Skates.com offers many great brands to shop from including K2. We are proud to offer K2 models at to fit any price point. With several options to save you money, you are sure to find your child's next set of skates in our shop. We have a great variety of models in stock and ready to ship. Plus any orders over $99, enjoy free shipping!
What age is appropriate for inline skates?
Skating is a great way for kids to get some exercise. Plus it is a great skill that can easily transfer to other sports. How do I know if my child is ready to learn? I don't want to push my child if they aren't ready yet.
While there isn't a set age for kids to start to learn how to skate, there are signs to look for. Is your little able to run around the house without falling? Can they balance on each foot? If they are coordinated enough to run without falling and have good balance they could be ready to roll.
What are the best K2 rollerblades for a beginner?
My child is a beginner, what should I look for in rollerblades? Beginner inline skaters tend to start with a recreational skate type of inline. Why is the wheel size so large? Not to worry about the wheel size, these wheels are prefect for a beginner skater. These wheels will help your new skater find their balance while building up their confidence on wheels.
As your child build their skill set they might decide to venture into other sports. Having the skating skill set not only opens the doors to other sports, it's also a great way to maintain endurance while in the off season from other sports. Skates.com carries K2 skates for any gender in a full size range. Interested in exclusive offers? Don't forget to join our mailing list!
What if my kid can't tie their shoes yet?
My kid isn't able to tie their shoes yet, how are they going to lace up skates? Learning how to tie shoes is hard! Not to worry, we carry skates brands that offer several closure options. Your child will be able to put their skates on by themselves. Kids can easily put on inlines equipped with buckles. Be sure to review the details of the each model to make sure what type of lacing system the boot has.
K2 Raider adjustable inline skates
What are adjustable skates? How are they adjustable? The K2 Raider is a star model, making several best seller lists. These rollerblades are designed to grow with your child by allowing the skate to adjust 5 sizes! To make a size adjustment push the button and hold while sliding the toe box to the new desired size. Then to lock in the new size release the button.
This recreational model will save you money by not having to buy 5 different size skates. The frame design gives beginner skaters more balance by keeping them closer to the ground.
Key features of this beginner rollerblade: composite plastic frame that reduce vibrations, soft boot, cuff buckle, 45 degree buckle, standard lacing and ABEC 3 bearings. The wheel size is 70mm but the frame can accommodate a larger wheel size of 76mm.
When should I put larger wheels on my kids rollerblades?
Does wheel size make a difference? Yes, wheel size will impact speed. A larger wheel will give your skater more speed, don't make the switch till have they have progressed enough to handle the speed of a larger wheel set. Skates.com carries wide range of wheel sizes to match your skaters needs. Search by menu filter to shop adjustable inlines or click here.
Sizing K2 youth rollerblades
How do I figure out what size rollerblade my child will wear? Standard recreational rollerblade size will be the same as your child's shoe size. If your child wears a size 1 sneaker you should search for a size 1 rollerblade. We recommend you review the kids size tutorial to ensure the best fit. You can easily search by size by using a menu filter. If you have questions please feel free to contact our customer service team at 833.238.8800.
Find a great price on used K2 inline youth skates
Skates.com carries an amazing selection of used inline skates. Many show little to no wear at all on the boots or wheel. Save on price while seeing if you child is interested in sticking with the sport. Kids sizes and models will be limited, so check back often to find the perfect skate for your child. You can also search by price range by using a menu filter. Search exclusive offers on used skates here.
Need some help in your search for the perfect rollerblade? Not to worry, our customer support team is here to help with answers to all your inline skate concerns. We're available to chat Monday-Friday, you can reach us at 833.238.8800.
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