New to the sport? Check out the following options:
- Inlining; Join in the Wednesday evening inlining sessions. Come to the Roseville Oval at 5:00 and for $5 you will learn the basics of inlining. If you already have the basics and are ready for a bit of racing, that starts at 6:00 and is free. More info here.
- Novice speedskating; The winter novice program will be in place again this year. Stay tuned for details.
- Try Speedskating sessions offered through the Greater Minnesota Speedskating Association offer options for all ages, click here to check out upcoming sessions.
mid-way speed-skat-ing club /‘mid-wā spēd-skāt-iŋ kləb/ noun
: A group that develops youth in the sport of speedskating, providing opportunities to learn the fundamentals while promoting good sportsmanship, personal goal development, and respect for all participants.
: A club comprised of coaches who are prepared to inspire, train, and challenge skaters to become the best they can possibly be in an atmosphere that emphasizes fun, teamwork, sportsmanship, and competition appropriate for a skater’s age and skill. The club succeeds through the support of skater’s families, committed to the development of the skaters and growing the sport of speedskating.
Midway Speedskating Club is a non-profit, parent-run, organization committed to the development of youth skaters in the sport of speedskating. The club primarily focuses on skaters 18 years and younger, although older skaters who have grown with the club are also coached. Many Midway skaters have participated in Olympic Games in both long and short track.
Midway Speedskating Club helps develop athletes to become the best speedskaters that they can possibly be. Midway skaters come from across the Twin Cities metro area, gathering throughout the year to train and race under the guidance of coaches certified through US Speedskating. As a parent-run organization, families of skaters are as much members of the club as the skaters wearing the long blades.