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These Are the Top 20 Rinks for Ice-Skating on Long Island

These Are the Top 20 Rinks for Ice-Skating on Long Island

Enjoy ice-skating on Long Island at these indoor and outdoor ice-skating rinks in Nassau and Suffolk counties.

If you want to go ice-skating in Long Island with your kids, you’ve come to the right place to find the perfect rink. We've rounded up indoor and outdoor ice-skating rinks in Nassau County and Suffolk County that offer public skating sessions. Bonus: Heading to an ice skating rink in Long Island is a great way to keep the kids active during the winter months

Note: Skating dates are projected and may change pending weather conditions. We recommend calling ahead to confirm skating hours and COVID-19 precautions before visiting any of these locations.  

Before heading out to ice-skate, make sure to brush up on your ice-skating safety tips. And if you're planning a day trip into Manhattan or a little further beyond, check out these ice rinks in NYC, Westchester, and Rockland.

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Ice-Skating in Nassau County

1. Andrew Stergiopoulos Ice Rink/Parkwood Ice Skating Rink

Indoor rink
Parkwood Sports Complex, 65 Arrandale Ave., Great Neck
Hours: Monday, 12:30-2:30pm; Tuesday, 10am-12pm, and 12:30-2:30pm; Wednesday, 9:30-11:30am, 12-2pm, 3-4:45pm, and 8:30-10:15pm; Thursday, 10am-12pm and 12:30-2:30pm; Friday, 12:30-2:30pm, 3-5pm, and 7:45-9:45pm; Saturday, 12-1:30pm and 3-4:30pm; Sunday, 12:15-1:45pm, 3:15-4:45pm, and 7:15-9:15pm
Price: $8 residents; $14 non-residents. $5 skate rental.

Part of the Great Neck Park District, this Long Island ice-skating rink offers public skating and a skate school for all ages and abilities. Its Snow Plow Sam program is for toddlers ages 3 to 6. It’s a 30-minute class designed to give kids a fun introduction to the skating world.

2. Newbridge Arena

Indoor rink
2600 Newbridge Road., Bellmore
Hours: Wednesday, 4-6pm; Thursday, 8-10am; Friday, 8:30-10:30am and 4-6pm; Saturday-Sunday, 12:30-2:30pm and 3-5pm. Call or check the website for holiday hours.
Price: $10; $8 resident; $6 military, fire, police, volunteer ambulance; $5 skate rental.

This Nassau County ice-skating rink has been a local favorite for over 25 years. It's known for its Hot Shots Ice Hockey league, starring the NYPD and FDNY, and also offers public skating, skate lessons, and hockey-based programs. 

3. Northwell Health Ice Center

Indoor rink
200 Merrick Ave., East Meadow
Hours: Check the public schedule on the website
Prices: $15; $5 skate rental

This 165,000 square-foot facility offers public skating and consists of two indoor, NHL-sized skating rinks, as well as one outdoor rink that hosts both roller and deck hockey leagues throughout the summer. 

4. Port Washington Skating Center

Indoor rink
70 Seaview Blvd., Port Washington
Hours: Times vary and reservations required; see website.
Price: $18. $5 skate rental.

Enjoy public skating, skate lessons, and hockey clinics. There is a Little Ones skate school geared toward 3 to 5 year olds. It offers an introduction to skating using toys and props as teaching aids. Camp days are also available on select school holidays. More information is available on the website. 

5. Christopher Morley Park

Outdoor rink
500 Searingtown Road, Roslyn
Hours: Season runs November-March. Call for hours.
Prices: Call for information

This spacious ice-skating rink in Nassau County is set in scenic Christopher Morley Park. In addition to ice-skating, other amenities kids and families can enjoy near the rink include a playground, nature trails, and a farmers’ market, which is open through late November. 

6. Grant Park Rink

Outdoor rink
1625 Broadway, Hewlett
Hours: November-March. Monday-Thursday, 1:15-315pm and 4-6pm; Friday, 1:15-3:15pm, 4-6pm, and 7-9pm; Saturday, 10:30am-12:30pm, 1:15-3:15pm, 4-6pm, and 7-9pm; Sunday, 10:30am-12:30pm, 1:15-3:15pm, and 4-6pm
Prices: $10 resident, $15 non-resident; $6 resident children 17 and younger; $10 child non resident. $5 skate rental. 

Public skating available. Other amenities kids and families can enjoy include a playground, athletic fields and workout stations. Public puck shooting sessions are available on Monday and Thursday, 6:30-8pm for all ages. 

7. Marjorie R. Post Community Park Ice Rink 

Outdoor Rink
Unqua and Merrick roads, Massapequa
Hours: Friday, 4-6pm and 7-9pm; Saturday, 1-3pm, 4-6pm and 7-9pm; Sunday, 1-3pm and 4-6pm
Prices: $7 resident, $11 non-resident; $6 resident ages 5-17, $9 non-resident; $4 seniors and ages 2-4 resident; $6 non-resident. Veterans volunteer firefighters and auxiliary police are $4 for residents and $6 for non-resident. $5 skate rentals.

Public sessions are available at this popular community park, which draws many people from surrounding neighborhoods in Massapequa. Other amenities families and kids can enjoy at the park include a playground and basketball, handball, tennis, bocce and volleyball courts. 

8. Syosset-Woodbury Community Park Ice Rink  

Outdoor rink
7800 Jericho Turnpike, Syosset
Hours: Weekends only. Hours to be announced.
Prices: To be announced. 

Public sessions available.

9. Town of Oyster Bay Ice Skating Center

Indoor rink
1001 Stewart Ave., Bethpage
Hours: Through April 3, 2022: Monday, Wednesday, and Friday, 4-6pm; Tuesday and Thursday, 10am-12pm; Saturday-Sunday, 1-3pm and 3:30-5:30pm.
Prices: Call for information

Offers public skating, lessons, youth figure skating and hockey programs, and birthday party packages.

10. Freeport Ice Rink

Indoor rink
130 E. Merrick Road, Freeport
Hours: Thursday, 3:30-4:45pm; Friday, 7:30-9pm; Sunday, 1:30-3:30pm
Prices: $7; $4 skate rental. Resident discounts available. 

Public skating, lessons and birthday party packages available at this Nassau County ice-skating rink. There is also a public puck shoot session on Fridays, 1:15-4:15pm that runs through May 27, 2022 for all ages.

11. Iceland Long Island

Indoor rink
3345 Hillside Ave., New Hyde Park
Hours: Friday, 8:15-9:45pm; Saturday, 12:15-1:45pm; Sunday, 11:15-12:45pm
Prices: $12; $10 ages 10 and younger; $6 skate rental

This Nassau County ice rink offers public skating, lessons (both group and private) and several hockey programs. 

12. Long Beach Ice Arena

Indoor rink
150 West Bay Drive, Long Beach
Hours: Saturdays, 1:30-3pm; Sundays, 2-3:30pm 
Prices: $10; $5 skate rental

Open year-round and offers public skating, sticks and pucks sessions, youth and adult hockey programs. The Learn to Skate program is a group lesson for kids ages 4 and older interested in learning to skate for figure skating or hockey. 

Ice-Skating in Suffolk County

1. Dix Hills Ice Rink

Indoor rink
575 Vanderbilt Parkway, Dix Hills
Hours: Times vary; check the website.
Price: $12; $9 children, teens, and seniors. Resident cards available for special pricing. $4 skate rental. $0.50 lockers.

This year-round skating destination in Long Island offers public ice skating, lessons, a pro shop stocked with skate equipment and more. The facility sits upon 150 acres of scenic parkland and is designed to resemble a ski lodge that is open and airy, giving it a true rustic look!

2. The Rinx

Indoor rink
660 Terry Road, Hauppauge
Hours: Monday-Friday, 12:30-2:30pm; Tuesday-Wednesday, 4-5:45pm; Saturday-Sunday, 12-3pm. TikTok on Ice sessions: Fridays, 8:15-10:15pm.
Price: Weekdays: $12; $9.50 children; $5 seniors, $14 Friday nights. Weekends and holidays: $13; $10.50 children; $6 seniors. $6 skate rental.

Founded in 1993, the Rinx is open year round and offers public skating, lessons, day camp and figure skating and hockey programs. Have a tiny tot interested in skating? There’s an on-site preschool academy for children ages that includes traditional preschool activities, as well as group skating lessons for kids ages 3-5. Check the website for more information. 


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3. The Rinx at Harborfront Park

Outdoor rink
Port Jefferson Village Center, 101-A E. Broadway, Port Jefferson
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Hours: Season begins Friday, Nov. 26. Monday-Thursday, 12-1:30pm, 2-3:30pm, 3:45-5:15pm, and 6:30-8pm; Friday, 12-1:30pm, 2-3:30pm, 3:45-5:15pm, 6:15-7:45pm, and 8-10pm; Saturday, 10-11:30am, 1:15-2:45pm, 3-4:30pm, 4:45-6:15pm, and 7-9pm; Sunday, 10-11:30am; 1:15-2:45pm; 3-4:30pm, and 4:45-6:15pm
Price: Weekdays: $11; $5 seniors; $8.50 children 11 and younger. Weekends and holidays: $12; $6 seniors; $9.50 children 11 and younger. Skate rental: $6. (NOTE: Friday nights from 8-10pm and Saturday nights from 7-9pm, admission is $13)

Enjoy harbor-front and scenic outdoor skating in the village of Port Jefferson. Lessons and party packages available. 

4. Tanger Outlets Deer Park

Outdoor rink
152 The Arches Circle, Deer Park
Hours: Opens in November. Monday-Friday, 3:30-5pm, 5:30-7pm, and 7:30-9pm; Saturday, 10:30am-12pm, 12:30-2pm, 2:30-4pm, 4:30-6pm, 6:30-8pm, and 8:30-10pm; Sunday, 11:30am-1pm, 1:30-3pm, 3:30-5pm, 5:30-7pm, and 7:30-9pm
Price: $10; free for children 5 and younger. $4 skate rental. Check the website closer to opening day for updated prices.

Located a short distance from the Deer Park LIRR Train Station. Group rates available. 

5. Buckskill Winter Club 

Outdoor rink
178 Buckskill Road, East Hampton
Hours: Call for information or check the daily schedule online.
Prices: All day pass: $25; $20 ages 5-16; $18 seniors; $12 ages 4 and under. $7 skate rental.

This Suffolk County ice-skating caters to the Hamptons’ community and beyond. It offers public skating, private rink rentals, lessons, and more. There’s an on-site club house with a snack bar, fire place, big-screen TV, and couches. 

6. Southampton Ice Rink 

Outdoor, covered rink
668 County Road 39, Southampton
Hours: To be announced
Prices: To be announced

This ice-skating rink in Suffolk County offers public skating, lessons, adult and youth hockey programs, and birthday party packages. Located at the Southampton Golf Range, the rink has a new snack bar featuring Nathan’s hot dogs, fries, and sandwiches. 

7. Superior Ice Rink

Indoor rink
270 Indian Head Road, Kings Park
Hours: Friday, 8:30am-10:30pm; Saturday-Sunday, 12:30-2pm. See the website for the holiday schedule.
Prices: $10; $15 Friday nights. $5 skate rental

This Suffolk County ice rink has a new, fully equipped gym. Multiple membership packages are available. There is also team and individual training available. 

8. Santa's Christmas Tree Farm

Outdoor rink
30105 Main Rd. (Route 25)
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Hours: Monday-Friday 2-6pm; Saturday-Sunday, 10am-6pm
Prices: $5 including skate rental
Stop by this Long Island Christmas tree farm for a day of skating on the farm's new synthetic ice rink. Seasonal snacks available, including apple cider, hot chocolate and popcorn. You can even make s'mores!

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