The Winter Olympics favorite has found a way to St. Louis: Now you can join a speedskating club in Webster Groves.
Think you want to give it a shot? Here are five things you should know about the St. Louis Speedskating Club's open house this weekend:
- The open house will be Saturday at the Webster Ice Rink at 12:30-1:30 p.m.
- Olympic skater Brendan Eppert will be on hand for tips and learning the form of the sport.
- Interested? Make sure you bring a helmet, gloves and long pants. A limited number of speed skates will be available.
- Throughout the season, practice time on the ice takes up to four hours a week.
- Sessions in the St. Louis area rotate through Webster Groves, Queeny Park, St. Louis Mills, and Hardee's rinks.
- The speedskating season runs from September to March.
- For more information, contact Nancy Tankersley at 314-570-7060 or email@example.com.
What do you think? Think you'll give speedskating a try? Tell us in the comments.