Between the months of October and February, Manhattan turns into a winter wonderland that your summer dreams are made of. During our movie-esque winters, scarves, fluffy hats, hot apple cider, and snow angels run this town, but one of the best things about a New York City winter is the ice skating. Here is where to find the best rinks in Manhattan:
1. Sky Rink at Chelsea Piers
Location: Eleventh Ave and 21st Street
Schedule: Monday 1:30pm-5pm, Tuesday and Thursday 3:00pm-5pm, Friday 1:30pm-5:20pm, Saturday and Sunday 1pm-3:50pm.
Cost: $10 admission, $5 skate rental.
2. Winter Village at Bryant Park
Location: 40th Street between Fifth and Sixth Ave
Schedule: Monday-Sunday 8am-10pm
Cost: Free admission, $15-$19 skate rental.
3. The Rink at Brookfield Place
Location: 200 Vesey Street
Schedule: Monday-Sunday 10am-10pm
Cost: $12.50 admission, $5 skate rental.
4. Lasker Rink
Location: 110th Street and Lenox Ave
Schedule: Monday-Thursday 10am-3:45pm, Friday 10am-11pm, Saturday 1pm-11pm, and Sunday 12:30pm-4:30pm
Cost: General Admission is $7.50 for Adults, $4 for Youths and $2. 25 for seniors, $6 skate rental.
5. Trump Rink in Central Park
Location: 59th Street and Sixth Ave
Schedule: Monday-Tuesday 10am-2:30pm, Wednesday-Thursday 10am-10pm, Friday-Saturday 10am-11pm, Sunday 10am-9pm
Cost: Monday-Thursday, Adults $11.25, Kids $6 and Seniors $5. Friday-Sunday and Holiday weeks, Adults $18, Kids $6 and Seniors $9, $8 skate rental.
6. The Rink at Rockefeller Center
Location: Fifth Ave and 48th Street
Schedule: Open Daily 8:30am -12 midnight
Cost: Adults $27-$30, children under 11 and Seniors $15.00, $12.00 skate rental.
7. South Street Seaport Ice Rink
Location: Beekman Street and Front Street
Schedule: Monday-Thursday 11am-9pm, Saturday 10am-10pm and Sunday 10am-9pm
Cost: $10 general admission, $6 skate rental.
8. The Standard Ice Rink at the Standard Hotel
Location: 13th Street and Washington Street
Schedule: Monday-Friday 12pm–12am, Saturday-Sunday 9am–1am
Cost: $12 general admission, $3 skate rentals for adults. $6 general admission, $3 skate rentals for children.