Posts Categorized: Speed Skating News

Congratulations to Lauren Foote, Captain of VRDL All Stars for being recognised as a CHANGE OUR GAME Ambassador

Congratulations to Lauren Foote, Captain of VRDL All Stars, (Currently ranked no 1 in the World) Victorian Roller Derby League, for being recognised as a Change Our Game AMBASSADOR, at the Sport & Recreation Victoria, CHANGE OUR GAME networking lunch at the Glasshouse in Melbourne today. Lauren is a fabulous role model and leader within our sport and will do… Read more »

Play By the Rules releases new FREE Online Training course – “Let Kids be Kids”

Skate Victoria Affiliates, Members, Parents & Spectators ….. Play by the Rules – making sport inclusive, safe and fair have released a new online mini course, as part of their ongoing promotion of their “Let Kids be Kids” campaign A certificate is provided at the end of the course Help spread the word of this campaign,… Read more »

Bayside Blades Skates Easter Battle – SLALOM / FREESTYLE COMP – EASTER SUNDAY, Outside the Melbourne Museum

Easter Battle – SLALOM / FREESTYLE COMP – EASTER SUNDAY Bayside Blades Skates a long time sponsor of Skate Victoria Speed Branch and Roller Derby, are again holding their annual Easter Battle, (SLALOM/FREESTYLE COMP) outside the Melbourne Museum tomorrow on Easter Sunday.. If you haven’t seen Slalom/Freestyle events in action… then now is the time to do it…. Read more »

“This Girl Can Vic” promotion officially launched… Meet Miranda, one of our Skate Vic members who is a Vic Health, This Girl Can, Ambassador

Miranda is a ” This Girl Can Victoria Ambassador” and she’s on a mission…. to spread the message for women to become more active: The “This Girl Can promotion, celebrates women who are all kinds of active. Women who are giving their all, or giving it a go, but not giving a damn!” For females… Read more »

Premiers Active April starts tomorrow … REGISTER TODAY ..

Premier’s Active April starts tomorrow …. REGISTER NOW .. Premier’s Active April is a fun way to become active, participate in physical activity, perhaps even try some new activities….that you have always wanted to do….. There are some great offers and prizes for signing up to the Premiers Active April campaign. Click here for more info…. Read more »

“This Girl Can Vic” promotion officially launched. Click here to read more about the programme

       Checkout Harmin Miranda from South Sea Roller Derby  who is a Vic Health Promotion, This Girl Can VIC Ambassador. Miranda is helping to spread the message, along with other female athletes, for girls, to become more physically active.  Please help Miranda spread the message too and post the Vic Health campaign video onto your Club… Read more »

Street Roller Hockey League Melbourne are bringing STREET ROLLER HOCKEY to the Skate Victoria ‘The Shed’, Dandenong, Victoria

** STREET ROLLER HOCKEY is coming to the Skate Vic Shed *** Street Roller Hockey League Melbourne are bringing STREET HOCKEY to the Skate Victoria ‘The Shed’, Dandenong, Victoria Sunday 1st April – Season 3 Playoffs – Puckfest 2.0 Lite Venue: “Exhibition Pavillion”, Skate Vic Shed, Dandenong Showgrounds, Greaves Reserve, Bennet St Dandenong Game Times: 1.30pm – Semi… Read more »

Fun …. at the 2018 Sydney Mari Gras last weekend

Fun …. at the 2018 Sydney Mari Gras last weekend … Thumbs up to everyone …. who participated in the planning, creation and construction of the Vagine Regime Roller Derby Float. The big giant Skate Float looks fantastic ! Awesome work by all ! Very creative… and a wonderful achievement to create such a massive… Read more »

Sad news ..Passing Of Skate Victoria Executive member, ANDREW WETHERILL

…Sad news … On behalf of the Skate Victoria Executive, we are extremely saddened to hear of the passing of Skate Victoria Executive member, Andrew Wetherill Andrew joined the Skate Vic Executive in 2010 as Speed Chairperson until 2012, where he took on the role of Treasurer. Andrews contribution to Skate Victoria over the years… Read more »

History of the Skate Victoria “Shed” in Dandenong, Victoria, Australia

A Little History ….. on Skate Victoria’s Shed in  Dandenong,Victoria, Australia   Skate Victoria is the “ONLY State Body for Roller Sports in AUSTRALIA”, that has their own training venue. ‘The Shed’ is located within the Dandenong Show Grounds complex. Roller Hockey, first saw the benefits of utilizing the shed over 25 years ago, as a… Read more »