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Roll on Over to One of Melbourne’s Best Roller Skating Rinks

Are you looking for a fun activity the whole family can enjoy? I’ve found that lacing on a pair of roller skates and gliding around an awesome roller skate rink is a great way to get some exercise and have fun at the same time.


Melbourne has quite a few roller skating rinks that are perfect for skaters of all skill levels, meaning that whether you’re a beginner or an experienced skater, you’ll be able to find the perfect rink for you and your family to have the most incredible day. But we’ve even gone one step further to help you find where to roller skate for free in Melbourne as well! There are some great skating groups that organise social skate meet ups, we’ll let you in on the details.

To help you find the best roller skating rink near you and your loved ones, I’ve decided to compile a list of all of the best venues for roller skating Melbourne wide! We’ve even popped in a couple of fantastic regional Victorian roller skating rinks in case you’re out of town.

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So what are you waiting for? Gather up your family and friends and help us decide which venue takes the crown of the best roller skating rink Melbourne has to offer (that goes for our rollerblading Melbourne friends too!). We guarantee you’ll have a fantastic rollin’ day.

Best Roller Skating Rinks Melbourne

1. Sunshine Roller Skating Centre, Sunshine

Roller skating with family is great fun and Sunshine Roller Skating Centre is a wonderful roller skating rink that offers a safe environment that families can enjoy throughout the day.

The rink offers a snack bar with a range of tasty treats to keep you on the go, arcade games, a pool table, a jumping castle and more!

Sunshine Roller Skating

Sunshine Roller Skating Centre also has a huge range of equipment ready for hire, skating lessons for those who want to improve their skating skills and a separate learners rink with qualified instructors on stand-by to help new skaters who are just starting to gain confidence in their rollin’ skills.

Sunshine Roller Skating Centre , 38 McIntyre Road, Sunshine, +61 3 9364 8583

2. Kemizo Family Entertainment Centre, Somerton & Pakenham

If you live near Somerton or Pakenham, why not check out Kemizo Family Entertainment Centre? They are both a fun location that give families a fun-tastic environment to enjoy activities such as laser tag, rock climbing and roller skating.

Kemizo Family Entertainment Centre’s Roller Skating Rink is a full-sized rink, excellent for skating around with family and friends or practising your newfound skating skills. Should you need some equipment, the entertainment centre also offers skates available for hire in their skate shop.


Kemizo Family Entertainment Centre, 844 Cooper Street, Somerton, +61 3 9305 1772

Kemizo Family Entertainment Centre (Pakenham), 1/100 Bald Hill Road, Pakenham, +61 3 5941 9866

3. Caribbean Rollerama, Scoresby

Caribbean Rollerama is a family roller skating rink where families can enjoy great music, disco skating, fun games, a kiosk and sometimes a visit from Pirate Pete, the rink’s mascot cat. 

The location is an all-weather venue where kids can go to enjoy themselves with their friends by releasing their energy through skating. It’s also a great spot for parents to have a go at skating as a little form of a workout while having fun.

Caribbean Rollerama

On top of this, Caribbean Rollerama also offers classes suitable for beginners and advanced skaters of all ages and night skating, where they open late every Friday and Saturday night.

Caribbean Rollerama, 1298 Ferntree Gully Road, Scoresby, +61 3 9763 9122

4. Skateworld Mordialloc, Mordialloc

Skateworld Mordialloc offers families a supervised atmosphere for skating on rollerblades and roller skates to ensure families have a fun and memorable time together. Should you need it, Skateworld Mordialloc has roller blades (inline) or roller skates available for rent.

In addition, families might also enjoy learning how to play non-contact roller hockey.  Coach, blades, stick, fun and exercises are all included when you join in on the lessons at Skateworld Mordialloc


If you just want to learn regular skating, Skateworld Mordialloc also offers lessons taught by qualified instructors. These lessons are fun, safe and perfect for all ages with different skill levels. 

Skateworld Mordialloc, 209 Boundary Road, Mordialloc, +61 3 9580 8908

5. Victorian Roller Skating Centre, Lilydale

Formally known as Lilydale Roller Skating Centre, the Victorian Roller Skating Centre is called home by the Lilydale Rats Inline Hockey team, Lilydale Lions Roller Hockey team and the Lilydale Artistic Skating Team. 

The centre hosts classes and training for speed skating, freestyle slalom and roller derby, general skating, roller discos and all abilities roller discos.

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Victorian Roller Skating Centre, 34 Industrial Park Drive, Lilydale, +61 3 9738 7548

6. Skaterz Roller Blade and Skate Rink, Eltham

Are you looking for a fun place to roller skate or rollerblade? Look no further than Skaterz Roller Blade and Skate Rink – an awesome rollerblading rink just a 15-minute walk from Eltham Train Station. The location offers sessions, lessons and even new skates if you want to purchase a pair. 


Skaterz Roller Blade and Skate Rink, 27 Susan Street, Eltham, +61 3 9439 6566

7. Sk8House, Carrum Downs

Offering a family-friendly location for roller blading and roller skating is the Sk8House entertainment house which offers general skating, birthday parties, private functions, skate classes, artistic skating and speed skating.

Sk8House offers classes which cater to everyone and anyone. So, no matter your age or skill level, you can count on Sk8House and their qualified professional staff to guide you through your skating journey.


Sk8House 3/2 Amayla Crescent, Carrum Downs, +61 3 9773 6799

Best Roller Skating Rinks Regional Victoria

8. Rollerway Skate Centre, Newtown

Another great place for roller skating and rollerblading just outside of Melbourne in Geelong’s Newtown is Rollerway Skate Centre, where they’ve got an indoor skate park for skateboards, BMX bikes, and scooters, and an Inline (Rollerblading) & roller skating arena.


Rollerway Skate Centre's other facilities include Birthday Party Venue – all ages & great plans, schools' roller skating and rollerblading program, and an inline roller hockey centre – kids and adults, all levels.

Rollerway Skate Centre, 6-8 Lambert Avenue, Newtown, 0411 335 544

9. Wheelz World, Moe

On top of being Gippsland's ultimate destination for kids’ indoor entertainment, Wheelz World is also home to an enormous indoor skating and scooter rink that will give families hours of rollin’ fun.

The location does not require bookings, and guests are welcome to stay as long as they like. Should you need a pick-me-up after gliding on the rink, Wheelz World also offers a large snack bar on site for hungry and thirsty skaters.

Wheelz World

Should you need them, roller blades, roller skates, ripstiks, scooters, power wings and Rip Rider 360s are also available for hire.

Wheelz World operates on Sundays all year round from 10 am to 4 pm. However, dates and times may vary during school holidays, so it is best to check their social pages first for more information before planning your visit.

Wheelz World, Stadium 34, 34 Bell Street, Moe, +61 3 5127 8300

10. The Zone Family Entertainment Complex, Bendigo

Specialising in fun for the whole family, The Zone Family Entertainment Complex is a superb location offering various attractions that perfectly cater to guests of all ages. Some of the things you can enjoy at The Zone Family Entertainment Complex are roller skating, laser tag, go-karting, arcade games, mini-golf, jumping castles, mini kid karts and an outdoor maze.

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The Zone Family Entertainment Complex, 1 Gildea Lane, Bendigo, +61 3 5441 7046

Places to Roller Skate in Melbourne for Free / Free Roller Skating Events and Social Skate Meet Ups in Melbourne

Because of the resurgence of roller skating and rollerblading in recent years a whole bunch of online communities have popped up on Facebook and social networks. As well as sharing tips, gear recommendations, skate location ideas, photos, questions and advice, many of these groups also organise informal social skate meet ups around Melbourne for free. 

Important note: Please keep in mind that these meet ups are often in public places and  you need to attend at your own risk. These are not supervised events and each individual needs to take responsibility for their own and any dependents’ safety.

Below are some of the groups we have heard about:

Online Skate Communities Melbourne:

  1. Melbourne Inline & Quad Skate Scene (MIQSS) 
  2. Princes Pier Skaters 
  3. Melbourne Park Skaters 
  4. Eastern Suburbs Melbourne Skating 

Private and Group Roller Skating Lessons Melbourne

11. Princess on Skates

Created during the Pandemic by Belle Hadiwidjaja, expect nothing less than the highest energy and the best roller skating skills from Princess on Skates

Learn the art of roller skating with Princess on Skates’ roller skating lessons taught by none other than Belle herself. Lessons currently being offered are Beginner Kids Group lessons, Intermediate Kids Group lessons, Come and Try Sessions and Private Sessions where adults and kids can participate in learning how to glide on their skates together!

Princess on Skates, info@rollerskating.com.au, +61 3 9364 8583

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Joyce Watts is a former intellectual property, IT and media lawyer turned serial entrepreneur.

As well as being the founder of TOT: HOT OR NOT she helps businesses with their SEO, email marketing & social media as BrightSmart.com.au; she owns an online bike store CycleStyle.com.au and develops and produces creative experiences for families via WheelieGoodFun.com. She used to publish another popular lifestyle and food blog called MEL: HOT OR NOT The decisive guide to Melbourne.

She lives in inner-city Melbourne with her husband, two children and seven bikes.

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