Looking for a great place to ice skate with your kids? We've rounded up indoor and outdoor ice skating rinks in the New York City area, including NYC, Long Island, and the suburbs. Head to an outdoor ice rink in the winter months, or enjoy indoor ice skating year-round. Whatever the season, you'll find complete details on each rink's location, cost, and public skating hours in our guide.
Skating dates are projected and may change pending weather conditions. We recommend calling ahead to confirm skating hours before visiting any of these locations.
NEW YORK CITY
BROOKLYN OUTDOOR RINKS
776 Lorimer St. (between Bayard Street and Driggs Avenue), Greenpoint
North Brooklyn's first and only ice-skating rink is located at the site of the McCarren Park Pool, easily accessible from the Williamsburg, Greenpoint, and Bushwick neighborhoods.
Hours: Open Nov. 15 - January 2014 (closing date TBD). Open daily, 11am-10pm (including all holidays).
Price: $8; $5 students and seniors; $4 children. $5 skate rental.
Wollman Rink has been demolished, and construction is underway on two new ice skating rinks (one covered, one open-air) set to open in December. Call or check the website for updates.
BROOKLYN INDOOR RINKS
Aviator Sports and Event Center
Floyd Bennett Field, 3159 Flatbush Ave., Marine Park/Mill Basin
Hours: Daily, year-round: Monday 11am-4:40pm; Tuesday 11am-4:20pm; Wednesday-Thursday 11am-3:50pm; Friday 11am-4:20pm and 7:30-11pm; Saturday 1:45-5:50pm and 7:30-11pm; Sunday 12-3pm and 3:30-6:30pm. Call for holiday schedule.
Price: $9; $7 children. $5 skate rental. Free lockers; bring your own lock.
Steeplechase Figure Skating at Abe Stark Rink
Abe Stark Rink, Coney Island Boardwalk, Broadway and West 19th Street, Coney Island
This year’s skating hours and prices were not available at press time. Call or visit the website for updates.
MANHATTAN OUTDOOR RINKS
Bank of America Winter Village at Bryant Park
40th-42nd streets between Fifth and Sixth avenues, Midtown
Hours: Nov. 1–March 2, 2014: Sunday-Thursday 8am-10pm; Friday-Saturday 8am-12am.
Price: Free to skate. $14 skate rental.
Lasker Skating Rink
North end of Central Park, near 110th Street and Lenox Avenue, Harlem
Hours: Late October to early March: Monday-Thursday 10am-3:45pm; Friday 10am-11pm; Saturday 1-11pm; Sunday 12:30-4:30pm.
Price: $7; $4 children. $6.50 skate rental.
The Rink at Brookfield Place
Winter Garden at Battery Park City, upper plaza between the Winter Garden and the North Cove Marina
Hours: Mid-November through mid-March: 10am-10pm daily.
Price: $12.50. $5 skate rental; $15 skate sharpening.
The Rink at Rockefeller Center
Fifth Avenue between 49th and 50th streets, Rockefeller Center
Hours: Oct. 12 through April 2014: 8:30am-midnight daily, with occasional half-hour cleaning sessions throughout the day. Group rates, skate lessons, and season programs available.
Price: $27; $15 children younger than 15 and seniors. $12 skate rental.
Riverbank State Park
679 Riverside Drive, Hamilton Heights
Hours: Early November through March (weather permitting): Friday 6-9pm; Saturday-Sunday 1-4pm and 6-9pm.
Price: $5; $3 children ages 12 and younger. $6 skate rental.
Trump Rink/ Formerly Wollman Rink
Central Park (enter at 59th Street and Sixth Avenue)
Hours: Open late October through early April (weather permitting). The rink opens daily at 10am and closes at the following times: Monday-Tuesday at 2:30pm; Wednesday-Thursday at 10pm; Friday-Saturday at 11pm; Sunday at 9pm.
Price: Monday-Thursday: $11.25; $6 children ages 11 and younger. Friday-Sunday: $18; $6 children ages 11 and younger. $8 skate rentals. No credit cards.
MANHATTAN INDOOR RINKS
Sky Rink at Chelsea Piers
Chelsea Piers, West 23rd Street and Hudson River Park, Chelsea
Hours: Sept. 9–Dec. 22: Monday 1:30-5pm; Tuesday and Thursday 3-5pm; Friday 1:30-5:20pm; Saturday-Sunday 1:30-3:50pm.
Price: $10. $5 skate rental; $4.25 helmet rental.
Speed skates, double-bladed skates, cell phones, bags, music devices, and cameras are not permitted on the ice.
QUEENS INDOOR RINKS
City Ice Pavilion
47-32 32nd Place (between 47th and 48th avenues), Long Island City
Hours: Year-round: Monday, Tuesday, and Thursday 1:30-3:50pm; Wednesday 12-3:50pm; Saturday 12:10-2:50pm; Sunday 12-2:50pm.
Price: $5 Monday-Friday; $8 weekends and holidays. $5 skate rental; $2 helmet rental.
World Ice Arena
125-40 Roosevelt Ave., Flushing Meadows Corona Park, Flushing
Hours: Monday-Thursday 9am-5:15pm; Friday 9am-5:15pm and 7-9:50pm; Saturday 12-4:45pm and 8-9:50pm; Sunday 12-4:45pm (closed in June).
Price: $5 weekdays; $8 weekends and holidays, including school vacation weeks. $5 skate rental.
STATEN ISLAND OUTDOOR RINKS
Staten Island War Memorial Ice Skating Rink
Clove Lakes Park, Victory Boulevard (west of Clove Road)
718-720-1010 or 718-720-1014
Hours: Skating hours were not available at press time; call or check the website for updates.
Price: $8. $5 skate rental.
STATEN ISLAND INDOOR RINKS
Staten Island Skating Pavilion Ice Skating Rink
3080 Arthur Kill Road, Staten Island
Hours: Open year-round (including all holidays): Friday 8-11pm; Saturday 2:30-4:30pm and 8-10pm; Sunday 2-4pm.
Price: $11; $10 children. $5 skate rental.
NASSAU COUNTY OUTDOOR RINKS
Christopher Morley Park
500 Searingtown Road, Roslyn
Hours: Nov. 24 through mid-March: Monday-Tuesday 10:30am-12:30pm; Wednesday and Saturday-Sunday 10:30am-12:30pm, 1:15-3:15pm, and 4-6pm; Friday 4-6pm and 8:30-10:30pm.
Price: $20; $14 children. With Leisure Pass: $7; $5 children. $5 skate rental.
Grant Park Skating Rink
Broadway and Sheridan Avenue, Hewlett
Hours: November through mid-March: Wednesday-Thursday 10:30am-12:30pm and 4-6pm; Friday 4-6pm and 7-9pm; Saturday 10:30-12:30pm, 1:15-3:15pm, 4-6pm, and 7-9 pm; Sunday 10:30am-12:30pm, 1:15-3:15pm, and 4-6pm.
Price: $20; $14 children. With Leisure Pass: $7; $5 children (children ages 12 and younger must be accompanied by an adult); $4 seniors. $5 skate rental.
Marjorie R. Post Community Park Ice Rink
451 Unqua Road (at Merrick Road), Massapequa
Hours: Opens Nov. 29 for the season. Updated hours were not available at press time; call or check the website for updates.
Price: Admission per two-hour session. Residents: $5; $4 children ages 5-17; $2 children ages 2-4 and seniors ages 60 and older. Non-residents: $8; $7 children ages 5-17; $2 children ages 2-4 and seniors ages 60 and older. $3 skate rental.
Syosset-Woodbury Community Park Ice Rink
7800 Jericho Turnpike, Woodbury
Hours: Opens Nov. 29 for the season. Skating hours were not available at press time; call or check the website for updates.
Price: Admission per two-hour session. For residents: $5; $4 children ages 5-17; $2 children ages 2-4 and seniors ages 60 and older. Non-residents: $8; $7 children ages 5-17; $2 children ages 2-4 and seniors. $3 skate rental.
NASSAU COUNTY INDOOR RINKS
Andrew Stergiopoulos Ice Rink/Parkwood Ice Skating Rink
Parkwood Sports Complex, 65 Arrandale Ave., Great Neck
Hours: September–May: Monday 12:30-2:30pm; Tuesday 10am-12pm and 12:30-2:30pm; Wednesday 10am-12pm, 12:30-2:30pm, 2:45-5:30pm, and 8:45-10:30pm; Thursday 10am-12pm and 12:30-2:30pm; Friday 12:30-2:30pm, 3:30-5:30pm, and Teen Night 8-10pm; Saturday 3-5pm; Sunday 10am-12pm, 2:30-4:30pm, and 7-9pm for ages 16 and older.
Price: Residents: $7; $5 children and seniors. Non-residents: $10; $6 children. $3.50 skate rental.
Cantiague Park Ice Skating Rink
480 W. John St., Hicksville
516-571-7056 or 516-571-7058
Hours: September–June, 1-3pm daily; additional sessions on Fridays from 3:30-5:30pm and 9-11pm. Hours vary by month; call to confirm.
Price: $20; $14 children. With Leisure Pass: $7; $5 children ages 4-17; $4 seniors; free for children ages 3 and younger. $5 skate rental.
Freeport Recreation Center
130 E. Merrick Road, Freeport
Hours: Opens Oct. 18 for public skating: Thursday 4-6pm; Friday 7:45-9:30pm; Saturday 1-3pm; Sunday 1:30-3pm and 3:15-4:45pm. Check the website for school recess hours.
Price: Residents: $6; $5 children; $4 seniors/handicapped. Non-residents: $8; $6 children; $5 seniors/handicapped. $4 skate rental.
Iceland Ice Skating
3345 Hillside Ave., New Hyde Park
Hours: Year-round: Friday 3:30-5:30pm and 8:30-10:30pm (the later session is Teen Night for ages 11 and older only); Saturday 12-1:30pm (children’s session for ages 10 and younger only) and 1:45-3:45pm; Sunday 11:15am-12:45pm (children’s session for ages 10 and younger only) and 1-3pm.
Price: $8; $6 children ages 10 and younger. $4 skate rental. Children’s session: $7 parents; $6 children. Teen Night: $9. Prices and times are subject to change.
2600 Newbridge Road, Bellmore
Hours: Open year-round. Sept. 14–March 2014: Wednesday 4-6pm; Thursday 8-10am; Friday 8:30-10:30am, 1:45-3:45pm, 4-6pm, and 8:30-10:30pm; Saturday-Sunday 12:30-2:30pm and 2:45-4:45pm. Call or check the website for holiday hours and April–August hours.
Price: $7.50 non-residents; $6.50 Town of Hempstead residents; $5.50 Town of Hempstead Park District residents (proof of residency required); $3.75 non-resident seniors; $3.25 resident seniors and handicapped individuals; free for children younger than 5 on Mondays and Fridays until 6pm (with paid adult). $3.50 skate rental.
Port Washington Skating Center
70 Seaview Blvd., Port Washington
Hours: Open year-round. November–March hours: Monday-Wednesday 1-2:30pm; Thursday 12-4pm; Friday 1-2:15pm; Saturday-Sunday 2:15-3:45pm. Martin Luther King Jr. Day: 12-4pm. See website for special Presidents’ Week hours.
Price: $7. $4 skate rental.
Town of Oyster Bay Ice Skating Center
Bethpage Community Park, 1001 Stewart Ave. (at Cherry Avenue), Bethpage
Hours: Year-round: Monday 4-6pm; Tuesday 10am-12pm; Wednesday 4-6pm; Thursday 10am-12pm; Friday 4-6pm and 8-10pm; Saturday-Sunday 1-3pm and 3:30-5:30pm
Price: Town of Oyster Bay residents: $6; $5 children ages 5-17; $4 seniors ages 60 and older; $2 children ages 2-4. Freestyle sessions: $12; $10 children ages 5-7. Non-residents: $8; $5 children ages 5-17; $4 seniors ages 60 and older. Puck shoot and open hockey is $10 per skater and goalies are free. $3 skate rental.
SUFFOLK COUNTY OUTDOOR RINKS
Mitchell Park Ice Rink
Mitchell Park on Front Street, Greenport
Hours: Open while the weather permits: Monday 3-6pm; Tuesday-Friday 3-5pm; Saturday 11am-6pm; Sunday 11am-5:30pm. Holiday hours vary.
Price: Weekdays: $5; $3 children and seniors. Weekends and school holidays: $10; $7 children and seniors. $5 skate rental.
The Rinx at Harborfront Park
Port Jefferson Village Center, 101-A E. Broadway, Port Jefferson
Hours: Late November through mid-March: Monday-Thursday 12-1:30pm, 2-3:30pm, 4-5:30pm, and 6:30-8pm; Friday 12-1:30pm, 2-3:30pm, 4-5:30pm, 6:30-7:30pm, and 8-10pm; Saturday 10-11:30am, 12:30-2pm, 2:30-4pm, 4:30-6pm, 6:30-7:30pm, and 8-10pm; Sunday 10-11:30am, 12:30-2pm, 2:30-4pm, 4:30-6pm, and 6:30-7:30pm.
Price: Weekdays: $9.50; $7 children ages 11 and younger; $4.50 seniors. Weekends and school holidays: $10.50; $8 children ages 11 and younger; $5.50 seniors. $5 skate rental.
Tanger Outlets at the Arches
152 The Arches Circle, Deer Park
Hours: Late November through mid-March: Monday-Thursday 10am-4pm and 6-9pm; Saturday-Sunday 11am-2pm, 2:30-5:30pm, and 6-9pm.
Price: Monday-Thursday: $7; $3 skate rental. Friday-Sunday and holidays: $10; $4 skate rental.
SUFFOLK COUNTY INDOOR RINKS
Dix Hills Ice Rink
575 Vanderbilt Parkway, Dix Hills
Hours: Open year-round. Fall/winter schedule: Monday-Wednesday 10am-12pm; Thursday 10am-12pm and 3:45-5:45pm; Friday 10am-12pm, 12:15-2:15pm, 3:45-5:45pm, and 8:15-10:15pm (DJ night); Saturday 11:30am-1:30pm, and 2-4pm; Sunday 11:30am-1:30pm and 2-4pm.
Price: $12; $9 children. With Rec Card: $7.50; $6 children. $4 skate rental.
660 Terry Road, Hauppauge
Hours: Year-round: Monday-Friday 12:30-2:30pm; Tuesday-Friday 4-5:45pm; Friday 8:15-10:15pm (Rock & Roll Night); Saturday-Sunday 11am-3pm.
Price: Weekdays: $10.50 ($13 on Friday nights); $8 children ages 11 and younger; $4.50 seniors. Weekends and school holidays: $11.50; $9 children ages 11 and younger; $5.50 seniors. Islip residents receive $1 off adult admission with recreation card. $5.50 skate rental.
Superior Ice Rink
270 Indian Head Road, Kings Park
Hours: Year-round: Wednesday 12:30-2:30pm and 4-6pm; Friday 8:30-10:30pm (with DJ); Saturday-Sunday 1-3pm.
Price: $9; $7 children ages 11 and younger; $5 seniors and children ages 3 and younger (includes skate rental). $4-$5 skate rental.
ROCKLAND COUNTY OUTDOOR RINKS
Bear Mountain State Park Ice Rink
Palisades Parkway/Route 9W North, Bear Mountain
Hours: Opens Nov. 2 for the season. Monday-Tuesday 10-11:30am and 12-1:30pm; Friday 8-9:30pm; Saturday-Sunday 10-11:30am, 12-1:30pm, 2-3:30pm, 4-5:30pm, 6-7:30pm, and 8-9:30pm (last session is on Saturdays only).
Price: $5; $4 children ages 4-11; $2 non-skaters and seniors; free for children ages 3 and younger. $4 skate rental. $5 skate sharpening. $8 parking on weekends and holidays.
ROCKLAND COUNTY INDOOR RINKS
Palisades Center Ice Rink
4900 Palisades Center Drive, West Nyack
Hours: Daily, year-round. Call or check the website for public skating times.
Price: $8; $6 seniors and children younger than 10. $4 skate rental. Ten-visit punch cards and season passes available.
20 College Road, Monsey
Hours: Wednesday 4:10-5:10pm; Saturday 3:15-4:55pm and 9-11pm; Sunday 2:55-4:30pm; holidays including Columbus Day, Veterans Day, Christmas week, and Presidents Day week 2-4:30 pm.
Price: $6 Wednesdays; $8.50 weekends; $9 holidays. $3 skate rental.
WESTCHESTER COUNTY OUTDOOR RINKS
Ebersole Ice Rink
30 Lake St., White Plains
914-422-1444 or 914-422-1348
Hours: October–March: Wednesday 12-2pm; Thursday 12-2pm and 3-5pm; Friday 10am-2pm, 3-5pm, and 8-10pm; Saturday 12-3pm and 7:30pm-9:30pm; Sunday 10-11:45am (adults only) and 1-3pm.
Price: $5 skate rental. : $11; $9 children; $8 seniors. $6 children, $7 adult, $5 senior with Recreation ID.
WESTCHESTER COUNTY INDOOR RINKS
EJ Murray Memorial Skating Ice and Roller Skating Rink
348 Tuckahoe Road, Yonkers
Hours: Year-round: Wednesday-Thursday 10am-12pm; Friday 10am-12pm and 8-10pm; Saturday 11am-1pm, 2-4pm, and 8-10pm; Sunday 11am-1pm, 2-4pm, and 5:15-7:15pm. Extended hours during holiday periods.
Price: $7. $4 skate rental.
Hommocks Park Ice Rink
Boston Post Road-Weaver Street, Larchmont
Hours: Oct. 1–June 15, 2014: Monday 12:30-2:30pm; Tuesday and Thursday 1-5:15pm; Friday 1-5:15pm and 7:15-9:15pm; Saturday 1-5:15pm; Sunday 11am-5:15pm.
Price: $8; $7 children younger than 12; $6 seniors. $4 skate rental. Discount cards (for 12 sessions) and season passes available.
The Ice Hutch
655 Garden Ave., Mount Vernon
914-699-6787 or 914-668-1165
Hours: Year-round: Call for weekly schedule.
Price: $8; $5 seniors. $4 skate rental.
Westchester Skating Academy
91 Fairview Park Drive, Elmsford
Hours: Year-round: Monday 11:40am-1:10pm and 1:30-5:10 pm; Tuesday 9:30-11:30am and 1:30-3:40pm; Wednesday 9:30am-11:30am, 11:40am-1:10pm, and 1:30-5pm; Thursday 9:30-11:30am; Friday 9:30-11:30am, 12-1:20pm, 1:30-4:30pm, and 7:30-10pm; Saturday-Sunday 1:30-4pm. Extended hours during holiday periods. Hours subject to change.
Price: $10.75; $9.75 children ages 10 and younger; $6.25 children ages 3 and younger. $4.25 skate rental.
FAIRFIELD COUNTY, CT INDOOR RINKS
Danbury Ice Arena
1 Independence Way, Danbury
Hours: Year-round: Monday, Tuesday and Thursday 11am-2pm; Wednesday 11am-2pm and 3pm-5pm; Friday 11am-2pm and 8:30-10:30pm; Saturday 1:30-3:10pm; Sunday 2:30-4:30pm. Schedule is subject to change.
Price: $7; $6 ages 12 and younger. $4 skate rental; $3 helmet rental.
Darien Ice Rink
55 Old Kings Highway N., Darien
Hours: Year-round: Monday, Tuesday, and Thursday 9:50-11:50am and 12-2pm; Wednesday and Friday 12-2pm. Schedule subject to change.
Price: $7; $6 children. $4 skate rental.
Dorothy Hamill Skating Rink
Sue Merz Way off Sherman Avenue, Greenwich
Hours: Mid-September through mid-March: Monday 12-1:30pm; Tuesday 12-1:30pm and 6:30-7:45pm; Wednesday 12-1:30pm and 3:30-5pm; Thursday 12-1:30pm; Friday 12-1:30pm, 3:30-5pm, and 7:30-9pm; Saturday-Sunday 2-4pm.
Price: Proof of Greenwich residency is required for admission. A Greenwich resident may bring a non-resident as a guest. Resident: $7; $5 children ages 5-15; free for children ages 4 and younger when accompanied by a paying adult; free for seniors ages 65 and older using senior resident pass. Non-resident: $9; $7 children ages 5-15; free children ages 4 and younger when accompanied by a paying adult. $4 skate rental.
Fairfield Ice Academy
85 Mill Plain Road (Building J), Fairfield
Hours: Year-round: Hours vary daily, check the website.
Price: $7. $5 skate rental; $5 helmet rental.
Sports Center of Connecticut
784 River Road, Shelton
Hours: Year-round: Hours vary, check the website.
Price: $9.75; $7.75 children. $5.50 skate rental.
Stamford Twin Rinks
1063 Hope St., Stamford
203-968-9000 or 203-321-1516
Hours: Year-round: Monday 9am-2pm; Tuesday 10:30am-2pm; Wednesday 9am-1:40pm; Thursday 9-11:40am; Friday 9am-1:50pm and 7:45-10pm; Saturday 12:20-2:20pm; Sunday 1-3pm.
Price: $9; $10 Friday night skating. $4.50 skate rental. Preferred customer discount cards available.
Terry Conners Ice Rink
Cove Island Park, 1125 Cove Road, Stamford
Hours: Year-round: Tuesday-Friday 11:30am-2pm; Saturday-Sunday 1:40-3:30pm. Check website for changes to the schedule.
Price: $8; $6 children. $4 skate rental. Multi-use discount card available for residents only.
Winter Garden Arena
111 Prospect Ridge Road, Ridgefield
Hours: Year-round: Monday-Friday 10am-2pm.
Price: $8; $5 children; free for children younger than 3. $4 skate rental; $5 helmet rental.
Wonderland of Ice
123 Glenwood Ave., Bridgeport
Hours: Year-round: Monday-Friday 11am-1pm; Saturday 2:30-4:30pm and 8-10pm; Sunday 2-4pm.
Price: $6; $4 children. $4 skate rental; $5 helmet rental.