Where To Do Figure 8’s in Baristaville

BY  |  Monday, Dec 19, 2011 7:30am

Codey Arena

If you’re looking for a place to ice skate, Baristaville (and beyond) has many options–both indoor and out. Until we get colder weather, you’re stuck with skating inside, but keep this list handy for when they start putting up the “Skating” signs at local ponds.

Indoor rinks

Codey Arena at South Mountain

560 Northfield Avenue

West Orange, NJ

Various Public Skating hours. See schedule here.

Cost: Adults $7 / Children $5

Skate rentals: $4

Clary Anderson Arena

41 Chestnut Street

Montclair, NJ, 07042

Various Public Skating hours. See schedule here.

Cost: $6

Skate rentals: $4

Floyd Hall Arena

One Hall Drive

Little Falls, NJ

Various Public Skating hours. See schedule here.

Cost: Adults $7 / Children $6

Skate rentals: $4

Ice Vault Arena

10 Nevins Road

Wayne, NJ

Various public Skating hours. See schedule here.

Cost: Adults $9 / Children $8

Skate rentals: $4

Outdoor skating

Verona Park Lake

Bloomfield Avenue & Lakeside Avenue

Verona, NJ

You can skate when the “Skating Today” sign is up.

Cost: Free

Skater rentals: None, it’s BYO skates.

Edgemont Park Pond

Valley Road

Montclair, NJ, 07042

You can skate when the “Skating Today” sign is up.

Cost: Free

Skater rentals: None, it’s BYO skates.

Grover Cleveland Park Pond

Brookside Avenue & Runnymede Road

Caldwell, NJ

You can skate when the “Skating Today” sign is up.

Cost: Free

Skater rentals: None, it’s BYO skates.

The Pond in Essex Fells

Corner of Fells Road and Forest Way

Essex Fells, NJ

You can skate when the “green flag”  is up.

Cost: Free

Skater Rental: None, it’s BYO skates.

For a real treat, head into The City and go skating at one of these rinks:

Citi Pond at Bryant Park

W 42nd and 6th Avenue, NYC.

Hours: 8am – 10pm

Admission: Free and you can rent skates for $14. Lockers available for free if you bring your own lock. Locks are $9.

Wollman Rink in Central Park

Central Park South (59th Street) and 6th Avenue. Wollman Rink is a two minute walk into Central Park from this entrance. Follow the footpath directly into the park.

Hours:

Monday & Tuesday  10 am – 2:30 pm

Wednesday & Thursday 10 am – 10 pm

Friday & Saturday 10 am – 11 pm

Sunday 10 am – 9 pm

Admission: Weekdays: Adults $10.75, Kids $5.75 / Friday – Sunday: Adults $16, Kids $6. You can rent skates for $6.75 and a locker for $10.50 ($6.00 will be returned with the lock.)

The Ice Rink at Rockefeller Center

Rockefeller Center, between West 48th & West 51st Streets and 5th and 6th Avenues, NYC.

Hours: Check schedule here.

Admission: Adults $21, Kids $12.50. You can rent skates for $10.

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