The Valparaiso YMCA Announces the Return of Valpo Skates

ValpoSkates-V1The Valparaiso YMCA is excited to announce the return of Valpo Skates, an event that provides great exercise and fun for kids of all interests.

Don’t miss your chance to participate in this thrilling event as it makes its return to the Valpo YMCA. The opening night of Valpo Skates is set for Friday, May 1.

The skates will take place on Fridays from 6-8:45 p.m. and again on Saturdays from 1-4 p.m. Children from grades one through five are invited to participate in the festivities. The skates will take place at Ben Franklin Middle School, which is located at 605 Campbell Street in Valparaiso.

A free open house to reintroduce Valpo Skates to the families of Valparaiso will be held on May 1st and 2nd. The skates provide a tremendous opportunity for children to have fun interacting with one another in a safe environment.

As if fun skating is not enough, there will also be singing, dancing and games to ensure that a good time is had by all. The YMCA will set out to make sure that it puts a smile on the face of every child who attends.

When kids lace up their skates for the first night of fun on May 1, it will mark the return of an event that has a long history at the Valpo YMCA. In years past, Valpo Skates were extremely popular among those who attended. The long-awaited return is sure to be a “can’t miss” event.

Many residents of the community and long-time fans of Valpo Skates are already counting down the days until the skating begins.

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