Hours of Operation
|Ice Season Public Session Hours|
|Monday – Tuesday||10:00am – 2:30pm|
|Wednesday – Thursday||10:00am – 9:00pm|
|Friday – Saturday||10:00am – 10:00pm|
|Sunday||10:00am – 9:00pm|
December Holiday Hours
|Monday, Dec. 18th||10:00 am – 2:30 pm
6:00 pm – 10:00 pm
|Tuesday, Dec. 19th||10:00 am – 10:00 pm|
|Wednesday, Dec. 20th||10:00 am – 10:00 pm|
|Thursday, Dec. 21st||10:00 am – 10:00 pm|
|Friday, Dec. 22nd||10:00 am – 10:00 pm|
|Saturday, Dec. 23th||10:00 am – 10:00 pm|
|Sunday, Dec. 24th||10:00 am – 10:00 pm|
|Monday, Dec. 25th||9:00 am – 10:00 pm|
|Tuesday, Dec. 26th||9:00 am – 10:00 pm|
|Wednesday, Dec. 27th||9:00 am – 10:00 pm|
|Thursday, Dec. 28th||9:00 am – 10:00 pm|
|Friday, Dec. 29th||9:00 am – 10:00 pm|
|Saturday, Dec. 30||9:00 am – 10:00 pm|
|Sunday, Dec.31||9:00 am – 10:00 pm|
|Monday, Jan. 1st||10:00 am – 9:00 pm|
The iconic Central Park ice skating rink is open daily.
From Oct. 28, 2023 – Mar. 15, 2024, Wollman Rink NYC is an ice skating rink that welcomes everyone – New Yorkers from every borough and people from all over the world.
2023-24 Rink Calendar
skating and non-skating
|Child (ages 4-12)
includes 1 non-skating adult chaperone ticket
|Child (3 and under)
includes 1 non-skating adult chaperone ticket
|Seniors (age 65+)||$10||$10||$10|
|Skate Aid Rental
4 feet tall and under, purchase inside or on patio
purchase inside clubhouse retail shop
Available Monday, Tuesday and Friday 9am to 5pm Saturday and Sunday 8:30am to 6pm
purchase inside clubhouse at terminals
with IDNYC or NY Public Library Card
includes admission, skates and cocoa
during public skating, walk-up only
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)
- You may arrive up to 30 minutes prior to your scheduled entry time. Please allow time to enter, pick up your skates, and get on the ice.
- Please have your tickets ready for scanning at the box office.
- Your party must check-in together.
- There is no re-entry once you leave the facility. Tickets are non-refundable.
- Please be aware the ice will be closed periodically for ice resurfacing. Please click here for the ice resurfacing schedule
Note: There is no re-entry once you leave the facility. Tickets are non-refundable.
Wollman Rink NYC in Central Park will open for ice skating daily from Saturday, October 28th, 2023 to March 15, 2024.
The rink is located near the southeast corner of Central Park, New York City. The closest entrance is at 59th Street and 6th Avenue.
All children 12 and under must be accompanied by an adult. Each child ticket purchased (children 4-12 years) includes admission for one non-skating adult chaperone. Children 3 and under are free. Tickets for special events at Wollman Rink may also be purchased on line.
All patrons whether skating or not are required to sign a waiver to enter to Wollman Rink NYC.
You are welcome to bring your own skates, but you can also rent a pair at the rink for $11. Skate rentals are available to add on at the same time as your ticket purchase online or on-site at the rink.
Yes, skates are available to rent for $11.00 + tax. Skate rentals are available to add on at the same time as your ticket purchase online or on-site at the rink. The smallest skate size offered is child’s 6. The largest size skate offered is a men’s 14. Guests are welcome to bring their own skates.
We offer skate aids for a fee $25 for young people that need an object to lean on to learn how to skate. They are a per person rental only offered to children 12 and younger and under 4 feet tall.
Wollman Park Partners is offering discounted pricing ($15 for admission, skates and a hot cocoa) to increase accessibility to the rink for those in need through the Wollman Rink Access Program (WRAP). This program is designed to help provide access for New Yorkers who have not historically been able to afford to visit the rink.
WRAP tickets are only available in-person at the box office during public skating hours (while supplies last) on a first come, first served basis, for guests presenting an IDNYC or New York Public Library card. Unfortunately, New York State ID and license are not accepted. Special arrangements are also available for our community partners: Figure Skating in Harlem, Ice Hockey in Harlem, Green City Force, The Boys’ Club of New York and the YMCA of Greater New York.
Additional discount programs include:
- Culture Pass – Quantities of free admission tickets are also available (starting in November) on Culture Pass every month throughout the season and can be secured online, on the Culture Pass website, in advance.
- Community Days – Free admission for those who keep New York strong (with proper ID): November 10 – Veterans and Active Military, January 15 – Teachers, February 19 – Public Sector Employees, February 29 – Leap Day Free for All
Safety is always our top priority. If an event date is canceled due to unsafe weather conditions, we will gladly accommodate you into another day when public skating is being offered.
No. All ticket purchases are final.
There is NO RE-ENTRY.
From small parties to entire rink buyouts, Wollman Rink NYC is an incredible venue for private events during the ice season or warmer months. Let us know more about your event here.
The Premier Pass will provide guests access to the heated rink side tent, a semi-private space with limited capacity. We also offer rink side Igloos as another option for a private event experience.
Yes. The Café onsite offers a wide selection of delicious food and drink including warm fresh food, grab-n-go items, vegan options, a coffee bar and favorites for kids. Alcohol may be available for purchase during select special events.
Outside food and beverage is not allowed at Wollman Rink NYC.
Strollers are permitted. We are not responsible lost or stolen items.
Wollman Rink NYC strongly discourages guests from bringing unnecessary bags and backpacks into the venue. No bags will be permitted on the ice. Oversize bags and luggage will not be permitted at any time. All bags will be subject to search, which may delay your entry. Wollman Rink NYC is not responsible for unattended bags. Lockers are available for rent in the clubhouse.
There are NO pets permitted at Wollman Rink NYC. ONLY trained and licensed service or guide animals are permitted at Wollman Rink NYC. They are not allowed on the rink and must be attended.
Yes. Please visit Wollman Rink NYC’s EMT office located next door to The Café.
As you enjoy our shared public space, please follow these simple guidelines for the safety of all our visitors. Visitors in possession of Prohibited Items may be refused entry or ejected from the facility.
Illegal items will be confiscated and turned over to the police. The following items are not permitted at Wollman Rink NYC. Please be courteous and respectful of others:
- Aerosol Cans
- Animals / Pets (except service animals)
- Balloons and Beach Balls
- Cans, Bottles, Glass, or Other Beverage Containers
- Chains, Studded Bracelets, etc.
- Coolers or Ice Chests
- Hard sided bags of any size
- Illegal Drugs
- Laser Pens and Pointers
- Noisemaking Devices (i.e. Whistles, Air Horns, Drums, Horns, Vuvuzelas)
- Outside Food and Beverage
- Selfie Sticks and GoPros large camera lenses, tripods or monopods
- Poles to Display Banners, Flags, etc.
- Signs with wires, lights, and/or batteries
- Un-approved Pamphlets, Handouts, Advertisements, etc.
- Weapons (i.e. Knives, Pepper Spray, Tear Gas, Handcuffs, Stun Guns, etc.)
- Any Other Item Deemed to be Inappropriate / Dangerous by Management
- Smoking devices, including Electronic Cigarettes
Wollman Rink NYC follows city, state and federal safety guidelines for public gathering as well as all Central Park rules. Visit their website for the complete list of city-wide rules and regulations.
Any Prohibited Items which are surrendered as a condition of entry to the facility shall be deemed to be surrendered irrevocably and voluntarily. Any such items will be unable to be reclaimed and shall be disposed of by Wollman Rink NYC without any liability.
This list is subject to change at the discretion of Wollman Rink NYC Management.
WRNYC does not permit drugs, or smoking, including electronic cigarettes. Guests who appear intoxicated or under the influence will not be permitted to skate. The staff reserves the right to eject or deny entry to any guest who appears to be impaired or is causing a disturbance to other guests. Alcohol may be available for purchase select The Discoasis evening performances.
We are happy to welcome and assist all customers at Wollman Rink NYC. Please see a guest services represent on site for further assistance.
Wollman Café onsite offers a wide selection of delicious food and drink including warm fresh food, grab-n-go items, vegan options, a coffee bar and favorites for kids. Alcohol is only available for private events.