MacKID Guide to Ice Skating Westchester County and Beyond

Ice Skating in the Armonk, Chappaqua, Mount Kisco, Pleasantville area and more!

By Kelly Fitzpatrick January 5, 2024

Lace up those skates and hit the rink this winter in Westchester County and beyond!  Need some ideas for places to skate close to Armonk, Chappaqua, Mount Kisco, and Pleasantville?  Westchester County and the Hudson Valley have lots of great options for ice skating family fun.  There are even some new pop-up ice skating rinks for the 2022-2023 season.

Please check the linked websites for the most up to date information.

Mount Pleasant Ice Skating

Free ice skating for residents is available at Leith's Pond on Rolling Hill Road at Carroll Park in Thornwood, Opperman's Pond on Lake Drive and Bedford Road (Rte 117) in Pleasantville, and Bear Ridge Lake on Lake Shore Drive in Pleasantville. A sign will be posted when the ice is safe to skate on. For skating conditions, call the Recreation Hotline at (914) 742-2364.

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Bear Mountain, Tomkins Cove

Follow for information and updates.

No reservations needed.  Tickets go on sale an hour before each session at the front window.

Skate rentals - $10 toddler size 8 - Adult Size 13, figure skates only


  • General Admission     $11.00
  • Skate Rental                $6.00        
  • Senior Citizen          $3.00

Public Sessions:

Tuesday - Friday 10:00 to 12:00 pm

Friday 8:30 10:30 pm

Saturday 12:00 pm to 2:00 pm; 8:30 pm to 10:30 pm

Sunday 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm

Ridge Hill On Ice – Ridge Hill, Yonkers

Hours: Monday – Thursdays: 4PM to 9PM

Fridays: 4PM to 10PM

Saturdays: 11AM to 10PM

Sundays: 11AM to 8PM

Holiday Hours: 10AM to 9PM (Dates: December 26th – January 1st)

Closed on Thanksgiving and Christmas Day


  • General Admission: $18 (plus tax) /person includes skates
  • Children (12 years old & under): $14 (plus tax) /child includes skates
  • Group Pricing: Please contact

Murray’s Skating Center, Yonkers

Public Sessions:

Tuesday - Friday 10:00 to 12:00 pm

Friday 8:30 10:30 pm

Saturday 12:00 pm to 2:00 pm; 8:30 pm to 10:30 pm

Sunday 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm

Ice Skating Fees

  • General Admission     $11.00
  • Skate Rental                $6.00        
  • Senior Citizen          $3.00

Ice Skating at the Cross County Center, Yonkers

Great for those learning to skate.

Dates and hours vary. Check their website for full calendar.

Admission is $10 per person and includes skates and a one-hour session. Character skate nights will take place throughout the season. 

Debit/Credit only - no cash accepted. Must be 5 years or 42 inches tall. 

Reservations are not needed in advance.

Westchester Skating Academy, Elmsford

The public session times vary depending on the day.  

Check their website for the most recent information.

Ebersole Ice Rink, White Plains

Skate times:

Friday 2:30- 4pm (Free admission-resident only), 

5:30-7:30pm 8-10pm, 

Saturday 1:00-3:00pm

Sunday 8:30-10:15am (Adults Only),

1:00-3:00pm (General Session)

Family Admission Rates 

  • Youth: $9, Adult: $11, Senior: $6 Youth 

Skate Rentals $5.00

Brewster Ice Arena - Skating, Sports, Hockey, Brewster

Indoor and outdoor rinks

Check PDF schedule posted on their website.

Admission: Adults $9, children $7

Rentals: $4

Hommocks Park Ice Rink, Larchmont

The Palisades Center, Nyack

Full schedule of public sessions here   

Public Skating: $12   

Skate Rental: $4

Playland Ice Casino, Rye

Check website for session times - varied.


  • $16 adult admission and rental
  • $9 children 10 and under including rental
  • $6 children under 6 and seniors including rental

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Westchester County Parks and Town Parks also have some skating options for that hometown feel.  Note that skate rentals are typically not available at local parks.  Bathroom facilities may not be available during the winter months.  Many of these options also have other opportunities for cold weather fun, such as sledding hills, and even ice fishing.

Blue Mountain Reservation, Peekskill

Ice Skating | Town of Pound Ridge New York Official Website

Sal J. Prezioso Mountain Lakes Park, North Salem

Tibbets Brook Park, Yonkers

Twin Lakes Park, Eastchester

V.E. Macy Park, Ardsley

Wampus Pond, Armonk

Willson's Woods, Mount Vernon


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Riverbank State Park, New York City

Public sessions are open Friday through Sunday.

Opening hours:

  • Open November–March. Fri 6–9pm; Sat, Sun 1–4pm, 6–9pm.


  • $5, children $3; skate rental $6.

Wollman Rink

Session times vary.  

Admission $10 - $15

The Rink at Rockefeller Center | NYC's Iconic Rink

Session times vary. 

Admission $11 - $21

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