Skates & Gear

Check with your local club and coaches about equipment and gear that is needed. Short track, long track and inline skating require different skates and other protective gear.

NOTE: GMSA and clubs offer skate rental.


Where to Buy Skates and Gear Online:

Where to Buy Skates and Gear in Minnesota:


Besides skates, what else do I need?

Long Track: Warm clothes (layers suggested), gloves/mittens, hat, water bottle

Short Track: Helmet (bike helmet is fine), knee pads (volleyball style), shin guards (soccer guard that slip into a sleeve), long sleeves, pants, gloves, water bottle

Inline: Helmet (bike helmet is fine), knee pads, elbow pads, wrist guards, water bottle