12 Top Ice Skating Rinks in New Jersey

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Whirl and twirl while you take your little ones ice skating at one of these top ice skating rinks around New Jersey. From NYC to Atlantic Ocean backdrops, crafts, party packages and more, each one offers it’s own special twist on a fun day of ice skating.

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Must-Know Ice Skating Rinks in New Jersey

1. Newport Skates
Located on the Jersey City waterfront, this ice skating rink offers private and group skating lessons, party packages, exclusive rink rentals and of course, regular ‘ole fashioned family ice skating. Weather permitting the rink is open November through March seven days a week with hours varying from 11AM to 9PM.
95 River Drive South, Jersey City, NJ 07310

2. Igloo Ice Skating Rink
First of all, how great does it sound to say you’re taking your kids to the Igloo? Not only does this ice skating rink have an awesome name, but it offers a bunch of classes to teach your little ones how to skate. Plus, Igloo Ice Skating Rink hosts private parties and schedules plenty of open skate hours.
3033 Fostertown Rd., Mount Laurel, New Jersey 08054

3. Winding River Skating Center
Would you rather skate inside or outside? You can take your pick at this arena that offers both an indoor and outdoor ice skating rink. And if you live in the area, Toms River residents get a discounted admission rate with proof.
1211 Whitesville Rd., Toms River, NJ 08755

4. Skylands Ice World
With a full lineup of hockey and ice skating programs, Skylands Ice World is a great choice for your next skating trip. Over the summer, Camp Skylands is a full-day experience featuring skating lessons, crafts and games for your little ones to enjoy their time off from school.
2765 State Hwy 23, Stockholm NJ 07460

5. Jersey Shore Arena
This 15-acre arena at the Jersey Shore is home to three different ice skating rinks. It offers skating lessons for all ages and levels, including hockey instruction. You can even book three different types of parties here: arcade parties, ice skating parties and laser tag parties.
1215 Wyckoff Rd, Wall Township, NJ 07727

6. Flemington Ice Arena
Flemington Ice Arena offers learn to skate classes for beginners in addition to public skating times. If your kids are more advanced, sign them up for the Junior Skating Academy to learn how to figure skate.
426 Case Blvd., Flemington, NJ 08822

7. Floyd Hall Arena
With public skating hours and a full schedule of lessons for both kids and adults, this arena is a local favorite. Plus, it offers a summer figure skating camp for your little ones, no matter how advanced their skills are.
1 Hall Drive, Little Falls, NJ 07424

8. Ice Vault
With figure skating, hockey, and off-ice lessons, Ice Vault will make your little ones love ice skating. This arena also offers free wifi—perfect for when you’re waiting for them to finish their class.
10 Nevins Rd., Wayne, NJ 07470

9. Hollydell Ice Arena
This South Jersey ice skating rink is home to three local teams and clubs. You can bring your little ones here to learn to how to skate and figure skate in addition to their hockey camps and clinics.
601 Holly Dell Dr, Sewell, NJ 08080

10. Flyers Skate Zone
Yes, this Atlantic City arena is home to the Philadelphia Flyers, but open skate hours are offered every afternoon and Friday and Saturday nights. It additionally offers learn to skate programs for kids and adults, so you and your little ones can learn together.
501 North Albany Ave. Atlantic City, NJ 08041

11. Bridgewater Sports Arena
This ice skating rink has family nights on Fridays, so be sure to head over for your next family adventure. For $12 a person, you get admission, skate rentals, and 20 arcade tokens
1425 Frontier Rd., Bridgewater, New Jersey 08807

12. Ice At The Pier
This outdoor ice skating rink takes over Pier Village in the winter so you can skate while surrounded by the sound of the ocean. Afterward, you can take your little ones for food or shopping at the many stores nearby.
50 Chelsea Ave., Long Branch, NJ 07740

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Amina is a lifelong resident of Little Falls, New Jersey and a senior at Montclair State University where she spends equal time studying journalism and browsing the streets of Montclair for healthy desserts and new hot yoga classes to try out (hellooo, Younique Yoga in Cedar Grove). When she’s not being confused as a twin to her younger sister, Amina loves strolling the Hoboken waterfront while admiring the NYC skyline, and visiting Pier Village in Long Branch with her family.