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Duluth Parks and Rec Hosting Free Gobbler Glide Skating Event

The Gobbler Glide is Happening Wednesday, Nov. 17 at 6:30 p.m.

DULUTH, Minn. – Calling all turkeys, toddlers, kiddos, and adults! Duluth Parks and Rec Dept. is hosting a free skating event Wednesday, Nov. 17 from 6:30 – 8 p.m. The Gobbler Glide will feature a DJ, turkey bowling, ice skating with free rentals available, games, prizes, and more. The fun is taking place at the Essentia Duluth Heritage Center. Categories:…

Sporting Good Stores Anticipate Rise in Business With Youth Sports Returning

With youth sports returning the expectations are for stores to get even busier.

DULUTH, Minn. – Sporting good stores have seen a rise in business lately. At Play It Again sports located in the Kenwood Shopping Center, managers have seen up to a 45 minute wait to get your skates sharpened on the busiest days. Although that hasn’t stopped customers from coming in during the pandemic, with youth sports returning the expectations are…

Encounter Indoor Skate Park Reopens

DULUTH, Minn. – The Encounter Indoor Skate Park is officially back open for business. After being closed for two years due to a pipe bursting on the balcony level, building underwent renovations starting with the basketball court and then the skate park. The indoor park officially opened back up on New Years Eve, exactly two years after the building closed….

Skate for the Heart at Essentia Duluth Heritage Sports Center

Duluth Parks and Rec is Hosting a Free Skating Event Wednesday, February 13, 2019

DULUTH, Minn. – The Duluth Parks and Recreation Division is hosting a Skate for the Heart event on Wednesday, February 13, 2019. There will be a live DJ and “lovely” lighting by Diamond Max Entertainment in addition to Valentine crafts, heart-healthy activities, jump rope challenge, and heart-related science displays. This event is taking place at the Essentia Duluth Heritage Center located at 120…

Free Skate with Santa, Rudolph Event at Essentia Duluth Heritage Center

The Skating, Family Fun Event is Happening Wednesday, December 12 from 6:30 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.

DULUTH, Minn. – The Duluth Parks and Recreation division is hosting a Skate with Santa and Rudolph event on Wednesday, December 12. The free family-fun event will run from 6:30 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. at the Essentia Duluth Heritage Center (120 South 30th Avenue West, Duluth). There will be a live DJ with holiday music, cookie decorating, holiday crafts, winter science demonstrations…

Skating Before School

World Of Wheels Invites Families for Free Skating

Superior, WI- Before trudging back to school kids got one last hoorah thanks to the World of Wheels skate rink. The family–run skate rink invited Superior families to skate for free today. Kids could also play any of the many games, munch on some food, or compete in a drawing for school supplies. “Having the kids here, giving back some…

Final Preparations Before North Shore Inline Marathon

The Race Weekend Kicks Off Friday with the Inline Marathon Expo

DULUTH, Minn. – This weekend the largest inline marathon in North America will kick off near Two Harbors with a finish line in Duluth’s Canal Park. It’s time once again for the 22nd Annual North Shore Inline Marathon. Nearly 2,000 athletes are registered throughout a series of six different races. Online registration closes at 11:59 p.m. Wednesday, but those interested…

Skatetime Offers New Opportunity to Students

Students at Duluth Edison Charter Schools are Learning Roller Skating Basics and Life Lessons

DULUTH, Minn. – One physical education class in the Northland is starting to look like a roller rink thanks to a partnership with the nationwide program known as Skatetime School Programs. Physical Education Teacher Sonja Riddle is in her first year of teaching at Duluth Edison Charter Schools. As her previous job, teaching in Brainerd, the roller skating unit had…