Saturday: Free Roller Skating in the World’s Largest Cathedral


Don’t try this at the cathedral, kids! Photo from 1950 by Al Aumuller, via Library of Congress.

The Cathedral of St. John the Divine is building a temporary roller-skating rink in the nave of the cathedral to host a roller-skating party on Saturday from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. Skates will be provided and the whole thing is free of charge.

The party is a way to promote the cathedral’s summer camp registration. The camp offers multiple sessions for children aged 3-13 beginning at the end of June.

The cathedral is the largest in the world (and it’s not even finished yet!). It hosts exhibitions and other events throughout the year — even a show of massive bird sculptures from Beijing.

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    1. Anne says:

      They don’t plan to finish it either … that’s why locals call it “St. John the Unfinished”

    2. Carly says:

      Can adults skate?