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Skating in Bo'Ness Academy

School Sessions

Unfortunately school sessions are on hold. Mitie and FES (Forth Electrical Services) have banned skating in the halls in ALL schools throughout Falkirk including the ones they don't manage 😒 This has attracted a lot of attention throughout Scottish sport and we're confident it will be resolved.

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Our goal is to have inline skating available to all school pupils in the area, even better would be to have an active inter-schools rollersports league. So far most sessions have been in schools around Falkirk as planned although our Skates4Schools sessions have been incredibly popular and we've even delivered six south of Edinburgh.

We're promoting our sport to the next generation of skaters and we can't do this it alone. The process involves bringing us into your school to deliver the sessions initially then we train your staff to deliver using an internationally proven method of skate instruction techniques. This ensures that each school is self sufficient to deliver safe inline skating sessions. Some of our members have over 50 years personal skating experience and can easily adapt the sessions to different levels as required. Once proficient the school staff can then train staff from other schools to run sessions too. During the early stages any schools involved are welcome to borrow skates from our skate library until they have their own kit.

Our Skate Library

Q. How much does it cost? A. Nothing, all our skates for schools sessions around the Falkirk area will always be free. We may ask for a charge to cover fuel if any schools outwith the area would like us to visit. This is all done voluntarily by of our members, none of our members or committee are remunerated in any way other than expenses to cover personal costs so no-one is out of pocket.

Inline Slalom at Bo'Ness Academy

Frequently Asked Questions

Click on the links below to see the answers to the first two questions we're usually asked. Feel free to contact us if you've any questions not answered on our main FAQ page.

Why do we use inline skates?
Will inline skating damage our floor?