Ice skating is one of our favorite winter activities. Whether you can execute a lutz or hold onto the wall the entire time, the sport is a great way to burn off some energy in the winter. Get the family out on the ice for some winter fun!
Bridgewater Sports Arena
1425 Frontier Rd. Bridgewater
Visit the home of the Rocket Sports Group for public skating, figure skating, speed skating lessons – and even a skating camp in the summer.
Clary Anderson Arena
41 Chestnut St., Montclair
Public skating sessions provide everyone with the opportunity to enjoy the sport of ice skating. All skaters must register in advance online no walk-ins.
Flemington Ice Arena
426 Case Blvd., Flemington
Hit the ice at this family favorite spot. All spots need to be reserved online in advance. You can enroll your kid in a tot class, or join the Rising Stars program if you’re a pro. They even offer a ballet class for figure skaters!
Flyers Skate Zone
Check calendar for times
601 Laurel Oak Rd., Voorhees
If you’re a fan of the Philadelphia Flyers, this spot is for you! Think about planning your birthday party here – you can take a picture on the Zamboni.
Fritz Dietl Ice Rink
639 Broadway, Westwood
Since 1958, this rink has been offering public skating, lessons and hockey programs.
“Glice” Skating at Crystal Clubhouse
Crystal Springs Resort, 1 Wild Turkey Way, Hamburg
Crystal Springs Resort has an eco-friendly ice skating rink called the Glice Skating Rink. Glice is one of the world’s leading manufacturers of Swiss-engineered synthetic ice rinks. Open on the weekends.
Hollydell Ice Arena
601 Hollydell Dr., Sewell
Hollydell North houses the public skating arena, while the Holydell Ice Arena is home to CDM, Futures and NHL rinks.
111 Midtown Bridge Approach, Hackensack
With four regulation-size NHL rinks, the Ice House is the largest facility of its kind in the Tri-State Area.
IceLand Skating Center
6 Tennis Ct., Hamilton Twp.
This place is family fun for all ages! Featuring brand new rental skates and walkers available to assist you when you are learning how to stand on the ice.
Ice Vault Arena
10 Nevins Rd., Wayne
This is a popular spot, so reservations are recommended in advance. Keep in mind that helmets are recommended, but they are not rented from the rink.
The Igloo at Mt. Laurel
3033 Fostertown Rd., Mount Laurel
All groups are welcome, including those with young children.
Jersey Shore Arena
1215 Wyckoff Rd., Wall Twp.
Your first trip to the Jersey Shore Arena will probably be for the daily public skating on one of three NHL regulation-size rinks. We’re guessing your second (and third and fourth) trip will be for what this spot does better than any other—DJ Skate, every Friday and Saturday.
Mackay Ice Rink
130 W. Englewood Avenue, Englewood
You must register online, and helmets must be worn on the ice.
Mercer County Park Ice Skating Center
Mercer County Park, West Windsor Township
Mercer County Skating Center is an open-air, sheltered skating facility that is approximately 85 by 200 feet.
Montclair State Arena
1 Arena Dr., Little Falls
Montclair State Ice Arena offers public sessions when possible. Whether you are ready to practice your skills after your latest class, are getting on the ice for exercise or want to spend some fun time with the family.
Newark Winter Village
Mulberry Commons Park, Newark
Visitors of all ages can enjoy ice skating, Go-Karts, various games and activities, an open-air holiday marketplace featuring local vendors, and cozy heated private igloos to enjoy hot cocoa and treats.
95 River Dr., Jersey City
Newport Skates’ rink may not be the biggest in the state, but it definitely has a spectacular view! Located right on the Hudson River, it’s the perfect vantage point for some major NYC skyline ogling and Instagram-worthy pics with the fam. Just remember: This is an outdoor rink, so bundle up before heading out.
ProSkate Ice Arena
1000 Cornwall Rd., Monmouth Junction
Glide around on the ice at your own speed and make memories that you, your friends and family will talk about for weeks on end.
Protec Ponds Ice Center
15 Worlds Fair Dr., Somerset
Whether you are proficient in skating or just a beginner, the public session is a great way to enjoy a fun and casual time on the ice. It is strongly recommended that helmets be worn during time on the ice!
Red Bank Armory Ice Complex
76 Chestnut St., Red Bank
Plan your visit in advance and arrive a half-hour prior to your session so that you’re able to skate for the full time allotted.
Essex County Codey Arena
560 Northfield Ave., West Orange
In addition to public skating stop by for family stick & puck sessions, freestyle skating or plan a birthday party.
The Rink at American Dream
1 American Dream Way, East Rutherford
If you’re looking for an expansive indoor skating rink, American Dream has an NHL regulation size state of the art rink. There’s also indoor skiing and snowboarding at Big Snow.
The Rink at Winter Wonderland
Van Saun County Park, 216 Forest Ave., Paramus
Winter Wonderland tickets include access to ice skating, skate rentals, the North Pole Dome, kids games, the heated pavilion tent, food trucks, the beer and wine garden, the carousel and the train.
Roosevelt Park Family Ice Skating Rink
151 Parsonage Rd., Edison
This outdoor skating rink overlooks the beautiful lake in the park. It is open year-round, in the winter for ice skating and in the summer for roller skating. Consider renting the rink as well!
Skating on the Square
Palmer Square, Hulfish St., Princeton
Start new traditions this holiday season at Palmer Square’s “eco-friendly” outdoor synthetic skating rink.
Skylands Ice World
Check calendar for times
2765 State Hwy 23, Stockholm
Skylands Ice World is home to the Skylands Kings and the Skylands Skating Academy! Their twin-sheet facility houses two NHL-size rinks.
Union Sports Arena
2441-A Rte. 22 W., Union
Public sessions are a great way to spend time with friends or to practice your skating skills.
Warinanco Ice Skating Center
1 Park Dr., Roselle
The rink is closed on Mondays and reserved for open hockey on Wednesdays, but every other time is perfect to skate around.
William G. Mennen Sports Arena
161 E. Hanover Ave., Morris Twp.
Aside from public skate sessions, you can try out freestyle or dance sessions.
WinterFest Ice Skating Rink
Cooper River Park, corner of North Park Drive and Cuthbert Boulevard, Cherry Hill
The 60-foot by 120-foot ice rink is part of the county park that transform into a winter wonderland with twinkling lights in the trees, and vendors selling food inside the lodge, every year.
Woodbridge Community Center Ice Skating
600 Main St., Woodbridge
This arena has been a year-round favorite for more than 20 years. Skaters of all ages and abilities can pop up seven days a week.