Ice Skating in Bergen County: Our Rink Roundup

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What comes to mind when you hear the word “winter”? Snow? Hot chocolate? Roaring fires? Gliding smoothly around an icy rink? If ice skating is your idea of winter fun, we’ve got your round-up of indoor and outdoor ice skating rinks in and around Bergen County.

Indoor Rinks


The Ice House of NJ is a massive ice skating facility with 4 NHL regulation size rinks, hockey training and leagues, skating lessons from top instructors, open skate, birthday parties and a snack bar. For Friday night fun, try the Skate Jam. From 9:30-11:30, skate to sounds of a live DJ and the sights of a laster light show. Admission is $20 and includes skate rental. (Admission $10/pass, skate rental is $5/pair, click here for open skate times, 111 Midtown Bridge Approach, Hackensack, 201-487-8444)


Mackay Ice Rink in Englewood offers a Learn to Skate program, Hockey, birthday parties and open skate time on one rink covered rink that is mostly indoors. Private event rental of the rink is also available. (Non residents $8/pass, season passes and packages are available, skate rental is $4/pair, click here for open skate times, 130 W. Englewood Avenue, Englewood, 201-568-3133)


The Fritz Dietl Ice Rink is a family owned facility with one ice rink for lessons, open skate, hockey rental and parties. It’s ice skating in Bergen County just like you remember it! Also home to the North Jersey Figure Skating Club. (Admission $10/2 hour session, skate rental is $3/pair, click here for open skate times, 639 Broadway, Westwood, 201.664.9812)


The Ice Vault is the areas newest multi-rink facility. With three rinks, two that operate year round, public skating, learn to skate programs, recreational hockey leagues, figure skating, birthday parties and more, this rink has something for everyone. Plus, non-skaters can make themselves comfortable in the elevated restaurant with windows that overlook the rinks. (Admission $11/adults, $9/kids, skate rental is $4/pair, click here for public skate times, 10 Nevins Road, Wayne, 973.628.1500)

Little Falls:

Located on Montclair State University campus, the Floyd Hall Arena is a 2-rink, year round facility and is home to tons of hockey and figure skating teams and hosts local schools, along with public skating, learn to skate sessions, birthday parties and more. (Admission is $9/adults and $7/children, skate rental is $4, click here for more information, 28 Clove Road, Little Falls, 973.746.7744)

Rockland County:

Palisades Center Ice Rink on the top floor of the Palisades Center can add an hour or two of active fun to your mall/movie day. The rink offers skate lessons, open skate, hockey and birthday parties. (Admission $10/adult, $8/child/senior/military, skate rental is $4, click here for open skate times, Palisades Center, West Nyack, NY, 845.353.4855)

Monsey, NY:

The Sportorama ice rink is as close to ice skating in Bergen County as you can get in New York. Located just across the border, you can find lessons, public skate times, hockey and the home of the Skyliners Synchronized Figure Skating team. (Admission starts at $9/person, skate rental is $4, click here for more information, 20 College Road, Monsey, NY, 845.356.3919)

Outdoor Rinks

Jersey City:

Looking for a small outdoor rink in the middle of a neighborhood for some weekend ice skating fun in Bergen County? Try Newport Skates. Located right on the Hudson River, this rink is open weekday afternoons and all day on the weekends and offering group and private skate lessons. (Admission is $7, skate rental is $6, click here for more information, 95 River Drive South, Jersey City, 201.626.7465)

Want some protection from the elements but still want an outdoor skating experience? Pershing Field Ice Rink (otherwise known as the Charlie Heger Ice Rink) fits the bill with a roof but still open to the elements. (Admission is $5, skate rental is $4/figure and $5/hockey, click here for more information, 800 Summit Ave, Jersey City)


The Secaucus Ice Rink, which underwent a $2.1 million renovation a few years ago, resulting in more efficient ice making capabilities is once again open for business in Buchmuller Park. Open skate hours are limited but the bargain prices make this rink a winner. (Admission is $3, skate rental is $2, click here for more information, 150 Plaza Center, Secaucus, 201.330.0273)

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