When the kids get sluggish, sitting around with video games and television, it's time to get them active. Roller skating is a great choice any time of the year, as well as a top pick for birthday parties, and the Oklahoma City metro area has several roller skating rink options.
It's a bit outside the immediate metro, but Rollerland in Choctaw has been around since the early 90's. They do private parties and fundraisers Monday through Wednesday, and the other days have open skate hours. Rollerland is closed Sundays in the months of June, July and August.
- Address: 1621 S. Choctaw Road, Choctaw 73020
- Phone: (405) 390-1300
Located near 36th and MacArthur, Skate Galaxy has all skate times on Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays. Plus, there's a specific time on Sunday for adults only. There are party packages and lessons available as well.
- Address: 5800 NW 36th Street, Oklahoma City 73122
- Phone: (405) 605-2758
From the same operators as the Southwestern Skate Center, a longtime metro favorite (see info below), Skate Moore opened in 2002. The facility is located just off I-35 in Moore, Oklahoma, and skate times are on Thursdays, Fridays, and Saturdays. Birthday party packages are available.
- Address: 527 NW 1st Street, Moore 73160
- Phone: (405) 794-4644
Many an Oklahoma City kid has paid a visit to Southwestern Skate Center since its 1991 opening. There are birthday party options and skating times Tuesday through Saturday. Take skate class to learn the basics
- Address: 6401 S. Western Avenue, Oklahoma City 73139
- Phone: (405) 632-5484
Star Skate has metro area locations in Shawnee, Norman and Midwest City, as well as one in Ada. Look for public skate hours on Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays. Birthday party packages are available as well.
- Address: 2020 W. Lindsey, Norman 73069 / 300 Bizzell Avenue, Midwest City 73110
- Phone: (405) 329-1818 / (405) 732-0574
The place to roller skate in the community of Yukon is located at Route 66 and Ranchwood Boulevard. Most days during the week are devoted to parties and private functions, but click the link for information on open skate sessions.
- Address: 24 E. Main Street, Oklahoma City 73099
- Phone: (405) 350-2215