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Top 5: Ice-Skating Rinks In New York City

by Monique Barrett

Nov 17, 2014

Rockefeller Center, New York City © Rabbit75 | Dreamstime

North America

Our Top 5 favorite ice-skating rinks in New York City.

 

The Rink at Rockefeller Center

Skate in the shadow of New York’s most famous Christmas tree at the iconic ice rink at Rockefeller Center, open through April 2015. Millions of visitors have swirled and twirled at this location in Midtown Manhattan since 1936. With adult rates starting from $27, visitors can lace up their skates and enjoy an intimate experience on the rink, featuring room for only 150 skaters at a time.

 

Bank of America Winter Village

The 17,000-square-foot outdoor ice-skating rink in the Bank of America Winter Village at Bryant Park is New York City’s only free admission rink, open through March 2015. More than just a skating experience, the Winter Village offers special winter attractions, such as holiday shops and the rink-side pop-up restaurant, Celsius. Skate rentals start from $15.

 

Wollman Rink

Enjoy priceless Central Park scenery at the famed Wollman Rink, located in the east side of the Park steps away from Central Park Zoo and The Plaza Hotel. The rink, also known as Trump Rink, is home to the largest learn-to-skate program in the country, offering adult classes from $30. Adult admission rates start from $11.25.

 

Lasker Rink

Also nestled in Central Park, Trump Lasker Rink is less crowded than Wollman but just as picturesque. Lasker hosts ice skating from $7 for adults and lessons and adult and youth hockey during the winter months before converting to a swimming pool in the summer.

 

Standard Hotel Ice Rink

Located in the Meatpacking District, The Standard, High Line offers New Yorkers a chic ice-skating rink in the winter months to get visitors in the holiday spirit. Stay warm while skating with a hot chocolate, a spiked hot toddy and warm donuts and waffles. Rates start from $12 for adults.

 

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