New York ice skating rinks for the winter holidays

If you enjoy ice skating, this might be a great activity during your trip to New York. Here’s a list of ice skating rinks along with some great tips.

Ice Rink at the Rockefeller Center

It’s one of the most notorious ice rinks in New York since it’s ideally located in the heart of Manhattan and at the foot of the Top of the Rock, right below the Christmas tree. The great tip is to go skating during the Christmas holidays, hand in hand with your loved one, just like in the movies!!!

The ice skating rink opens on October 21, and will be open every day through April 2024.

The entrance is a bit pricey depending on the hours and dates, and the place is extremely popular. It’s best to come early in the morning and to avoid weekends:
– Adults: starting at $21
– Child (ages 6 to 12): starting at $21
– Toddlers (ages 5 and under): starting at $11
– Skate rental: $11

Click here for more information

Bank of America Winter Village at Bryant Park

Open daily from October 27, 2023, until March 3, 2024, the Bryant Park ice skating rink is great location, close by the Bryant Park Christmas market which you must visit during your stay.

The entrance is free but the skate rentals cost starts at $18 depending on the days of the week. Bag check is $5.

Click here for more information

Ice Skating in Central Park: Wollman Rink

The Central Park ice skating rink offers great surroundings to skate to music in the middle of the park surrounded by NYC skyscrapers. It’s one of the most functional spaces since it’s a giant ice rink.
And frankly, there’s nothing more romantic than to enjoy an ice skating session hand in hand with your loved one in the heart of the city!!! I’m sure you must have seen movies with that particular scene (often called girly movies!! :)). And so, this will be your chance to shine on that day :).

The rink opens on October 28, 2023, until March 15, 2024:
– Monday & Tuesday: 10:00 am-2:30 pm
– Wednesday & Thursday: 10:00 am-10:00 pm
– Friday & Saturday: 10:00 am-11:00 pm
– Sunday: 10:00 am-9:00 pm

The entrance is cash only and costs:
– Monday – Thursday
Adults: $15
Children: (12 and under) $10
Seniors: $10

– Friday – Sunday and Holidays
Adults: $26
Children: $10
Seniors: $10

– Skate Rentals: $10.00(tax incl.)

Click here for more information

Glide at Brooklyn Bridge Park

There’s finally an ice rink by the Brooklyn Bridge! Enjoy you session with the New York’ Skyline in the background.

The ice rink opens on November 15, 2023, until March 1, 2024, everyday from 10.00am to 9.45pm.

The entrance fee starts at $15 for 50 minutes + $12 for the skate rentals.

Click here for more information

The Rink at Brookfield Place

Brookfield Place is a luxury mall located near the One World Observatory. The ice rink offers stunning vistas from the Hudson River!

The ice rink opens from mid-November, 2023, until March 2024:
– Monday – Friday, 2pm – 9.15pm
– Saturday and Sunday, 9.00am – 9.15pm

The admission is $17 (60 minutes) and $5 for skate rentals.

Click here for more information

Chelsea Piers Ice Skating

Chelsea Piers is the perfect spot for sports lovers. There’s always something to practice: golf, tennis, baseball… And during winter, you can go ice skating!

It’s open everyday but Wednesday from mid-October, 2023, until January 5, 2024. Opening hours change everyday, so log in the official website to check the schedules.

The admission starts at $20 and $10 for skate rentals.

Click here for more information

Other Ice Rinks in New York

These ice rinks are the most common in New York, but you can also go to other places in New York City and its boroughs.
You can check the hours of operation and address on their websites.

  Ice rinks in Manhattan

  Ice rinks in Brooklyn

  Ice rinks in Queens

  Ice rinks in Staten Island

Map of the New York ice skating rinks


My fist trip to New York was in 2007 when I was working for an airline company. I was born in the US, I lived in Mexico, in Europe in between Belgium, Spain and France… Well, let’s say I know about travelling! I bring my experience of NYC to the blog, to provide the best travel tips you could imagine!

Commentaires et questions sur
New York ice skating rinks for the winter holidays

Des questions ou des remarques sur cet article ? Faites-nous en part dans les commentaires, nous nous ferons un plaisir de vous répondre et de vous aider !

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *