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Roller rink coming to New Horizon Mall, north of Calgary

A stock photo of a person in roller skates. (Pexels/cottonbro studio) A stock photo of a person in roller skates. (Pexels/cottonbro studio)
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A large shopping centre north of Calgary will soon be home to a brand new roller rink.

Officials with New Horizon Mall in Balzac, Alta., made the announcement on Tuesday.

The new roller rink will be 24,000 square feet and will open in mid-July.

The mall is currently home to Sky Castle, a 34,000-square-foot indoor kids playground on the second floor.

The new rink will be called Sky Castle Roller Rink.

Officials say it will feature a modern sound and light system, 10,000-square-foot skating area, games area with the latest video games, a licenced restaurant and bar and 500 pairs of roller skates.

The restaurant and bar will be able to host 300 guests, and there will be three party rooms available.

Officials say the venue will offer skating classes and "classic 80s and 70s nights for some old-fashioned fun."Officials say New Horizon now has 75 per cent of the mall space occupied.

"New Horizon Mall is on a roll," said general manager Bob Parsons in a Tuesday news release. "Come and see it now."

For more information on New Horizon Mall you can visit the shopping centre’s website.

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