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13903 Noland Court
Independence, MO


Website updated
March 24, 2023


B&D Roller Rink is an institution on Noland Road in Independence, Missouri.  

The original skating rink is next door and opened in 1961. We are currently in the larger building that opened in 1975.

B&D South was built by Bill and Dorothy McDonald for whom the rink is named. They also owned the B&G rink in the nearby Fairmont district.  At one time there was a B&D East in east Independence. 


The McDonalds also built the roller skating rink in Liberty called Northland Rolladium which is still open and run by the McDonald family, and the Blue Springs Rolladium, currently known as "Rink Ratz".

B&D is open under it's new name, for public skating sessions and has time available for privately-organized events such as School parties, Church parties, Sport Teams parties, private birthday parties and anything else.

Also gracing the rink's gorgeous floor is inline roller hockey (the Jokers), flat-track roller derby (Fountain City). Members from the Kansas City Roller Skating Academy often practice here too. 

On January 1st, 2023, the McDonald family sold the rink and managing owner, "Duffy" Heyer retired. The sale became finalized February 1st and the new website went live. 


Life-long B&D skater, Jake Olah, along with wife, Michelle, took over operating B&D on February 1st, 2023 The rink will now be known as "Olahrama" a clever play on the Olah name.

The rink was rebuilt in 2015 following a strong wind shear tearing the roof open and rain ruining the ceiling and skating floor. The rebuild brought the rink up to 2015 building codes, a new ceiling, and new skating floor too. 

The Olahs are making their own cosmetic improvements.

Many generations of skaters claim B&D as their own and we love all of them. More generations will come to love the new rink name and operators too.  

Come join us!

Here is picture of the B and the D, Bill and Dorothy McDonald from about 1977.


I'm wishing the new owners much success.


Sincerely, B&D webmaster.  I'm a B&D Skater too!

Bill and Dorothy 1977ish  Fixedcopy.jpg
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