Philly's Original City Street Skate Group

Street Skate Club

SUNDAYS

Landskaters endurance and pace gauge for city street skating in Philadelphia

Easy, steady pace with multiple stops. Approximately 8 miles.  Maybe a hill or two, but none of serious concern.

SUNDAYS

The Philadelphia Landskaters Sunday morning Express Skate
Landskaters endurance and pace gauge for city street skating in Philadelphia

Moderate pace with multiple stops. Approximately 8 miles.  Some hills.

 

TUESDAYS

The Philadelphia Landskaters Tuesday Varsity Skate
Landskaters endurance and pace gauge for city street skating in Philadelphia

Cliff

Faster than average pace requires increased lung and leg stamina. Expect hills.

TUESDAYS

The Philadelphia Landskaters Tuesday JV Skate
Landskaters endurance and pace gauge for city street skating in Philadelphia

Rocco

The skates adjust weekly to the skate levels in the group.

SATURDAYS

The Philadelphia Landskaters Saturday Adventure Skate
Landskaters endurance and pace gauge for city street skating in Philadelphia

Lead rotates among various members.

Expect hills, and few stops along a 15 to 20 mile skate.

GROUP INLINE SKATING

CITY STREET SKATING

What Is City Street Skating?

We are a group of inline skaters utilizing numbers for safety to inline skate through the city streets for a non-competitive recreational experience. 

We welcome safe skaters of all disciplines to join us.

SKATE DISCIPLINES UNITE!

REC

Capable casual non-competitive fitness skater

SPEED

Competitive power skater

FREESTYLE

Acrobatic skill based slalom cone skater

DANCE

Agile dance skater

FIGURE

Competitive artist on skates

URBAN

aka Aggressive rail grinding skater

HOCKEY

Sport skater cross training

QUAD

Traditional roller skater dedicated to their wheels

Testimonials

Skate Member Reviews

Declan Hindsley
1 Review
5/5
a week ago
My father brought me out as a kid. My friends want to try it. You have to do this!
Joan Stanton
1 Review
5/5
a week ago
We're the best skate club in Philly! Wait. We're the only skate club. Get out and skate with us and you'll be hooked.
Megan Davis
2 Reviews
5/5
2 weeks ago
This is great for couples. I met the greatest guy that skates.
Thomas "Towi" Williams
1 Review
5/5
3 weeks ago
What do I know. I'm the sweep. Can someone please tell me what's going on up front?
Our stops

City Skate Destinations

Some bars and restaurants are skater friendly in Philly
Northern Liberties
South Street is the halfway point during Sunday skates
South Street

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ESSENTIALS

GET READY

SKATERS

Fitness skaters, hockey skaters, aggressive skaters, urban skaters, freestyle skaters, dance skaters, speed skaters, recreational skaters, marathon skaters, even quad skaters!

GEAR

Wear a helmet! Knee pads, elbow pads and wrist guards are advised.

JUST IN CASE

We don’t leave skaters behind. Yet — emergencies happen. Always have cash or a rideshare app ready.

STAMINA

We don’t leave skaters behind. Yet — emergencies happen. Always have cash or a rideshare app ready.

FLUIDS

Our Sunday Social Skate stops for drinks at the halfway point, but most everyone has a water bottle.

TIME

Plan at least an 1.5 hours. Landskater time always leaves later than the posted event time too.

LANDSKATERS EMAIL GROUP

WET ROADS? SKATES DELAYED?

Get up to the minute alerts with the Landskaters Email Group
Last minute changes such as rain or nearby events
Receive on ad-hoc off-skate invites to off-season skates
Send your own skate question to the group

Request to join our Landskaters Email Group
not a newsletter

LANDSKATERS EMAIL GROUP

WET ROADS? SKATES DELAYED?

Get up to the minute alerts with the Landskaters Email Group
Last minute changes such as rain or nearby events
Receive on ad-hoc off-skate invites to off-season skates
Send your own skate question to the group

Request to join our Landskaters Email Group
not a newsletter

Check out The Philadelphia Landskaters Blog.

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Inline skating articles
The Lanskaters take Manhattan in 1992.
Lars Hindsley

How Philadelphia Inline Skating Started

In the spring of 1992, inline skating was starting to explode in the Philadelphia area. The convergence of two groups led to the first Philly City Skates, and then to the creation of Landskaters.

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125mm Inline Skate Wheels
Lars Hindsley

Do Big Wheels Make Skates Go Faster?

Okay. Logic is telling you that larger wheels means larger circumference and that in turn means fewer turns for a given distance.  That doesn’t take into consideration the variation of momentum due to resistance, torque, and other factors impacting the moment of inertia. 

If only the answer was that easy.

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90s Era Lightning Rollerblades
Lars Hindsley

Are Rollerblades and Inline Skates The Same?

Beginners call them Rollerblades even if they own K2’s or some other brand. There lies the answer for most. Rollerblade is a brand of inline skates with historical importance. For most Rollerblade owners Rollerblades and inline skates are more than the same, they are (only) Rollerblades. 

However here is the grim truth for all you Rollerblade owners.

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