Capital Region Ice Skating


Albany County

Albany County Hockey Facility 830 Albany Shaker Road, Colonie – 452.7396
Open year-round. Adults $4; seniors $3; children under 5 $2. Rentals $3. Public skating, camps and training schools available. Check monthly calendar for hours.
Bethlehem Area YMCA Ice Skating Rink 900 Delaware Avenue, Delmar – 439.9394
Open October-March. Non-member/member pricing: Adults $5/$2; students $4/$1; ages 5 and under $3/free. Rentals $2/$1. Public skating, lessons, open hockey, hockey clinics available. Check monthly calendar for hours.
Buckingham Pond Bordered by Berkshire Boulevard, Euclid Avenue, Lenox Avenue and Colonial Avenue, Albany. Seasonal, free, outdoor lake conditions apply.
Elm Avenue Park 261 Elm Avenue, Delmar – 439.4955 x-3
Seasonal, free, open daily Sunday-Thursday 10am– 8pm and Friday, Saturday, and school vacations 10am-10pm. Outdoor lake conditions apply. Call for current conditions and updates.
Empire State Plaza Ice Rink Empire State Plaza, Albany – 1.877.659.4ESP
Seasonal, free to skate. State rentals: Adults $4; ages 12 and under $3; free on Fridays. Open everyday (weather permitting) 11am-8pm. Full service snack bar open Friday nights, weekends, and school holidays; skate lounge with lockers for personal items located at the Plaza level.
Swinburne Skating Rink 810 Clinton Avenue, Albany – 438.2406
Skating rink provides an all-weather protection for City residents from November through March. Hours of operation: Monday-Thursday 3-5pm. and 7-9:30pm; Friday 3-5pm and 7-10; Saturday 12:30-5pm and 7-10pm; Sunday 12:30-5pm and 7-9:30pm. Admission: Under 18 $0.50; 18 and over $1. Subject to change.
The Crossings Pond 580 Albany Shaker Road, Colonie – 782.2760
Seasonal, free, outdoor lake conditions apply.
Van Schaick Pond Van Schaick Avenue, Cohoes – 233.2116
Seasonal, free, outdoor lake conditions apply.
Washington Park Lake Washington Park, Albany
Seasonal, free. Washington Park, behind the Lake House. Outdoor lake conditions apply.

Columbia County

Crellin Community Park 2940 Route 66, Chatham

Rensselaer County

Conway Ice Arena (Hudson Valley Community College) 80 Vandenburgh Avenue, Troy – 629.4850
Seasonal. Adults $3; children under 12 or HVCC staff, students $2. Rentals $3 Frear Park Park Boulevard and Lavin Court, Troy – 266.0023
Open year-round. Call for schedule.
Knickerbacker Park Ice Arena 103 8th Avenue, Troy – 235.0215
Open year-round. Adults $5; children under 18 $3; seniors $2. Rentals $3. Rink schedule at
Long Pond – Grafton Lakes State Park 100 Grafton Lakes State Park Way, Grafton – 279.1155
Outdoor lake conditions apply.
Schodack Island State Park 1 Schodack Way, Schodack Landing – 732.0187
The park floods one of its fields to create a large ice rink. Weather permitting, open 7am-5pm everyday.

Saratoga County

City of Saratoga Ice Rinks 30 Weibel Avenue, Saratoga Springs
Open year-round. Adults $4; youth $4; non-members $5. Rentals $4. Lessons and hockey clinics available. Call for schedule.
Saratoga Spa State Park 19 Roosevelt Drive, Saratoga Springs – 584.2000
Free, seasonal, two outdoor rinks. Hockey allowed at the rink just off Avenue of the Pines but not at rink near Victoria Pool.

Schenectady County

Schenectady County Recreation Facility 5 Tower Road, Glenville – 384.2445 Lessons. Open skating, stick practice. Admission $4; children under 5 and seniors $2. Rentals $3
Indian Meadows Town Park 155 Droms Road, Scotia – 688.1200 Outdoor lake conditions apply.
Iroquois Lake, Schenectady Central Park Iroquois Way, Schenectady Outdoor lake conditions apply.
Messa Rink (Union College) Alexander Lane, Schenectady – 388.6134 Public skate Sundays 2-3:45pm; Wednesdays 12-1:30pm. Public $3; students, faculty, staff free; spouses and children of faculty and staff $2. Rentals $3.

Warren County

Crandall Park Upper Glen Street, Route 9, Glens Falls – 761.3813
Outdoor lake conditions apply. Free.
East Field 175 Dix Avenue, Glens Falls – 761.3813
Outdoor lake conditions apply. Free.
Glens Falls Civic Center 1 Civic Center Plaza, Glens Falls – 798.0366
Check website for schedule. Admission $5, rentals available.
Glens Falls Recreation Center Fire Road, Glens Falls – 761.3855 Seasonal, free, rentals available.


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