Slick Willies


We recommend Slick Willies to anyone needing to hire skates for any of our classes although they are not the closest shop. From the shop, take bus number 9, 10, or 52 from Kensington Road (A315) east to Hyde Park corner and enter Hyde Park at Hyde Park Corner. Cross over South Carriage Drive at the Zebra crossing and you will then see the green roofed food kiosk through the trees. This is the east end of Serpentine Road but from the kiosk continue along Serpentine Road until the sandy horse path begins. There you will see and find your Skatefresh instructor.

Slick Willies rents all sizes of skates including children’s sizes.

Slick Willies
12 Gloucester Road
Tel: 0207 2250004
Nearest Tube: Gloucester Road

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Discounts for Slick Willies customers at Skatefresh

If you are a Slick Willies customer by purchasing a pair of skates (inlines, quads, doesn’t matter), you can receive the following discounts at Skatefresh group classes. The class discounts are valid once only with every skate purchase and are valid for 3 months from the date of your purchase. You will need to bring your skate purchase receipt to class as proof of purchase.

1. Beginner classes

Your Slick Willies skate purchase entitles you to the attend the first hour of our Beginner group skate class for free. These classes take place every fortnight on Saturday 11.00am – 2.00pm in Hyde Park. You may attend this class from 11.00am – 12.00pm for free. If you wish to stay on for the rest of the class from 12.00pm-2.00pm, this will cost £30. You can pay this to your instructor on the day if you decide you would like to continue or when you book if you know you’d like this option.

2. Kids Group Classes

Any children’s skates purchased from Slick Willies will get one FREE Skatefresh Kids Club class. The class usually costs £10.  Show receipt at class and tell us on booking. This discount is valid for one class.