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Old June 4th, 2018, 09:41 PM   #1
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Default What to do in San Francisco

I will be passing through San Francisco this summer.
I already know of the church of 8 wheels and the midnight roller's friday skate thing, and I plan to hit both of those. What else is must-see SF skating activities?
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Old June 5th, 2018, 01:35 AM   #2
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I will be passing through San Francisco this summer.
I already know of the church of 8 wheels and the midnight roller's friday skate thing, and I plan to hit both of those. What else is must-see SF skating activities?
Take your outdoor gear, too. There is a very cool group of avid quad skaters there. http://www.cora.org/
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Old June 7th, 2018, 11:11 PM   #3
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I'm not sure which Church of 8 Wheels you are thinking of. There is the physical site which is an actual church transformed into a roller rink. Then there is the older concept which refers to skating at Sixth Avenue in Golden Gate Park on Sundays.

The latter is also the meeting point for a small group skate that used do the Merced Loop but now mostly does the "wiggle" route to Downtown and back. Leaves at 2:00pm on Sundays.

There is also a Tuesday Night Skate. It is mostly a subset of Friday, both in route and turnout. I'm not sure exactly when they leave. Ask around on the Friday Night Skate group on Facebook

If you can travel a little, check on the Wednesday Night Skate at Stanford University. Gather at 7:30pm. Be ready to leave at 7:50pm. This skate is faster and smoother but not flatter than Friday.

If the trip overlaps the first Saturday of the month, check out San Jose Skate Night. Very flat. Very slow. 7:30pm in Downtown San Jose.

All three of these events are regularly mentioned on Friday Night Skate Facebook group.
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