Do you have the need for speed?

Want to try a new sport?

Have you retired from playing hockey, ringette, or figure skating?


Learn the basics of the fastest human-powered sport on ice in this 2 hour introductory course at the Richmond Olympic Oval, the home of the 2010 Vancouver Winter Olympics Long Track Speed Skating.

In partnership with the Richmond Rockets, participants will gain on and off-ice knowledge and skills from qualified coaches to give you the ultimate speed skating experience.

Session are led by veteran world cup national team speed skater, and Oval Coach Nicole Garrido. Speed Skates and helmets will be provided. On-ice portion is fully padded. Participants must have prior skating experience. Skaters must be able to stand and glide on ice unassisted.

Sunday Dec 16

1pm – 2pm – technical off-ice instruction
2pm – 3pm – on-ice skating instruction
Cost: $10 + tax

Sunday Feb 10

2:30pm – 3:30pm – technical off-ice instruction
3:30pm – 4:30pm – on-ice skating instruction
Cost: $10 + tax

Sign up today, limited spots available.

For more information, please contact Nicole Garrido at ngarrido@richmondoval.ca or 604-809-1668