FAQ’s

WHERE IS THE ROLLER RINK?


139 Middlesex Street, G41 1EE (type RollerStop CIC into Google maps and it puts a pin in our location)

IS THERE PARKING?


Yes there is on street parking; At peak times it can get very busy (especially during the school holidays). During peak times it may be easier to park at Shields Rd underground which is a few minutes walk from the rink.

I HAVE A HEALTH CONCERN, SHOULD I SKATE?

No, skating is a potentially dangerous activity, if you’re not sure then you shouldn’t skate. We highly recommend that you do not take part in skating activity if you suffer from high blood pressure, heart, back or neck problems, brittle bones, joint injuries or any other condition that could be aggravated by this activity. If you are, or suspect that you could be pregnant you should not take part in this activity. If you are still unsure, speak to your GP before you plan to attend.

WHAT PUBLIC TRANSPORT LINKS ARE NEARBY?


We are a few minutes walk from both Kinning Park and Shields Rd underground. If traveling by bus McGill’s 38 and First’s 9 go down Paisley Rd west which is close to the rink.

IS THERE A CAFE?


Yes, we have a cafe serving pizza, milkshakes, ice cream, smoothies, hot drinks, cold drinks and sweet treats too.

CAN I BRING MY OWN SNACKS, DRINKS OR FOOD?


No, please support our in-rink cafe – no food or drink from outside s permitted in our venue, thanks!

ARE THERE LOCKERS?


Yes, lockers cost 50p which is not returned once the door is locked. Monthly pass holders get free locker hire

I’M NOT SKATING DO I HAVE TO PAY?


Spectating is free at roller discos, excluding adult only events. 

ARE THERE SKATES AVAILABLE TO HIRE?


Yes we have over 400 pairs. 

CAN I HIRE INLINE SKATES?


No, all of our skates are quad style (2 rows of 2 wheels, rather than 4 inline)

WHAT SIZES DO YOUR HIRE SKATES COME IN?


They start at a child’s size 6 and go up to an adult 14.

CAN I BRING MY OWN SKATES?


Yes of course you can, but it’s up to you to ensure they are safe to use. 

CAN I BRING MY OWN INLINE SKATES?


Yes you are very welcome to.

CAN I BRING A SCOOTER, SKATEBOARD OR HEELYS?


No, we only allow roller skates or blades on our rink.

WHAT SHOULD I WEAR?


Anything which is comfortable and doesn’t restrict your movement. If you are hiring skates you MUST HAVE SOCKS.

CAN I WEAR FANCY DRESS?


Yes if you wish, many people do especially for parties.

WHAT IS THE YOUNGEST AGE THAT CAN SKATE AT THE DISCO?


4 years, except at our ready steady skate events

AM I TOO OLD TO SKATE AT THE ROLLER DISCO?

No you are never too old! If you are still active and healthy there should be no problems but please read the info above regarding any health concerns you may have – this applies for any age!

I HAVE A CHILD WITH ME WHO WILL NOT BE SKATING, DO I HAVE TO PAY FOR THEM?


No, but they are not allowed on the rink unless they are skating.

CAN WHEELCHAIR USERS JOIN IN AT THE ROLLER DISCO?


Yes they can join in during appropriate sessions. Please review our Wheelchair policy for more information

I AM A STUDENT, CAN I GET DISCOUNTED ENTRY?


No, but our Tuesday 2-4-1 deal is a great bargain if you’re after a cheap-skate!

I AM OVER 60, CAN I GET DISCOUNTED ENTRY?

No, but our Wednesday lunch time skate is slightly cheaper & usually very quiet with plenty of room to practice. Month passes for unlimited skating are also very good value.

DO YOU STILL OFFER FAMILY PASSES?


No, we no longer offer family passes but month passes are very affordable for regular skaters. £20 jnr/ £30 adult for unlimited skating for an entire month

I HAVE BOUGHT A TICKET BUT CAN NO LONGER MAKE IT, CAN I GET A REFUND?


Refunds can only be given when the cancellation is 7 or more days before the event.
If cancellation notice is given between 24hours and 6 days in advance of the event, the ticket(s) may be transferred to a different date (no more than 2 months after the date of the original booking).
If you notify us on the day, or after the event took place you are not eligible for a transfer or refund.

I AM NOT ELIGIBLE FOR A REFUND, CAN I GIVE MY TICKET TO A FRIEND?


Yes, they can bring your ticket along in place of you.

I’VE NOT RECEIVED MY EMAIL TICKET, WHAT SHOULD I DO?

First of all check your spam folder, sometimes the ticket emails ends up here. The email will have the subject line RollerStop Roller Rink Glasgow. If you can’t find the email ticket you can use your confirmation of payment as proof of purchase. 

IS THERE A BAR?

No, drinking and roller skating don’t mix. NO ALCOHOLis permitted in the premises. We strongly advise that you save the drinking until after you’ve skated, you’ll have worked up a thirst! Anyone who is clearly intoxicated will not be allowed to skate and no refund will be given.

DO I RECEIVE TICKETS IN THE POST?

No you will receive an email confirmation of your purchase, this is your ticket. 

Please have either a print out of this email or have it ready on your smart phone when you arrive at reception.

CAN I LEAVE MY CHILDREN AT THE DISCO AND COLLECT THEM LATER?


We recommend for a first time visit, all U16s should be accompanied by an adult, at least until you are confident they can skate. Children who can skate and are 13 years+, with a mobile phone to contact an adult in case of emergency may be left on their own at the rink, at your own risk. Children under 13 will not be permitted without an adult.

CAN I BRING AN AFTER SCHOOL CLUB?

Yes! Roller skating is a great activity for children’s groups such as after school clubs, guides, scouts or summer clubs. To find out more information click HERE

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