This summer, Southland Sirens will be running a 4 week Absolute Beginners Summer Skating skills programme to get you feeling confident on Roller Skates! The programme is for over 18s, all genders and for beginners who’ve always wanted to learn the basics of roller skating. This is the perfect opportunity to safely learn the skills required to take on the Waterford Greenway or any of the beautiful locations nearby!
Our classes are indoors in our fabulous training venue, Kingfisher Club on the Tramore Road and they’ll run every Thursday 7-9pm from 30th June for 4 weeks.
The programme will include the following skills and much more!
* Learning to stop (super important!)
* How to fall safely
* Basic Strides
* Weaving Left & Right
* Backwards Skating and lots more awesome skills!
PLEASE NOTE: All participants must wear full protective gear such as Helmet, Elbow Pads, Wrist Guards & Knee Pads (safety is our priority!) and skates must be Quad Roller Skates and not Inline Skates.
If you do not have your own skates & protective gear, we have a limited number of sets we can provide to you for the duration of the programme!
If you have your own skates & protective gear, it’s €40 for the full programme.
If you do not have skates & protective gear, it’s €50 for the full programme incl. loan of skates/gear
Finally, if you’re interested in participating in the programme, and will need skates & gear, send us a private message on our Facebook or Instagram pages or email firstname.lastname@example.org with your shoe size and we’ll let you know if we have your size!
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Summer Skate Skills for Absolute Beginners in Waterford!
Looking for a new, fun activity that’s indoors and not weather permitting? Beginner’s Skating is just the thing for you! If you’re interested in learning how to skate, come along to our free Open Night on Thursday, 24th February ’22 in Kingfisher Club, Tramore Rd, Waterford @ 7:30pm!
Our league trains all genders over 18. Absolutely NO EXPERIENCE on skates required ♥ We’ll teach you everything from the very start. We weren’t born with wheels on our feet but some of us spent our childhood on skates and some of us NEVER wore a pair of skates but it’s never too late to give it a go!
So how about you take the chance and come along in September and have a look to see what exactly we do and maybe try on a pair of skates! We will have skates and protective gear for everyone to try on the night.
If you’ve any questions, you can email email@example.com or send us a private message on our Facebook page.
We’ve commenced our “Learn To Skate – Beginner’s Training” in Kingfisher, Tramore Rd, Waterford every Tuesday from 8-10pm! If you’d like to give it a go, please let us know by sending an email to SouthlandRollerDerby@gmail.com or send us a private message on our official facebook page HERE.
First night is free to try!
Due to a limited amount of spare protective gear and skates, please let us know your shoe size before attending so we can let you know if we have skates for you to try on.
If you’ve any questions, please message us anytime!
WE’RE RECRUITING! If you’re interested in learning to skate and playing Roller Derby, come along to our FREE Open Night in WIT Arena on Tuesday, 18th September 2018 @ 8pm!
Our league has a Women’s team, Southland Sirens and a Men’s team, Southland Buccaneers, so we train both men & women over 18. Absolutely NO EXPERIENCE on skates required.
We’ll teach you everything from the very start. We weren’t born with wheels on our feet but some of us spent our childhood on skates and some of us NEVER wore a pair of skates but it’s never too late to give it a go!
So how about you take the chance and come along on the 18th and have a look to see what exactly we do and maybe try on a pair of skates!
Bring friends if you’re nervous to come on your own but we’re a welcoming bunch!
Summer is around the corner so why not start a completely new activity by learning to skate! Roller Derby is our sport but before any of that, you have to learn to skate.
We teach you everything you need to know from the very start with our Beginner’s Skating course. You don’t need any skating experience. Some of our current teammates never wore a pair of skates before their first night. You have to start somewhere so why not give it a go!
If you’re a bit nervous but curious about what we do, pop along to WIT Arena any Tuesday night from 8pm – 10pm if you want to have a look and maybe try on some skates before committing to anything.
We train men and women (18+) and our current members range in age from 20 to 55yrs so it’s a great place to have fun, make friends, keep fit and have a lot of laughs!
If you’ve any questions, private message our FACEBOOK PAGE or you can email us at SouthlandRollerDerby@gmail.com
Southland Roller Derby are hosting a Lip Sync Battle fundraising event on Saturday, 3rd December 2016 in Mount Sion Social Centre, Waterford City. Doors open at 7:30 / Battle starts 8pm
25% of the proceeds on the night will be donated to Tintean Housing Association here in Waterford City.
Judges on the night will be Trish Archer from Beat 102 103, Waterford Actress Lynda Gough and former Waterford Rose Jacqui Watson.
It’s a night not to be missed so come along, have some fun and help the judges vote for your favourite act while raising funds for Southland Roller Derby & Tintean Housing Association!
To keep up to date with details of the event, Check out our FACEBOOK EVENT PAGE
Come along to our free Open Night in WIT Arena on Tuesday, 1st November 2016 @ 8pm. Absolutely NO EXPERIENCE on skates required. We’ll teach you everything from the very beginning. We train both men & women over 18. Check out our official Facebook event for more information…
Southland Sirens Roller Derby are joining forced with The Shadows Inline Hockey Club to raise much needed funds for both our leagues. If you’re looking for something fun to do in Waterford on Friday, 15th April 2016, pop down to Oskars for our fun filled pub quiz and meet the team! We hope to see you there!
For more info, check out our event page: https://www.facebook.com/events/251103641889965/