2017-2018 Season: Empire "Skate" Plaza Ice Rink

Notification for March 14: The Plaza Ice Rink will be opening at 12:00 p.m. today. 

  • Contact Number: 518-473-6299
  • Hours: Every day from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m., weather dependent. The rink will be closed daily from 3 to 4 p.m. for maintenance.
  • Cost to Skate: Free
  • Skate Rental: $3 for children 12 and under and $4 for adults. A photo ID is required to rent skates. Every Friday is free skate rental Friday courtesy of Hannaford Supermarkets.
  • Amenities: A full-service snack bar open Friday through Sunday and a skate lounge with lockers for personal items are all located in the glass pavilion on the Plaza level.
  • Paid visitor parking is available in the V-lot under the Empire State Plaza. Free parking in the East Garage on Philip Street off Madison Avenue is available after 5 p.m.

Thank you to our 2017-18 sponsors: