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Roller Skating Renaissance | Top Roller-Skating Rinks

By Sabrina Tosh

Roller skating is a fun and exciting activity filled with exercise and enjoyed by many. In the last couple of years, roller skating has experienced a renaissance. The activity gained popularity on social media and has taken the U.S. by storm. Get your groove on and skate on over to these fun, themed roller skating rinks across the United States. Here are our top picks for all your roller skating adventures.  

‘80’s Rollin’ at Texas Skatium in Garland, Texas 

At Texas Skatium in Garland, Texas, one of the most popular themed roller skating events is the 80s roller skating party – this roller skating rink has this theme down to a tee! With vintage signs, hardwood floors, weekly celebrations, food and games, Texas Skatium will have you rollin’ like a natural in no time. Participants dress up in colorful neon outfits and jam to classic tunes from the ‘80’s. The events feature various a huge skate floor for freestyle, dance, and fun skating games. Once you find your rhythm, take a pick from their colorful roller skate wall and brighten up those dancin’ feet. Partnering with local schools, churches, and sports organizations, Texas Skatium is your friendly-family choice for figure eights and party dates with the kiddos.  

Book your stay at Best Western Plus Rockwall Inn & Suites. 

Disco Rollin’ at The DiscOasis in New York, New York 

Shake your groove thang at a disco roller skating party! Lucky for you the The DiscOasis at Wollman Rink skaters wear brightly colored outfits, including bell-bottoms, and groove to disco music all night long. With flashing lights everywhere, be one with your neon and dance (and roller skate) the night away. At this outdoor rink, enjoy live music on the lifted platform as you roll around with your friends. With theatrical performances and events weekly, you never know what to expect at this fun-filled roller skating experience. 

Book your stay at Best Western Premier Empire State Hotel. 

Rock and Rollin’ at The Rink Chicago in Chicago, Illinois 

For fun, family, and friends, take lessons or just skate around to the music and have a great time at The Rink Chicago! This rockin’ rink features Disney Premiers for smaller kids and teens, DJs for adults, and family packages for lessons to learn and skate around together. This indoor skating rink hosts games, displays bright lights over the walls, and has a pool table room for adults who are no longer skaters and still want to get their rock on with friends and family! The Rink Chicago has it all and is calling your name when looking for fun-filled nights with your favorite people! 

Book your stay at Best Western River North Hotel. 

Retro Rollin’ in Oaks Park Skating Rink in Portland, Oregon 

Skate the day away in one of the oldest roller rinks in the country, bringing joy to all who with a blast to the past. Join fun-filled themed nights at the one-of-a-kind Oaks Park Skating Rink in Portland, Oregon. Whether you’re into ‘80’s music, disco, hip hop or roller derby, there’s music for all, advanced and learning skaters of all ages are welcome. This roller skating rink includes inclusive themes for all to enjoy such as clown skate, retro roll, and dance parties. Grab your skates, dress up, and get ready to roll. 

Book your stay at Best Western Portland West Beaverton. 

Hip Hop Rollin’ at Flipper’s Roller Boogie Palace in New York, New York 

For those who love to skate to the beat of hip hop music, there are hip hop roller skating rinks! Specifically, Flipper’s Roller Boogie Palace at The Rink at Rockefeller Center has events featuring breakdancing on skates and freestyle skating, where skaters are judged based on their creativity and execution. With big city lights and skyscrapers surrounding the outdoor rink, Flipper’s Roller Boogie Palace is the perfect setting to jam out with your friends and roller skate to songs that take you to an old school era. 

Book your stay at Best Western Plus Hospitality House. 

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