AND MUSIC THUMPING OUT OF SPEAKERS. THOSE ARE THE MAIN STAPLES AT THE NEWLY OPENED UNITED SKATES IN CLOVIS OFF GETTYSBURG AND PEACH. THE SKATING RINK STARTED WELCOMING CUSTOMERS JUST LAST MONTH AND IT’S THE ONLY ONE IN THE FRESNO-CLOVIS AREA. IT’S A GREAT WAY TO GET ACTIVE AND FOR SOME IT’S THE PERFECT STRESS RELIEVER. BEFORE IT USED TO BE ROLLER TOWN THEN IT BECAME CAL SKATE AND AFTER A FEW YEARS, IT CLOSED DOWN. THIS MEANT BAD NEWS FOR MANY REGULARS LIKE JULIANA BRANTLEY AND HER SON DARREN WHITE. AT THE END OF LAST YEAR IT WAS SOLD TO THE COMPANY UNITED SKATES AND IN MARCH IT REOPENED ITS DOORS. THEIR CLOVIS LOCATION IS THE FIRST AND ONLY ONE IN ALL OF CALIFORNIA JULIANA AND HER SON HAVE BEEN BACK ALMOST EVERY DAY SINCE. NEW OWNERSHIP MEANS SOME NEW UPGRADES. A BRIGHTLY PAINTED MURAL COVERS THE RINK PAYING HOMAGE TO THE COMMUNITY. NEW SKATES ARE ALSO IN STOCK AND A NEW CAFE IS SERVING UP A VARIETY OF FOOD. THEY’RE ALSO MAKING IT A LEARNING EXPERIENCE FOR LOCAL SCHOOLS THROUGH THEIR STEM PROGRAM. IF YOUR NOT FOND OF SKATING… THAN YOU CAN PLAY IN THE ARCADE. THEY ALSO OFFER SOME EXTRA HELP FOR THOSE WHO WANT TO LEARN. UNITED SKATES IS OPEN SEVEN DAYS A WEEK AND OFFERS SPECIAL DEALS LIKE THEIR MONDAY ONE DOLLAR SKATE NIGHT. IN CLOVIS GILBERT MAGALLON ABC-30 ACTION NEWS.

Get your rollerblades! ‘Cal Skate’ has reopened as ‘United Skates’ in Clovis
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