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The Great EsSkate - Weekend Schedule


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Start End Event Location Skate Level Comments
12:00 PM 6:00 PM Registration/goodie bag pick-up Surfcomber Hotel    
1:00 PM 3:30 PM Art Deco Skate 18th & Collins Avenue Levels A-F  
3:00 PM 4:30 PM Mobile Yoga clinic Check it out here Meet in Surfcomber Hotel lobby   For those interested in improving their stride and making their skating more of a "moving meditation"
6:30 PM 7:00 PM Group-up & Announcements 15th & Ocean   Wear your lights and "Light Up The Night".
7:00 PM 8:30 PM 1st Friday Skate 15th & Ocean Levels C-F Police escorted skate. Free Time to meet your friends for Dinner following skate
8:30PM 11:00 PM Meet And Greet Dinner Various Locations TBA   Use your Cat Dollars
11:00 PM 1:00 AM CANCELLED Midnight in Miami Urban Skate Tour of downtown Miami Levels E-F Due to administrative and logistical problems this skate must be cancelled
Start End Event Location Skate Level Comments
7:30 AM 8:30 AM Registration / Goodie bag pick-up Surfcomber Hotel    
7:45 AM 8:30 AM Yoga on the beach Meet in Surfcomber Hotel lobby   Use Your Cat Dollars For Breakfast
9:00 AM 9:30 AM Group-up 15th & Ocean    
9:30 AM 1:00 PM Miami Beach Skate Tour 15th & Ocean Level D-F 25-mile police-escorted skate
1:00 PM 6:30 PM Lunch and Free Time Your Choice   No picnic. Use your Cat Dollars, details will be in your goodie bag
3:30 PM 4:30 PM NSP Annual Meeting Surfcomber Hotel Lobby   All NSP Members
3:30 PM 5:30 PM Skate Battle Miami Beach Flamingo Park   Look in your Goodie Bag for details
7:00 PM 10:30 PM GES Wine Down and Reunion Dinner Shane Center Miami Beach   Dinner included with your registration ID. Business casual or dressy atire please.
Start End Event Location Skate Level Comments
7:45 AM 8:30 AM Yoga on the beach Meet in Surfcomber Hotel lobby    
9:15 AM 9:30 AM Group-up for two skates 15th & Ocean    
9:30 AM 12:00 PM Art Deco Skate 15th & Ocean Levels A-F  
9:30 AM 12:00 PM 3rd Annual Skatenger 15th & Ocean Levels C-F Scavenger Hunt Big Cash Prizes
12:00 PM Lunch-free Time Your Choice   Use Your Cat Dollars
1:00 PM Hotel Check-out Surfcomber Hotel Lobby   Extended check out for those leaving Sunday February 8, 2015
3:15 PM 3:30 PM Group-up 15th & Ocean    
3:30 PM 5:30 PM Farewell Skate 15th & Ocean Levels C-F 11-mile police-escorted skate



Can You Skate It?
Level A - You can skate 5-10 MPH but cannot stop without assistance of street furniture, grass orfalling down.
Route will have little or no traffic, level terrain, closed loop, assistance available.
Level B - You can skate 9-12 MPH for 30+ minutes, but cannot stop without assistance of street furniture.
Route will have some traffic, level terrain, closed loop, assistance available.
Level C - You can skate 10-14 MPH for 30+ minutes and can stop without assistance on level terrain.
Route will be an open course, some traffic, mostly level terrain, little or no assistance available.
Level D - You can skate at Level C and stop with confidence while going down hills.
Route will have moderate traffic, hills, and cover 10-12 miles.
Level E - You can skate at Level D for 60+ minutes and stop with confidence down hills.
Route will have moderate traffic, hills, and cover 12+ miles.
Level F - You can skate at Level # and instruct others on skating technique and how to stop with a heel brake.
F-level skaters may be asked to help other skaters.