Eastbourne Skate Lessons, Roller Discos, Roller Birthday Parties, News and Events

Welcome to the Eastbourne Skate School website – the Internet home of skating in Eastbourne and across Sussex.

SK8school has been teaching Eastbourne to skate since 1995 and we have the most qualified and experienced instructors around. We are the only Internationally recognised Skate School in Eastbourne and the only group qualified to teach skate lessons beyond beginner level in the area.

SK8school has a team of 10+ Instructors, Coaches and Consultants covering much of Sussex and South London, with Skate Lessons, Skate Events, Roller Discos and Roller Birthday Parties, Hen Parties and Skate Hire.

Our Group Eastbourne Skate Lessons are the most affordable in Eastbourne , with a voucher from participating skate shops. Our Family Eastbourne Roller Disco also runs all year. We are a Child and Family Friendly Co-operative of skating professionals ready to get your life rolling!

Eastbourne Skate Lessons Grading Certificates

SK8schools after Skating Certificate Gradingschool skate club and lessons program gets it’s 2015 certificate print run this week ready for another years lesson program.

There are 5 “Grades” from complete novice to watch in awe Expert, so there’s plenty to master for all ages and abilities.

The gradings happen “in class” and are entirely optional, so there’s no pressure or obvious exam. If you’d like to know more contact us for lesson times or to get us into your school or club to run a session.

New Year Skate Lessons from January 10th.

Skate Lessons begin 5:30pm at Hampden Park sports centre brodrick road every Saturday. Classes cover all ages and all abilities with several instructors to assist.

Eastbourne Sports Festival Skating Games and Lessons

We expect lot’s of “Christmas Present Skaters” so booking is strongly recommended. We will give priority to those that book during busy periods.

They are just after the Roller Disco and are focusing on different skills each week – so make sure you are booking into the right class on the right date!

Classes will cover the following topics in detail, with a different primary topic each week.

  • Stopping (we teach over 10 different ways)
  • Turns and Edges
  • Backwards and transitions
  • Total Beginner Skills
  • Better Roller Disco Skater Dynamic (win the games!)

Lessons are an hour and Skate Hire is available (£2). Costs are £5 Kids, £8 Adults and £5 hire. Protective gear is required and FREE to use. (We have plenty spare!)

Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year from SK8school

ChristmasHappy Christmas from all the SK8school instructors and Skate Guards.

We look forward to seeing you all at our first Roller Disco on Friday January 9th at Battle Roller Disco and the first Eastbourne Roller Disco at its new start time of 4pm on Saturday January 10th.

Eastbourne Skate Lessons will be at their new start time of 5:30pm alongside the Roller Basket Ball! We are expecting plenty of “Christmas Present Skaters” so booking is strongly advised as we want to keep classes to 10ish per instructor!

Christmas Skate Party 4pm-6:45pm December 13th

It’s that time of year again – and as always we celebrate the last disco of the year with something a little bit special…


This year the Christmas Jumpers, Onsies, Santa Suits etc. are going to be out in force, for a special (Nearly) 3 hour Roller disco starting at the slightly earlier time of 4pm.

Facebook event for the Party here – please like and share!

We hope this will get you eased into the new opening time in January when we will be changing lessons and the disco round and adding in 10 sessions of Roller Basket Ball!

Roller Basketball

The Roller Basket Ball starts January 10th at 5:45pm and is £3 entry or £20 for all 10 sessions. The Disco will remain the same length, starting at 4pm. Lessons will be at 5:45pm and require booking as usual.

Skaters Christmas Presents

Need something for that special skate mad someone?

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Try the SK8school skate bag – for the skate! Worn on the ankle on the boot cuff this little bag is that “extra pocket” that every recreational skater now needs…

No longer juggle cash, keys, phone and skate tools this extra pocket keeps those essentials close to hand and nice and safe.

Available in a variety of styles and designs suitable for all ages for boy’s girls, men and women.

Made of tough water proof rip-stop fabric and fully adjustable to fit any size skate.

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£10 per bag. Available while stocks last and currently selling with a free skate Allen Key thrown in!

A Great Christmas present of fabulous as part of our Roller Birthday Parties.


Everything you need to know about stopping for all levels of skater.

Skate Lessons allow you to do more!
Skate Lessons allow you to do more!

This weekend, we’ll teach every stop, from the beginners stalwart, the heel brake, right up to the holy grail, hockey stop.

There’s over 10 different stops and variations so take this opportunity to contact us and book ASAP!