Take your rollerblading learning journey as fast or slow, and as far, as you want to with Skateline. Its 25-lesson Learn-to-Skate course brings you from basic to advanced, but nine lessons should be enough for you to skate comfortably in a park environment. The professional and certified instructors at Skateline have tons of experience working with learners of all ages, and prioritise safety above all else, so you can be sure that you or your child are in safe hands. Total beginners can start with the inline funstart ($20) before progressing to small group ($110/4 lessons), open group ($99/4 lessons) or private lessons ($80/lesson).
One of the best things about Singapore is the abundance of park connectors and smooth, flat terrain for recreational sports like jogging, cycling and skateboarding. You don't have to look far to find rollerblading enthusiasts either. People love the sport for its many purported health benefits, cool variations like speed skating, classic slalom and speed slalom, as well as the fact that it's good plain fun both solo and with family and friends.
Like with any new hobby, rollerblading requires some training and practice, as well as new gear in your arsenal. Whether you're interested in picking it up as a casual hobby or keen to advance to expert levels – here's a guide on where to learn, what you need, where to buy it and the best places in Singapore to put your new skills to the test.