You’ve checked out the hours ar Skate World Deer Park and signed up for your skating lessons, but now comes the important question–what do you wear to go roller skating?
Let’s start from the ground up. First of all, always wear socks! This is totally non-negotiable. For one thing, if you’re renting skates, we won’t let you do it without socks. Think about it: do you really want to wear skates that someone else’s bare feet have been in? We didn’t think so. For another thing, without socks, you’re setting yourself up for blisters in a big way. Your skating socks should be thick and long enough to peek out of the top of the skate boots.
Whether you wear pants, a skirt, or a dress, remember that it shouldn’t be long enough to get caught under your wheels. You’ll be leaning forward a lot, so if you go skating in a skirt or dress, consider a pair of shorts or leggings underneath. This is especially useful in the case of accidental falls. Make sure your clothes are comfortable and allow for plenty of movement, and remember that exercise makes you warmer, so plan to wear layers that you can strip off if you get overheated.
Don’t feel like you have to dress in a conservative or boring way, either! Roller skating is a great time to express yourself. Wear something colorful, fun, or off the wall if you want to–whatever clothes make you comfortable will help you have a great time at Skate World Deer Park!