New roller skating rink opens in northwest El Paso
Hey El Paso rink rats are you ready to slip on and bounce, rock, skate, roll?
There’s a new roller skating venue in town where you can hit the hardwood backwards around the rink for a few songs, spin and spin like an Olympic skater, or hug the half-wall for life as you fight. to stay upright.
It is called Skate, rattle and roll, and the new ice rink is (finally) open at Outlet Shoppes in El Paso. The opening took a lot longer than expected because, according to David Gest, marketing coordinator of The Outlet Shoppes in El Paso, “they had to wait while they worked out the air conditioning issues.”
Old school roller skaters are super horny
When we gave El Pasoans a preview of the ice rink under construction in August, nostalgic skaters were very excited as they remembered the bygone days of “fast skates” and “all-skates” and the good times they had on skates. feet on wheels at one of the many ice rinks that once existed.
Skating has long been a favorite pastime in El Paso. There was a time in the ’80s when El Paso was home to several rinks such as The Time Tunnel and Wheels Plus, but Roller King on Pellicano was the perfect place to meet friends, show off your reverse and pair skating skills. . skate slowly with the person you fall for.
Roller King closed in 2008 after 25 years. A year later, in 2009, Roller Bomb opened in the Far East side and it was until now the only roller skating rink in the city.
What to know if you plan to ride
Skate, Rattle & Roll is located next to Johnston & Murphy across from Ann Taylor in The Outlet Shoppes in El Paso. The cost is $ 12.50 plus tax for unlimited skating and the use of their skates.
Or you can bring your own quads or inline skates, and if they pass the inspection, it’s $ 10 for unlimited skating. The hours of the ice rink are:
Monday to Thursday: 12 p.m. to 8 p.m.
Friday and Saturday: 11 am-11pm
Sunday: 11 a.m. – 8 p.m.