LAFAYETTE, Ind. (WLFI) - There's a new roller skating rink in town and it's located at a familiar place.
Skate America had its grand opening Friday night at what used to be Great Skates Fun Center. Great Skates cited years of financial losses as the reason behind the closure.
The new general manager, Sandra Crupper, said the rink will provide a place for kids and teens to hang out.
"We have lots of new things, a new arcade, brand new laser tag, and we're just excited to keep the kids out of trouble. We're glad to have a skating rink in the community," said Crupper.
Lafayette Mayor Tony Roswarski and State Representative Sheila Klinker were on hand to help cut the ribbon. There was an open skate to help celebrate afterward.
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