Surrey-area roller-skater Stacey Gowland is among those ready to roll with Rolla Skate Club at its new home in Vancouver. Operators of the three-year-old club have set up at the Rollerland building at the Pacific National Exhibition (PNE), where a launch event was held Friday, Dec. 3.
Aweeee yeah, folks! Rolla Skate Club has found a permanent home in the city, after hosting amazing roller skate events all over Vancouver! This community-focused roller skate club will be taking over the iconic Rollerland building at the PNE, which in our eyes is the perfect spot for it. Here’s the scoop.
Since the start of Rolla Skate Club almost three years ago, Carla and Lucy have been looking for a permanent home for their events. This December, their dream space will become a reality. Rolla Skate Club has found a permanent home at the Rollerland building at the Pacific National Exhibition (PNE).
A historic Vancouver building is being brought back to life, thanks to the efforts of an enthusiastic group of roller skaters. As Sharron Bates reports, the doors of Rollerland are set to reopen to the public early next month.
The Rolla Skate Club is excited to announce Rollerland at the PNE! Since the start of Rolla Skate Club almost three years ago, finding a venue to host their in-person rollerskating classes turned out to be a challenging task. From having classes at parking lots, tiny yoga studios, and art galleries, to settling into the late “Skate Church” at Kerrisdale, Rolla has been everywhere.
The Rolla Skate Club is set to open its doors at the Rollerland Building at the Pacific National Exhibition this December. It will mark the first time in 40 years that Vancouver has a full-time roller skating facility.
As attendance numbers fall in derby, building and maintaining a team has been feeling harder than ever. But guess what, there is a new derby in town! Shorter track, smaller teams, and NO PENALTY BOX. Check out everything you need to know about short-track roller derby in this amazing podcast!