It’s the season for winter sports and the most accessible sport on Long Island is ice skating! Of course there’s snowboarding and skiing, but where are you going to find a mountain on a flat island? Plus, ice skating is great for all ages. Take the kids, go on a date with your significant other or grab some friends and laugh at who falls first. Since the weather hasn’t been so bad lately, you could even check out the outdoor ice skating rinks. There are plenty of ice skating rinks in Nassau County and we know where all the best ones are.
Indoor Ice Skating Rinks in Nassau County
Cantiague’s Indoor Ice Skating Rink
This Hicksville facility has been around for many years. Olympic gold medalist Nancy Kerrigan performed there in 2004. From 1979 to 1992 the New York Islanders practiced on that very ice. If it once held a NHL team and an Olympic gold medalist it must be great for recreational skating! Click here for the schedule and pricing.
Iceland is located In New Hyde Park. The best part about Iceland is they have specific times for children only sessions. So if you want to bring the kids to a lighter pace skate session come on weekdays from 11:30 am – 1 pm or Saturdays 11:15 am – 12:45 pm. Or if you’re not so good at skating and don’t feel like getting lapped by people tinier than you, come to a session right after. Skate rental is also available. For more information click here.
Port Washington Skating Center
Come down to the Port Washington Skating Center to test out your ice legs. It has everything from adult and youth hockey, skating lessons and general skating. Get into the sport at Port Washington Skating Center. Find out what else the rink offers by clicking here.
Outdoor Ice Skating Rinks in Nassau County
Christopher Morley Park
Just imagine the sun shining down on you as you skate in the open air of Christopher Morley Park in Roslyn-North Hills. The rink has been there since 1966. The rink usually closes in mid-March depending on the weather, so make sure you lace up before then! You could even get lessons there. Check out the rink’s hours and skating sessions here.
Grant Park is an outdoor rink similar to Christopher Morley Park. Located in Hewlett, Grant Park Ice Rink offers hockey, skating lessons, general skating and private events. Bundle up and have some winter fun when you go ice skating at Grant Park!
Syosset-Woodbury Community Park Ice Rink
The Town of Oyster Bay has tons of ice skating rinks, but Syosset-Woodbury Community Park Ice Rink has a great and inexpensive outdoor rink. Have group parties, get lessons or just skate for fun. Make a day out of it! Check out their schedule and pricing by clicking here.
Grab your scarf, gloves, a hat and, of course, skates and enjoy some winter sports! Whether you’re looking for an indoor rink with food and beverages or feel like skating under the winter sun, you’ll find the best ice skating rinks in Nassau County! If you need a ride feel free to call or make a reservation with us at All Island Transportation!