Health Benefits

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Roller Skating Is Healthy!

The American Heart Association recognizes and recommends roller skating as an aerobic fitness sport.

The National Institute for Fitness and Sports claims that roller skating works most of the major muscle groups - gluts, quads, abs, calves and arms.

Roller skating for just one hour can burn 600 calories and helps build strength especially in your lower body.

Roller skating is equivalent to jogging in terms of health benefits, caloric consumption, reduction of body fat, and leg strength development.

The aerobic workout provided by roller skating equals that provided by running once your speed reaches 10 mpg or more. 


Roller Skating Is Healthy!

According to a study conducted by the University of Massachusetts, roller skating causes 50% less stress to joints than running or jogging.

The Consumer Product Safety Commission found that roller skating is:


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In addition, roller skating centers offer idnoor family fun in a clean, wholesome druge-free and supervised environment.

They also play an important role in their communities by working with sschools, local clubs, scouts and anti-crime groups to make the community a safer, better place.

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Staying Fit:

The President's Council on Physical Fitness recommends that youth ages 6-17 exercise 30 minutes or more, five Days a week. Children generally need 60 minutes of physical activity each day, while adults should aim for 30. The President's Challenge Program says staying active is important for a healthy heart, strong bones, and other reasons like improved social life, sense of well being, as well as looking and feeling better. It's proven that while exercising your body lets out positive endorphins to make you happier. Even if you don't spend a lot of time out in the roller skating rink, exercising for just 30 minutes can increase your overall mood.


Roller skating with your family and friends is fun for all ages and it's family friendly making it 100% safe and fun for all!


When you're looking for an activity that will make you feel good both physically and mentally come visit us at the Carousel Family Fun Centers for a day filled with fun, laughs and plenty of exercise.

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The Health Benefits of Roller Skating

The Carousel Family Fun Center provides exercise and entertainment in a healthy environment. We are a smoke, alcohol and drug free environment that serves as a gathering place for health fun. We also offer Learn to Skate classes, structured fitness programs, field trips and curriculum development for physical education classes.



It's Never Too Early To Teach a Child The Benefits of Exercise!

Roller Skating helps develop motor skills through different games, while providing the children with the opportunity for social interaction. Lack of exercise is often a problem with today's children. Roller Skating can help solve that! It is a fun way for them to work almost every major muscle group in their bodies. It is recognized by the President's Council on Physical Fitness and Sports as one of the top three activities. Skating develops muscles in the entire upper leg, rear end and hip, as well as the lower back. Muscles in the upper arms and shoulders are also developed when arms are swung while skating.