The Rink

The crown jewel of Winter Village and New York City's only free admission ice skating rink

Closed for the 2020/2021 season. Winter Village will be back next fall!

*New this year*
Contactless ticketing: all skate time must be reserved online.

The Rink at Winter Village is New York City’s only free admission ice skating rink, which is made possible by our partner Bank of America. The Rink is open daily, including holidays*, through the season, weather and events permitting. Many changes were made this season for the health and safety of the public and staff. Please see all changes, COVID-19 safety updates, and more information here.

Open on all holidays*
Oct 31 – Nov 24
Daily, 8am-10pm

Nov 25 – Nov 29
Daily, 8am-11:30pm

Nov 30 – Jan 3
Monday - Thursday: 8am-11pm
Friday - Sunday: 8am-11:30pm

Jan 4 – March 28
Monday – Thursday: 8am-10pm
Friday – Sunday: 8am-11pm
The Rink is open till 11pm during Kids Week in February

*The park closes early New Year’s Eve

Find this on the Bryant Park map


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Both manual and motorized wheelchairs are permitted on the ice. Adaptive sleds are available free of charge.

Users who wish to enjoy the ice using our adaptive sled can be pushed by a member of their party or by one of The Rink’s Skate Hosts. To request Skate Host assistance ahead of time, you may call 917-438-5174, though it is not required.

There are accessible park entrances midblock on 40th and 42nd Streets, between Fifth and Sixth Avenues. There is an accessible route that connects the 6th Avenue side of the park up to The Rink entrance.