Student Club Notes

Spanish-American Institute

215 West 43 Street, Times Square, New York 10036-3913 voice: 212.840.7111 fax: 212.719.5922 www.sai.nyc clubnews@sai.nyc

 

Ice-Skating in New York City

Free and Paid Admission Rinks

Fall and Winter, 2007-08

 

  Skate outdoors or indoors.

  Bring your own skates or rent.

  Practice your moves.

  Take lessons.

  Or just people-watch at NYCs many ice rinks.

 

Rink

Cost

Directions

Schedule

 

The Pond at Bryant Park

FREE

Skate rentals $10.00 an hour. Free lockers

42nd. St. between 5th/6th Ave. in back of the NY Public Library

Su-Th--8am-10pm.

F/Sa--8am-to midnight

Lasker Rink in Central Park

$4.50

Skate rentals $4.75

Near 110th St. & Lenox Ave. B/C or 2/3 train to 110th St.

M/W/Th--10am-3:45 pm

T--10am-3-:45pm & 8-10pm

F10am-10pm

Sa1pm-10pm

Su12:30pm-4:30pm

Riverbank State Park

 

$5.00

Skate rental $5.00

 

Riverside Drive @ 145th St. 11 bus to Park entrance; 9 train to 145th St.& Broadway walk west to Hudson River

F6pm-9pm

Sa/Sunoon to 3pm &

4pm-7pm

 

Kate Wollman Rink in Prospect Park, Brooklyn

Starts Nov. 22

 

$5.00

Skate rental $6.00

 

Near Parkside and Ocean Ave. Brooklyn; Q train to Parkside Ave.; 2/3/B/Q/S to Prospect Park and walk South in Park

M8:30am-2pm

T8:30am-5pm

W8:30am-3pm

Th8:30am-6pm

F8:30am-9pm

Sa/Su10am-1pm & 2- 6pm

Wollman Memorial Skating Rink in Central Park.the prettiest place to skate in NYC

$9.50 weekdays

$12.00 weekends

Skate rentals $5.00

 

Enter at Central Park South at 59th St. & 6th Ave. and follow footpath to rink. A/B/C/D/1 trains to 59th St. (Columbus Circle), N/R to 5th Ave., B/Q to 57th St..

M/T10am-2:30pm

W/Th10am-10pm

F/Sa10am-11pm

Su10am-9pm

Sky Rink @Chelsea Piers, Pier 61professional indoor rink with views over Hudson River

$11.50

Skate rentals $6.00

23rd. St. and Hudson River, Pier 61; 11 bus, 9/A/C/D trains and walk west.

M/W/F1:30-5:20pm

T/Th1:30-4:50pm

Sa/Su1pm-3:50pm

Rockefeller Center

 

 

$10-14 or more/ 11/2-2 hour sessions, depending on time of day.

Skate rentals $7.50/session

Between Fifth and Sixth Avenues and between 47th-48th St.; B/D/F/V trains to 47-50th St., Rockefeller Center

M-Th.9:15am-

10:30pm

F/Sa8:30am to

midnight

Su8:30am-10pm