Upcoming Events

August 4 - 7, 2016

The fourteenth annual BIG APPLE ROLL ("BAR") is an exciting weekend of group skates, adventures exploring and experiencing New York City on skates.

BIG APPLE ROLL 2016 is a free event.


Upcoming Weekend Skate

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Tuesday Night Skate is on every Tuesday.
Meeting at 8:00 PM, at the North side of Grand Army Plaza , Fifth Ave & 60th Street. Roll out no later than 8:10 PM.
Come on out and join us!!

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Pictures from some of recent Empire events:
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We would like to thank everyone who participated in Big Apple Roll 2015. Without all of you it could not have been such a resounding success!

Regular Weekly Skates

Tuesday Night Skate (year round)
Meet at the North side of Grand Army Plaza, Fifth Ave & 60th St. at 8pm. Recommended for high intermediate and advanced skaters. This skate is year round as long as street is dry.

Speed Skating

Weekly Practices

Come join us in Central Park, Monday and other week days evening, 7:30 PM at the Speedskaters' Curb (68th street on West Drive in the park, at the top of the hill on the Central Park loop opposite "Tavern on the Green").

Empire Speed has coaches that guarantee to make you faster and stronger - and they actually make it fun. Come and see what they can do for you!

For more information go to www.empirespeed.com and click on "Weekly Practices".
You may also want to check Facebook page for the most updated information when a practice is happening.

Email Lists

We maitain two kinds of mailing lists, Empire elist, a moderated email list and and Empire-Chat, a public, unmoderated email list in which anyone is invited to discuss the NYC skating scene. To join the list, send a blank email to empire-subscribe@yahoogroups.com for Empire Skate mailing list, or empire-chat-subscribe@yahoogroups.com. for Empire-Chat. You will receive an email from Yahoo Group. Follow the intruction on the email.

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