About Our Club
Welcome to the Richmond Rockets Speed Skating Club !
The "Richmond Rockets" is a short track speed skating club based in Richmond, BC, Canada. We run our practice sessions out of the two Olympic size hockey rinks at the Richmond Olympic Oval, located at 6111 River Road, Richmond, BC (map).
Our new season will start in mid-September 2015, and it will run till mid-March of 2016. We will have practice sessions on Thursday evenings, as well as on Sunday early afternoons.
Come over and watch a practice, or try a FREE speed-skating session!
We are accepting registrations for the 2015 - 2016 season now
For more information on the sport of short track speed-skating,
about our club, our practice times, our membership & skates rental fees:
Please read our club's Colour Brochure (PDF) here .
You can also email us at:
* The Richmond Rockets Speed Skating Club is a registered club under the British Columbia Speed Skating Association (BCSSA) which is in turn linked with Speed Skating Canada (SSC).
Our club was founded in 2006 with the aim to provide training, coaching and
social facilities for skaters and their families in the greater Richmond area of British Columbia, to allow
speed skaters of all ages and abilities to develop, compete and enjoy the sport.
Feb 4th, 2015 - The Richmond Rockets, along with the Vancouver Velocity
Speed Skating Club, will be hosting the
V-Rrooom Challenge 2015 inter-club meet at the
Richmond Olympic Oval on February 7th, 2015.
For details, please see this Meet flyer...
July 28th, 2014 - The Richmond Rockets will be hosting a free tryout
for anyone interested in speed skating on Sunday
August 10th, 2014 at the Richmond Ice Center (map),
between 1:30 pm to 3:30 pm - in the Garden Rink.
Bring a friend!
"THANK YOU!" to our sponsors for their support of our growing sport ...