The wonderful ladies of BOLD and Young Women in Motion had the chance to experience a taste of the 1970s-80s roller disco feel at Scooters Roller Palace. The girls replaced their boots and running shoes for roller skates and skated on the rink while listening to disco dance, pop, and contemporary hip hop music. There were flashing traffic lights, a giant silver disco ball and other special effects that elevated the atmosphere and really made this experience enjoyable for the girls.
This was a great opportunity for BOLD and Young Women in Motion girls groups to bond and learn more about one another. This was a new experience for many of the girls and of course there were some challenges that came with that. Many of the girls fell and collided but instead of giving up, encouraged each other to get back up and try again. Eventually, all the girls got the hang of it and continued to roller skate the night away.
A special thanks to Heron Park Community Centre and Scooters Roller Palace for collaborating with us and welcoming us into their space!