Wednesday Night Skating

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14th St Union Square
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    14th Street – Union Square

Skating Wednesday night

Date:            Between April and October

Schedule:      Starts the meeting at 7:45 p.m.

                    It begins at 8:00 p.m.

                    Return to the starting place at 10:00 p.m.

 

The Wednesdays night the skater fans who love to skate through the streets of New York will make a distance of about 12 kilometers, where about 50 people do on cold nights and 80 when the weather is warm, it is a nice feeling roll on the streets, meet people and feel the thrill of skating by the five districts, routes are planned to ensure that they are safe with road conditions and that will be pleasant for the skaters, they will have several rest stops and the will have an opportunity to talk with colleagues that are familiarized with the routes and  that are willing to obey the rules, going slow in yellow light, red light stop, keep the crosswalks free, stay in single lane traffic and away from sidewalks. Every week the organizers choose a new route that leads through different parts of the city.

Night Skate is organized by a team of experienced skaters who volunteer their time and energy to ensure that it runs safely.

 

OUR ADVICE:

Skate´s Night meets at the southern end of Union Square Park (14th Street), near to the stairs. Traffic in the Union Square area can be heavy, so if you arrive by car, try to park in the general area. If you will take the subway please take 4, 5, 6, L, N, Q, R, W to 14th Street Station Union Square.

It is totally free and open to the people who love skates and want to have fun fun, only basic equipment are required like: skates, helmet, wrist guards, protecting knees, elbow pads, flashing light fitted to the helmet, backpack and visible clothing. Know that you do it at your own risk, those who will not or can´t agree with our simple safety rules should refrain from participating in this event.

If the streets are wet, the activity is canceled because it is too dangerous to skate as a group in the rain and its replaced with a meeting with all the participants to share drinks and food and have a great night.

Let's all do our part to make sure Wednesday Night + Skate, is a fun and safe event during the whole season.

 

 

 

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