Roller Skating - Cub Scout Academics & Sports Guide
Sports - Roller Skating

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CUB SCOUT SPORTS: ROLLER SKATING

Tiger Cubs, Cub Scouts, and Webelos Scouts may complete requirements in a family, den, pack, school, or community environment. Tiger Cubs must work with their parents or adult partners. Parents and partners do not earn loops or pins.


REQUIREMENTS FOR THE ROLLER SKATING SPORTS BELT LOOP

Complete these three requirements:

  1. Explain ways to protect yourself while roller skating or inline skating, and the need for proper safety equipment.
  2. Spend at least 30 minutes practicing the skills of roller skating or inline skating.
  3. Go skating with a family member or den for at least three hours. Chart your time.


REQUIREMENTS FOR THE ROLLER SKATING SPORTS PIN

Earn the Skating belt loop, and complete five of the following requirements:
  1. Participate in a pack or community skating event.
  2. Demonstrate how to disassemble and reassemble skates.
  3. Explain the proper clothing for roller or inline skating.
  4. Spend at least 30 minutes, on two occasions, practicing warm up exercises before skating.
  5. Play a game of roller hockey,
  6. Learn two new roller skating skills: Forward Scissors, Forward Stroking, Crossover, or Squat Skate.
  7. Participate in a roller or inline skating skill development clinic.
  8. Demonstrate how to stop quickly and safely.
  9. Demonstrate how to skate backwards. Skate backwards for five feet.
  10. Play a game on roller skates, roller blades, or inline skates.

    The Cub Scout Sports Roller Skating activity includes roller blading and inline skating, See Ice Skating for information on figure skating and speed skating pin and belt loop requirements.



    GENERAL SPORTS REQUIREMENTS

    Following are the requirements for earning the Sports belts loops and pins.

    Remember:

    • Belt loops and pins are earned only by Tiger Cubs, Cub Scouts, and Webelos Scouts (not adults).
    • The archery and BB-gun shooting belt loops and pins must be earned under BSA range-trained supervision. The BB-gun shooting loop and pin must be earned at a BSA facility range.
    • Requirements may be adjusted to accommodate the special needs of Tiger Cubs, Cub Scouts, and Webelos Scouts with disabilities.
    • Webelos Scouts may earn a belt loop or pin a second time to qualify for Webelos activity badges.
    • Boys may earn belt loops more than once; however, leaders should encourage boys to try different requirements and earn the pin. Packs should have a clear policy in place about whether the pack or the boy's family is responsible for the cost of awards earned more than once.


    CUB-SAFE ROLLER SKATING RESOURCES FOR KIDS

     

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