About Our Club
The "Richmond Rockets" is a short track speed skating club based in Richmond, BC, Canada. Our ice training sessions are held at the Richmond Olympic Oval, located at 6111 River Road, Richmond, BC (map). Our Club skaters train on 1 of 3 International Skating Union, ISU, sized indoor 400m speed skating facilities in Canada.
Our new season starts September 6, 2016, and it will run till March 16, 2017. We will have practice sessions on Tuesday & Thursday from 6:15 pm to 8:15 pm as well as occasional Sunday afternoons.
Come and watch a practice, or try a FREE speed-skating session!
We are accepting registrations for the 2016 - 2017 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, hosted 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 ...