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.


Where to Buy Skates and Gear Online:

Where to Buy Skates and Gear in Minnesota:

Infosheet on speed skates


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