Big Walnut Skate Club – Sunbury Ohio

At school I teach what a photo essay is- a series of photos that tells a story, with or without captions.   I also got to practice my sports photography.

A double birthday party for two neighbor boys whose Mom rented out the entire Roller Rink for the evening.  WOW!

The kids tried roller blades and four wheel skates for the first time and Mom Erika got out on the floor and gave a hand to help them stay upright.

The lighting in the place was a challenge, too.

Big Walnut Skateland

 

Good thing for the GPS

 

Remember how I said I like to catch them unaware. ….Here is the result when I ask for a mug!

We arrive.  Love those posed shots.  No one wanted to pose for Grandma.
We arrive. Love those posed shots. No one wanted to pose for Grandma.

 

 

 

 

 

Finding the right skates for the family
Finding the right skates for the family

 

Lacing the skates
Lacing the skates

 

Maura on roller skates

 

 

 

 

Anna on Roller Blades

 

 

 

 

 

Family roller skating

 

Michael ventures on his own

 

And some help from Mom
And some help from Mom

 

 

 

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They turned down the lights- Maura has a blast!

 

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Into the carpeted wall!

 

 

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Michael and Mom take a break

 

 

Roller Skate Rental

 

 

Jack turns in his skates.

 

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Anna is concentrating

 

 

Skating Accessories

 

 

 

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Ready to go home. One bag of chips for the road.

 

 

On the way home.  We did it!  (Well I just photographed)
On the way home. We did it! (Well I just photographed)

 

VFWThe Skate Club is directly behind the VFW.

Alum Creek Park

The view on the way home  Alum Creek at sunset

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

11 thoughts on “Big Walnut Skate Club – Sunbury Ohio

  1. You have a beautiful family. I enjoyed looking at your work, especially the one where you caught them unaware. The Allum Creak shot is wonderful.

    • Thanks you for your good words. Since it is summer break from school,
      I am fortunate to spend time with the family.

  2. You mean to say that the photographer didn’t put on skates. It looked like a good time!

    • This is a great place to go I go every Friday and Tuesday and sometimes Sunday and the best service and a cheap work out

  3. What a great idea for a party and it looks like all 4 Grandkids made the most of it. How fortunate for them, in their later years, that you were there to capture it. You’re creating quite a photo album for them, Ruth.

  4. My favorite pics are the ones at the skate rental counter. Though the pic of the kiddo hanging off the carpeted wall did bring back some memories for me. 🙂 Glad to see that kids are still enjoying roller rinks, all these decades later!

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