Finding the perfect gift can be tricky. After all, the perfect gift depends on the person. One man’s trash is another man’s treasure, as the saying goes. Fortunately, if you’re shopping for someone who loves roller skating (or you have a strong hunch they might love it, given the opportunity), there’s a world of possibilities when it comes to gift-giving! Keep reading to learn some creative, thoughtful, and downright cool roller skating gift ideas to put a smile on their face, whether you’re shopping for the holidays, a birthday, or just because.
Give the Gift of Roller Skating
Roller Skates (Obviously!)
It’s not uncommon for hardcore skaters to own multiple pairs of roller skates. After all, they might want a dedicated pair for outdoor skating, speed skates for roller derby, and some snazzy fashion skates for hanging out at the skating rink. Or, if your gift recipient has been renting skates for a while, you can surprise them with their very own pair that fits their style and needs perfectly. You’re not just giving them the gift of new skates, you’re also saving them money on skate rentals in the future.
Skating Goodies: Stocking Stuffers and Bonus Gifts
Buying gifts for someone with a hobby is almost always a treat because you have an endless array of possible gift ideas to choose from! Roller skating is no exception, which means you can gift lots of fun and useful skating accessories for years to come. Some of the best roller skating gifts to give (alone or in addition to skates) include:
- Skate bag or carrying strap
- Colorful laces
- Pom poms
- Wheels (Nothing says “celebration” quite like light-up skate wheels!)
- Boot covers
- Toe caps
- Toe stops
- Skate tool
- Bearings cleaning kit
- Safety equipment (elbow and knee pads, wrist guards, helmets)
Roller Skating Art
Head to Etsy or other artist-focused online marketplaces and peruse the wide variety of roller skating-inspired clothes, accessories, and pretty much anything you can imagine! From enamel pins and skater shirts to lace locks and art prints, you can find something awesome and unique for your favorite skater to wear, use, or display. And hey, if you find something you just have to have, why not treat yourself?
Your Presence is Present Enough
And last, but not least, give the gift of happy memories by taking your gift recipient out to skate at the local skating rink! Join us for one of our public skating sessions, or go all out and plan a surprise party. Either way, they’ll love the roller skates, but they’ll always remember the memories you make skating together.