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Central Park

 Ice Skating Rinks

The ice skating rinks listed below offer a safe way to celebrate the cold weather. Please call rinks before your visit to confirm hours, as outdoor skating rink schedules can change due to weather conditions.

Important Ice Safety Guidelines

  • Never go on frozen waters.
  • Parents and caregivers should make sure children are never unattended near ice.
  • If you hear cracking, lie down immediately to try to distribute your weight.
  • If you witness someone falling through ice, never attempt to make a rescue by yourself. Call 911 and notify the proper authorities. Be sure to give the exact location and an account of the incident.
NameLocationPhoneAccessibleMore Info
Lasker RinkEntrance just south of park entrance at 110th Street & Lenox Avenue(917) 492-3856AccessibleMore Information

This ice skating rink is closed for the season but will reopen in the fall.

Wollman RinkCentral Park at 63rd Street(212) 439-6900More Information

This ice skating rink is closed for the season but will reopen in the fall.

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Know Before You Go

There are currently 2 service interruptions affecting access within this park.

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As of April 27, Central Park's Bow Bridge is closed to the public for structural work and a fresh coat of paint. The work is expected to last three to four months. Removing the old paint will require wrapping the bridge in a tent-like structure to prevent debris from falling into the water. Along with repainting, the work will include replacing the wooden decking, fixing several beams on the underside of the span, and reinforcing approaches at either end.
Anticipated Completion: Summer 2015

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Starting June 29, 2015, Central Park Drives north of 72nd Street will be permanently car-free. For more information, please visit on.nyc.gov/1MOAh40.

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