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Ice Skating at the Governors Island Winter Village

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The Gov­er­nors Island Win­ter Vil­lage in Colonels Row fea­tures fun activ­i­ties and win­ter vibes for vis­i­tors of all ages! The Vil­lage includes a 5,000-square-foot ice skat­ing rink open Fri­days-Sun­days and all NYC Depart­ment of Edu­ca­tion hol­i­days, along with dai­ly attrac­tions and activ­i­ties includ­ing more than a dozen lawn games, fire pits, sled and bike rentals from Blaz­ing Sad­dles, twin­kling lights and deli­cious sea­son­al food and drinks. Unless oth­er­wise not­ed, the rink is open rain or shine. Lock­ers and skate aids are avail­able at the rink on a first come, first served basis. 

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Ferries depart from 10 South Street, Manhattan and Pier 6, Brooklyn Bridge Park

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  • Standard hours: Monday-Thursday 10am-6pm; Friday and Saturday, 10am-10pm; Sunday, 10am-7pm


    The Friends of Govenors Island is the independent nonprofit that supports the Island with volunteers, financial resources and advocacy.


    • Work in partnership with the Trust for Governors Island and the National Park Service
    • Run the Island’s volunteer and membership programs
    • Raise money to supplement public funding for the Island
    • Act as the Island’s champion at City Hall and the nation’s capital

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