STEPHANIE WOODS CAUGHT UP WITH THE SKATERS TODAY WHO ARE EAGER TO HIT THE RINK.>>I’M EXTREMELY EXCITED AND AS SOON AS I HEARD IT WAS OPEN.>>Reporter: PEOPLE IN CONCORD ARE LACING UP THEIR SKATES AND GOING FOR A SKATE. IT COULDN’T COME SOON ENOUGH FOR KASSDY.>>THE LAST RUN SHUT DOWN A COUPLE OF YEARS AGO AND IT WAS VERY TRAGIC FOR US.>>50 MINUTES DOWN THE HIGHWAY AND IF THEY WERE OPEN YEAR ROUND IT WOULD HAVE A LOT MORE PEOPLE.>>Reporter: NOW, THE RINK IS OPEN EVERY DAY IN JULY. THE EVERETT ISN’T JUST FOR FAMILY FUN, THIS IS THE OFFICIAL RI OF THE GRANITE STATE ROLLER DERBY. BETTY RAMPAGE IS A SKATER IN ROLLER DERBY AND THEY HAVE BEEN SKATING IN THE ARENA FOR FIVE YEARS AND NOW, WORKING AS A SKATE GUARD, SHE CAN PRACTICE AND GET PAID FOR IT.>>THEY HAD ALL OF THE SKATES AND EVERYTHING, BUT IT WAS JUST GETTING ORGANIZED TO DO IT.>>THE PROBLEM IS TO GO SKATING, YOU HAVE TO GO TO DOVER, MASS OR AN ACTUAL ROLLER SKATING PLACE AND IT IS USUALLY OVERCROWDED.>>I THINK THAT IT IS AWESOME BECAUSE NOW I CAN PRACTICE AND

Concord arena holds roller skating for the first time
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