Best Ice Skating Rinks in Westchester

Westchester kids are lucky because there are multiple opportunities for ice skating fun in our area.

Best Ice Skating Rinks in Westchester

Luckily you don’t have to go far to find the best ice skating rinks in Westchester. Ice skating is an activity that offers fun also physical fitness. The benefits of skating include joint and muscle health, improved balance, and coordination. It’s also an activity that the entire family can enjoy together. Check out this list to find out the best ice skating rinks in Westchester for kids. After that treat the family to hot chocolate.

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Indoor Rinks 

Some of the best ice skating rinks in Westchester can be found in indoor settings making them ideal in all weather conditions.

Ebersole Ice Rink
Skate lessons are available for all levels. In addition, Public skating sessions are available. Open mid-October through late March. See their website for their schedule of classes, open skate times, hockey lessons, and special events.
110 Lake St., Delfino Park, White Plains. 914-422-1390. cityofwhiteplains.com

Edward J. Murray Memorial Skating Center
Since 1960 this center has been offering skating programs and special events for all ages. In addition, a recent renovation created an inviting new entrance, a new addition of a mezzanine viewing level, and refurbished restrooms. Lessons and public skating schedules can be found on their website.
348 Tuckahoe Road, Yonkers. 914-377-6469. yonkersny.gov

Hommocks Park Ice Rink
This rink has a skating school, public skating times, and a hockey program. See their website for schedule and admission rates. Ask about their family discount for residents.
140 Hommocks Road, Larchmont. 914-834-1069. hommocksicerink.org

Ice Hutch Rink
Ice skate year-round at this rink that offers weekly public skating, figure skating, and hockey sessions. Skating lessons are available for all levels. See their website for their schedules and fees.
655 Garden Ave., Mount Vernon. 914-699-6787. icehutch.com

Playland Ice Casino
Open to the public for skating sessions that are held seven days a week. In addition, Friday Teen night, held September through April, offers music by professional DJs and black lights for added excitement. Figure skating lessons and a hockey program are also offered. See their website for lesson schedules and fees.
100 Playland Parkway, Rye. 914-481-5941. playlandice.com

Westchester Skating Academy
Fun activities like the winter Holiday Show, where all skaters are invited to perform, make this a fun and inviting place to skate. Public skating sessions, learn to skate programs and youth hockey are available here. Adult hockey also offered at this rink.
91 Fairview Park Dr., Elmsford. 914-347-8232. skatewsa.com  

Also …

The Harvey School: Evarts Rink
The rink offers a variety of instructional skating programs including group and individual classes. See Walk-On skating times and pricing on their website. Skate rentals are not available, but skate sharpening is offered.
260 Jay St., Katonah. 914-223-3618. harveyschool.org  

Outdoor Rinks

Ice skating outdoors is a refreshing way to take in nature and get some exercise at the same time.

Bear Mountain Ice Rink
Public ice skating sessions are offered seven days a week at this outdoor rink that offers stunning mountain views. Figure skate rentals are available. There is a $10 parking fee on weekends and holidays.
3020 Seven Lakes Dr., Tomkins Cove. 845-786-2701. bearmountainicerink.com 

Westchester County Parks

Several Westchester County parks also offer daytime ice-skating opportunities.  While they don’t offer skate rentals, skating is free. Please check posted signage or flags to make sure the ice has been approved (frozen enough) for skating. Ice skating at these rinks is weather permitting.

Mountain Lakes Park
201 Hawley Road, North Salem. 914-864-7312. parks.westchestergov.com

Tibbets Brook Park
355 Midland Ave., Yonkers. 914-231-2865. parks.westchestergov.com

Willson’s Woods Park
8 Bradford Road, Mount Vernon. 914-813-6990. parks.westchestergov.com

Wampus Pond
Rte. 128, Armonk. 914-273-3230. parks.westchestergov.com      

Hot Tip: To be the prepared parent read our article, What Not to Forget When Going Ice Skating.