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13 Camp Rollerblade Weekends

By Liz Miller

Reprinted courtesy of Rollerblade ®

Camp Rollerblade FlyerOne skate lesson goes a long way in helping you use your heel brake. Two lessons are even better. However, for the best instruction available, consider joining Camp Rollerblade!

A Camp Rollerblade Weekend offers 12 hours of skill-building designed to teach new skaters how to brake, stride forward, turn, and more. In 2006, two-day Camp Rollerblade Weekends will be held in the following major cities across the US:

  • Atlanta: May 6-7 in Piedmont Park
  • Boston: August 5-6 in Arsenal Park, Watertown
  • Chicago: June 3-4 in Daley Bicentennial Plaza
  • Denver/Boulder: June 3-4 in Country Estates Outdoor Skate Rink Broomfield
  • Detroit: June 10-11 in Belle Island Park
  • Houston: March 11-12 in Memorial Park
  • Miami/Fort Lauderdale: March 4-5 in Birch State Park, Fort Lauderdale
  • Minneapolis: June 10-11 in Brooklyn Park's City Park
  • New York: June 3-4 in Central Park
  • Philadelphia: May 6-7 at Philadelphia Art Museum
  • Phoenix: March 25-26 at Mojave Middle School, Scottsdale
  • San Francisco: June 10-11 at Charlotte Wood Middle School, Danville
  • Washington, DC: June 10-11 at Alpine Ski Shop, Sterling,  Virginia

Five-day instructional Camp Rollerblade vacations are offered in the resort town of Hilton Head Island off the coast of South Carolina. Whichever you choose, Camp Rollerblade is your best option for learning to skate with other adult beginners in a safe and fun environment. Visit the Camp Rollerblade Web site for complete details about both the 2-day and 5-day camps.

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