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Roller Skating in the News #1

Let the good times roll! The NMRS is here to update you with recent new from around the country and abroad. Each week the NMRS hopes to share with you the most recent news on all areas of roller skating -- sport, recreation and business. If you know of any news articles that highlight roller skating and would like us to share them please share them with us!


Usher brings pop-up roller skating and dance party to the Hollywood Palladium

04/21/2023 | Staff

Flipper's Roller Boogie Palace was founded in 1979 by Ian "Flipper" Ross in West Hollywood. It was revived last year by his daughter Liberty Ross and Usher. See more here: https://www.cbsnews.com/losangeles/video/usher-brings-pop-up-roller-skating-and-dance-party-to-the-hollywood-palladium/



Dilworth Park roller skating rink to open for spring season

04/21/2023 | Ross Dimattei, Tom Dougherty

The Dilworth Park roller skating rink -- Rothman Orthopaedics Roller Rink -- is returning for another season! (Opening 4/21) See more here:



Pavilion roller skating season opens Tuesday; Theme nights planned

04/17/2023 | Central Oregon Daily News Sources

Roller season begins Tuesday at the Pavilion in Bend, Oregon! See more here:



Brattleboro Recreation & Parks Department announce Friday Night Roller Skating

04/19/2023 | Staff

The Brattleboro Recreation & Parks Department will be hosting Friday Night (4/21) Roller Skating at the Nelson Withington Skating Facility.


Central Park skating is back in full swing this spring

Last weekend, Central Park hosted its first skate circles of the season... See more here:


Adult-only roller skating rink opens in Ferndale

4/21/2023 | Staff

An adult only roller skating experience.


Skating shoes market to grow by USD 836.24 million between 2021 and 2026; Hockey Heaven PTY LTD, Amula Enterprise Corp., among others emerge as key vendors - Technavio

04/17/2023 | PR Newswire

The skating shoes market size is set to grow by USD 836.24 million between 2021 and 2026, and register a CAGR of 3.14%, according to Technavio's latest market research report estimates. See more here:


Flipper’s Roller Boogie Palace reopens at Rockefeller Center

04/15/2023 | Jonathan Rizk

A disco-inspired roller skating rink is back at Rockefeller Center for the second year in a row.


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Hip-hop hotbed, Roosevelt Roller Rink, gets homage from Long Island filmmaker Andre Guilty

04/20/2023 | Staff

Andre Guilty's movie focuses on the Roosevelt Roller Rink, a key venue in the development of LI's hip-hop scene.


Roller Skate Detroit is adults-only roller rink offering classes

4/21/2023 | Staff

An adult only experience for those who want to get back to skating.


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