Celebrate Halloween on roller skates! Costume contest, mummy wrap and huge candy toss. Great for all ages, bring the kids. 7pm – 10pm all ages, 10pm – 12am adults 17+. Admission is just $8.50 and skate rental is $4.00 if needed.
The year was 1967 and hippies were traveling to California to find a new life. The Summer of Love was full of music and art and free love. We are celebrating the great music that came out of that era with a Summer of Love Skate Party on Saturday, October 7, 2017 from 7-10pm for all ages and 10pm-12am for adults ages 17+. Beatles, Doors, Mamas and Papas, Jefferson Airplane, Moody Blues, Jimmy Hendrix, Rolling Stones, David Bowie and Sonny & Cher were on the front line of music making history with every song. Grab your beads, headbands and psychedelic shirts and skate to some of the best music of that time.
Did you love the music of the 80’s? Some of the best upbeat roller skating music came from that genre. We are featuring all your favorites from 7pm – 10pm Saturday, August 19th with rockin DJ’s taking requests. Dress to impress, the clothes were wild in that decade! Michael Jackson, Boy George, The Human League, Madonna, Prince and Tears for Fears are just some of the great artists of the time.
Did you know the Internet was in its infancy stages and towards the latter part of the decade and was mostly used for academic purposes at this time? How far we have come!
Bring the family and friends to Orbit Skate Center on Saturday, August 19th from 7pm – 12am to enjoy all the fun of a Totally 80’s Skate Party at Orbit Skate Center in Palatine Illinois!
Ladies Night is always a popular event at Orbit Skate Center in Palatine IL. We used to have one a year but they have proved SO popular we are going to be having this special event every other month! Our next Ladies Night is Jule 29, 2017 from 7pm – 11pm. Admission is free for Ladies of all ages and we feature drink special for adults at the Galaxy SkyBar.
What is free style music and why do skaters love it? Mention Stevie B to an old school skater and they’ll jump for joy! There’s a certain beat that roller skaters love and some of the best music to skate to is called Freestyle or Old School music. Examples include Don’t Stop The Rock, I Wanna Be the One and Dreamin of Love. Well we have a party for you! Join us on July 15, 2017 from 7pm – 11pm for the best in Freestyle and Old School music that roller skaters love! If you want to hear a great playlist, click here to listen on Spotify!
Enjoy some of the best skating music ever when lines of skaters flocked to local roller rinks dressed in crazy costumes! Disco music is making a huge comeback and even a new genre called New Disco is hitting the nightclubs and entertainment venues. Orbit Skate Center entertained thousands of disco skaters and we are bringing it back for one night, Saturday June 17th from 7pm – 11pm. Enjoy food and drink selections from the Cosmic Cafe and Galaxy Skybar! Great for all ages, bring your family and friends.
Summer is almost here and families are looking for fun activities with their children. Roller skating indoors is the perfect summer activity! With a smooth skating surface and air conditioning, you and your children can enjoy spending time listening to your favorite music to skate at Orbit Skate Center in Palatine Illinois. Who wants to be outdoors on bumpy paths littered with sticks and stones when it’s hot and muggy or worse, raining cats and dogs? Don’t let the weather ruin your summer fun!
Since schools are out at the end of May this year, we are starting our summer schedule in June. Adding weekday sessions and value packed skate times, means there’s no better way to get exercise while having great fun. The changes to our summer schedule designed to give families great times during the afternoons on weekdays and a couple of weeknight sessions that have proved to be very popular. Our $2 Tuesday night sessions means everything is $2, with $2.00 Admission, $2.00 skate rental, $2.00 Pizza and Pop. On Wednesday Nights it gets even better with $1.00 Admission!
We know that you have many choices for summer entertainment, but you won’t find a more affordable option than Orbit Skate Center. Great food choices at the Cosmic Cafe and the Galaxy Skybar is open for adult beverage choices. Come find out why Orbit has been a local destination for so many generations!
If you need to learn to skate, our Saturday Drop In Class at 12pm every Saturday for just $4.00 gives you a group class and includes skate rental. Parents can take the class with their children and learn together. Roller skating is a sport that is enjoyed by just about anyone that can walk forwards and backwards. We work on balance which is a most important skill for young children and translates into a future that enhances any sport in their future. Balance for adults is surprisingly rare and learning to roller skates works on 80% of the bodies muscles. It is the one sport that burns calories even when you are standing still because you have to balance.
We would love to see you and your family skating indoors this summer where the weather is always 72 degrees, sunny and dry! Check out our summer schedule here.
Organ music was popular with roller skaters for decades and is still beloved today by skaters that enjoy a strong beat, live performance and traditional skating music. Today, the best organists like Carl DeSanti put popular current day tunes to lively and upbeat tempos into their repertoire to appeal to young and old alike. Orbit Skate Center was home to some of the greatest organists like Tony Tallman, Leon Berry and others. This event is presented by a private promoter that wants everyone to see what organ music skating is all about. Great for families and children of all ages, we hope you enjoy this event. Admission is $10.00 per person skating or not.
Ladies Night is one of our most popular events! Everyone is asking for another one so here you go – April 22nd 7p – 10p for all ages and adults 17+ can stay until 1am for same admission. Admission is free for ladies of all ages and skate rental is $4 if needed. Bring your girlfriends out for a night of fun. The Galaxy Skybar will be open for our 21+ guests and great music and roller skating just adds to the fun.