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Bedrock has been acting as a drive-in movie theater, but now, the Monroe Blocks development is shifting its focus to offer an outdoor roller rink, basketball courts, artwork and more during the warm summer months.

The site, located by Campus Martius Park, will open May 28 and remain open through the fall.

Here’s what the Monroe Street Midway will feature, according to a release:

  • Rollout Detroit, roller rink operated in partnership with RollerCade, Detroit’s oldest continuously opened, black-owned roller rink
  • Rocket Mortgage Sports Zone, four half-court basketball courts and one multi-use sports court in partnership with the Rocket Community Fund
  • Original artwork by renowned Detroit artists Sheefy McFly, Olivia Guterson, Phil Simpson and Jessica Care Moore
  • Performances by local DJs and outdoor fitness classes
  • Food and beverage served from concession stands and rotating food trucks

The venue will follow the Michigan Department of Health & Human Services’ latest COVID-19 recommendations, including capacity limitations, social distancing and masking. Masks and hand sanitizer will be on hand. Enhanced cleaning protocols will also be followed.

The roller rink will be open from 12 p.m. to 9 p.m. Sunday through Wednesday and 12 p.m. to 11 p.m. Thursday through Saturday. Parking will be free for four hours for anyone who makes a purchase at the Midway.

For more information, visit DeckedOutDetroit.com.

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