This year there are a number of indoor ice rinks in and near Westchester County that are open for ice skating and hockey. While public skating opportunities are very limited, there are private lessons, group learn to skate programs and more that you can take advantage of. If you have a child interested in learning to play hockey or joining a team, check out the Junior Ranger's programs for boys and girls being offered at multiple local rinks.
Here is our list of places to go ice skating indoors in Westchester County and nearby. You can also check out our list of places to go outdoor ice skating.
91 Fairview Drive, Elmsford, NY
Current Status: While public skating is not open this season, private and scheduled programs are open including freestyle sessions. Winter programming includes Metro Plus, Mini Mites, Hockey, Women's Hockey Clinic and Learn to Skate. COVID-19 protocols are in place for health and safety.
Westchester Skating Academy is one of the premiere skating facilities in the area. It is one of the only NHL twin rink facilities in Westchester County. They offer public skating, holiday camps & clinics, learn to skate lessons, hockey lessons & camps plus hockey leagues for children and adults.
Delfino Park , 110 Lake Street, White Plains, NY
Current Status: Currently open, Ebersole Ice Rink offers skate lessons for all levels, hockey teams, and public skating sessions. The outdoor rink with a roof is open from mid October through late March. There are specific sessions open only to White Plains residents. Access more details here.
Proof of City of White Plains residency is required for admission to resident only sessions (School ID, Drivers License, Utility Bill). COVID-19 safety protocols in effect and include social distancing, masks and limited capacity.
655 Garden Avenue, Mount Vernon, NY
Current Status: They are currently open but are not offering public skating or birthday parties right now. Masks are required for everyone entering the facility. Stick Time Sessions are limited to the first 24 Players. Skating School Winter Session begins January 5th and registration is open.
The Ice Hutch serves the skating community all year-round by offering skating lessons for all levels (ages 4+), weekly public skating, figure skating and hockey sessions. Freestyle sessions for figure skaters and hockey Stick Time sessions are also available.
348 Tuckahoe Rd., Yonkers, NY
Current Status: There is no public skating at Yonkers’ E.J. Murray Memorial Skating Center. They are hoping to open it soon. Right now only private lessons and private hockey games are happening at the rink (currently the Rangers program is full).
Murray's is a Yonkers winter tradition like no other for residents and visitors alike. They recently completed faculty upgrades including a new entrance, a new addition of a mezzanine viewing level and refurbished lobby and restrooms. The typically offer skating lessons, public skating and adult and youth hockey. When open, Murray's Skating Center offers the largest weekly public skating schedule in the area.
63 Fields Lane, Brewster, NY
Current Status: Indoor rinks are open for public skating (see schedule), lessons and hockey. The outdoor pond is not open yet and will open once weather and safety permits. Rentals are available. COVID health and safety measures are in place with distancing, masks and 50% capacity.
Similar to the indoor facilities in Westchester County, this arena offers learn to skate programs, hockey programs, clinics, camps, travel hockey, adult hockey, fitness programs and freestyle figure skating. There are three indoor rinks and a fourth "pond" seasonal outdoor rink.
Palisades Center, 4900 Palisades Center Drive, West Nyack, NY
Current Status: Public skating is currently closed but still time and figure skating sessions are open. COVID health and safety measures are in place. See schedule.
This rink sits inside the massive Palisades Center, just across the Governor Mario M. Cuomo Bridge. The mall is bursting with entertainment options, shopping and food. So you can make a day of it.
140 Hommocks Road, Larchmont, NY
Current Status: Closed for the 2020 season due to COVID. There are no skating lessons or public skating. There is a recreation hockey program. When open, The Hommocks Park Ice Rink offers lessons, public skating, Stick and Puck Sessions, appreciation days, character skates and more year-round recreational community events.
Playland Ice Casino
100 Playland Parkway, Rye, NY
Current Status: Closed until further notice. When open they offer public skating, tot programs, learn to skate lessons, camps, hockey programs and more are all available. Two rinks are used for public skating and are equipped with state-of-the-art music systems and dance lighting.