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BC Speed Skating Level 1 Clinics

Competitions are back and clubs are looking for your help as a volunteer! Learn Introduction to Speed Skating and Officiating through the Level 1 Officials Clinic. Level 1 Officials Clinics Sunday, September 26 from 9:00am – 11:00am Thursday, October 14 from 7:30pm – 9:30pm Tuesday, November 16 from 7:30pm – 9:30pm

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Rental Skates Care Tips

Skates with Hard Skate Guards

Thank you for skating with us at the Rockets. Here are some tips for caring for your rental skates. The skates your skater has are one of the most important parts of your skaters equipment.  To ensure that a skater can safely navigate turns and have proper traction, speed skates are sharpened and adjusted to […]

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President’s Message

On behalf of the RRSSC Board, I welcome all past and new members to our 2021-2022 speed skating season. In the past year and a half we have faced many challenges, both operational and emotional and yet our members, in partnership with the Richmond Oval, have excelled and have grown both our club and our […]

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2021-2022 Registration

Welcome to the 2021-2022 Season Spaces are now available for the Fall 2021-2022 season for one, two or three days a week beginner lessons starting on September 7, 2021 to March, 2022 Contact us to obtain access code and confirm eligibililty from our registrar before registering. Please review the registration package for prerequisites, skater expectations […]

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June 27 Photos

The club had its last spring practice on June 27. Photos and Videos are now up. Thank you coaches and volunteers for a great season! Photos and Videos Photos courtesy of Leo Duan.

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OvalHP Camps

The Richmond Olympic Oval has 3 Summer Camps for intermediate and advanced skaters which are now open for registration! Richmond Olympic Oval Summer Short Track Camps 2021 Camp Date Suitable for Cost Registration Club Development Camp July 5th – 9th 11 to 14 years $475.00 Register Elite Week #1 July 19th– 23rd 13 years and up […]

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COVID-19 Safety Protocols

Due to the increased prevalence of COVID-19 variants circulating in our communities in recent weeks, the Richmond Rockets Speed Skating club respectfully asks that all skaters and families to please adhere to the current BCSSA Phase 2 COVID safety protocols  (https://www.bcspeedskating.ca/wp-content/uploads/2021/03/7.-March2021-BCSSA-RTS-Guidelines-1.pdf) and Richmond Rockets COVID safety protocols. Before each practice, please complete the RRSSC health […]

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Spring Skating

The Richmond Rockets will now have a Spring session! Schedule is weekly Thursdays 4:15-6:15 and weekly Sundays 3:45-5:45. (Group 1 at 4:15, Group 2 at 5:15, etc) From about March 28 – June 29. (note no longer Tuesdays as previously announced) Per current viaSport COVID-19 health guidelines, if you belong to another club you are […]

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Winter Learn to Speed Skate

1 Day a week – 10 Tuesdays or 10 Thursdays January 5 – March 11 $150 Lesson Fee + $25.50 BCSSA Introductory Membership + $75 Skate Rental Additional days or alternate Sundays available also, but regular BCSSA/SSC membership ($96) applies Registration Info and Waivers Registration is closed Update: Note: Due to current COVID-19 restrictions, adults […]

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Update on Restrictions

Dear Rockets Family As per guidelines given by the BC Speed Skating Association based on the Provincial Health Officer’s orders on December 3 to further curb the spread of COVID-19, the following restrictions, in addition to ones we already have, are now in place until further notice: Travelling to a different community is allowed but […]

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