Winter at the Plaza

Empire "Skate" Plaza Ice Rink

Check out a time-lapse video of the rink preparation!

  • Hours: Every day from 11am - 8pm, weather dependent. The rink closes daily for maintenance between 3pm and 4pm.
  • Last day of Empire Skate Plaza: Sunday, March 8 
  • Cost to Skate: FREE!
  • Skate Rental: $3 for children under 12, $4 for adults. Skate rentals are available whenever the rink is open. A photo ID is required to rent skates. Every Friday is free skate rental courtesy of Hannaford Supermarkets.
  • Full-service snack bar open Friday nights, weekends, and school holidays
  • Skate Lounge & Lockers located on the Plaza
  • For skate rental information call: 518-473-6299.  For all other ice rink related inquiries call: 518-473-7665.


Thank you to our 2014-15 sponsors: