Skate Country FAQs
Do you charge for parents to watch?
NEVER on regular skating sessions. We’re happy you are here! NOTE: Occasionally charitable organizations that host fundraisers at Skate Country will charge every person (adult or child) that is admitted.
If my friends are coming to skate, do I need to pay if I’m only going to hang out?
Everyone entering (with the exception of parents watching their children) must pay the applicable admission and skate rental fees.
Do you offer group rates?
Yes! Day Cares or other organizations of 10-20 or more would just pay the admission price usually between $4.00-$8.00 and receive free skate rental. The price does not change even you bring your own skates. Reservations are not required but recommended. We may or may not be able to offer group rates on certain weekends, please call for inquiry.
What size skates do you rent?
From juvenile size 8 to adult size 15.
Can I bring my own skates?
Yes. We allow all kinds of regular roller skates and inline skates.
Can I wear my Heelys?
Sorry, because Heelys do not have wheels in the front and back and are not intended for “roller skating” they are not permitted.
Do you sell skates and equipment?
Yes! The Pro Shop is loaded with the latest skates, novelty toys and glow products. You may also order from our pro shop online at www.skatecountryproshop.com
Do you rent inline skates?
No we do not.
What goes on at a public skating session?
Most sessions are set-up with a variety of special skates: All-Skate, 4 corners dice game, Races, Backwards, Cha Cha Slide, Hokey Pokey, and the buddy skate.
If my child doesn’t skate well, can I walk on the floor to assist him/her?
During public skating sessions we only allow guests with skates on to enter the skating floor. However we do have a beginner’s rink that you could assist your child on
How old does your child have to be to skate?
There is no age limit, we have skates as small as toddler’s size 8
Can I skate with my child during tiny tot skate?
Yes anyone is welcome ,Its just recommended for smaller ones because of the music selection we play during that time.
When is the best time to come for a beginner skater?
It’s usually slower after school during the Mon-Thurs cheap skate from 4-6pm Or on Fridays from 3-5PM
Where can I get lessons for my child?
Right here at Skate Country. We have an experienced coach who has been teaching for over 20 years! Group classes are available as well as private instruction. Visit the lesson page for more details.
What forms of payment do you allow?
Cash, Visa, MasterCard, American Express and Discover, Diners club
Do you have an ATM?
YES we do.
Can I pay with a check?
Sorry, we do not accept personal checks.
Can I rent Skate Country privately?
Yes! We offer private events on select days of the week.
How far in advance do I need to make party reservations?
As a rule of thumb, Session Parties should be reserved at least 2 weeks in advance but if we have an opening you may book the same day. Private Parties require at least 30 days to as much as 6 months.
Do you sell food?
Yes! We have a snack bar that sells Pizza, Hot Dogs, Pretzels, Nachos, chicken wings, French fries & Churros. We also offer Pepsi products and ICEES. For a complete menu, please visit the skating schedule page to print out our full snack bar menu and pricing.
Can I bring in food from the outside?
The only outside food/drinks we allow during our open skating session is a birthday cake with a birthday reservation booked through Skate Country.
Do you sell alcohol?
No we do not, nor do we allow it.
Music / Entertainment:
Do you take requests for songs?
Yes. Our DJ will make every effort to get your favorite song on! (Please note: not all music is appropriate for all sessions. If you ask the DJ, he or she will tell you if we can play a song.)
What do you play on the Giant Video Screens?
During open public skating sessions we play music videos, movie clips, and special effect videos. During Exclusive Parties, we play anything you’d like: video montage, wedding video, corporate training video as well as music videos and more!
What kind of music do you play?
We play all the current hits like on 93.7 KRQ. All of our music is edited and clean. We also will take requests.
Video Games :
Do the games take quarters or tokens?
Quarters. They are available in the change Machine.
Do you sell Gift Certificates?
Yes. They can be purchased anytime the office is open or during public sessions. Minimum amount of $5 please.
Will you donate something to my child’s school auction?
Yes! Skate Country is happy to donate products/services to non-profits. Please send a written request on organization letterhead stating the name and date of the event and the nature of your request. The courtesy of 1-3 months’ notice is kindly requested, a shorter notice is possible but not guaranteed. Send or drop off request to Skate Country at 7980 E. 22nd St., Tucson, AZ 85710, Attn: Donations Coordinator Amy Reid.
Does Skate Country do cash sponsorships?
Yes! Any non-profit is eligible to do a fundraiser with us. We donate up to 50% of the proceeds back to your organization.
Do you have WI-FI?
Yes, we have free wireless internet.
Is there more than one Skate Country?
No. Skate Country is the Only Roller skating rink in Tucson.
Are you Ice Skating?
No we are a Roller Skating rink. There are no ice skating rinks in Tucson.
Do you have lockers?
Yes they are.50 each use. They accept Quarters.
Do I have to wear a helmet?
No you do not have to wear a helmet. You may bring a helmet if you choose to.
Do you have Birthday invitation?
Yes, they are available to print on our Birthday/parties page.
Do you have a monthly or yearly pass?
We have a summer pass, which is usually good from the end of May until the middle of August. We do not have a yearly pass.
Do you have a dress code?
Appropriate attire is required at all times. No shirts with Obscene gestures or obscene words. Skate Country management reserves the right to refuse admission to anyone not meeting the dress code.