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Kids Skate, Rattle and Roll the Fat Away

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 The ‘Kids Skate Free’ program was designed to fight childhood obesity by getting kids off the couch and onto roller skates.

The program is currently offered in 25 states across the country, and locally at both of ‘Kate’s Skating’ rinks in Gastonia.

One of the rink’s owners, Billy Thompson, says it’s a “way (for parents) to provide fun entertainment for their kids 10 and under, and get kids rolling all over the country.”

You can sign up for your free passes on the ‘Kids Skate Free’ website.

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