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Sky Rink at Chelsea Piers Overview

Sky Rink has been New York City's most popular year-round indoor ice skating rink since opening in 1969. The twin-rink facility, located on Pier 61 at Chelsea Piers, operates seven days a week, welcoming skaters of all ages and ability levels for general skating sessions, figure skating, ice hockey, league play, birthday parties, special events and more. With its stunning architecture and expansive views of the Hudson River, Sky Rink is one of the premier ice skating facilities in the United States.

Ice Hockey

Sky Rink is home to an extensive ice hockey program, offering both youth and adult ice hockey leagues, lunch-time hockey for adults, summer and holiday camps, a Junior CP 61s Youth Development program and New York City Cyclones Tier II Travel Hockey program.

Sky Rink also houses Top Shelf Hockey Training Center, a state-of-the-art training space designed for competitive hockey players. Top Shelf features Athletic Republic-certified coaching, speed training, skills development, and hockey-specific functional strength training.

Figure Skating

Sky Rink's state-of-the-art facilities and professional coaching staff make it one of the world's premier training centers. Sky Rink Figure Skating programs teach off-ice conditioning, goal setting, focus training, freestyle rules and how to mentally and physically prepare for competition.

A complete range of Freestyle Sessions are offered year-round for every skating level, ice dancing and pairs. Harness training and customized off-ice conditioning classes are also available. Private on-ice instruction is available for an additional fee.

Skating School

Since 1969, the Sky Rink Skating School has instructed skaters of all ages and levels in both figure skating and hockey using a progressive, group-based format and complete off-ice training. Skating School offers private instruction and group classes taught by a professional coaching staff that includes former national and international champions and Olympic competitors. Skating School is based on the ISI "Learn to Skate" program and offers a wide range of classes for children and adults.

General Skating

With its twin rinks, stunning architecture and expansive views of the Hudson River, Sky Rink offers both professional and casual skaters a unique and exciting place to skate. Rental skates and helmets for children are available.

Groups of twelve or more skaters are eligible for a discount by reserving a session with Sky Rink at least 48 hours in advance and paying for all skaters in one cashier's transaction. Skate rental is included.

Click here to view the full General Skating schedule.


Beautiful party rooms and Sunset Terrace, a 3,400 square-foot private terrace overlooking the Hudson River, make Sky Rink a favorite spot for birthday celebrations and other private gatherings. From fun-filled children's birthday parties to sit-down dinners for 200+ guests, Sky Rink's dedicated event staff is ready to organize a truly unique and memorable party. On-site food service is provided by Piers Pizza Company, Sunset Catering and 'Wichcraft.


Facility Features

  • Two Full-Size Indoor Ice Rinks
  • Skate Rental
  • Viewing Areas
  • Locker Rooms
  • Top Shelf Hockey Training Center
  • Dance and Fitness Studio
  • Party and Event Rooms

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