If you picked up roller skating during the pandemic, it's time to lace up those skates and hit the streets!

Bedrock Detroit is transforming the Monroe Street Midway into an outdoor recreation area. Not only will it be an outdoor roller rink, but it will feature new basketball courts, fitness classes, artwork, food trucks, and local DJs.

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Creating the outdoor roller rink

Bedrock is partnering with Southwest Detroit's RollerCade for the outdoor roller rink. RollerCade has been open since 1955 and is the oldest Black-owned roller rink in the city.

Kyle Black, RollerCade’s third-generation owner told MLive that the outdoor rink will be a special edition to the city.
Rollout Detroit will change what it means to roller skate in the City of Detroit. This truly unique and creative roller rink will thrill skaters of every skill level.

Opening day and hours of operation

If you don't have plans this weekend grab your skates and check it out because it opens this Friday, May 28 and will remain open until fall.

Hours of operation are Sunday - Wednesday Noon to 9 p.m. and Thursday - Saturday Noon - 11 p.m.

Roller skate sessions

All sessions will be blocked off in two or three hour increments. It's $10 for a session and $3 to rent roller skates.

Walk-ins are welcome but if you'd prefer to book your time slot in advance, you can do so by visiting Roller Cade's website.

Parking will be free for four hours for guests.

If you would like more information on all of the fun things coming to Monroe Street Midway, visit MLive's website.

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