Level 1 - Learn to Roller Skate - 4 Week Fast Track Course - Brixton

Course Dates

Venue: Brixton, South London. Evelyn Grace Academy, 255 Shakespeare Rd, London. SE24 0QN (entrance via Shakespeare Road). 8 minute walk from Loughborough Junction Station.

Skill Level 1: Over 18s who are new to roller skating or want to build confidence on their wheels.

Got your own roller skates? Made it as far as putting them on before getting the fear?

Join us for 4 consecutive weeks of weekly, 90 minute classes to get you rolling confidently. In our fun packed Learn to Skate course our instructors will teach you to roller skate forwards, backwards and stop in a safe and inclusive indoor space. We’ll also answer any questions you have about how to start roller skating, including how to fall safely and basic skate maintenance.

What you’ll learn:

  • How to wear your protective kit and roller skates for safety.
  • How to roller skate forwards and backwards.
  • How to stop.
  • How to fall safely.
  • Changing direction, turning corners and avoiding obstacles.
  • Maybe a cheeky spin or dance move so you can show off at the roller disco.
    Make sure you bring

    You must bring your own quad roller skates, protective wrist guards and knee pads. We are unable to teach you without these for your safety.

    Requirements to protect our floors:

    • Wheels must not be harder than 99A
    • Jam plugs or toe stops are required

    If you haven't replaced or removed any parts of your skates they will meet the above requirements.

    Helmets and elbow pads are encouraged but not mandatory.

    Wear something you're comfortable to move freely in, glitter and disco vibes are always welcome.

    Bring a refiallable water bottle, all our venues have water refill stations.

    Find the venue

    Evelyn Grace Academy 255 Shakespeare Rd, London SE24 0QN.

    Nearest station:
    Loughborough Junction (8 min walk)
    Brixton Underground (15 min walk)

    There’s street parking available on Shakespeare Road.

    Find us:
    Entrance to Evelyn Grace Academy is on Shakespeare Road.

    When you arrive at the school press the square, silver button on the intercom panel at the entrance gates and the gate will be unlocked for you. Walk down the ramp, at the bottom of the ramp, cross over the running track and take the double doors on your right. Follow the corridor to the end, where you’ll find both the sports hall and dance studio.

    If you need assistance, there will be a member of school staff on site at reception who can direct you.

    Any problems when you arrive, give the venue a call on 020 7737 9520

    Read our waiver

    Please note that you participate in one of our classes at your own risk.

    Read our waiver here. By booking a session with us you are agreeing to the t’s & c’s in our waiver.

    Roll Happy T’s and C’s

    Please make sure you are able to attend the course you book as we are unable to provide refunds. You can read our refund policy here.

    We cannot offer catch up classes if you miss a session, but we will always do our best to recap on any content that you may have missed.

    Unfortunately you can’t join a class if you are, or suspect you are pregnant or postnatal due to the risk of falling.

    We may take photographs and videos at our classes. If you would prefer not to be filmed or don’t want us to use your image for promotional purposes just let us know.