members, Kat "Alotta Java" Boucher! A Canadian Armed Forces Veteran, an ER nurse, and derby skater: In-person Rolla member Kat is the very definition of a badass! Kat, who goes by the skater name Alotta Java, is a...

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Why I Changed My Roller Derby Name

Why I Changed My Roller Derby Name

When I had to come up with a roller derby name in early 2008, there were a lot of things I didn’t know. Primarily, I barely knew how to play roller derby. I’d only been training in Terminal City’s “fresh meat” new skater boot camp for about 2 months. I definitely had...

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Get to Know Skate FantaCee aka The Universal Skater

Get to Know Skate FantaCee aka The Universal Skater

Skate Fantacee is an incredible rink skater, experienced teacher, Riedell Superstar, and hands down one of the most lovely humans you’ll ever meet. She is an inspiring leader in the rollerskate community - working hard on the #saveourrinks campaign and the founder of...

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How to Stop Sexual Harassment When Roller Skating Outside

How to Stop Sexual Harassment When Roller Skating Outside

Have you experienced sexual harassment while roller skating? If you present as female or gender diverse, have rollerskates, and have ever skated outside, then the answer is almost certainly yes.  Doubly so if you are a person of colour – BIPOC skaters receive more comments, abuse, and harassment from both passersby and police/park attendants/security guards than white skaters do. For anyone who’s experienced this discomfort, annoyance, and even fear, we’re here to help!

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Rollerskater Spotlight: Ryan “Mojito” M.

Rollerskater Spotlight: Ryan “Mojito” M.

Rollin’ in from North Delta is one of our in-person members, Ryan a.k.a. Mojito! The first skater to complete our inaugural Alphabet Challenge, Mojito is an avid fan of Rolla’s dance classes and has lots of big roller skating goals including landing some exciting...

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