Skating with us

NCSA skates at 2 locations in the Bay Area

Oakland Ice Center
519 18th St, Oakland, CA 94612
(510) 268-9000

San Jose Ice Center
1500 S 10th St, San Jose, CA 95112
(408) 279-6000

Rental skates and helmets are available at both locations

Season

NCSA skates year-round.

Our race season starts in October and extends until mid-March. The race season terminates after the Age Group Nationals.  During this time, the primary focus is fitness, racing, race prep and fun.

The offseason goes from March until September. During this time, the main focus is fitness, technique, endurance and fun

Attire for Training

  • skinsuit
  • (if you don’t have a skinsuit:) Long Sleeve Shirt, loose fitting long pants, tights, sweat pants
  • Gloves
  • Helmet (bicycle, skiing, skateboard helmets are acceptable)
  • recommended: knee pads, shin guards, neck guard

Racing Attire

  • skinsuit
  • (if you don’t have a skinsuit:) Long Sleeve Shirt, loose fitting long pants, tights, sweat pants
  • Gloves
  • Helmet with race number affixed
  • required: neck guard
  • recommended: knee pads, shin guards
  • blade tip radius must be no less than 1/3″ (diameter of a nickel)

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