Free Skating at The Rink

Winter Village is closed for the season and returns to the park Fall 2016. Information below is for the 2015-2016 season, and is subject to change.

The Rink is the centerpiece of Bank of America Winter Village at Bryant Park. The 170' x 100' rink features free admission ice skating, in addition to high quality rental skates, skating shows, special events, and activities.

Skate Rentals
Don't own skates? Rent ours.

Skate Sharpening
Offered in the Skating Pavilion.

Skate Lessons
Individual and group lessons can be arranged for all ages and levels.

Penguin Skate Aids
Our penguins will help your little skater navigate the rink with ease. $15 for hour and $20 for an hour, beginner skaters under ten only.

Lockers and Bag Check
Inside the Skating Pavilion, lockers are free of charge, with locks available for purchase. Bag check is also available for a fee.

Parka Lounge
Custom packages available for children's birthday parties and special occasions. To reserve call 212-768-4242.

Ice Bites
Take a skate break with a wide selection of comfort foods, hot and cold drinks, and delicious treats.

For birthday parties and special occasions, please call


  • October 30, 2015 – March 6, 2016
  • Daily: 8am-10pm


Winter Village is New York City's only free admission rink.

Please check this page for information about skate rentals, bag check, season passes, and more.

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