Outdoor ice skating opens at Prospect Park for the season
PROSPECT PARK, BROOKLYN – Lace-up shoes, Brooklyn.
The outdoor ice skating season of the year has officially started at Prospect Park, opening the LeFrak Center rink for 90-minute sessions every day of the week, the Prospect Park Alliance announced Tuesday.
The 2021 outdoor ice skating season, led by operator LeFrak Upsilon Ventures, brings open skating sessions, skating lessons, figure skating, hockey and curling back to Brooklyn’s backyard. This is the second year that the rink will offer limited capacity timed sessions given COVID-19 regulations.
Skaters will need to wear masks and socially distance themselves when using the rink.
The LEED certified facility includes 30,000 square feet of skating surface on indoor and outdoor rinks overlooking Prospect Park Lake.
Here’s what you need to know about the season:
Skating hours: Open daily, 90-minute timed sessions
Friday-Saturday: 9 a.m. to 9 p.m.
Sunday-Thursday: 9 a.m. to 7 p.m.
Weekdays (Monday-Friday until 4 p.m.): $ 8
Weekends (Friday from 4 p.m.-Sun) + holidays: $ 12
Skate rental: $ 8
(Please note that times and availability are subject to change. Tickets are non-refundable and the ice rink is open rain or shine. Learn more here.)