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2021 Special Events hosted by WAR

April 4th, 2021

Sunday @ 11:00 AM

Inaugural Sunday Skate: Cherry Blossoms

The start of outdoor skating season in Washington DC. We will skate a classic Sunday intermediate route.

Led by: Jon

June 11-13, 2021

Friday - Sunday

Events for inline, roller, and skateboard including skating expositions, Friday night skate, a Pro-level and amateur Race, family-friendly activities.

Led by: Krista and Nat

Oct 1-3, 2021

Friday - Sunday

October 2, 2021


Our largest event, with skating on Friday, Saturday, Sunday! Click for last year's schedule.

Led by: Anthony, Chris, David, Ivana, Malik, & Mo

Annual Skater’s Quest Trail Marathon. Challenge yourself, have fun, and raise money for local youth skating team. (Participation fee required)

Led by: Krista

October 23

Saturday @ 11:00 AM

Join us in historic St. Michaels, MD for the Annual event (Rain Date Oct 24)

Led by: Mo

October 31, 2021

Put on your costume and check out the Halloween scene.

Led by: Jon

December 11, 2021

@7:00 PM

Annual Meeting & Potluck Party

We'll catch up, set the next year's schedule and elect the next board. Everyone is invited. As in years past, we’ll start at 7:00 pm at Jon's house in Rosslyn, which is close to the Rosslyn metro station. Looking forward to seeing you then!

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Led by: Jon

National Harbor Skate

Date: Sunday, December 12, 2021 @ 11:00 AM

Skate the the National Harbor and see all of the holiday decorations.
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Led by: Sharyn


Other Skating Events

(hosted outside of the DC Area)

Many events are free! It is fun to travel and see other cities with friendly local skate communities. DC contingents attend most of the events on the East Coast. Travel, skate with your friends, and enjoys tours led by the local skating community.

  • March 2021: Miami Skater Migration Escape the Winter with a weekend of skating in sunny South Beach.

  • August 4-8, 2021: Big Apple Roll

  • August 20-22, 2021: CAMPskateIA - Milwaukee, WI (Participation fee required)

  • October 10, 2021: Athens to Atlanta Test your endurance on a 38, 49, or 87 mile road skating course. (Participation fee required)

CANCELLED Events (For reference & 2021 planning)

July 4, 2020

Saturday @ 9:30 AM

Saturday @ 7:00 PM

July 4 Morning Skate
Cancelled for 2020

Challenge yourself on the Capital Crescent Trail. Meet in Georgetown with a breakfast break in Bethesda.

Led by: Jessie

Fireworks Skate

Enjoy skating on closed-off streets, and explore the best viewpoints. Meet at the White House.

Led by: Anthony

September 12, 2020

Saturday @ 11:00 AM

Kent Island Skate
Cancelled for 2020

Right across the Bay Bridge, the lovely cross-island and South-island trail awaits.

Led by: David