Memories of Stardust

It’s true… not only has Stardust closed but by the end of the summer, the building will be gone forever. There will be one last “Stardust” skate, on July 8 at what is now Central City Arena.

Where you a Stardust “regular”? Did  you celebrate your birthday at Stardust? Did you play hockey at Stardust? Were you part of the Special Olympics Program at Stardust? Did your school class have a Halloween, Christmas or Year End party at Stardust? Did you attend a Night Owl Skate or an All Night Skate? Did you participate in any Air Band Contests or Battle of the Bands? Were you part of the Rollathons to raise money for Variety Club? Did you participate in the 24 hour skate for MADD or Skate for Heart? Who was your favourite band that played at Stardust? Did you skate at Guildford, Whalley, North Van or Richmond – which floor was the best? Did your church or company have a skating party at Stardust? Did you take roller skating lessons at Stardust? Do you remember the horse races and limbo on roller skates? Did you win a prize for doing the hokey pokey or bird dance? Where did you go after skating? Fresgos, Olympia, White Spot (or McDonalds after the All Night Skate)? Did you work at Stardust? Who was your favourite Stardust Staff member? Did you meet or significant other at Stardust?

If you answered yes to any of these questions, you have a memory of Stardust. And we want to you to share your memories with us. Funny, sad,  goofy, poignant, or just a memory the reflects how Stardust played a role in your life,

Prizes will include a gift certificate for Central City (previously known as Surrey Place), a gift certificate for Fresgos, and a gift certificate for White Spot.

Email all submissions to cheryl@downtownsurreybia.com with the subject line “Memories of Stardust Contest”. Make sure to include your name, email, and which rink you are either talking about (your memory) or what the picture is about to be entered.

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