Originally an agricultural and craft town, a modern village full of life has been formed in over 900 years. New residents are happy to find their home in Skačany.
The village has been working on its modernization since the end of World War II by building new roads and technical equipment of the village. Today it boasts revitalized squares and sidewalks. Elementary and kindergarten students enjoy the renovated school building and its premises. Children and students with artistic talent have a branch of a private art school in the village. Not only the smallest are active in Skačany. Citizens are involved in various social organizations. Athletes, firefighters, gardeners, musicians, singers, hunters, activists for children and youth, pensioners and commissions. Thanks to them, regular events are held, which are attended not only by the inhabitants of the village. Events such as the slaughterhouse, burying the bass, building a "May", a fruit and vegetable exhibition, decorating the church with donations from the country, MDD celebrations, welcoming the spring, baking the whole village, fire brigade or ending the holidays with a "barbecue" are regularly held here. A football, ping-pong and petanque tournament is organized, and they aim to fly eleven digs here. A piece of history has been preserved in the village. The dominant feature is the Church of All Saints from the beginning of the 19th century. The inhabitants of Skačany are proud of three national cultural monuments - the column of the Holy Trinity, the Chapel of St. Barbara and the defunct Church of St. George. Several personalities of public, cultural and sports life come from Skačany.
For example, they are the birthplace of wrestler Vojtech Šuhajda and athlete Stanislav Štefkovič, composer František Gaal, university teachers and agricultural experts Marek Ďuriš and Anton Pilát, choirmaster and conductor Rudolf Gombár. The writer Anna Liptáková, the leading mining meter Anton Gahýr, was born here, but also several priests - Dr. Štefan Štefkovič, Ján Gahér, Štefan Gahér, Štefan Struhár, Martin Hudec and a missionary on the Indonesian island of Flores P. Jozef Kližan, SVD.