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A pop-up rollerskate party is coming to Vancouver's Robson Square in April

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DH Vancouver Staff Mar 27, 2019 2:54 pm 224

A pop-up rollerskate event is set to take over the rink at Robson Square in downtown Vancouver next month.

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Presented by Rollerskate Vancouver, the party will hit the popular public plaza on April 20, and will feature a full lineup of events to mark the occasion.

“With the huge turnout we had at our events last summer, it’s clear that Vancouverites want to escape real life for a couple of hours to feel the wheels on their feet and the wind in their hair,” said organizer Andrea Fraser-Winsby. “We are so grateful to have the support of the roller skating community and Robson Square­ for these events, especially because Vancouver roller skaters now have so few places to do what they love.”

The good times start at 4 pm with the All-Ages Family Skate, a roller derby bout presented by Rolla Skate Club at 6 pm.

Then, from 7 pm to 10 pm, there will be disco-themed adult-skate, featuring tunes from DJ K-Tel.

Rental skates will be available, provided by the Rolla Skate Club truck, but sizes are limited. Skaters are encouraged to purchase tickets and reserve skates in advance at rollerskatevancouver.com/events.

This is just one of many pop-up roller skating events happening at Robson Square this season; Rollerskate Vancouver has a full schedule planned throughout the summer and fall with events on May 11, June 9, July 6, August 30, September 14, and October 5.

Pop-up rollerskate at Robson Square rink

When: April 20, 2019

Time: 4 pm to 10 pm

Where: 800 Robson Street, Vancouver

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