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.

Belt Loop

Complete these three requirements:

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

Sports Pin

  1. Earn the Skating belt loop and complete five of the following requirements:
  2. Participate in a pack or community skating event.
  3. Demonstrate how to disassemble and reassemble skates.
  4. Explain the proper clothing for roller or in-line skating.
  5. Spend at least 15 minutes, on two occasions, practicing warm up exercises before skating.
  6. Play a game of roller hockey.
  7. Learn and demonstrate two new roller skating skills: forward scissors, forward stroking, crossover, or squat skate.
  8. Participate in a roller or in-line skating skill development clinic.
  9. Demonstrate how to stop quickly and safely.
  10. Demonstrate how to skate backward. Skate backward for five feet.
  11. Play a game on roller skates, roller blades, or in-line skates.

The Roller Skating belt loop and pin include roller blading and in-line skating. See Ice Skating for information on hockey, speedskating, and figure skating.