About VIRA

Ice Racing, Speed Skating or Short Track – we are all three!

The Victorian Ice Racing Association (VIRA), formerly the Victorian Speed Skating Union (VSSU) was established in 1949.
Prior to that it was part of the Victorian Ice Hockey Association. VIRA is the governing body for ice racing in Victoria.

From beginner to veteran, our national badge program ensures a quality learning and development path from our accredited coaches.

All ages welcome! (Over 4yrs preferred for safety)

  • Skating

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Would you like to try speed skating for yourself?

Come and learn the basics of skating and speed skating with experienced coaches in a fun environment

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Did you know there are two different types of speed skating?

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