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Things To Do In Florida Include Adults-Only Roller Skating In Gainesville For $5

Roller skating is the ultimate throwback we all know and love. One of the best things to do in Florida with your friends includes adults-only roller skating, and you can go for just $5 in Gainesville. Head to Skate Station Funworks on Adult Skate Night on Wednesdays for super cheap skating. This groovy rink will transport you back to the 60s and 70s while you glide around to throwback jams.

Adult Skate Night at Skate Station Funworks is held on every Wednesday from 9 p.m. to midnight and is for 18+ visitors only. If you're just there to skate, it's only $5 per person.

It seems that adult skating is having a major comeback right now. University of Florida student Becca Ngo said in a message that she and her friends grew up skating as kids and thought it might still be fun.

"We were totally right," said Ngo. "[W]e spent hours dancing, falling over, and laughing together and have since been back several times for the Adult Skate Night!!"

You can slip and slide around the rink on four-wheeled skates called quad skates at Funworks. This nostalgic rolling footwear will take you for a spin right back to the simpler times of your childhood.

There are tons of deals on Adult Skate Night, not just $5 skating. For $10 to $15, you'll have access to attractions like roller-skating with the skate rental included, mini-golf, rock climbing, and go-karts. 

You almost can't afford to not go with those prices, making this a pretty budget-friendly hangout. The only thing that might make this better is if they hosted a Spongebob-themed night sometime that would bring us back to the 90s and early 2000s, like this Pineapple Villa off the coast of South Florida.

You won't regret this retro rite of passage. Put Funworks next to the clear blue swimming holes and out-of-this-world Airbnb stays on your BFF bucket list.

Adult Skate Night At Skate Station Funworks

Price: $5

When: Wednesdays

Address: 1311 N.W. 76th Blvd., Gainesville, FL 

Why You Need To Go: If you and your besties are in need of a new weekend activity, this is the perfect thing. You can rock 60s attire and skate around the rink in style. 

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