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Empire ''Skate'' Plaza - Part of Winter at the Plaza

  • people skating in front of the capitol building
  • people skating with the egg in the background
  • people skating with The Egg in the background
  • people skating in front of the plaza
  • a different picture of people skating in front of the plaza
  • people skating in front of the plaza with some sort of fire in the foreground
  • three people at an ice rink
When: Event has passed. Watch this page for updates.
Cost: FREE ADMISSION
Phone: (518) 473-6299

Now in its 8th year, the tremendously popular Empire State Plaza Ice Rink is open daily from Noon - 8:00 p.m. (closed for maintenance from 3:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.) and skating is free. Located in the shadow of Albany's majestic State Capitol, amenities include lockers, skate rentals, and refreshments.

Rentals are available whenever the rink is open and cost $3 for children 12 and under and $4 for adults. A photo ID is required to rent skates. Every Saturday is Free Skate Rental Day courtesy of Hannaford Supermarkets. The 2018-19 season will feature an assorted line-up of special events including instructional clinics!

*Note: The Ice Rink will remain open until March 17, 2019, weather permitting.

Calendar of Ice Rink Events (subject to change):

Directions

  • I-87 south to I-90 east: I-787 south to Empire State Plaza exit
  • I-87 south to exit 23: I-787 north to Empire State Plaza exit
  • I-90 west to I-787: south to Empire State Plaza exit
  • I-90 east to I-787: south to Empire State Plaza exit

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