SOCIAL ROLLERSKATING: OTTAWA QUAD SESSION (Sept -Dec)

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SOCIAL ROLLERSKATING: OTTAWA QUAD SESSION (Sept -Dec)

Indoor recreational rollerskating for everyone. We skate to tunes. Welcome to our Sept. - Dec. Sessions!

When and where

Date and time

Location

Norm Fenn Gym - Carleton University 1125 Colonel By Dr. Ottawa, ON K1S 5B6 Canada

Map and directions

How to get there

Refund Policy

No Refunds

About this event

JOIN US FOR OUR WEEKLY RECREATIONAL SKATE

Ottawa Quad Sessions are all about fun on eight wheels. Any style, all levels, no instruction, lots of watch-and-learn. We quad to tunes. Always. We skate lights on at Carleton U. Check out our 2022 Disco event for the full groove, lightshow experience!

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PLEASE READ THROUGH #1 TO #6 BELOW .

1. E-TICKETING POLICY:

Each adult skater must purchase their own ticket.

Only parents/guardians can purchase for their own youths. (under 18 y.o.) You can not purchase for another person's child.

We will cancel any single ticket transaction where an admission is being purchased for someone else, or with a duplicate email, or where the adult is not clearly identified as the parent/guardian (for youth ticket) as those conditions are not validate for the waiver.

2. COVID-19 PROTOCOLS:

OTTAWA QUAD ROLLERSKATING CLUB’S COVID-19 PROTOCOL APPLIES:

  • Do not attend if you suspect you are unwell.
  • Mask on at admission and skate rental area. .
  • Masks optional for skating.
  • Please be respectful of people wearing masks and grant them the option of extra space.

CARLETON ATHLETICS’ COVID-19 PROTOCOL APPLIES TO ALL ATTENDEES:

  • For now, the only requirement is self screening the day of attendance. We will advise if this changes.

3. ADMISSIONS

  • Admission is strictly online, through Eventbrite. No cash at the door. No other platforms are authorized to sell tickets for OQS.
  • Book early to ensure a spot!
  • Admission does not include skate rentals. (see #4)
  • Adult admissions are individual sale only (no group purchases).
  • Admission for junior skaters (-18) must be purchased by a parent or guardian, clearly identified as such on the order form. The parent or guardian must be the individual signing off on the Waiver and Release.
  • All skaters under 13 must be accompanied by an adult ticket holder on skates.
  • All skaters under 18 must wear a helmet.

4. RENTALS

  • Skate rentals must be booked as an add-on ticket.
  • Skate rentals must be booked no later than 24 hours before the event (commonly Thursday by 9 pm) so that our volunteers can retrieve them from storage.
  • Rentals are approximately shoe sizes (no half sizes).
  • It is always advisable to bring a pair of thin and thick socks just in case as there are often no extras to swap sizes. Please wear socks regardless!

5. REFUND POLICY

  • Refunds will be considered for COVID-related illness if requested within 24 hours after the event. No exception.
  • Admissions and rentals are otherwise non-refundable, non-exchangeable, and non-transferable.

6. KEEPING IT SAFE

  • Head and limb protection is strongly recommended for all. Youth skaters (-18) must wear head protection.
  • Safe Skating Code in effect (to be acknowledged when booking admission).
  • COVID-19 protocols in effect (to be acknowledged when booking admission).

7. SKATE DATE

  • Want to get serious about skating and attend all (or many) of the sessions? Be our Skate Date! Buy dinner and we'll make sure we save you a seat and make every skate after that a little sweeter.
  • This is for attendees who have their own skates. This is not an option that can be done if you need to rent skates.
  • We wanted to build the community and offer a bonus for folks who were coming out regularly and committed enough to have purchased their own wheels!
  • For $40 you buy access to a discount code for this season (Sept.-Dec.)to be used to buy adult tickets for yourself. Each session's ticket will only cost $8 and we will reserve a spot for you so you don't have to worry about us selling out for a Friday night!
  • Go to https://Fall22SkateDate.eventbrite.ca to purchase your code and then use THAT event to buy your tickets for the nights you will attend during the season.
  • The code is only good through the end of the year for regular sessions and will then expire.

ABOUT THE VENUE

  • The Norm Fenn Gymnasium is located in Carleton Athletics' Ice House Building, off University Road
  • The gymnasium is a full-size basketball court (wooden floors).
  • There are no locker rooms, or coat check available to us.
  • Multiple bus routes will deliver you to Carleton U
  • ! This year parking will be included in the Carleton lot for Club attendees. Access HotSpotParking after 20:45 to register your vehicle from 20:45-23:15.

ABOUT THE OTTAWA QUAD ROLLERSKATING CLUB

  • We're volunteer-run, we're non-profit, we're fun-driven!
  • We also go by the name of OQS (Ottawa Quad Session), the weekly events we put together.
  • We run a year-long program of recreational rollerskating for our membership and whoever wants to drop in for a spin. We quad weekly on Fridays and throw in a number of roller parties throughout the year for good measure (and fundraising!) Levels don't matter. All are welcome. No instructions but always lots of watch-and-learn. We only skate to tunes. Rentals are available for some events.
  • Quads in OQRC stands for rollerskates, but inlines are welcome too.
  • Email is how to get in touch: ottawaquadsession@gmail.com.
  • What we do is only possible thanks to our beautiful volunteers (yellow shirt peeps). If you want to yellowshirt with us, please do reach out ottawaquadsession+YS@gmail.com