After running SK8s for 8 fabulous years it is with regret that due to other commitments we can no longer dedicate the time required to maintain a high performing business.
For that reason we’re looking for someone to purchase this highly successful business and continue to demonstrate the same passion for roller skating, customer service and entertaining that has been the hallmark of SK8s throughout our 8 year history.
We operate SK8s across two venues in Lincoln, holding 2 sessions per week for all ages and an additional adults only session on the second Friday of every month.
- Fridays at Yarborough Leisure Centre from 6-8pm
- Saturdays at North Kesteven from 5.30-7.30pm
- Adults only at Yarborough LC from 8.30-10.30pm (ages 16+).
We own a large number of roller skates which we hire out to the public for the weekly sessions, plus a range of other roller skating accessories available for purchase.
Business as usual
We’d like to stress to our SK8ers that nothing will change for the time being, we will not be closing down, simply changing hands when the time comes.
Thank you to everyone who has attended our roller disco over the past 8 years. We’ve had a fabulous run but now wish to see SK8s in the hands of a new team who can give it the love and attention it deserves.
Jon & Lauren
Dates for your SK8s
We run 2 weekly sessions for all ages – one at Yarborough Leisure Centre on a Friday (6-8pm) and another at One NK Sports Centre on a Saturday (5.30-7.30pm). We also run an Adult SK8 (for ages 16+) on the second Friday of the month at Yarborough Leisure Centre (8.30-10.30pm). As a business we rent out the space in these venues and prepare the space for your enjoyment.
Occasionally we are not able to hire out the venue because a member of the public has hired it instead. We will endeavour to give you as much notice as possible. Entry is £5 + £1.50 SK8 hire. Wrist guards are free.
SK8s February 2020
Friday March 13th ~ 6-8pm @ Yarborough Leisure Centre ~ All ages | 8.30-10.30pm – ADULT SK8 (16+)
Saturday March 14th ~ 5.30-7.30pm @ One NK Sports Centre ~ All ages.
Friday March 20th ~ 6-8pm @ Yarborough Leisure Centre ~ All ages.
Saturday March 21st ~ 5.30-7.30pm @ One NK Sports Centre ~ All ages.
Friday March 27th ~ 6-8pm @ Yarborough Leisure Centre ~ All ages.
Saturday March 28th ~ 5.30-7.30pm @ One NK Sports Centre ~ All ages.
- Please check back for further dates or follow our Facebook page.
Stuck for birthday party ideas?
Looking for something that is hassle free, easy to organise, value for money but also great fun for the kids?
A SK8s party is what you’re looking for.
- Super easy to organise : Contact us and we can send you some invitations for you to hand out to your child’s friends.
- Hassle free : No need to book in advance, just turn up at one of our weekly roller disco sessions.
- Value for money : Only pay for the people that turn up. No need to pay for entry in advance. If you have a group of 10 or more the birthday person goes free!
- Great fun : 2 hours of roller disco and a birthday shout-out!
- Catering : Food provisions vary according to venue – contact us for more details .
Check out an example below – the testimonial from mother and daughter says it all!
“SK8s ran my daughter’s sixth birthday party and it was just perfect! They worked so hard to make everything fun and safe for all the little skaters and it went down a treat with everyone having a brilliant time. There were some small, and some parent converts to skating as a result. I can’t recommend them enough if you’re looking for a birthday party that’s just that bit different.
Eloise even wanted to leave her own review: “It was awesome!” – Samantha Hook.”
Join us on a Friday or Saturday night:
Fridays @ Yarborough Leisure Centre | 6pm – 8pm.
Saturdays @ North Kesteven | 5.30pm – 7.30pm.
£5 entry | £1.50 SK8 Hire | All ages & abilities welcome.
Featuring a birthday cake from Celebration Cakes by Lisa.
Have you ever skated with our very own Lady MacDeath?
We are delighted to announce that one of our regulars, Eve Gormley, will be representing Great Britain in the Junior Roller Derby World Cup in Philadelphia, and we are her proud sponsors!
On 23rd and 24th July 16-year-old Eve, who is a student at Lincoln College, will join her Team GB Junior Roller Derby teammates from across the country to compete against teams from Europe, USA East, USA West, Canada and Australia. It will be the first time that Great Britain has taken part.
Eve, whose roller derby nickname is ‘Lady MacDeath’ has skated with the Lincolnshire Bombinos team based in Lincoln since 2012 and is one of their longest standing members. She chose the nickname because she is an English Literature student and loves Shakespeare’s Macbeth.
“I’m so excited and honoured to have been selected for Team GB Junior Roller Derby and to have the opportunity to compete against the best junior roller derby players in the world! It’s every young person’s dream to line up alongside fantastic teammates to represent their country doing something they love and I can’t quite believe that I’m going to be doing that in July”. – Eve
Mum Beverley Gormley said:
“We’re so proud that Eve is going to be able to realise her dream of competing internationally in such an exciting sport! She’s worked extremely hard and it’s great to see her hard work and dedication paying off. I want to say a big thank you to all of her coaches at Bombinos and to her sponsor SK8s UK who have encouraged her to practice her fancy footwork at their roller discos. Without them, she wouldn’t have got this far.”
Eve is now crowdfunding to help with the cost of traveling to Team GB training sessions around the country, and her flights and accommodation in the USA. If you’d like to help her get to the Junior World Cup, please donate whatever you can at:
We are also hosting a raffle at our weekly roller disco sessions to help raise funds – details below:
PRIZE – Brand new pair of skates worth £50. Available in sizes junior 12 – adult 9, in a range of colours.
ENTRY – £1 per ticket. Available to buy over the counter at any SK8S session until 30/6/18.
WINNER – Winner will be notified over the phone on 1/7/18. We ask for you to be willing to come and collect your prize on 6/7/18 at Yarborough LC from Eve Gormley and to have your picture taken.
To find out more about Team GB, Roller Derby and how you can help ensure Team GB makes it to America click here Team GB Junior Roller Derby.
“What an amazing night we had. Been a super atmosphere and uber fun!! Cannot wait for the next adult only skate. See you next week!!!” Jo McFarlane
“Brilliant evening. Really well organised. Friendly bunch of fellow skaters. Great fun exercise. Loving skating again after a break of about 25 years. Thanks again!!” Caroline wells
“Went to SK8s 80s/90s Birthday party last night, really enjoyed it. Very helpful staff.” Susan Malik
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Our Adult Only SK8 to celebrate turning 5 was a huge success.
Can you spot yourself in our gallery?
Our next adult skate is October 13th @Yarborough Leisure Centre @ 8.30pm.