UPDATED OCTOBER 2014: 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
Hours: Oct. 25 through spring (weather pending): Wednesday and Thursday 12-6pm; Friday
2-8pm; Saturday 10am-10pm; Sunday 10am-6:30pm.
Price: Prices were not available at press time. Call for updated information.
Site of McCarren Park Pool, 776 Lorimer St. (between Bayard Street and Driggs Avenue), Greenpoint
Hours: Opens Nov. 15, closing date is weather pending. Daily, 11am-10pm (including all holidays).
Price: $8; $5 students and seniors; $4 children. $5 skate rental.
BROOKLYN INDOOR RINKS
Aviator Sports and Event Center
Floyd Bennett Field, 3159 Flatbush Ave., Marine Park/Mill Basin
Hours: Daily, year-round: Monday 11am-3:50pm; Tuesday 11am-4:20pm; Wednesday-Thursday 11am-3:50pm; Friday 11am-4:20pm and 7:30-11pm; Saturday 12-6pm and 7-11pm; Sunday 12-3pm and 3:30-6:30pm. Call for holiday schedule.
Price: $10; $8 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
718-253-8919 or 718-946-6536; nycgovparks.org/facilities/iceskating/1
Hours: Nov. 1–March 29, 2015: Saturday and Sunday 1-3:30pm.
Price: $9. $5 skate rental.
Persons younger than 18 must have written consent form signed by parent or guardian. Agreement forms are available at the rink and a parent must sign the form in the presence of a rink employee or the parent’s signature must be notarized. All information is subject to change.
MANHATTAN OUTDOOR RINKS
Bank of America Winter Village at Bryant Park
40th-42nd streets between Fifth and Sixth avenues, Midtown
Hours: Oct. 21–March 1, 2015; Monday-Sunday 8am-10pm. See website for holiday hours. All hours weather permitting.
Price: Free to skate. $15 skate rental. Prices are subject to change; check website for details.
Lasker Skating Rink
North end of Central Park, near 110th Street and Lenox Avenue, Harlem
Hours: Late October to end of March: Monday-Thursday 10am-4pm; Friday 10am-4:50pm and 6-11pm; Saturday 1-11pm; Sunday 12:30-4:30pm.
Price: $7.50; $2.25 seniors; $4 children ages 12 and younger. $6.50 skate rental.
The Rink at Brookfield Place
Winter Garden, upper plaza between the Winter Garden and the North Cove Marina, Battery Park City
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
212-332-7654 or 212-332-7655 for reservations
Hours: Oct. 11 through April 2015: 8:30am-midnight daily, with occasional half-hour cleaning sessions throughout the day. Group rates and skate lessons available.
Price: $27-30; $15 children younger than 11 and seniors. $12 skate rental.
Riverbank State Park
679 Riverside Drive, Hamilton Heights
This season’s information was not available at press time. Call for updates.
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. 15–Dec. 14: 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: Wednesday 12-3:50pm; Saturday-Sunday 12-2:20pm.
Price: $6 Wednesday; $9 weekends and holidays. $5 skate rental; $2 helmet rental.
World Ice Arena
131-35 Avery Ave., Flushing Meadows Corona Park, Flushing
Hours: Year-round: 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. Opens at 11am on summer weekdays.
Price: $6 weekdays; $9 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: Oct. 25–March 29, 2015: Friday 4-10:30pm; Saturday 12-4:30pm and 7-10:30pm; Sunday 12-7pm. Holiday hours: 12-4pm; Christmas recess 12-5pm and 7-10:30pm. Closed Thanksgiving Day. Open Black Friday 12-10:30pm.
Price: $9. $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; Sunday 2-3:50pm. Check website for holiday schedule. Skate with Elsa and Ana from Frozen Dec. 30 at 11am; check the website for details.
Price: $11; $10 children. $5 skate rental.
NASSAU COUNTY OUTDOOR RINKS
Christopher Morley Park
500 Searingtown Road, Roslyn
Hours: Nov. 29 through mid-March: Monday-Tuesday 10-1:15-3:15pm and 4-6pm; Wednesday and Saturday-Sunday 10:30am-12:30pm, 1:15-3:15pm, and 4-6pm; Friday 4-6pm and 7:30-9:30pm.
Price: Non-residents: $20; $14 children. Residents 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: 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, Syosset
Hours: Opens Nov. 28 for the season. Skating 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. $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 8-10pm; Saturday 3-5pm; Sunday 10am-12pm, 2:30-4:30pm, and adults only 7-9pm.
Price: Residents or customers with Park Card: $7; $5 children and seniors. Non-residents or customers without Park Card: $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 accompanying adult). With Leisure Pass: $7; $5 children ages12 and younger with adult; $4 seniors, veterans, disabled, and civil volunteers; free for children ages 3 and younger with paying adult. $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; $7 children ages 10 and younger. $4 skate rental. Children’s session: $8 parents; $7 children. Teen Night: $10. Prices and times are subject to change.
2600 Newbridge Road, Bellmore
Hours: Open year-round. Sept. 14–March 2015: Monday and Wednesday 4:15-6:15pm; Thursday 8-10am; Friday 8:30-10:30am, 4:30-6:30, 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: $8 non-residents; $7 Town of Hempstead residents; $6 Town of Hempstead Park District residents (proof of residency required); $4.50 non-resident seniors; $3.50 resident seniors and handicapped individuals; free for children younger than 5 on Mondays and Fridays until 6pm (with paid adult). $4 skate rental.
Port Washington Skating Center
70 Seaview Blvd., Port Washington
Hours: Open year-round. November–March hours: Monday-Wednesday 1-2:30pm; Thursday and Friday 1-4pm; Saturday-Sunday 2:15-3:45pm. Hours subject to change in December. See website for more information and special holiday hours. Skating and hockey instruction are offered for children.
Price: $8. $4 skate rental.
Town of Oyster Bay Ice Skating Center
Bethpage Community Park, 1001 Stewart Ave. (at Cherry Avenue), Bethpage
Hours: Sept. 14 – March 2015: 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. Schedule is subject to change.
Price: Town of Oyster Bay residents: $6; $3 children ages 2-4; $5 children ages 5-17; $4 seniors ages 60 and older, veterans, and firefighters. $4 skate rental. Freestyle sessions: $12; $10 children ages 5-7. Non-residents: $10; $4 children ages 2-4; $8 children ages 5-17; $5 seniors ages 60 and older, veterans, and volunteer firefighters. $4 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: Nov. 28 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. On holiday and school vacations, call for additional public admission times.
Price: Weekdays: $9.50 ($11 Friday and Saturday night); $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: Open late November through mid-March. Nov. 23–Dec. 31: Monday-Thursday 3-9pm; Friday 3-10pm; Saturday 11am-10pm; Sunday 11am-9pm. Jan. 1–March 15: Monday-Thursday 3-9pm; Friday 3-9pm; Saturday 11am-9pm; Sunday 11am-8pm. Hours are subject to change due to weather
Price: Monday-Tuesday: $10 admission and skate rental. Wednesday-Sunday $10 admission; $4 skate rental.
SUFFOLK COUNTY INDOOR RINKS
Dix Hills Ice Rink
575 Vanderbilt Parkway, Dix Hills
Hours: Open year-round. Fall/winter schedule: Monday 12:15-2:15; 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, 2-4pm, and 9-10:30pm; Sunday 11:30am-1:30pm and 2-4pm.
Price: $12; $9 children and seniors. With Rec Card: $7.50; $6 children; $5 seniors. $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. On holiday and school vacation days, call for additional public admission times.
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 4:30-6pm; Friday 8:30-10:30pm (with DJ); Saturday-Sunday 12:30-2:30pm.
Price: $8; $6 children ages 11 and younger; $5 seniors and children ages 3 and younger. $3-$5 skate rental.
ROCKLAND COUNTY OUTDOOR RINKS
Bear Mountain State Park Ice Rink
Palisades Parkway/Route 9W North, Bear Mountain
Hours: Scheduled to open Nov. 1. 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). See website for additional holiday schedule information.
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: $9; $7 seniors and children younger than 10. $4 skate rental. Ten-visit punch cards and season passes available.
20 College Road, Monsey
Hours: Wednesday skate sessions: 3:30-5pm through Nov. 7; 4:10-5:10pm Nov. 14–Feb. 25, 2015. Saturday skate sessions: 9-11pm Nov. 1–April 25, 2015. Sunday skate sessions: 2:55-4:30pm Nov. 2–March 15, 2015. Holidays including Veterans Day, Christmas week, Presidents Day week, Easter, and Spring Break: 2-4:30pm. Time subject to change; call to verify.
Price: $6.50 Wednesdays; $8.50 weekends; $9 holidays. $3 skate rental.
WESTCHESTER COUNTY OUTDOOR RINKS
Ebersole Ice Rink
Delfino Park, 110 Lake St., White Plains
914-422-1390 or 914-422-1348
Hours: Oct. 17–March: Wednesday 12-2pm; Thursday 12-2pm and 3-5pm; Friday 10am-2pm, 3-5pm, and 8-10pm; Saturday 12-3pm; Sunday 8:30-10:15am (adults only) and 1:15-3:30pm. Contact rink for holiday week specials.
Price: $5 skate rental. Non-resident or resident without recreation ID: $11; $9 children; $8 seniors. Residents with recreation ID: $7 adult; $6 children; $5 seniors. Still accepting registration for group lessons, which start Nov. 7. Group packages available.
WESTCHESTER COUNTY INDOOR RINKS
EJ Murray Memorial Skating Ice and Roller Skating Rink
348 Tuckahoe Road, Yonkers
Hours: Tuesday-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; call for schedule.
Price: $8. $4 skate rental.
Hommocks Park Ice Rink
Boston Post Road-Weaver Street, Larchmont
Hours: Oct. 5–June 21, 2015: 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 1:30-4:30pm; Tuesday 9:30-11:30am and 1:30-3:30pm (Mondays and Tuesdays are subject to change during the winter season); 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. Check website.
Price: $10.75; $9.75 children ages 4-10; $6.25 seniors and children ages 3 and younger. $4.50 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 5:40-7:40; Friday 11am-2pm and 8:30-10:30pm; Saturday 1:10-3:10pm; Sunday 2:30-4:30pm. Schedule is subject to change.
Price: $8; $6 children ages 12 and younger. $4 skate rental; $4 helmet rental. DJ Skate on Fridays: $9.
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: Limited public skating opens Sept. 20, full public skating Oct. 13 through March 14, 2015: Monday 12-1:30pm; Tuesday 12-1:30pm, 6:30-7:45pm, and adults only skate 7:45-9pm; 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 guest: $9; $7 children ages 5-15; free for 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, 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 ages 12 and younger. $5.50 skate rental. $7 skate aids for children ages 6 and younger ($5 deposit required)
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: Monday and Friday 10:30am-2pm; Tuesday-Thursday 11:30am-2pm; Saturday-Sunday 12:20-1:50pm. Check website for changes to the schedule.
Price: $8; $6 children and students; free for seniors. $4 skate rental. $4 training aids. Multi-use discount card available for residents only.
Winter Garden Arena
111 Prospect Ridge, Ridgefield
Hours: September through May: 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; Sunday 2-4pm. Schedule is subject to change. See website for monthly updates.
Price: $6; $4 children ages 11 and younger. $4 skate rental; $5 helmet rental.