A mix of skiing and rollerblading, the Scandinavian sport is the closest you can get to cross country skiing without snow.
If you’re after a sport to build stamina and condition your body in the inimitable way that cross-country skiing does, but without having to book a flight to the french alps, then roller skiing is the perfect solution .Roller skiing was born from cross country skiing and is often used as the basis of summer training for cross country skiers. It is a low-impact, full-body exercise that is great for core body strength, balance and overall fitness whilst being a great way to train, and can be added to your training regime to make working out more interesting. As the sport is low-impact the entire family can enjoy the workout regardless of age or ability so there’s no reason to not give it a go!
York Sport is home to York Go Roller Ski Club, who run regular weekly sessions for all abilities. Their 19:30 Friday sessions are perfect for beginners and are usually led by a qualified instructor, who will be able to introduce you to the sport and guide you through the basics. These sessions cost £4.00 payable at York Sport Village reception PLUS £2.00 for equipment hire payable to the instructor.
Snowsport England run regular GoRollerSki courses throughout the year, providing 6 weeks of lessons when ski & boot hire is included in the session fee.
All of our roller skiing take place on our 1km cycle circuit at York Sport Village. The cycle circuit is a great, traffic free environment to get your roller skis on and have a great time.
|Roller skiing public||12+ years||£4.00|
|Roller skiing Concession*||12+ years||£3.00|
|Cycling Member||12+ years||Free|
|York Sport Village Member||12+ years||Free|
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