Where to Ice Skate on Long Island

You can practice your spins, jumps, and crosses on local ice—or just try to stand—at indoor and outdoor rinks around Long Island.

INDOOR RINKS

ANDREW STERGIOPOULOS ICE RINK AT PARKWOOD SPORTS COMPLEX65 Arrandale Ave, Great Neck, 516-487-2975, gnparks.org. Season Until mid-June. Public sessions open to residents and non-residents of the Great Neck Park District. Skating programs/private lessons available. Costs $8, $6 16 and under, $5 for seniors (residents with pass); non-residents $12, $10 16 and under; $5 skate rental.

CANTIAGUE PARK COVERED ICE RINK480 W. John St., Hicksville, 516-571-7058 or 516-571-7056, nassaucountyny.gov. Season October to May. Costs Residents $10 adults, $6 3-18, non-residents $15 adults, $10 3-18; $5 skate rental.

TEN HILLS PARK ICE RINK575 Vanderbilt Pkwy., Dix Hills, 631-462-5883, huntingtonny.gov. Hours Public skating sessions every day (except public holidays) Season All year. Camps, hockey leagues and lessons. Costs Public screenings $7.50 adults, $7 13-18, $6 3-12 (residents with recreation card); non-residents $12 adults, $9 from 3 to 18 years old; $4 skate rental. Online reservations recommended.

FREEPORT RECREATION CENTER130 E. Merrick Rd., Freeport, 516-377-2314, freeportny.gov. Hours 3:30-4:45 p.m. Thursday; and 7.30pm-9pm Fri; 1:30-3:30 p.m. Sun. Shooting at bat and puck 1:15-4:15 p.m. Friday, $10. Season All year. Public sessions Nov.-May. Costs $6 residents with Freeport Recreation Card, $7 non-residents with Freeport Recreation Card; guest $10; $4 skate rental.

ICELAND3345 Hillside Ave., New Hyde Park, 516-746-1100, icelandlongisland.com. Season All year. Group lessons, hockey clinics, public sessions and figure skating, hockey games.

ISLAND ICE175 Underhill Blvd., Syosset, 516-496-2277, islandersiceworks.com. Season All year round, skating lessons, hockey lessons, freestyle sessions for figure skaters, camps, pro shop. Costs $20 per hour for freestyle sessions with advance registration, $25 per hour for walk-ins, $5 skate rental.

Benji Falkove and his sisters Ellie and Mollie with their father, Ethan, brave the cold temperatures to ice skate at Syosset Woodbury Park. Credit: Howard Schnapp

LONG BEACH ICE ARENA150 W. Bay Dr., Long Beach, 516-705-7385, longbeachny.gov. Season All year. Costs Skate rental $10, $5. $20 for freestyle figure skating.

NEWBRIDGE ARENA2600 Newbridge Road, Bellmore, 516-783-6181, newbridgearena.com. Season All year. Public sessions, skating lessons, youth hockey. Costs Public meetings: Weekends $9 Residents of the Town of Hempstead Park; $11 non-residents; Weekdays: $7 Residents of the Town of Hempstead Park; $9 non-residents; $5 skate rental.

NORTHWELL HEALTH ICE CENTER AT EISENHOWER PARKEisenhower County Park, East Meadow, northwellhealthicecenter.com, 516-441-0070. Season All year. Two indoor rinks, one outdoor rink. Skating initiation program, lessons. Costs Public sessions: $15, skate rental $5.

PORT WASHINGTON SKATING CENTER70 Seaview Blvd., Port Washington, pwskating.com, 516-484-6800. Season All year. Must purchase tickets in advance and register on website. Costs $18; $5 skate rental.

THE RINX AT HIDDEN POND PARK660 Terry Rd., Hidden Pond Park, Hauppauge, 631-232-3222, therinx.com. Hours 12.30pm-2.30pm Mon-Fri, 4pm-5.45pm Tue-Wed, Friday Tik-Tok on Ice: 8.15pm-10.15pm Sat. and Sun. 12 p.m.-3 p.m. Season All year. Costs $12 weekdays, $13 weekends and holidays from 12 years old; $9.50 weekdays, $10.50 weekends and holidays 11 and under; $14 Friday night. $6 skate rental.

UPPER ICE RINK270 Indian Head Road, Kings Park, 631-269-3900, superioricerink.com. Season All year. Public skating, hockey, lessons, pro shop, parties. Costs $10, $15 Fri nights; $5 skate rental.

OYSTER BAY TOWN ICE SKATING CENTRE, Stewart and Cherry Avenues, Bethpage Community Park, 516-433-7465, oysterbaytown.org. Hours 4pm-6pm Mon and Wed; 10am-12pm. Tues and Thurs; 4-5.30pm and 8.30-10pm Fri; 2.45pm-5.45pm Sat; 2pm-5pm Sun. Season All year. Costs Residents: $7 18 and over, $6 5-17, $4 2-4, free under 2, $4 seniors 60 and over; non-residents: $11 for 18 and over, $9 for 5 to 17, $6 for 2 to 4, free for children under 2, $6 for seniors 60 and over; $5 skate rental.

OUTDOOR RINKS

BUCKSKILL WINTER CLUB178 Buckskill Rd., East Hampton, buckskillwinterclub.com, 631-324-2243. Season Thanksgiving weekend through mid-March. NHL-size outdoor rink, public skating, clinics, lessons. Costs $27 adult; $22 16 and under; $12 4 and under; $18 65 and over; $8 skate rental.

ICE RINK AT CHRISTOPHER MORLEY PARKSearingtown Road, Roslyn-North Hills, 516-571-8123, nassaucountyny.gov. Hours 1.15-3.15 p.m. and 4-6 p.m. Monday to Thursday; 1.15pm-3.15pm, 4pm-6pm and 7pm-9pm Fri; 10.30am-12.30pm, 1.15pm-3.15pm, 4pm-6pm and 7pm-9pm Sat; 10.30am-12.30pm, 1.15pm-3.15pm, 4pm-6pm Sun. Season From November to mid-March, weather permitting. Outdoor skating rink, public sessions. Costs Residents: $10 adults, $6 3-18, non-residents: $15 adults, $10 3-18; $5 skate rental.

GRANT PARK ICE RINKBroadway and Sheridan Avenue, Hewlett, nassaucountyny.gov, 516-571-7821. Hours 1.15-3.15 p.m. and 4-6 p.m. Monday to Friday; 7pm-9pm Fri only; 10.30am-12.30pm, 1.15pm-3.15pm, 4pm-6pm Sat.-Sun. ; 7pm-9pm Sat. only. Season From November to mid-March, weather permitting. Costs Residents: $10 adults, $6 3-18, non-residents: $15 adults, $10 3-18; $5 skate rental. Prior online registration required.

GREENPORT ICE RINK, Mitchell Park, Front Street, Greenport, villageofgreenport.org, 631-477-2200, ext. 2. Hours 3pm-5pm Mon-Fri, family evening 5pm-9pm Fri, 11am-5pm Sat-Sun and school holidays. Season End of Nov. to end of February Outdoor skating rink, public sessions; private rentals, courses. Costs $5, $3 seniors and 18 and under Monday to Friday, $10, $7 seniors and 18 and under weekends and holidays; $5 skate rental.

ICE RINK AT TANGIER OUTLET DEER PARK152 The Arches Circle, Deer Park, tangeroutlet.com/deerpark, 631-667-0600. Hours 2.30pm-5.30pm and 6pm-9pm Mon-Fri, 11am-2pm, 2.30pm-5.30pm and 6pm-9pm Sat-Sun. 19 Nov-Jan 2, closed Nov 24, Dec 25 3.30pm-5.30pm and 6pm-8pm Wed.-Fri., 11am-2pm, 2.30pm-5.30pm and 6pm-9pm Sat.-Sun., closed Mon.-Tues. 5 Jan-Feb 26. Holiday hours 2:30-9pm Nov 23, 11am-9pm Nov 25, Dec 26-Jan 26, Jan 2, 16 and Feb 20. Season 19 Nov-Feb 26. An outdoor skating rink surrounds a 50-foot Christmas tree. Costs $10, free for ages 5 and under; $5 skate rental, $5 skate assistance. Holiday Festival and Christmas tree lighting from 2 p.m. to 6 p.m. on November 19.

MARJORIE R. POST COMMUNITY PARKUnqua and Merrick Roads, Massapequa, 516-797-7990, oysterbaytown.com/ice. Hours 4pm-6pm and 7pm-9pm Fri; 1pm-3pm, 4pm-6pm and 7pm-9pm Sat; 1 p.m.-3 p.m. and 4 p.m.-6 p.m. Sun. Season Runs until February weather permitting. Costs Residents: $7 18 and over, $6 5-17, $4 2-4, free under 2, $4 seniors 60 and over; non-residents: $11 for 18 and over, $9 for 5 to 17, $6 for 2 to 4, free for children under 2, $6 for seniors 60 and over; $5 skate rental.

THE RINX AT HARBORFRONT PARK, 101-A E. Broadway, Village Center, Port Jefferson, 631-403-4357, therinx.com/pjrinx. Hours 12pm-8pm Mon-Thurs, 12pm-10pm Fri, 10am-10pm Sat, 10am-6pm Sun Season Until March. Daily public sessions. Rentals, introductory skating lessons. Costs $12, $9: 50 years old 11 and under; $6 skate rental.

SYOSSET-WOODBURY COMMUNITY PARK7800 Jericho Tpke., Woodbury, oysterbaytown.com/ice, 516-677-5990. Hours 4pm-6pm and 7pm-9pm Fri; 1-3pm, 4-6pm and 7-9pm Sat, 1-3pm and 4-6pm Sun. Season Until the end of February, weather permitting. Costs Residents: $7 18 and over, $6 5-17, $4 2-4, free under 2, $4 seniors 60 and over; non-residents: $11 for 18 and over, $9 for 5 to 17, $6 for 2 to 4, free for children under 2, $6 for seniors 60 and over; $5 skate rental.

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