Bryant Park | Bank of America Winter Village

Bank of America
Winter Village at Bryant Park

The Rink

October 29, 2016 - March 5, 2017

The Rink is the centerpiece of Bank of America Winter Village at Bryant Park. The 170' x 100' rink features free admission ice skating, in addition to high quality rental skates, skating shows, special events, and activities.

Whether you are looking to skate before going to the office, with family on weekends, or for a spin under the stars at a holiday party, Winter Village is the perfect destination.

Skate Sharpening
Offered in the Skating Pavilion.

Polar Lounge
Available for birthday parties and more.

Skate Lessons
Individual and group lessons can be arranged for all ages and levels.

Snackbar by Public Fare
Take a skate break with a wide selection of comfort foods, hot and cold drinks, and delicious treats.

Lockers and Bag Check
Inside the Skating Pavilion, lockers are free of charge, with locks available for purchase. Bag check is also available for a fee.

For birthday parties and special occasions, please call
212-768-4242.

Holiday Shops

October 29, 2016 - January 2, 2017

Featuring more than 125 boutique-style shops in the park's tree-lined allées, the Holiday Shops complete the park's transformation into a winter wonderland.

From distinctive apparel to jewelry, decorative goods, local foods, and much more, the Holiday Shops are the perfect place to find gifts for all.

If you are interested in becoming a Holiday Shops vendor, please call 212.529.9262 or email.

Public Fare

October 29, 2016 - March 5, 2017

Danny Meyer's Public Fare Bryant Park is a fine-casual eatery designed in partnership with Crate and Barrel on the northeast corner of The Rink. Public Fare will be open from 8am to 10pm daily, serving an array of seasonal pastries, sandwiches and snacks with a coffee bar in the morning that will transition to a wine and cocktail bar in the evening..

Public Fare is also a perfect venue for holiday parties and special occasions. Please call 212-768-4242 for more information.

Overlook

Open through March 5, 2017

Our observation deck, located on the second floor of the Skating Pavilion, is the perfect place to warm up and observe the Rink below. While you sit, enjoy a selection of games, chess, and art supplies--all for free!

Bank of America Winter Village at Bryant Park

www.wintervillage.org

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Upcoming Winter Village Events

Saturday, January 21, 2017

Cali Co Cat & Le Carrousel Pals are moving indoors for a chance to listen to stories, read great books, and earn free skate rentals. 

Saturdays, January 14, 2017- March 4, 2017

StoryTime will be held in Overlook, located on the second floor of the Skating Pavilion at Bank of America Winter Village Village at Bryant Park. 

There will be free books for attendees, while supplies last, courtesy of our partners at Penguin Random House.

Kids can also obtain a StoryTime Card and start earning their way to free skate rentals and lessons at The Rink.

Kids who get their card stamped at one StoryTime session, and attend one program at the Children’s Center at the New York Public Library (or read one library book there), will receive one free skate rental. Attendance at three StoryTime programs at Overlook wins the card-bearer a skate rental plus one for an adult as well, and all participants are automatically entered in a raffle to win a free Learn-to-Skate lesson.  

For NYPL info @ 42nd Street go to: https://www.nypl.org/events/calendar 

Narrow your search”: Location - Schwarzman Building; Audience - Children

 

 
Monday, January 23, 2017

Take advantage of free beginner group skating lessons for adults on select Monday afternoons. The hour-long class is half formal instruction, half structured practice. Pre-register at Eventbrite

Class starts promptly at 1pm. We recommend that you arrive at least 20 minutes early to check-in, put on your skates, and stow your belongings in a locker. You may bring your own skates and lock; skate rental is $20 per person and locks are $10.

All lessons are taught by certified Skate Coaches from Bryant Park's own Skate School. Skate Rentals and Bag Check are not included.

Participants must be 18 years of age or older.

Pre-Registration closes at 9am the morning of the lesson.

 
Thursday, January 26, 2017

Work up a sweat on the Rink with an on-ice circuit workout. Expect exercises used by figure and hockey skaters that will make you a better skater. Please register at Eventbrite.

Class starts promptly at 8am. We recommend that you arrive at least 20 minutes early to check-in, put on your skates, and stow your belongings in a locker. You may bring your own skates and lock; skate rental is $20 per person and locks are $10.

Showers and towels are not provided. 

This class is recommended for competent skaters. Participants should feel comfortable with stopping, moving forward, and skating without holding onto anything. If you're interested in free skating lessons, check out our Lunch Break Lessons

The Rink is open to the public during Exerskate sessions. 

 

Registration is required for this event.
Register

 
Friday, January 27, 2017

Come visit an urban interpretation of an “ice” castle – it’s constructed from giant modular building blocks! Come nightfall, the castle is washed in dramatic uplighting. Best viewed from the 6th Avenue entrance of the park. 

 

The rink is closed to the public from 3:30pm-6:45pm for the Winter Carnival Opening Night Skating Showcase. The rink will reopen immediately after the performances end at 6:45pm.

The Pavilion will remain open during this time period.