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Right to Skate is a Saskatoon-based nonprofit organization dedicated to connecting youth with skateboarding. We offer Skateboard Scholarships (free gear) to youth from low-income families or other barriers to access. We also host summer camps and special programming for Indigenous youth orgs, group-homes, new immigrant and refugee youth, Women and Queer Skate Meetups and more

Pop-up Skatepark at Urban Canvas!

Visit our booth and join us for free lessons Friday at 5pm and Saturday at 3pm!

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Jorell Clay Memorial Skate Jam and BBQ 2023

Thank you for joining us for another year of celebrating our friend Jorell. Nothing brings us together like sharing a meal, swapping memories, and skateboarding.

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Go Skate Day 2023

Free BBQ and Skate Jam June 21st at Lions Skatepark in partnership with Block Skateboards and Antioch Skate Ministry

Eli Kerslake Memorial BBQ

Thank you for joining us for the Eli Kerslake memorial BBQ in partnership with the Saskatoon Co-op.

We remember Elijah Kerslake as a vibrant member of our community and continue to work with his family to give back to the community.

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This year we gifted 40 skateboards to new immigrant and refugee youth and announced the launch of an Afghan Girls Skate Team with 18 members. We continue to provide ongoing lessons with the Saskatoon Open Door Society.

Thanks for another great year, SODS!

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Right to Skate X Vans Session

Join us Sunday July 2nd at Lions Skatepark in Saskatoon for a special event with Olympic skater Annie Guglia.

Product giveaways, trick tips and hang! Session runs 4-7PM

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Right to Skate receives 2023 Living in Harmony Award

In a ceremony at the Broadway Theatre on the International Day to End Racial Discrimination, Right to Skate was awarded the 2023 Living in Harmony Community Impact Award by the City of Saskatoon.

The Living in Harmony awards recognizes outstanding achievements in contributing to the elimination of racial discrimination in our community. 

In a press release the City states:

"Right to Skate has transformed the Saskatoon skateboarding landscape into an inclusive and welcoming community"

Thank you, City of Saskatoon!

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Check out this CBC feature on Shafiqa and our Open Door Program! 

Listen Now

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Purchase a 10 Year Anniversary board in our store and support Right to Skate!

Free local delivery in Saskatoon or flat rate shipping in Canada & US

Art by Jodi J. @j.inks

Boards by Generator Distribution

2022 Skate Scholarship Recipients

Thanks to you we're providing more boards than ever before. We sponsor youth from low-income families, new immigrant and refugee youth, BIPOC and LGBTQ2S skaters

If you or someone you know could use this support, visit our skate scholarship page here

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Women and Queer Skate Meetups

We host casual skateboard meetups for women and queer skaters to make community and learn together. Gear available to borrow. All ages and abilities welcome. Meetups happen every Thursday night at rotating skateparks. Rollerskates welcome! Check our social media @righttoskate for the most recent schedule.

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Davidson Skateboard Lessons

Check out the new mini ramp in Davidson, Saskatchewan and book a lesson with Kyle to hone your skills!

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Kyle is also hosting programming with the FASD Network. The FASD network has also provided training for our entire staff! Contact Kyle for more info kyle@righttoskate.com

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What did we do in 2021?

-Gifted 50 skateboards to youth from low-income families and to new immigrant and refugee youth.
-6 new skaters in the skate scholarship program
-Women’s and LGBTQ2S meet up
-Public skate lessons
-Skate lessons with the Open Door Society new immigrant and refugee youth 
-Skate lessons with White Buffalo Youth Lodge
-Skate lessons with EGADZ Youth
-Taught in 3 rural communities

10 Year anniversary contest

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Right to Skate Secret Santa

Do you know a youth that would love a skateboard for Christmas?

We want to make someone's holiday extra special.

We are giving away a prize package which includes an 8.1 complete Almost skateboard, a Right to Skate T-shirt, a Ninetimes hoodie, and stocking stuffer goodies!

Send in your nominations before December 21st  to sarah@righttoskate.com along with the name of the youth you wish to nominate, age, and a bit about them.

Happy Holidays!

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RTS X Spence Coffee

We are proud to be a part of Spence coffee's "beans for a cause" initiative. Spence has released a special Right to Skate single-origin Guatemala, and it's darn good.

Each bag sold = $10 for Right to Skate!

Pick up a bag (and a mug!) at Ninetimes Skateshop Saskatoon

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We're hosting skate camps with immigrant and refugee youth in partnership with the Saskatoon Open Door Society. If this is something you or someone you know could access, contact us 

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Interested youth are eligible to take home a board!

 Learn more

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