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Posted on: June 27, 2018

[ARCHIVED] Skating Tricks of the Trade at the Y


Wednesday, July 18

Skating Tricks of the Trade

Time: 7:00-8:00 p.m.  FREE!

Watch and learn from the pros at this amazing demonstration of roller skating skills from the Golden Age through today on the YMCA’s outdoor rink. DJ Oliver spins tunes and emcees this fun evening for all ages. Professional competitive freestyle skater Carrie Svihlik plus members of Chicago Roller Talent and The Osiris Initiative will demonstrate various skating styles from the 1940s-‘70s and beyond—including shuffles, spins, jumps, and Chicago’s own JB (James Brown) style skating. Concession sales available to support the YMCA scholarship fund. Outdoor event, rain date July 26. Limited seating available.

Location: Elmhurst YMCA, 211 West First St.

More info: or (630) 833-1457

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