Lace up the skates and glide (or stumble) around the rink! Skating is great family fun and great exercise, but please remember to bring a helmet to protect little heads. Here are just a few of the rinks around the tri-state area.
Mennen Sports Arena
An indoor, all year round skating rink. Public skate times, learn to skate classes and lessons for all levels.
161 E. Hanover Street, Morristown, 973-326-7651
Woodbridge Community Center
Open 7 days a week. General public skating on Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays, as well as special holidays. Friday Night Cosmic Skate – the lights are tuned down, the music is turned up, and the fun is non-stop!
Woodbridge Community Center, 600 Main Street, Woodbridge, 732-596-4000
Union Sports Arena
Public skate 7 days a week, plus lessons, Learn to Skate programs and more. Union Sports Arena, 2441 Route 22 , Union, 908-687-8610
Bridgewater Sports Arena
Public Skating 7 days a week, figure skating lessons, Learn to Skate and more.
Bridgewater Sports Arena, 1425 Frontier Rd, Bridgewater, 732-627-0006
Red Bank Amory
Public Skating Friday – Sunday
76 Chestnut StreetRed Bank,732-450-9001
The Igloo Ice Rink
Public Skating, hockey lessons, skating lessons, clinics
3033 Fostertown Rd, Mt Laurel, 856-638-0801
Ice World Family Ice Arena
Public Skating, figuring skating, hockey, curling, lessons.
269 Squankum Road (Route 524/547) Farmingdale, 732-378-6600
Public Skating Saturday and Sundays, lessons, Friday night skate jam, 9:30-Midnigh
111 Midtown Bridge St, Hackensack, 201-487-8444
Trump Rink in Central Park, NYC
Public Skating 7 days a week, plus lessons, hockey, figuring skating.
59th Street and Central Park, NYC
Chelsea Piers – Sky Rink, NYC
Twin rink facility with public skating, group and private lessons, youth and adult leagues.
Pier 61 @ 23rd Street and Hudson River, NYC
Blue Cross River Rink, Philadelphia
Outdoor, Olympic sized rink. Public Skating 7 days a week. To save time and ensure space, purchase tickets online in advance
Columbus Blvd at Market Street, Philadelphia