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The Skate Truck NYC rolls into New York City parks starting Friday, June 1

Starting Friday, June 1, families can rent a pair of wheels (roller skates or inline skates) from the Skate Truck NYC, which rolls through a different city park on Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays through October 12. On opening weekend, the truck will make stops in Inwood Hill Park (Friday, June 1), Prospect Park (Saturday, June 2) and Central Park (Sunday, June 3). Inline skates are available in kids' size 10 to adult size 11, while roller skates are available in kids' size 8 to adult size 12. Helmets (for kids older than age 7), wrist guards, knee and elbow pads, and park maps are provided with every skate rental; kids under 7 will need to bring along their own protective gear. Go to skatetrucknyc.com to find out the weekly schedule. Two-hour rental $15, four hours $20, all day $25.



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