Wollman Skating Rink opens in October and you will have the chance to have your very own winter fairy rail in the heart of Manhattan. You can come as early as 10:00am or visit after an evening shopping in the Mall. The skating rink is ideally located just less than five minutes away from W. 59th Street and 6th Avenue. It also near the Central Park Zoo and the shopping centre.
The Wollman Rink offers private, semi-private and group lessons in skating, figure skating and hockey for a fee. It is also possible to organize birthday parties and events here. The lessons are opened to people of all ages.
During the summer the Wollman Rink turns into a beautiful Victorian Garden. Multiple events take place on land, water and in the air, for kids between 2 and 12. You can check the Rinkís website for a full year round schedule.
You can also visit the Central Park Carousel for $3 per person or $66 for 25 people. The area around it is available for booking for parties, birthdays and other events.
In addition to skating, you can visit the Rolex Central Park Horse Event. It is a five-day event that covers multiple disciplines from hunters and Arabians to dressage and show jumping. Tickets are available now from $50 and upwards. However, if you visit on the 27th of September with your family you can enter for free. That day you can enjoy pony rides, Arabian Horse presentation and Equestrian demonstrations to name a few things.
No matter the season Wollman Rink has something for everyone. Whether itís skating, pony riding or a birthday party by the water you can find it here.
Monday & Tuesday: 10:00am-2:30pm
Wednesday & Thursday: 10:00am-10:00pm
Friday & Saturday: 10:00am-11:00pm
Thanksgiving: 10:00am-7:00pm (holiday rates apply)
Adults: $11.25 Mon-Thurs; $18.00 Fri-Sun
Children: (11 & under): $6.00 Mon-Sun
Seniors: $5.00 Mon-Thurs; $9.00 Fri-Sun
Skate Rentals: $8.00 (tax included)
Lock Rental: $5.00 (plus $6.00 refundable deposit)
Spectator Fee: $5.00
Cash Only No Credit Cards
Figure Skating and Ice Dancing Sessions:
Monday, Tuesday: 6:30am to 10:00 am
Wednesday, Friday: 6:00am to 10:00 am
Thursday: 6:30am to 10:00 am (6:30-7:30am half ice session)
Fee: $25 per session, $15 for seniors
Full season: $750, $650 for seniors
No rental skates available. Visitors must bring their own.
Note: Hours and rates are subject to change. Call (212) 439-6900 or visit Wollman Rink's Official Website to confirm pricing and schedules.