Where to Go Outdoor Ice Skating in New Jersey

Enjoy the Garden State rinks before they close for the season. Photo courtesy of Shutterstock/begalphoto

New Jersey’s outdoor rinks may have put away their holiday hullabaloo, but many are still open for a few last cheers before spring. (Note that they are subject to closure in the event of inclement weather; we recommend calling or checking online before you go.)


Until February 27: Book a 90-minute session at Van Saun County Park for only $10 – skate rental included.
Hours vary

long branch

Until February 27: Bring the whole family for a day of fun or ditch the kids for the last Sip and Skate Date party of the season on Thursday February 24th.
Wednesday-Thursday, 5 p.m.-9 p.m.; Friday, 3-10 p.m.; Saturday, 10am-10pm; Sunday, 10am-8pm. 610-627-2100

cherry hill

Until February 27: Spend a romantic evening skating under the twinkling trees of light.
Thursday, 5-9 p.m.; Friday, 5-10 p.m.; Saturday, 12 p.m.-10 p.m.; Sunday, noon-9 p.m. 856-294-7857


Until February 27: Slip on rental skates in charming downtown Princeton. If you’re not too tired afterwards, soak up some culture or relax at a great local restaurant.
Thursday-Friday, 4-7 p.m.; Saturday, 12 p.m.-3 p.m.; Sunday, 4-7 p.m. 609-921-2333

Egg Harbor Town

Until February 28: Skaters of all ages and skill levels can have fun on and off the ice. Live music, local vendors and fire pits with seating add to the excitement.
Two-hour sessions every day at 4 p.m. and 6 p.m. 609-965-2111

City of Jersey

Until March 13: Drink in the Manhattan skyline during these whimsical twists. And once you’ve worked up an appetite, head to one of our favorite Jersey City restaurants!
Monday-Friday, 4 p.m.-9 p.m.; Saturday, 11am-9pm; Sunday, 11am-7pm. 201-626-7465


Until March 27: Enjoy a beautiful view of the lake by trying the figure eight.
Wednesday-Friday, 6.30-8.30 p.m.; Saturday-Sunday, 3-5 p.m. and 6:30-8:30 p.m. 732-494-3785

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