RINKS & LINKS

FOR A DETAILED MAP WITH REVIEWS AND SESSION INFO, SEE THE "SKATE THE WORLD" PROJECT

LOCAL LEAGUES AND CLUBS:
Speed Leagues:
Tri State Beginner Quad/Inline league - info and schedule 
Buckeye Speed League (OBSL) and Great Lakes Speed League (GLSL) - http://www.ohiospeedskatingtour.com 
Roller Derby Leagues in the area:
Rubber City Roller Girls - Bouts at John S. Knight Center
NEO Rockn Roller Girls - Bouts at Summit County Fairgrounds
Burning River Roller Girls - Bouts in Cleveland area
Pennsylvania Underground Roller Rebellion - Mercer County, PA
Cincinnati Roller Girls - Cincinnati Gardens, Cincinnati, OH
wRECk Roller Derby - Brunswick Skate Station, Brunswick, OH
Naptown Roller Girls - 2012 Bouts at Pepsi Coliseum, Indianapolis, IN

RINKS IN PORTAGE COUNTY AND SURROUNDING (a.k.a. driveable) AREA:
Click here for our growing list of OHIO RINKS,
OR Check out our google map "SKATEtheWORLD".
This project is a collaboration of skaters from around the world who are trying to help share up-to-date information on their local rinks, skating areas, reviews, images, ratings, comments, and local restaurants and hotels. If you would like to help us add to the list, please email us! Send all the information you have on Roller Rinks to skatetheworld@portageskates.info.

SKATEtheWORLD


Akron, OH/GSFE Cade - http://gsfecade.com/
Atwater, OH/Starlite - http://starliterollerskating.com
Brookpark, OH/ Brookpark Skateland - http://www.brookparkskateland.com
Chagrin Falls, OH/ Chagrin Valley Roller Rink - http://www.cvrr.com
Garrettsville, OH/Roller Hutt - http://rollerhutt.com/ (Home of the Roller Hutt speed team)
Hermitage, PA/Olympic Fun Center - http://www.olympicfuncenter.com (Home of the Fast Forward Speed Team)
Macedonia, OH/ Fun N' Stuff - East Highland Rd.
North Canton, OH/North Canton Skate Center - http://northcantonskatecenter.com/
Newark, OH/Newark
Salem, OH/Fun Factory - http://www.salemfunfactory.com/
Springfield, OH/Springfield Lake - http://www.springfieldlakerollerrink.com/
Tallmadge, OH/ Rocky's - on West Avenue near Tallmadge Circle
Warren, OH/ Champion Skate - http://www.championskate.com/ 
(more soon)
 
SKATING INFORMATION RESOURCES AND FRIENDS:
http://www.skatelog.com - highly extensive site for skating information, tips and links. Make sure to check out the forum for even more info!
http://usarollersports.org/ - National association for speed, derby, art, etc.
http://www.rollerskatingmuseum.com/ - For information about the history of skating, look here first.
http://www.quadsk8r.com - local skate website with skating info. Go to their forum to talk to others who know the same area!
http://www.sportsvite.com/ - check out this awesome sport enthusiast site to connect with other skaters in Ohio!
http://www.skategroove.com - Go here to find any jam/dance skating events across the USA
Skate Maintenance by Jam Skate Addiction - Great youtube playlist of a variety of quad skate maintenance videos from Jam Skate Addiction. She really makes you feel not-so-dumb when it comes to taking care of your skates, bearing and wheels! She gives great advice in layman's terms. Check it out!
http://www.blackhole-racing.com/ - Inline racing equipment from another Buckeye skater
 
EVENT SPONSORS FROM EVENTS:
http://www.summitmetroparks.org/ - Our host for the 2012 Park 'n Roll Festival
3 Guys Productions, DJ services -
DJ OGRE and DJ-JD are the perfect combination for ANY event! Check em out!
Rachel Adkins Design -  is a boutique graphic design firm located in Cleveland, Ohio focusing on interactive, print, and environmental design.
Ezeefit Sports - Ezeefit booties, complete blister protection for your feet! Multi-sport protection for any foot!
Pyro Apparel - For over 30 years Pyro Apparel has manufactured custom apparel for high performance sports.
Road ID - USA's #1 Source for Sport ID tags - Road ID is the safest way to skate when you don't want to take your wallet with you.
ADCO -
Today, ADCO offers a wide range of high performance products for structural bonding and insulation in Construction, Transportation and Industrial Applications.
Chris Range - The absolute name in skate athlete artwork! Artwork from Chris Range featured at this year's event.
Energy Smart Insulation - Energy Smart Insulation has a passion for helping homeowners reduce energy costs, create cozier homes and reduce our impact on the environment.
National Art Craft.com - We have been in continuous operation since 1949 providing off-the-shelf and custom products used extensively in the gift, novelty, advertising, craft, hobby and other creative and decorative markets
Enspace Design- We strive to understand your unique needs, using research, creative problem solving and design thinking to best craft your message.
Atom Wheels - Inline Race Wheels
Luigino - High End Speed Skates
Walgreens Pharmacy - Walgreens, There's a way
Acme Fresh Market - Feeding the families of our community for over 120 years. Shop here for all your Cookie Bake-Off needs!
 
SKATING VIDEOS AND MEDIA:
http://www.youtube.com/user/Thequadchannel - over 200+ videos of quad skating over the years
 
ENCOURAGE SKATING IN YOUR KIDS' SCHOOL PHYS-ED PROGRAM!
Send this link to your school's administrator: http://www.skateinschool.com/
(Davey Elementary participates in this program)

Friends:
James Weckbacher, Caricature artist
Mystor Magic, Balloon artist

 
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