Borger Skating Rink Trashed. You Blame The Kids…Or Parents?
"This is why we can't have nice things." - Every parent in the world
I don't know what it is with children and feeling this inane need to just destroy everything in their path, but it happens. All the time. No matter where you are, they will inevitably destroy something, or at least try to.
Then they break something, you say you aren't replacing it, and they start asking why. Unfortunately, this carries over to places where the kids can go have fun. That's the case for a business in Borger that is targeted as a fun place for kids to go and hang out.
SK8 Club is a roller rink in Borger that allows the kids to go and do some roller skating, play some video games, and generally just catch up with friends. However, some of the kids that have gone recently are creating a ruckus, and the owner has had about enough of it.
It's pretty easy to see that the owner can deal with their fair share of stuff, but they've had enough. Kids are going in and absolutely trashing the place. As stated, they're kicking in the doors of the arcade games, trashing the bathrooms with toilet paper, and yes, they're vaping.
When the owner has to go and post pictures like this:
We've gone too far. Yes, education begins at home with the parents. As a parent, I 100% endorse this statement. When our children are going to public places, they need to treat them with respect. If they don't, they'll be coming to you asking things like, "how come SK8 Club closed?"
Your answer to them will be something like, because of you.
Kids, respect the fact that there are people out there that want to give you a place to congregate with friends, away from the house, where you can do all sorts of fun things. No, you aren't old enough to vape, so stop doing it. Would you trash your bathroom at home like this? No, your parents would punish the you-know-what out of you.
I want my kids to be able to go enjoy places like this, so it's time to clean up our act. To SK8 Club, I'm so sorry this happens to you. Hopefully, your post will serve as a wake-up call.