The Best Things in Life Are Free

Are you looking for a fun way to keep your kids active during winter, spring break, and those sweltering summer days in Lynchburg? FunQuest has the solution! Skating is a great way to teach your kids healthy values. Why? Because it’s as much fun as it is great fitness. In fact, we believe in the benefits of roller-skating so much that we’re giving it away for free!

What Is Kids Skate Free?

penny jarHave you heard of the Kids Skate Free program? It’s a national roller-skating program that encourages kids to get up and get moving. FunQuest has been a proud partner of Kids Skate Free for years. Why do we love it so much?

  • Regular exercise teaches kids to be healthier adults
  • Skate fitness is so fun, kids won’t realize it’s good for them!
  • Active play helps reduce the risk of kids developing weight problems, heart disease, or diabetes later in life
  • Skating is also great for social development
  • Physical fitness reduces stress and helps stimulate mental growth

How to Participate

Want to get free skating coupons for your kids? It’s easy! Here’s what you do:

  1. Go to the Kids Skate Free website and find FunQuest skating center in Lynchburg
  2. Click the green Join This Skating Center button to sign up
  3. Get free skate passes emailed to you weekly for each child you have who is 10 or younger
  4. Print them out and bring them to one of our weekly skating sessions!
  5. Rent skates for $4 or bring your own and skate totally free

When Can Kids Skate Free?

We accept free skating coupons at the following sessions:

  • Monday (4-8:30pm)
  • Thursday (4-8:30pm)
  • Friday (4-10pm)
  • Saturday (10am-10pm)
  • Sunday (1-7pm)

We’ll see you at FunQuest!

The Science of Roller-Skating

Are your kids engaging with STEM curriculum? Science, technology, engineering, and math are vital fields for kids to learn about. But more and more students—especially middle school and high school girls—are losing interest in STEM lessons. So how do you re-engage students  in a world with so much white noise? That’s where we come in.

STEM Field Trips in Lynchburg

two kids with chemistry setWe’re combining fun and education to create an incredible field trip that both kids and teachers will love. Our lessons teach kids to be creative, love learning, and look at STEM in new and innovative ways. We have lessons tailored for students of all ages, as well as STEM lessons for homeschool groups. We even have curriculum options so teachers can reinforce the lessons learned in the classroom. Choose from one of these interactive STEM lessons for kids:

  • Learn about friction, area, perimeter, and geometry in The Science of Roller-Skating
  • Get kids invested in force and friction, as well as diameter and circumference in Motion and Rink Design
  • Help kids learn about the science of sound, including beats per minute, frequency, and speed in Acoustics and Rink Design
  • Learn about lights and lighting design in Engineering Magic and Lighting

When the learning is over, it’s time for the kids to put their new knowledge to good use! Let your students experience motion, acoustic, and physical fitness with 2 hours of open skating at FunQuest after each 1 hour lesson. We’ll even throw in a few tips about staying healthy through regular skate fitness.

Learn more, play more! Book a STEM field trip at FunQuest in Lynchburg.

Celebrate 2017 at the Almost New Year’s Eve Party

Your kids’ bedtimes don’t have to get in the way of a family New Year’s Eve celebration. Are you ready to party (minus the New Year’s Day meltdowns)? Ring in the New Year a few hours early at the FunQuest Almost New Year’s Eve Party!

New Year’s Eve Family Parties in Lynchburg

daytime new year's eve partyWe just can’t wait for midnight! Start the party early with the kid-friendly Almost New Year’s Eve Party on December 31st. We’re decking the rink with noisemakers, party hats, confetti, and a prize-filled balloon drop. Your family can celebrate the start of a bright New Year, and still make it home for bedtime! Here’s what you need to know:

  • Celebrate with FunQuest from 12-5pm
  • The Unlimited Fun Pack admit package is just $13.50 (no passes accepted)
  • Admission includes roller-skating, skate rentals, PlayQuest for kids 10 and younger, and unlimited games of laser tag in our multi-level arena
  • Get your New Year’s Eve party on with free party hats and noisemakers
  • Don’t miss the early 2017 Countdown with a prize-filled balloon drop at 4:30pm

Have a big family? Skate more to save more! Take advantage of our Special Family Fun Pack. Save over $20 with 5 Unlimited Fun Pack admissions, a large cheese pizza, a pitcher of soda, and 20 game tokens for just $69.99. All you need is one parent present and a spirit of celebration. Let the fun begin!

2016 deserves an epic sendoff. Ring in the New Year with holiday skating, weekly family adventures, and FunQuest’s early family New Year’s Eve party in Lynchburg, VA.