About Us

 

Birthed in 2019, Sanctuary is a woman ran and owned skate shop and fitness studio in the heart of downtown Chattanooga, TN. What started as an escape and hobby, this business blossomed under the nourishment and passion of its founders, Randi & Sunshine.

Sanctuary is a not only a space and a resource but most importantly, an idea. The idea is this, “A sport and art form should never fall into and out of fashion. Skating (of any kind) is fitness, art, expression, sport, therapy, fun and above all community. It is an acceptance and belonging for ANY & ALL types of skaters.” It has done more than refine an old tradition: We've started a new one. Instead of fad based “types or decades” of skating separating one group from another, we aim to bring them all together and carry them into this generation and the many to come. Welcome to Sanctuary, where you belong.

Chattanooga natives Randi Franklin and Gabriella “Sunshine” Bordó are passionate about roller skating.