Archive for Roller Skating Association

Skating Into Fun: Arcades Entertain While Offering a Break in the Action

August 1, 2010 No Comments

For kids of all ages, roller skating rinks are an experience. It’s mostly about skating with friends, of course. But heading to the snack bar to share pizza or popcorn and playing games with pals in the arcade rank up there with the good times. And roller skating rinks across the country have risen to […]

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Making Roller Skating Memories with Light and Sound

August 1, 2010 No Comments

It seems as though everyone has a roller skating story. When the topic comes up in conversation a frequent response is, “I used to go roller skating every Friday night when I was a kid,” or “My daughter just had a roller skating birthday party.” Whether Friday night skates as a child or birthday parties, […]

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At United States Roller Rinks, The Quad is Still King

June 1, 2010 No Comments

Roller skating is about as American as baseball and apple pie. And at dozens of roller skating rinks from San Francisco to Philadelphia, time seems to stand still as kids of all ages (tots to seniors) lace up their skates and roll down memory lane. Longtime skating rink owners and managers share their thoughts on […]

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A Skating Center Revolution:
Turning Roller Skating Attractions into Family Entertainment Centers

June 1, 2010 No Comments

On average, 381,000 guests visit family entertainment centers (FECs) a year, according to the International Association of Amusement Parks and Attractions (IAAPA), with the larger facilities hosting up to 622,000 guests annually. With all that traffic, it’s no wonder many roller skating center operators look to expand their businesses by transitioning from roller skating centers […]

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