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Aurora Roller Skate Center Provides Free Passes to Local Schools

Friendly Faces greet you at the Aurora Skate Center

Friendly Faces greet you at the Aurora Skate Center

 

Do you have a student in elementary or middle school?

Do you live in the Aurora, Illinois area?

If so, summer entertainment is waiting for you and it won’t cost you a thing.

Roller skating is fun for everyone.

Roller skating is fun for everyone.

Every year since 2003, Aurora Skate Center has distributed passes to elementary and middle school students that allow them to skate free once-a-week for ten weeks during the summer.  The first year ASC distributed 23,000 passes, but the number has grown considerably since the programs inception and this summer, 91,500 passes will be distributed to the elementary and middle schools in 11 school districts.  The matinees are every Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday

Skating at the Aurora skate center.
Every summer, Dan Warner, owner of Aurora Roller Rink, LTD., checks with the superintendents of every school district for their approval of the program.  “Everyone understands the value of the program for the children. Children need a safe place to go that is healthy, fun-filled, and aterrific form of exercise.  We just like to check in with the school leadership to keep them aware of the program,” says Warner.

The passes are distributed through the school’s parent organization (PTA, PTO, Home & School) and in mid May, Warner drives the passes to the schools personally.

For more information, please contact the  Aurora Roller Skate Center at 34W113 Montgomery Road Aurora, IL 60504 or call
630/898-5830 – rink
630/388-8100 – cell
SkateAurora.com
SkateAurora@comcast.net

Check out www.AuroraSkateShop.com to save big on roller skates and roller blades!

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