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  • Self-assessed Accessibility Information

Roller-skating, £5.50

Greater Yarmouth Tourist Authority Member



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RetroSkate on Great Yarmouth seafront is a fun, all year round indoor roller skating venue where all the family can get their skates on and have a great time! General skate sessions offer a mix of music, fun and games aimed at all abilities. Or come when the disco and UV lights are on, for exciting weekly Roller Discos. With the main rink having a large spectating area, mini rink and under 3's soft play area, there is somewhere for everyone to enjoy.

A wide variety of tuition is available for all levels to learn and improve skating skills. Our roller skating parties are also very popular and start from just £6 per person! Regular theme nights are held throughout the year for fancy dress madness! Café Retro is open at all general skate sessions offering a wide choice of food, snacks and drinks. We also have the Retro skate shop which stocks a wide range of skates, spares, clothing and accessories.

RetroSkate was established in May 2009 by people who are passionate about roller skating and the many benefits it brings its participants at all ages and levels. We pride ourselves in offering a great venue for all the family to enjoy.

Our venue is easily accessible in its prominent location on Great Yarmouth's seafront. In addition to the main rink, our facilities include:-
- Under 3's soft play area
- Mini rink
- Well stocked skate shop
- Skate hire
- Disabled access & toilet and dedicated baby-change area
- General skate sessions
- Roller discos
- Lessons and classes from qualified coaches
- FARS grades lessons and 6wk coaching courses
- Training time for Artistic & Roller Dance
- Large cafe - reasonably priced hot & cold food, with healthier options
- Party area
- School/College activities
- Corporate Events

Accepts groups

Children welcomeDisabled access

Disabled WC & Access

Opening details

General Skate sessons: School Term Time
Tuesdays 5.30pm - 7.30pm
Wednesday 10.30am - 12.30pm
Saturdays & Sundays from 11am -4pm

General Skate Sessions: School Holidays
Everyday : 11am - 4pm

Roller Discos
Saturday 6:30pm-9:30pm

Friday Fun Nights
7pm - 10pm


2018 Admission Prices (General Skate Sessions):

Under 2's FREE
Children aged 2-5 years £4.50
Children 5 years + £5.50
Family ticket £20 (admits 4 including at least 1 adult)

Additional charge for skate hire and spectators. Look out for our 'Cheap Skate' offers.

Tuition available - details available on request.

To check current opening times and prices visit or call 01493 854349


Marine Parade,
Great Yarmouth,
NR30 2ER


See location of Retroskate on Google mapsSee location on Google maps

Map reference: TG 531072  Lat: 52.60357 Long: 1.73642

By Road:

On arrival in Great Yarmouth follow signs for the Seafront taking a right turn at the mini roundabout onto Marine Parade. Proceed along Marine Parade, Retroskate is located on the left hand side directly opposite the juction with York Road.


  • Accepts groupsAccepts groups
  • Children welcomeChildren welcome
  • Disabled accessDisabled access

Disabled WC & Access

Self-Assessed Accessibility Details


  • YesDesignated parking for guests with disabilities
    • YesWithin 50 metres approx. of entrance
  • The surface of the car park and pathway leading to entrance:
    • Yesis solid
  • YesDrop-off point for guests outside entrance
  • The route from the parking area to the entrance:
    • YesIs flat (i.e. without steps)

Public Areas

  • Level access (no steps/thresholds) or access by ramp or lift:
    • YesFrom the entrance to reception / ticket area
    • YesTo a specially adapted public toilet suitable for wheelchair users
    • YesTo the gift shop
  • YesGood contrast between the floor and walls
  • YesBaby changing facilities
  • YesVisitor information available in large print (14pt and over)


  • YesSeating available for visitors with limited mobility
  • YesClear signage
  • YesEffective lighting for visually impaired visitors
  • YesRoutes/pathways suitable for wheelchair users or visitors with limited mobility
  • YesDisplays at suitable height for wheelchair users / children
  • YesAudible alarm system
  • YesVisual alarm system


  • YesEntrance is well lit


  • YesLevel access (no steps/thresholds) or access by ramp or lift to cafeteria
  • YesGood contrast between the floor and walls
  • YesMenus available in large print (14pt and over)
  • Restaurant / cafe provide meals for visitors with special dietary requirements:
    • YesSugar free (diabetic)
    • YesGluten free (coeliacs)
    • YesLactose free (dairy free)
    • YesLow potassium
    • YesLow sodium
    • YesNut free
    • YesAdditive free
    • YesOrganic
    • YesVegetarian
    • YesVegan
  • YesSeating suitable for wheelchair users, ie moveable and good height for person sitting in a wheelchair
  • YesHigh chairs for children
  • YesChildren's menu