The first real exposure to roller skating to a lot of parents today is when their child is invited to a birthday party at a skating rink. At that party the child rents a pair of skates and their parents either watch them or seek to join them on the rink. From that exposure some children develop a real interest in the sport. Also, some parents decide that this is a sport that they would like to engage in with their children. This article is written for new skaters seeking to learn the sport.
As of this afternoon, May 18, 2015, Astro Skate has added another facility to it growing family of skating rinks. This rink, Universal Skating Center, is located in the Orlando area and has been a fixture in the Orlando community since it was built in 1979.