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Roller Skating in the News #10

Let the good times roll! The NMRS is here to update you with recent news from around the country and abroad. Each week the NMRS hopes to share 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 let us know by contacting directorcurator@rollerskatingmuseum.org!


Vincennes crowdfunding skate park improvements

06/30/2023 | Alex Brown | Vincennes, IN

The Vincennes Parks & Recreation Department is looking to the public to help fund a modernization of the Lester Square Skate Park. The city has launched a crowdfunding campaign to raise $50,000 for the project, which could be matched with state funding. See more here: https://www.insideindianabusiness.com/articles/vincennes-crowdfunding-skate-park-improvements


Danbury Ice Arena switches up skating for summer, offers roller skating on one of two rinks

06/19/2023 | Dan Nowak | Danbury, CT

For a few months this summer, the Danbury Ice Arena will welcome a different kind of skating. See more here: https://www.newstimes.com/news/article/danbury-ice-arena-switches-one-rink-roller-18152655.php


South Portland skate park opens

06/21/2023 | Anne Baldridge | South Portland, ME




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