Austin Chronicle readers voted and Playland Skate Center is happy to announce that we were voted as the Best Place to Skate in 2014 Outdoors and Recreation category! Among all of the categories including lodging, food, entertainment, and arts and culture, we are proud to be the Best Place to Skate! Thank you Austin Chronicle reader’s for picking us!
Over the years Playland Skate Center has been fortunate enough to make the Best of Austin list. We’ve added our most recent to the list and wanted to share our history:
2014 – Best Place to Skate
2013 – Best Place to Skate
2012 – Best Teen Hangout, Best Place to Skate
2011 – Best Teen Hangout, Best Place to Skate
2010 – Best Place to Skate
2009 – Best Place to Skate
2008 – Best Place to Skate
2007 – Best Place to Skate
2004 – Best Party Place
2003 – Best Skating Rink
2002 – Best Skating Rink
2001 – Best Locomotion Maker (Critics Choice)
2000 – Best Place to Relive Junior High (Critics Choice)
This year we are proud to announce that our very own Sonny Felter was voted as Austin’s Best Skate Coach! Sonny has contributed to the skill development of many speed and derby skaters over the years. He is the best of the best when it comes to skating. This has been proven time and time again for people that know him and work with him, but it has recently been recognized on a larger scale as he was named the U.S. Olympic Committee Roller Sports Developmental Coach of the Year for 2014 and as the Austin Chronicle’s Critics Picks list as Best Skate Coach. Find out more about Sonny and what he’s done in skating at the Texas Speed Club.
At Playland Skate Center we are proud to have been voted as the Best Place to Skate in Austin. Come on out this weekend and check out our new wood floor-guaranteed to help make many happy skating memories over the years! Thanks again, Austin!