The Richmond Rockets Oval Challenge (RROC) 2023 Interclub Meet (Formerly V-Rrooom Challenge) will be held on Saturday, February 18th, 2023. Registration information will be sent to all clubs. Volunteers are welcome.
Dear Richmond Rockets and Families: Welcome Back! On behalf of the Richmond Rockets Speed Skating Club, its Board and members, it is my pleasure to welcome everyone back for another great year! We are all excited to have our skaters back on the ice with their enthusiasm and energy, whether for introductory, recreational or competitive […]
The Richmond Rockets has been selected as a finalist in Speed Skating Canada’s Intact Insurance Club Excellence Awards. A big thanks to our volunteers, coaches, skaters, and Richmond Oval who have made our club’s unprecedented growth possible despite pandemic challenges!
Congratulations to our Rockets skaters for excelling at the Canadian Youth Short Track (West) in Selkirk Manitoba this March 26 and 27, 2022! Roanan Tien-Vidal Gold – 200m Gold – 1500m Gold – 3000m Points Race Gold – 3000m Relay Boys U14 Overall Champion award. Quirin Teh Gold – 400m Gold – 3000m Relay […]
Richmond Rockets athlete Quirin Teh won the vast majority of his heats and finals at the WEC at the Calgary Oval March 23, 2022 – Richmond News – Alan Campbell Richmond speed skater Quirin Teh made quite an impression at the recent Calgary Oval Skate Tec Western Elite Circuit (WEC). The Richmond Rockets team member […]
Congratulations to our Richmond Rockets Skaters who qualified and raced this past weekend at the BC Short Track Championships! We are so proud of you! Thank you so much to all the Rockets supporters, volunteers, and coaches without whom, our club and skaters would not be as successful. Congratulations to the following skaters who won […]
To All Our Richmond Rockets, Coaches, Families, Volunteers and Supporters: After careful deliberations with our Board, key volunteers and stakeholders, the decision and Motion to Cancel our 2022 Richmond Rockets Oval Challenge (Formerly V-Rrooom Challenge) scheduled for February 12th was voted on and passed/confirmed. We appreciate your patience as we wanted to ensure that we […]
We hope that you all have had a restful and peaceful winter break. Our classes resume the week of January 3rd, 2022. (No skating January 2) With the increasing case numbers of COVID-19 infections, we are asking for your help to curb the spread of the COVID-19 so that we can keep our classes running […]
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
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 […]