Local roller rinks provide number of special skates

September 26, 2007

There are two roller skating rinks in Washington County.

· Starland Roller Rink is at 800 Park Road in Hagerstown.

The roller rink, which opened in Hagerstown in October 1946, offers lessons, private parties and special reduced skating admissions, said Barbara Donaldson, part owner of the family business.

The rink has special skate nights from September through May. These include family skate and Tiny Tots skates.

Skating lessons are available. The roller rink holds private parties on Mondays, Wednesdays, Thursdays and Sunday evenings. Birthday parties can be held during public skating sessions.

The roller rink's phone number is 301-739-9844.

· Family Skating Center is at 17333 Virginia Ave. in Hagerstown.

The skate center offerings include themed skating parties, themed skating nights and late-night skates, and a snack bar.

The rink hosts a Christian Skate Night once a month. Christian "lock-in" parties can be arranged.

There also are family nights as well as day care, home school and public skates.


The rink also hosts games and contests.

The skating center's phone number is 301-582-2020. Its Web site is

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