Rollas Helping Rollas Bursary Program
The Bursary Fund will support students by paying for a portion of their Class fees on a financial need basis. Please fill our this form if you require assistance. All requests that meet the program criteria will be honoured as long at the funds last. Bursaries are available for both current students, alumni and new students.
*Note – We have recently started a drive to raise more funds for the program, so applicants are being placed on a waitlist at the moment.
If you are individual or business that would like to contribute to the fund please get in touch with us. Contributions are always welcome!
Funds are matched 100% by Rolla Skate Club.
No contribution is too small – please see the table below to see how your funds can help your community members get their roll on! Many of our regular monthly members simply add $5 or $10 to their monthly dues. It all adds up.
Addressing Accessibility and Giving Back to Our Community
At Rolla Skate Club we are creating a global movement to empower strong skaters. And we’re using roller skates to do it. We want skaters to be as powerful in their life, community and business as they are on their roller skates.
We are a community within a larger community and believe in giving back and making a difference through charitable works, inclusion and accessibility.
We know that privilege leads to blank spots in experience, which in turn leads to unconscious bias and lack of understanding.
We believe that equity must be prioritized; acting from a needs-based standpoint rather than assuming everyone’s needs are uniform and fixed.
Organizations we work with to expand access to rollerskating:
Urban Native Youth Association
The centre of Indigenous youth excellence, supporting youth on their journeys by amplifying and celebrating their voices. https://unya.bc.ca/
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What equipment do I need?
We have rollerskates, knee pads and wrist guards available for you to borrow (no extra charge). Please bring your own helmet (a bike helmet works great!). If you’ve got your own gear, by all means bring it. You should wear comfortable clothing you don’t mind sitting on the floor in or getting your sweat on!
Can I use inlines/rollerblades?
We do not teach inline skating skills - our teachers are quad skate experts! All classes and memberships include free quad skate rentals.
Inline skates/rollerblades are welcome at our weekend events - Saturday Skate Nights and Sparkle Parties.
Do you rent equipment?
You can borrow our rollerskates and protective gear during your classes, free of charge! Everyone is in charge of their own helmet. Bike helmets work great.
Where can I buy skates?
If you’re in the Vancouver area, please visit www.rollergirl.ca - they are our local skate shop, and Canada’s oldest! They will take very good care of you.
What age can I start?
Our Kids, Youth and Teens Programs start at 6 years old and up.
Are kids/youth/teens programs only for girls?
Rolla Skate Club welcomes all genders! We ask for pronouns when we meet you.