GREENSBORO – The Greene County Department of Recreation will ring in the New Year with the fifth annual “All Night Skate,” beginning at 10 p.m. New Year’s Eve at Mon View Roller Rink in Greensboro.
Sponsored by the Greene County commissioners, First Federal Savings and Loan of Greene County and Waynesburg Rent-A-Center, the skate will last until 6 a.m. New Year’s Day. The event is intended for children and teens 17 and younger. Admission is $10 per person.
Parents or guardians dropping off children must complete and sign consent forms and waivers before leaving. Children 10 and under must be accompanied by an adult during the skate.
Planned activities include an Xbox-based dance competition, games, prizes and hot dogs and sauerkraut at midnight. Rent-A-Center will donate a large-screen TV for the dance contest, and each skill-level winner will receive a prize.
Skating hours at Mon View are 7 to 10 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays. Regular admission is $5 for all skaters, whether renting skates or bringing their own, and $5 for non-skaters. Times and prices may change for special events. A “Skate & Dance” will be held from 7 to 11 p.m. Dec. 14. Admission is $8.
Mon View will be closed Dec. 28 and 29. The roller rink also will be closed Jan. 4-5 and Jan. 11-12 for routine maintenance and will reopen with a “Skate & Dance” at 7 p.m. Jan. 18.
Eight more “Skate & Dance” events are scheduled for Fridays in 2013. The dates are Feb. 1 and 15; March 1, 15 and 29; April 12 and 26; and May 3. The skate will run from 7 to 9 p.m., and the dance will be held from 9 to 11 p.m. The annual “Easter Egg Hunt & Skate” is planned for 1 to 4 p.m. March 16. Admission is $7 per child, and adult admission is free when accompanying a child.
Mon View is available to rent for private parties at a rate of $120 for two hours. The price covers admission and skate rental for 20 people. A fee of $3 per additional person will be charged. Skate lessons are also available by appointment only.
For more information, call Mon View Roller Rink at 724-943-3440, or the Department of Recreation at 724-852-5323. To download a consent form and waiver for the “All Night Skate,” visit www.co.greene.pa.us.