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TRIC Pittsburgh Holiday Light-Up Night Festivities & Costume Skate
TRICsters and cyclists, Come join us for our annual City of Pittsburgh Light-Up Night Skate. You could see Santa Claus and Mrs. Claus on skates spreading joy to all the children and adults along with his skater helpers at the City of Pittsburgh's Light Up Night on Friday, November 16th. Come dressed in your Holiday outfit. We have skated with helmet Christmas Trees, Elves, Reindeer, Snowflakes, and other interesting holiday costumes with bells, blinkies, flashlights and lights. We will have a leisurely skate all around town and visit holiday displays at Station Square, store window displays, PPG, USX Tower crech, Mellon Square, Oxford Center, Market Square and other festive locations while handing out candy to all the good girls and boys as we skate the downtown festivities. TRIC will provide the candy. Happy Holidays!!! You are welcome to bring some candy as well. We will end up on the North Shore to watch the fireworks at 9:30 pm. It's a great way to see all the sights. Light Up Night-Ho! Ho! Ho! SKATE IT!!! November 16th, Gear Up Friday at 6:30 PM - depart 7 PM @ South Side Giant Eagle parking lot, 2021 Wharton Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15203. We will have a tailgate get together afterwards. There is a link map to the meetup place in the info above. Dress up in your favorite holiday costume (i.e. elf, Christmas tree, reindeer, lights, etc.) or just come as you are to join the skate. Costumes are optional. Bicyclists are welcome as well, especially for skaters with beginner skill levels to join the fun! Come join us! Rain date is the following Friday, November 23rd, the day after Thanksgiving. Skill level for this skate is ability to skate with confidence in traffic and crowds of people, negotiate curbs and road hazards, be skilled at braking, night skating and general intermediate or better skating skills. Helmets and wrist guards are required and knee and elbow pads are encouraged. See you there! Also bring flashlight, blinkies, lights or other reflective devices to let you be seen in the dark.

Giant Eagle

2021 Wharton St · Pittsburgh, PA

What we're about

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: (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.

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