Great Reasons to Hire a Mobile Roller Rink

Great Reasons to Hire a Mobile Roller Rink

Another work function, another fundraiser, another school event; every year you struggle to come up with new and exciting ideas to keep guests entertained. Why not consider hiring a mobile roller rink this time round? Mobile roller rinks are fast becoming a top choice when it comes to planning any kind of event, from company team building, birthday parties or school festivals. Planning a school disco and struggling to decide on a unique theme? Hire a roller rink. Company team building...
The Chequered History of Roller Skating

The Chequered History of Roller Skating

Necessity they say is the mother of invention. Therefore it makes sense that the idea of skating on dry land, as was done on ice, resulted in converting ice skates into their dry-land roller skating cousins. In case you’re wondering, let’s first of all put to bed the origins of ice skating. Archaeological evidence speaks to their invention being a matter of survival. Around 5 000 years ago, the first skates were made of animal bones as a travel...
Roller party themes - which decade should you choose

Roller party themes – which decade should you choose?

Choosing a decade to theme your roller party around is always a great idea. It gives an element of fun to your event and we can assure you that the outfits will help break the ice between your guests! But which decade should you choose? The 70s where roller skating began? Or maybe the 00s where, for some of your guests, their style may not have changed much? To help you decide, we’ve put together a quick guide to each...
5 Fun Facts About Roller Skating

5 Fun Facts About Roller Skating

Roller skating has quite a history, with the first recorded use of roller skates a whopping 274 years ago! But what else is there to roller skating, and why is it the perfect activity for many events and celebrations? Check out our top 5 fun facts about the sport... 1. Waitresses that wear roller skates? They’re officially known as carhops. Carhops first began to appear in 1921 but became highly popular in American drive-in restaurants in the 50s and 60s. Their feature...
Why roller skating isn’t just for kids

Why roller skating isn’t just for kids

When someone says roller skating, your first thought may be that it’s an activity for children. It’s true that kids love to skate, but our roller rinks are purchased and hired for events of all kinds, with participants of all ages slipping on a pair of skates. We’ve seen everything from family fun days where parents hold the hands of their little ones around the rink (often being out-skated by their mini me!), to corporate adult-only events where the average...