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Come skate the streets and paved trails of “The Most Livable City in America” Pittsburgh, PA.
Three Rivers Inline Skate Club (TRIC) offers five (5) weekly organized, recreational, group street and trail inline (rollerblade) skates. Organized skates run from May thru September. Skate routes vary in the city, Downtown, Shadyside, Oakland, S. Side, Sq. Hill, N. Side, Mexican War Streets, Strip District, Station Square, Bloomfield, Highland Park, Lawrenceville, and many more. Parks, bridges, stadiums, tunnels, hills, paved river trails, etc... See the city and its sights from a whole new perspective!
-Tuesday 6:30 PM - Intermediate Fitness Skate - Shadyside / Oakland and more- 1+ hr.
-Wednesday 6:00 PM - Free NSP Skate Lessons / Start & Stop Clinic - 1 hr.
-Wednesday 7:00 PM - NSP Beginner Street Skate - Shadyside - less than 1 hr.
-Wednesday 6:30 PM - Advanced Beginner Street Skate - Shadyside/Oakland -1½ hr
-Friday 6:30 PM - Intermediate City Sights & City Lights Street and Trail Skate - Downtown & nearby areas - 2+ Hrs.
-Sunday Morning 9 AM - Intermediate Social Trail & Street Skate - Downtown & nearby areas with coffee stop, relaxed pace - 2+ hrs.
NOTE: All skates and lessons are “Weather Permitting”. If it is dry we usually skate!
For additional info, club photos, skate schedules, contacts and lessons see our website at: www.SkatePittsburgh.org (We "Skate Everything but the Rivers" our mission for the past 20+ years. A skate club created by the skaters for the skaters. Join us on our FACEBOOK page at: Three Rivers Inline Club.
Weekly NSP “FREE” beginner skate lessons and Start and Stop Clinics in Shadyside every Wednesday throughout the season, learn to skate. Lessons given by trained National Skate Patrollers. Loaner skates available for lessons or bring your own. Learn in a relaxed atmosphere and at your own pace on an outdoor school playground. Or just come out to improve your skating skills. Learn to stop and use your skate brake more efficiently!
Frequent social events and activities. Picnics, barbeques, wine and cheese parties, after skate gatherings and parties, local trips, parades, swim parties, Light-Up Night Skate, 4th of July Fireworks Skate, Steeler Skates, etc...
Weekend trips to other cities (DC, Philly, Miami, NYC, Boston, Erie, Presque Isle, etc...) to skate with other groups.
Organized street skates patrolled by the National Skate Patrol (NSP) for safety and fun. Conducting organized street and trail skates for all skill levels from beginners thru advanced skaters. Adults only. Men and women, all ages, fun for everyone! Meet new people. Singles and couples welcome. Bring your friends.
Skating is great cross-training for other recreational sports such as hiking, skiing, cycling, mountain biking, hockey, and other activities.
Join the TRIC club, get a T-shirt and email list access. Membership not required for the organized skates or skate lessons. Come out and learn to skate or just join us on one of our five (5) weekly skates.