Oct 24, 2022 @ 10:00 am– Mar 15, 2023 @ 9:00 pm
Wollman Rink Central Park
Suggested Ages: 3 to 14+, Adult Friendly
Skate in the middle of magical Central Park at this spacious rink, back under new management. One of the bigger rinks in the city with an incomparable view of tress & skyscrapers.
* Lockers available for $7/day in the newly renovated Clubhouse. Group and private lessons available.
🎟 Adult admission is $9 less on Monday-Thursday (non-holiday). Discounted $14 tickets that include admission, skate rental, and a hot chocolate available for holders of ID NYC or New York Public Library cards. A limited number of discounted tickets are available each month on a first-come, first-serve basis.
🎟 Premier Passes (+$30) include expedited rink entry, skate rental concierge service, 2 hours tent access to the Nordstrom Chill Lounge – a stylish, heated rinkside retreat with cozy “fireside” seating, complimentary coffee, hot chocolate, tea and refreshments and to the Nordstrom Chill Lounge – a stylish, heated rinkside retreat, as well as a dedicated tent attendant and locker.
🍽 A rink-side cafe serves hot cocoa, hot dogs, burgers, tacos, grilled cheese sandwiches, vegan options and more. Get drinks at the rinkside Hot Toddy Tent. A pop-up from Harlem’s famous Melba on the upper deck serves signature dishes such as southern fried chicken wings & eggnog waffles. Free hot chocolate tastings every weekend (3 pm – 5 pm, alternating Saturdays and Sundays). Bring same-day Wollman Rink tickets to the nearby Nordstrom for a complimentary sweet treat.
🌳 Not far from Heckscher Playground; see our guide to Central Park.
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