Richmond Rockets Speed Skating Club

Separate from the OvalHP Speed Skating Program, the Richmond Rockets are a grassroots speed skating club that offers speed skating sessions for beginner to advanced club level skaters.

Learn to Speed Skate Program

Want to try a new sport? Have you retired from playing hockey, ringette, or figure skating?

The Richmond Rockets offer a 10 session Learn to Speed Skate rate during the Winter and Spring sessions.


Learn to Speed Skate Program

The Richmond Rockets offer a a 10 session Learn to Speed Skate Program during the Winter and Spring sessions.

Fall / Winter Session: September to March

Tuesdays and Thursdays   Group 1 4:15pm to 5:15pm   Group 2 5:15pm to 6:15pm

Sundays   Group 1 3:45pm to 4:45pm   Group 2 4:45pm to 5:45pm

Spring Session: March 28th to June 27th

Thursdays Group 1 4:15pm to 5:15pm   Group 2 5:15pm to 6:15pm

Sundays Group 1 3:45pm to 4:45pm             Group 2 4:45pm 5:45pm

Minimum age requirements: For safety reasons, skaters 5-7yrs old must be able to take directions and able to demonstrate safety awareness and focus during lessons.

Minimum Skating Skills: Rudimentary skating skills are expected as a minimum requirement for membership. As a minimum, the skater must be able to glide or walk across the length of the ice in a forward direction unassisted nor having to hold onto anything or anyone, away from the boards.  She or he must also be able to get up from a fall unassisted.  Two foot skating and falls are okay.  Basic balance over 2 skates is expected.