Roller Skating in Rohnert Park, California

by Lauren Griffin

Strap on your roller skates and hit the rink for some roller skating fun at Cal Skate in Rohnet Park, California. Cal Skate is the only roller skating rink in Rohnert Park, and is a state of the art facility that invites skaters of all levels, from first timers to competitive skaters.

Location

Cal Skate roller blading and skating center (www.calskate.com) is located at 6100 Commerce Boulevard in Rohnert Park. The small city of Rohnert Park is nestled in the rolling hills directly in the heart of Sonoma Couty. The skating center is located just about 35 miles north of San Francisco, and is midway between the communities of Petaluma and Santa Rosa, making it a convenient location for roller skaters from throughout wine country and the San Francisco bay area. Cal Skate is easily accessible from Highway 101: Take 101 to the Rohert Park Expresssway Exit, head west, then turn right to head north on Commerce Boulevard. Cal Skate is one block north on the right.

Skating

Whether its a fun, family outing or a romantic date, skating at Cal Skate is bound to be a good time. After paying an admission fee of five to ten dollars for an afternoon or evening skating session, skaters can lace up their skates and zip around the rink. While skaters are more than welcome to bring their own skates, Cal Skate also offers both regular roller skate and roller blade rentals for three or four dollars, respectively. On Friday and Saturday evenings, the rink is energized by the blaring popular music and flashing of bright lights as skaters age twelve and up hit the rink for a night of fun.

Events

The calendar at Cal Skate is has many exciting events for skaters of all ages. Tiny Tots morning skate is designed with children age ten and under in mind. Along with allowing parents to walk on the skating surface with their rollerskating children, children aged ten and under can rent roller skates for free and can also take lessons. Saturday evening, from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m., Cal Skate hosts family night with light rock music, games and an assortment of prizes to ensure a night of wholesome fun.

Other Fun

After a fun afternoon or evening of roller skating, Cal Skate offers a variety of other activities to keep guests entertained. Children and adults can head to the arcade and challenge one another to exciting arcade games. New skaters or those whose skating skills have grown rusty may be interested in taking skating lessons. During these half-hour classes, skaters of all ages can refine their skating abilities. Other events include roller derbies, fitness boot camps, fundraisers and private parties.

About the Author

Lauren Griffin began writing professionally in 2010. Her articles appear on various websites, specializing in academics, food and other lifestyle topics. Griffin attended Columbia University and holds a Bachelor of Arts in psychology.