Indoor and Outdoor Ice-Skating Rinks in the New York Area There are plenty of places to get your skate on with the whole family, no matter the weather. By NYMetroParents Staff January 3, 2020 Indoor Activities for Kids Subscribe UPDATED OCTOBER 2019: 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 area, including Brooklyn, Manhattan, Queens, Staten Island, Nassau County, Suffolk County, Rockland County, Westchester County, Bergen County, NJ, and Fairfield County, CT. Head to an outdoor ice rink in the winter months, or enjoy indoor ice-skating year-round at an indoor skating rink. Whatever the season, you'll find complete details on each rink's location, cost, and public skating hours in our guide. Note: Skating dates are projected and may change pending weather conditions. We recommend calling ahead to confirm skating hours before visiting any of these locations. Ice-Skating in Brooklyn Ice-Skating in Manhattan Ice-Skating in Queens Ice-Skating on Staten Island Ice-Skating in Nassau County Ice-Skating in Suffolk County Ice-Skating in Rockland County Ice-Skating in Westchester County Ice-Skating in Bergen County, NJ New York City Ice-Skating Rinks Brooklyn Outdoor Rinks Lakeside 171 East Drive, Southeastern Prospect Park 718-462-0010 Hours: Oct. 27-March 31, 2019: Monday, 9am-5pm; Tuesday-Thursday, 9am-5:30pm; Friday, 9am-9pm; Saturday, 12-9pm; Sunday, 12-5pm. Price: $7.25 Monday-Friday; $10 Fridays after 4pm, Saturday-Sunday, and holidays; $7 skate rentals. Vale Rink 111 N. 12th St., Williamsburg 718-631-8400 Hours: Wednesday and Thursday, 2–10pm; Friday, 2pm–12am; Saturday, 12pm-12am; Sunday, 12-10pm This rink is located on The William Vale hotel's 23rd floor rooftop. After skating, warm up with treats and hot chocolate in the tent! Skate rentals close 30 minutes prior to rink closing times. Price: adults $20; kids $12. Price includes skates and admission. Brooklyn Indoor Rinks Aviator Sports and Event Center Floyd Bennett Field, 3159 Flatbush Ave., Marine Park/Mill Basin 718-758-7567 Hours: Year-round: Monday-Thursday, 11am-3:45pm; Friday, 11am-3:45pm and 7:30-11pm; Saturday, 1:45-6pm and 7:30-11pm (beginning early October to April); Sunday, 12:30-6pm. Call for holiday schedule. Price: Non-members: $12; children, $10; $6 skate rental. Members: $10.80; $9 for children younger than 11. 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 Hours: Opens Oct. 31–March 27, 2017: Saturday 2-4 pm. Price: $10. $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 917-438-5166 Hours: Oct. 27-March 4, 2020: Monday-Sunday, 8am-10pm. Price: Free to skate. Skate Rentals: $18-33. Lasker Skating Rink 830 Fifth Ave. 917-492-3856 Hours: Oct. 27-March 18, 2019, weather permitting: Monday, Tuesday, and Thursday, 9:30am-4pm; Friday, 10am-4:50pm and 6-11pm; Saturday, 2-11pm; Sunday, 12-4:30pm. Price: $9; $3 seniors; $5 children ages 12 and younger. $8 skate rental. The Rink at Rockefeller Center Fifth Avenue between 49th and 50th streets, Rockefeller Center 212-332-7654 for reservations Hours: Nov. 9-Jan. 6, 2019. Daily: 8:30-12am, with occasional half-hour cleaning sessions throughout the day. Group rates and skate lessons available. Price: $15-33. $15 children younger than 11 and seniors. $12.50 skate rental. Riverbank State Park 679 Riverside Drive, Hamilton Heights 212-694-3600 Hours: Opens November, see website for times Admission: $5; $3 children; $6 skate rental Wollman Rink Central Park (enter at 59th Street and Sixth Avenue) 212-439-6900 Hours: Oct. 20, weather permitting, through early April 2019. 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: $12; $6 children ages 11 and younger. Friday-Sunday: $19; $6 children ages 11 and younger. $10 skate rentals. Cash only. The Rink at Brookfield Place 230 Vesey Street, Upper plaza between the Winter Garden and the North Cove Marina 212-978-1698 Hours: Monday-Friday, 10:15 a.m.-9:30 p.m. Price: $15 single session (90 mins); $5 skate rental. Manhattan Indoor Rinks Sky Rink at Chelsea Piers Chelsea Piers, West 23rd Street and Hudson River Park, Chelsea 212-336-6100 Hours: Check website for calendar. Price: $13. $7 skate rental; $5 helmet rental. Speed skates, double-bladed skates, cellphones, 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 718-706-6667 Hours: Year-round: Wednesday, 12-3:50pm; Sunday, 11:40am-2:20pm. Price: $7 weekdays; $10 Sundays and holidays, including school vacation weeks. $6 skate rental. Bring your own helmet. World Ice Arena 131-35 Avery Ave., Flushing Meadows Corona Park, Flushing 718-760-9001 Hours: Year-round: Aug. 17-July 3, 2019: Monday-Thursday 10:30am-5:15pm; Friday, 9am-5:15pm; Saturday, 12-4:45pm and 8-9:50pm; Sunday, 12-4:45pm. Opens at 11am on summer weekdays. Price: $7 weekdays; $10 weekends (starting Friday at 7pm) and holidays, including school vacation weeks. $6 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 Hours: Friday, 4-11 pm; Saturday, 12-4:30pm and 7-10 pm; Sunday, 12-7pm. Check website for holiday hours. Price: $10, $5 skate rental. Staten Island Indoor Rinks Staten Island Skating Pavilion Ice Skating Rink 3080 Arthur Kill Road, Staten Island 718-948-4800 Hours: Open year-round (including all holidays): Friday, 8-10 pm; Saturday, 2:30-4:30pm; Sunday, 2:30-3:30pm. Check website for holiday schedule. Price: $13; $11 children. $7 skate rental. Group rates available. RELATED: Subscribe to our newsletter for weekend activity ideas Long Island Ice-Skating Rinks Nassau County Outdoor Rinks Grant Park Skating Rink Broadway and Sheridan Avenue, Hewlett 516-571-7821 Hours: End of November through mid-March: Monday and Tuesday, 1:15-3:15pm; Wednesday and Thursday, 10:30am-12:30pm and 1:15-3:15pm; Friday 1:15-3:15pm, 4-6pm, 7-9pm; Saturday 10:30am-12:30pm. 1:15pm-3:15pm, 4-9pm, 7-9pm; Sunday 10:30am-12:30pm, 1:15-3:15pm, 4-6pm. Price: $22; $15 children. With Leisure Pass: $9; $6 children (children ages 12 and younger must be accompanied by an adult); $4 5 seniors. Skate rental: $5. Marjorie R. Post Community Park Ice Rink 451 Unqua Road (at Merrick Road), Massapequa 516-797-7990 Hours: Opens Friday, Nov. 23. Updated hours were not available at press time; call or check the website for updates. Price: Admission per 2-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; $4 seniors ages 60 and older; $3 children ages 2-4. $4 skate rental. Syosset-Woodbury Community Park Ice Rink 7800 Jericho Turnpike, Syosset 516-677-5990 Hours: Opens Friday, Nov. 23 for the season. Skating hours were not available at press time; call or check the website for updates. Price: Admission per 2-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; $4 seniors ages 60 and older; $3 children ages 2-4. $3 skate rental. Nassau County Indoor Rinks Andrew Stergiopoulos Ice Rink/Parkwood Ice Skating Rink Parkwood Sports Complex, 65 Arrandale Ave., Great Neck 516-487-2975 x4 Hours: September–May: Monday, 12:30-2:30pm; Tuesday, 10am-12pm and 12:30-2:30pm; Wednesday, 10am-12pm, 12-2pm, 3-5pm, and 2:15-4:15pm; Thursday, 10am-12pm and 12:30-2:30pm; Friday, 12:30-3:15pm, 3:30-5:30pm, and 8-10pm (Teen Night); Saturday, 10 am-12pm, 2-4pm; Sunday, 1-3pm, 7:45-9:45pm (14 years and older). Price: Residents or customers with Park Card: $7; $5 children and seniors. Non-residents or customers without Park Card: $10; $7 children. $5 skate rental. Cantiague Park Ice Skating Rink 480 W. John St., Hicksville 516-571-7056 or 516-571-7058 Hours vary by month; call to confirm. Price: $22 for non-resident adults; $15 for non-resident children (with accompanying adult) and seniors. $10 for resident adults; $6 for resident children; $4 for resident seniors. With Leisure Pass: $9; $6 children ages 12 and younger with adult; $5 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 516-377-2314 Hours: Oct. 25-May 15, 2019: Thursday, 3:30-6pm; Friday, 7:30-9pm; Sunday, 2-4:30pm. Check the website for school recess hours. Price: Residents: $6; $7 non-residents; $9 guests; $4 skate rental. Iceland Ice Skating 3345 Hillside Ave., New Hyde Park 516-746-1100 x1 Hours: Year-round: Friday, 3:30-5:30pm and 8:30-10pm; Saturday, 12-2:30pm, all ages; Sunday, 11:15am-12:45pm (children’s session for ages 10 and younger only) and 1-3pm, all ages. Price: $9 11; $9 ages 9 and younger; $6 skate rental. Children’s session: $11 parents; $9 children. Prices and times are subject to change. Newbridge Arena 2600 Newbridge Road, Bellmore 516-783-6181 Hours: Open year-round; Wednesday, 4-6pm; Thursday, 8:15-10:15am; Friday, 8:30-10:30am, 4-6pm, 8:30-10:30; Saturday-Sunday, 12:30-2:30pm and 3-5pm. Call or check the website for holiday hours. Price: $9; resident $7; military, fire, police, volunteer ambulance $5; $4 skate rental. Northwell Health Ice Center 200 Merrick Ave., East Meadow 516-441-0070 Hours: Check the website for availability. Price: $11; $9 children ages 6-12; $5 seniors; free for children younger than 5. Skate rental: $5. Port Washington Skating Center 70 Seaview Blvd., Port Washington 516-484-6800 Hours: Saturday and Sunday, 2:15-3:45pm. See website for more information and special holiday hours. Skating and hockey instruction are offered for children. Price: $9. $5 skate rental. Town of Oyster Bay Ice Skating Center Bethpage Community Park, 1001 Stewart Ave. (at Cherry Avenue), Bethpage 516-433-7465 x1 Hours: Through April 5, 2019: Monday, 4-6pm; Tuesday, 10am-12pm; Wednesday, 4-6pm; Thursday, 10am-12pm; Friday, 4-6pm and 7-9pm; Saturday-Sunday, 1-3pm and 3:30-5:30pm. Schedule is subject to change. Price: Town of Oyster Bay residents: $6; $4 seniors ages 60 and older, veterans, and firefighters; $5 children ages 5-17; $3 children ages 2-4. Non-residents: $10; $8 children ages 5-17; $5 seniors ages 60 and older, veterans, and firefighters; $4 children ages 2-4. Skate rental: $4. Suffolk County Outdoor Rinks Mitchell Park Ice Rink Mitchell Park on Front Street, Greenport 631-477-2200 Hours: Opening date TBA; weather permitting: Monday-Friday, 3-5pm; Saturday and Sunday, 11am-5pm. Holiday hours vary. Open for all Greenport school holidays from 11am-5pm. Price: Weekdays: $5; $3 children and seniors. Weekends and school holidays: $10; $7 children and seniors. Season passes and youth group discounts available. $5 skate rental. Prices subject to change. The Rinx at Harborfront Park Port Jefferson Village Center, 101-A E. Broadway, Port Jefferson 631-403-4357 Hours: Open Nov. 24: Monday-Friday, 12-1:30pm, 2-3:30pm, 4-5:30pm, 6:30-8pm; Friday, 12-1:30pm, 2-3:30pm, 4-5:30pm, 8-10pm; Saturday-Sunday, 10-11:30am, 1-2:30pm, 2:45-4:15pm; Saturday, 10am-10pm; Sunday 10am-6pm Price: Weekdays: $10 ($12 Friday and Saturday night); $7.50 children ages 11 and younger; $4.50 seniors. Weekends and school holidays: $11; $8.50 children ages 11 and younger; $5.50 seniors. Skate rental: $5.50. Tanger Outlets Deer Park 152 The Arches Circle, Deer Park 631-242-0239 Hours: Opens Nov. 23. Monday-Saturday 9am-9pm; Sunday 10am-8pm Price: $10; free for children younger than 5. $4 skate rental. Check the website closer to opening day for updated prices. Suffolk County Indoor Rinks Dix Hills Ice Rink 575 Vanderbilt Parkway, Dix Hills 631-462-5883 Hours: Open year-round: Labor Day-Memorial Day schedule: Monday-Thursday and Sunday 10am-8pm; Friday 10am-10pm. Check website for holiday schedule. Price: $12; $9 children, teens, and seniors. Resident cards available. $4 skate rental. The Rinx 660 Terry Road, Hauppauge 631-232-3222 Hours: Year-round, hours change seasonally. Current hours: 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: $11 ($13.50 on Friday nights); $8.50 children ages 11 and younger; $5 seniors. Weekends and school holidays: $12; $9.50 children ages 11 and younger; $6 seniors. Islip residents receive $1 off adult admission with recreation card. $6 skate rental. Superior Ice Rink 270 Indian Head Road, Kings Park 631-269-3900 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: $9 adults; $7 children ages 11 and younger; $5 seniors and children ages 3 and younger. $11 Friday night DJ skate admission. $4 skate rental. RELATED: Get weekend activities sent to your inbox NYC Suburbs Ice-Skating Rinks Rockland County Outdoor Rinks Bear Mountain State Park Ice Rink Palisades Parkway/Route 9W North, Bear Mountain 845-786-2701 Hours: Nov. 2-March 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; no 8pm on Sundays). See website for additional holiday schedule information. Price: $5; $2 non-skaters and seniors; free for children ages 4 and younger. $5 skate rental. $5 skate sharpening. $10 parking on weekends and holidays. Rockland County Indoor Rinks Palisades Center Ice Rink 4900 Palisades Center Drive, West Nyack 845-353-4855 Hours: Daily, year-round. Call or check the website for public skating times. Price: $11; Clarkstown residents, senior or military receive a $1 discount on public skating admission prices. $4 skate rental. Sport-o-Rama 20 College Road, Monsey 845-356-3919 Hours: Starting Nov. 3: Sundays, 2:55-4:50pm. Starting Nov. 9: Saturdays, 9-11pm. Holiday hours: 1-4pm. Price: $9 Saturday-Sunday; $10 holidays; $4 skate rental. Westchester County Outdoor Rinks Ebersole Ice Rink Delfino Park, 110 Lake St., White Plains 914-422-1390 or 914-422-1348 Hours through 2019: Thursday, 1-3pm; Friday, 3:30-5:30pm and 8-10pm; Saturday, 12:30-3:15pm; Sunday, 8:30-10:15am (adults only), 1:15-3:45pm. Price: $5 skate rental. General admission: $10 adults; $8 children 18 years and younger; $5 seniors. Westchester County Indoor Rinks EJ Murray Memorial Skating Center: Ice Skating Rink 348 Tuckahoe Road, Yonkers 914-377-6469 Hours: Tuesday-Thursday, 9:30am-12:30pm; Friday, 9:30am-12:30pm and 8:30-10:30pm; Saturday, 11am-2pm and 8:30-10:30pm; Sunday, 12-3pm. Price: $11; $3 seniors. $4 skate rental. Hommocks Park Ice Rink 140 Hommocks Road, Larchmont 914-834-1069 Hours: See website for schedule. Price: $9; $8 children younger than 11; $7 seniors. $4.50 skate rental. Discount with resident ID card (and Discount Cards for 12 sessions) and season passes available. The Ice Hutch 655 Garden Ave., Mount Vernon 914-699-6787 Hours: Year-round. Call for weekly schedule Price: Call to confirm prices. PlayLand Ice Casino 100 Playland Parkway, Rye 914-481-5941 Hours: Year round, seven days per week, with extended holiday hours. Call or check website for daily schedule. Price: $9.75 adults ($8.75 club members); $7.75 ($6.75 club members) children 10 and under; $5.75 ($4.75 club members) seniors and children 3 and under; $4.25 skate rental. Westchester Skating Academy 91 Fairview Park Drive, Elmsford 914-347-8232 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, and 1:30-4:30pm; Thursday, 9:30-11:30am; Friday, 9:30-11:30am, 11:40am-1:10pm, 1:30-4:30pm, and 7:30-10pm; Saturday-Sunday, 1-3pm. Extended hours during holiday periods. Hours subject to change. Check website. Price: $11; $10 children ages 4-10; $6.25 seniors and children ages 3 and younger. $4.50 skate rental. Bergen County, NJ Outdoor Rinks Saddle River County Park 760 Saddle River Rd., Saddle Brook 201-336-7275 Hours: Outdoor pond skating, weather permitting. See website for updates. Prices: Not available at the time of press. Samuel Neklin County Park Rose Street, Wallington 201-336-7275; co.bergen.nj.us Hours: Outdoor pond skating, weather permitting. See website for updates. Prices: Not available at the time of press. Bergen County, NJ Indoor Rinks Fritz Dietl Ice Rink 639 Broadway, Westwood 201-666-9883 Hours: Monday-Friday, 3:30-5:30pm; Saturday-Sunday, 1-3pm until Christmas. Prices: $11 for a two-hour session for adults and children. $4 skate rental. Ice House of New Jersey 111 Midtown Bridge Approach, Hackensack 201-487-8444 Hours: Oct. 14-Nov. 17: Saturday-Sunday, 1-4pm Prices: $11. $6 skate rental. Inline Skating Club of America 170 Schuyler Ave., North Arlington 201-998-4722 Hours: Friday, 4-6pm; Saturday, 1-3pm and 4-6pm; Sunday, 1-3pm. Prices: $11. $5 skate rental. Mackay Ice Rink 130 W. Englewood Ave., Englewood 201-568-3133 Hours: Mondays and Fridays, 3:30 – 5 p.m.; $5. Saturdays 1-3:30 pm; Sundays 2-5pm. $5 residents; $10 non-residents; Tuesdays and Fridays, 12-2 pm. Adults only. $10 admission. Seniors 55 and over skate free. Price: Call to confirm. Fairfield County, CT Indoor Rinks Chelsea Piers Connecticut 1 Blachley Road, Stamford 203-989-1000 Hours: Year-round, daily times vary, check website for details. Price: Session prices range from $5-$10, skate and helmet rental prices range from $2-$4 depending on member or non-member status. Prices: Call to confirm. Danbury Ice Arena 1 Independence Way, Danbury 203-794-1704 Hours: Check website for schedule. Price: $10; $8 children ages 12 and younger. $4 skate rental; $4 helmet rental. DJ Skate on Fridays: $10 Darien Ice Rink 55 Old Kings Highway N., Darien 203-655-8251 Hours: Year-round: Check schedule online. Price: $10; $8 children. $5 seniors. $5 skate rental. Dorothy Hamill Skating Rink 14 Sherman Ave., Greenwich 203-531-8560 Hours: Public skating opens March 16, 2019. Monday, 12-1:30pm; Tuesday, 12-1:30pm, 7-8pm, and adults-only skate 8-9pm; 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. $10/$10 guest; $7 children ages 5-15/$10 guest; free for ages 65 and older ($10 guest) and children younger than 4. Fairfield Ice Academy 85 Mill Plain Road (Building J), Fairfield 203-254-8399 Hours: Year-round. Hours vary, check the website. Price: $7. $5 skate rental. Sports Center of Connecticut 784 River Road, Shelton 203-929-6500 Hours: Year-round: Hours vary, check the website. Price: $12; $10 children ages 12 and younger. $6.50 skate rental. $8 skate aids for children ages 6 and younger ($5 deposit required). Stamford Twin Rinks 1063 Hope St., Stamford 203-968-9000 Hours: Year-round: Monday-Thursday, 9:05am-2:25pm; Friday, 9:05am-1:35pm and 8-10pm; Saturday-Sunday, 12:30-2pm. Price: $10. $4.50 skate rental. Preferred customer discount cards available. Terry Conners Ice Rink Cove Island Park, 1125 Cove Road, Stamford 203-977-4728 Hours: Year-round: Saturday and Sunday, 12:30-2:10pm. Check website for changes to the schedule. Price: $8; $6 children and students 18 and younger; free for seniors. $4 skate rental. $2 training aids. Multi-use discount card available for residents only. Winter Garden Ice Arena 111 Prospect Ridge, Ridgefield 203-438-4423 Hours: September through May: Monday-Friday, 11am-2pm. Starting Thanksgiving Sundays, 2:20-3:30pm. Beginning in November, there will be Friday Disco Nights for $10 from 8:50-9:50pm. Price: $10; $8 children, $5 skate rental; $5 helmet rental. Wonderland of Ice 123 Glenwood Ave., Bridgeport 203-576-8110 Hours: See website for monthly updates. Price: $7; $5 children ages 12 and younger. $5 skate rental; $5 skate aid rental.