Christmas Skate Party December 12th

xmas party

We happy to announce the date for our Christmas Skate Party this year will be Saturday December 12th at 4pm Hampden Park Sports Centre.

Click here for full details of the Christmas Skate Party.

The night will feature all the usual Christmas themed fun and games, plenty of sweets and some special announcements for all those “Christmas Present Skaters” and all those looking forward to the opening of Eastbourne’s MOST SPACIOUS Roller Disco early next year.

Eastbourne’s BIGGEST Roller Disco, Refreshing Family Value!

We’ve told you about the floor, its size and what we’re going to do with it, but there’s plenty more to tell…

Skating is a fun activity for all the family and holds excitement and challenges for all ages and abilities. One thing’s for sure, all that fun and exercise is thirsty work!

Luckily, our new venue is not just all about a great floor…it’s also about giving you good value. That’s why you’ll find a great selection of reasonably priced refreshments available in our separate entrance lounge. There you can relax and sit comfortably away from the hustle and bustle of the skate floor. You can even watch TV.

Here’s a quick price check of some of what’s on offer:

  • Tea / Coffee 60p
  • Can of Coke 330ml 70p
  • Variety of Soups 70p
  • Crisps 70p
  • Chocolate bars and sweets 70p

Don’t see what you want? Feel free to bring your own food and drink. We are really keen to make sure we provide families with the most affordable family fun.

Keep spreading the word skaters to all your friends and family and watch out for our next big announcement in January!


Eastbourne Skating themes it HP!

Can you guess the theme for the Halloween Party at Hampden Park ?

HP Halloween Theme

Easy! Harry Potter! That’s a pretty broad theme – so it should suit everyone – and we hope you all come suitably suited! 🙂

Doors open 6pm Friday (Battle) and 4pm Saturday at Hampden Park.

Roller Discos at Battle Friday 30th October 6pm

and Hampden Park Saturday 31st October 4pm.

Skate hire available, special rates for pre-booked groups, birthday parties always welcome. Ideal for all ages and abilities, special family ticket available.

Halloween Fancy Dress Skate!

Halloween Skate Party Roller DiscoAt the end of October (30th & 31st) we’ll be running two Halloween Specials one at Hampden Park (the Eastbourne Roller Disco) on Saturday and one at Battle Roller Disco on Friday.

Both Events will be Fancy Dress and there will be prizes and smoke machines, lasers, SK8school TV, Skate Hire and all the usual roller disco thrills.

Just turn up at your chosen venue and have a great family night out!

Eastbourne Skating for PSP – the Eastbourne Roller Disco Sponsored 12 hour skate.

Eastbourne Skating for PSP – the Eastbourne Roller Disco Sponsored 12 hour skate. September 19th Midday- midnight!

Eastbourne Skating for PSP Skate Poster smallWhat a Line up!

  • Guest DJs
  • Dance Demos
  • Lessons
  • Roller Basket Ball
  • Pyjama Party
  • Loads more!

All the usual fun of the Hampden Park Roller Disco (4-6pm) wrapped up with yet more skating mid day, to midnight! Plenty of games, brand new light show, SK8school TV and more!

All proceeds and donations to the PSP fund for Davids Ultra Challenge for PSP. Suggested donation of £4 entry and £2 skate hire. Got more sponsors than the entry fee? FREE ENTRY 🙂 Please download the sponsor form and get your hours sponsored for the fund! The skate is 19th September, Half past Midday to half past Midnight!

(Find out more about PSP here)

The Skate till late for PSP event.

The session is at Hampden Park Sports Centre, Brodrick Road – the site of Eastbournes oldest Roller Disco the Hampden Park Roller Disco (Opening from its usual summer break on 12th September 4pm).

Help us spread the word:

Join the Facebook event and spread it around.

Download the Sponsorship form, get some sponsors and skate with us as long as you can!

Download PSP Skate Poster and Print out the poster and put it up for us!


When Do I need to turn up?

When ever yo can make it, for as long as you can manage. Everyone has busy schedules – but at some point in the 12 hours you should be able to make it!

I didn’t get any sponsors can I come anyway?

Yes – and bring friends! Just make a donation on the door, no need to worry about skates either, there’s plenty of hire and all proceeds go to the fund.

Do I have to skate all 12 hours?

No, just skate as long as you can manage – get sponsored by the hour and every little helps.

Summer Skating Sessions

The Summer Holidays are nearly upon us and SK8school has all your skating needs covered, with a weekly choice of FREE and paid skate sessions.

Here’s the full list with links.


Skate Camp – based on our after school skate clubs, these sessions cost £5 and

Eastbourne Skate Lessons - Kids Skate Camp
Eastbourne Skate Lessons – Kids Skate Camp

include skate hire and FREE Drinks, the hour long sessions use specially crafted games to improve 5-11 year olds skating abilities, so they learn whilst they have fun. There will be two sessions and you should book into either one (or both).

Wednesday Night Skate – a Free tour of Eastbourne (and other places) on skates.

Eastbourne Wednesday Night Skate - Summer 7pm at the Cage
Eastbourne Wednesday Night Skate – Summer 7pm at the Cage

Each week the route varies and so does the start point so do check you are going to the right place before setting out. The options on this skate vary hugely, sometimes we skate to Hampden Park for Fish n Chips, Sometimes to Pevensey for a Beach BBQ, Marina for a Beer, Holywell for Ice Cream, Bexhill etc….


Free Afternoon Skate Session – Based on the Eastbourne Roller Disco at Hampden Park, The Skate Guards and Instructors run a FREE session at the Cage and 20150614_141146_2 - smallBasketball courts, with FREE Drinks and some skate hire available. Officially 4-6pm but the Cage is open to all 24/7. No need to book, just turn up with your friends.


Eastbourne Skate Lessons – For all ages and abilities. Booking is essential. £8 Adult, £5 Child, £5 Hire, Protective Gear Free.

Free Afternoon Skate Session – as per Saturday, Free fun and games, Free Drinks, some skate hire.


For other spontaneous events and happenings in Eastbourne check our Facebook Page and Twitter. Our our website lists Eastbourne Skating Events.

Eastbourne Skating Treasure Hunt Results 2015

IMAG2126 - smallWell done to all those Skaters, Cyclists, Walkers, Scooters etc. Amazing efforts from 80+ people making 15+ teams and solving the clues to this years Treasure hunt. Here’s the results break down and analysis.

School Teams were entered from Ocklynge (2 teams) Haven and Parkland.

Here’s the overall positions for all teams taking part on the day Ranked from First to Last (except the top team actually scored 0 not 35 as alas… they finished 4 minutes after the race).

Team Name Captain Adults Kids Time Spd Item Pix Qs Total
The Goonies Sam Fasbender 4 2 2.23 10 8 17 35NO Finish
Team Marine Olivia 3 0 1.13 2 6 6 17 31
Team Winners Cptn Quk Cptn Slw 4 5 1.15 1 9 7 14 31
Team Awsome Mark Rowe 4 3 1.04 3 7 6 14 30
SK8 City Rollers Tom Davis 4 4 1.42 8 4 13 25
Ooops I crashed Again Alfie Woollard 2 2 1.48 7 5 13 25
Ock Sk8 Lana Burnett 4 5 1.49 7 3 15 25
Wild Goose Chasers Bobbie Rummery 3 0 1.58 9 6 9 24
The Hills are Alive Rowland 2 2 1.37 3 5 13 21
Brown & Sticky Kevin Brown 3 3 1.47 10 0 5 15
Triple G George Burnett 2 1 1.55 1 3 11 15
Parklands Crew Steph Scarlett 2 3 1.57 0 2 13 15
The Cast Aways Cheryl 2 3 1.46 4 0 5 9
Ringmer Clueless Tania Rivers 1 3 No Finish 0

And here’s the School team results.

Team Name Captain School Time Spd Item Pix Qs Total
Team Marine Olivia Haven 1.13 2 6 6 17 31
Ock Sk8 Lana Burnett Ock 1 1.49 7 3 15 25
SK8 City Rollers Tom Davis Ock 2 1.42 8 4 13 25
Parklands Crew Steph Scarlett Parkland 1.57 0 2 13 15

Interesting Stuff we noticed:

IMAG2142 - small
Jake from Team OCK SK8 – clearly too cool for school!

Only 8 Teams managed to get the X marks the spot question right.

Half the teams didn’t read the questions through before setting off and only realised on question 7 that the first 6 questions didn’t count! (Even though it was in the instructions and individually pointed out at team launch!).

Team Marine were so quick (but not the quickest) that they finished before the judges turned up – AND they’d stopped to answer questions 1-6 which they didn’t need to do! Would it have cost them the 9 minutes difference from the fastest team – Team Awesome?

Team Marine and Team “Winners” tied on score, but in the event of a tie, its the faster team that wins.

Team Goonies scored highest, but unfortunately missed out on getting back before we’d closed up and counted all the scores! 4 minutes faster and they’d have won it!

Treasure Hunt Winners 2015
Well Done Marine Team from Haven – Winners 2015
IMAG2147 - small
Team Brown & Sticky – before the going got tough!

The picture triangulation questions were in general answered correctly and almost everyone spotted the subtle photo shop question, of extra bike racks. More people in fact than a few years ago when we “removed the whole pier” from a view and people were telling us a dog bin had moved!

All in all a fantastic day and everyone seemed to love it. Best turn out yet and we’re looking forward to next years already!

IMAG2149 - small
The Goonies – highest score on the day… but alas 4 minutes after closing!
20150614_141146_2 - small
Judge John – always loves setting up the hunt for everyone to enjoy and always the main man for the route tests – Cheers John! 🙂
Awaiting the Results!
20150614_161239 - Small
The other two partners in crime – judging the treasure hunt results and scores.
IMAG2166 - Small
Team “The Hills are Alive” racing through the clues!
IMAG2141 - small
The rest of Team OCK SK8 from Ocklynge.
IMAG2129 - small
Team Captains briefing – nothing can go wrong!

Next Hunt 2016 – see you there!