Fitness Friday: Learning skating basics at Detroit’s Monroe Street Midway

This Fitness Friday, we're learning some rollerskating basics while skating outdoors at Detroit's Monroe Street Midway!

DETROIT – We’re rollerskating outdoors at Detroit’s Monroe Street Midway once again for Fitness Friday!

This week, we’re learning some basic rollerskating moves -- and a bit more about the outdoor roller rink.

Check out the video above to see the action.

The Monroe Street Midway is an outdoor destination for the whole family that features the Rollout Detroit Roller Rink, basketball courts, live DJs and food trucks and concessions.

Rollerskating is a great cardio workout and an excellent way to burn calories and tone the core and legs.

The roller rink is open from 12 p.m. to 9 p.m. Sunday through Wednesday, and from 12 p.m. to 11 p.m. Thursday through Saturday. The cost is $13 per person, which includes skate rentals.

Click here to learn more information and to register.

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Click here to learn more about the Monroe Street Midway.

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Rhonda Walker has been helping Detroiters get motivated and ready for the day for the past 22 years. A confessed morning person, this award winning talented and versatile journalist starts her day at 2:00 am to co-anchor the weekday morning newscast at WDIV-Local 4 News. A position she’s held since 2003.