We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

“Great family fun!”

Circus Skate of Murray
Reviewed 16 August 2013

Circus skate Murray is a great place to go for family fun! I love the selection of classic arcade and pinball machines as well as the option to either skate or use skateboards, rollerracers, bmx bikes and scooters on a separate floor adjacent to the main skate floor! They also do not allow any "riff raff" or "non-family" element to enter. Note: If you bring your own skates, CLEAN YOUR WHEELS first or they will not let you use them! Also, cover up your tatoos and do not wear "offensive" clothing.

Thank Joy T
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Write a ReviewReviews (13)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language

10 - 13 of 13 reviews

Reviewed 29 July 2013

Circus Skate in Murray, Kentucky is good family fun. The owner Joe Nanney does not allow smoking, no tattoos or piercing showing that is distasteful. Your children will not be allowed to leave early unless you come get them. If you are caught fighting you are kicked out from anywhere to 30 days to life. A great place to go for enjoyment, exercise and meet some new and exciting people. It is open on Friday and Saturday nights and Saturday afternoons parents get in for .25 cents. Great place to go good clean fun. Highly recommend.

Thank Bryan H
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 5 December 2011

This place is awesome. The only reason I don't have it 5 stars is because the owner doesn't recognize its full potential.

First of all, the skating area is pretty big. It's probably the largest floor area of any roller rink that I've been to. The claim is that at one time it was the longest in the United States. Unfortunately, about a third of the rink was closed off and turned into a play area with ramps and bikes and stuff like that. It's really sad to see such a large portion of the rink wasted. The floor surface of the rink is kept clean and in great condition. It's incredibly smooth so you can really pick up some speed. It's just too bad that it doesn't have the length that it used to have. Even if the play area was just reduced by about 10 feet it would be a huge improvement.

The atmosphere is great. It's like stepping back in time to the mid-80s. My childhood comes rushing back every time I'm in there. My only real gripe is the music. The building has a very 80s feel to it, and the customer base is almost completely white, so it's strange that such a high percentage of the music played is rap. It seems really out of place, and I just can't get in the groove skating to rap. A few rap tracks throughout the session would be fine, but it seems like it's about 70-80 percent, and it doesn't seem to align with the non-urban demographic.

4  Thank TheHighwayWarrior
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 28 November 2011

We just started going to Circus Skate in the last few months after moving to Murray. I grew up in Paducah at Kingsway Skateland and that is all I have to compare this to. Circus Skate is owned by an older guy named Joe. He cares about his rink very much. Anyone who has their own skates will tell you he will not allow dirty skates on his floor. Ive had to wipe my skates down a few times. He also doesnt put up with any mouthing from the delinquent kids who get dropped off there by there parents for free babysitting. Overall We like going there and enjoy the way he runs his rink.

2  Thank TeamNeon
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC

Travellers who viewed Circus Skate of Murray also viewed

 

Been to Circus Skate of Murray? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Owners: What's your side of the story?

Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.

Claim Your Listing