EVENTS

EVENTS: Outdoor, Indoor, Grassroots Meets, Practices, League Schedules, Gatherings...
[For skaters in and around Northeast Ohio, especially Portage County]
HELP US SPREAD THE WORD!!! IF YOU KNOW OF A SKATING EVENT, PRACTICE, LEAGUE IN OHIO (or area of interest), EMAIL US AT: portageskates@gmail.com
LINKS TO LEAGUE SCHEDULES ARE AT THE BOTTOM OF THE PAGE

AUG 17, 2019 - Park 'n Roll Skate and Cookie Festival
and Half-marathon/5K for quad and inline skaters in Munroe Falls, OH
Please note, this is the only event listed that is hosted by Portage Skates at this time

2019 Outdoor Events of Interest (Ohio events in bold): (Many welcome both inline and quad if you inquire)
2019 Indoor Events of Interest (for more competition info, see links to various leagues below!)
  • JUN 11-16 - USRSS Indoor American Championships in Colorado Springs, CO (watch live webstreaming)
  • JUL 30 - Aug 6 - USARS Indoor National Championships in Lincoln, NE (more info)
2018-19 TriState Speed League (East - Ohio, PA, WV): 
For all meets, doors open at 8am and Races start at 9am. (19-20 schedule TBA)
  • Dec 16-Chagrin Valley (Chagrin Fls, OH)
  • Jan 13-Deerfield Skating Center (Atwater, OH)
  • Feb 10-Champion Skate (Warren, OH)
  • Mar 3-The Rink (Titusville, PA)
  • Apr 7- Lorain Skate World Olympic Fun Center (Lorain, OH)
  • May 19, 2019 City Skate Center (Painesville, OH - End of year banquet)
Please see the TriState League Facebook group page for any announcements or schedule changes! 

OHIO 'OPEN' PRACTICE CALENDAR:
Please call ahead to confirm practices, as rinks may change schedule without notice to Portage Skates.

OUTDOORS: ANY WEEKDAY AFTERNOONS - OUTDOOR SKATING AT MUNROE FALLS METRO PARKS IN SUMMER & various trails
Most skaters park in the main lot and skate the loop from 4-7ish, quads and inlines welcome as well as bikers who want to offer drafting!
If it is your first time skating at the park, there are 'regulars' there who can help answer your questions. (Mon: Misty Sommers or Mike Bowser, Other days: Alan Marcossen, Chad Harris, Paul Leidy)
Park Rangers are familiar with our skating group and will gladly answer questions about the park itself for you.
To keep track of local skates in the area that are unscheduled, request to be a member of this group: https://www.facebook.com/groups/OhioSkates/

INDOORS SPEED:
  • SUNDAYS:
    10:00am-1:00p- City Skate Center, Painesville, OH-Open Speed Practice (all levels)
         [Coach: Paul Leidy]

    10:00am-12:00- Valley Skating Center, Donora, PA-Open Speed Practice (all levels) UNCONFIRMED
         [Coach: Rob Campbell?]

    12:00pm-2:00pm - Elyria Roll Arena, Elyria, OH.-Open Speed Practice (all levels) ON HOLD INDEFINITELY
    10:00am-12:00 Olympic Fun Center Hermitage, PA (hosted on-demand, call ahead for availability)
         [Coach: Joe Smith]
  • MONDAY:
    5-7pm Roller Hutt, Garrettsville, OH-Open Speed Practice (on hold through summer months, active Nov 1 through May 31)
         [Coaches: Jason Dlugokecki/Misty Sommers alternating]
  • TUESDAY:
    4:30-6:30pm Great Skate, Roseville, MI

    [Coach: Joe Ingram]
  • WEDNESDAY:
    6:00pm-8:00- City Skate Center, Painesville, OH-Open Speed Practice (all levels)
         [Coach: Paul Leidy]

    6:00pm-8:00- Chagrin Valley Roller Rink, Chagrin Falls, OH-Open Speed Practice (all levels)
         [Coach: Mike Kerchenski]

    6:30pm-8:30- Lorain Skate World, Lorain, OH-Open Speed Practice (all levels)
         [Contact: Julian Williams]
  • FRIDAY:
    5-7pm Deerfield Roller Rink, Atwater, OH - Open Speed Practice (all levels) (need to confirm time)
         [Coach: ??]

    5-7pm
    Minerva Skate and Fun Center, Minerva, OH - Open Speed Practice (all levels)
    (need to confirm time)
         [Coach: Mike Bowser]

    5-7pm - Great Skate, Roseville, MI
         [Coach: Joe Ingram]
  • SATURDAY:
    10:00am-12:00- City Skate Center, Painesville, OH-Open Speed Practice (all levels)
         [Coach: Paul Leidy]
    9-1:30am - Great Skate, Roseville, MI
         [Coach: Joe Ingram]

    5:30pm-7p- Salem Fun Center, Salem, OH-Open Speed Practice (all levels)
         [Coach: ??]
 Wooster, OH 5-7pm ON HOLD INDEFINITELY

ART 'OPEN' PRACTICE CALENDAR:
Please call ahead to confirm practices, as rinks may change schedule without notice to Portage Skates. (More times coming soon!)

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HOCKEY 'OPEN' PRACTICE CALENDAR:
Please call ahead to confirm practices, as rinks may change schedule without notice to Portage Skates. (More times coming soon!)

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LEAGUES:
TRISTATE SPEED LEAGUE "EAST" (Ohio, WV, PA areas)
Schedule and information here: Tri State Facebook Group Page and/or  http://tristatespeedleague.com/

MIDWEST POINT SERIES (IN, IL, WI):
Facebook page and schedule info located here: https://www.facebook.com/Midwest-Point-Series-169879193571550/ 

GREAT LAKES SPEED LEAGUE (mostly in IL):
Schedule and information here: https://www.facebook.com/GreatLakesSeedLeague

EASTERN SEABOARD OUTDOOR RACING SERIES (based in Trexlertown, PA)
Schedule and information here: http://www.easternseaboardseries.com/ 

TRISTATE SPEED LEAGUE "WEST" (MI, IN, OH)
https://www.facebook.com/groups/864199033667121/

USRSS OFFICIAL WEBSITE FOR HOCKEY AND SPEED: http://usarollerspeedskating.org 

USARS EVENT SCHEDULE FOR ALL USA ROLLERSPORTS: http://usarollersports.org/events


MIDSOUTH SPEED LEAGUE (if you feel like travelling! AR, MO, OK)
https://www.facebook.com/Mid-South-Speed-League-222382901108731/

*Disclosure: not all events listed are run by or associated with persons maintaining the Portage Skates website. Please look on each event page for information or contact info. Thanks!

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