It’s that time of year again! Skaters can once again enjoy an afternoon skating with the backdrop of the New York City skyline. Newport Skates, located at 95 River Drive, is the only outdoor ice skating rink in Jersey City and is officially opening for the 2021-2022 season on Saturday, November 13th — weather permitting (if not too warm).
Update as of 2:30PM on Wednesday 11/10: After sending a press release 11/9 regarding the opening, Newport Skates has updated their opening as tentative, being that the weather has been so warm. Be sure to check back for updates as the weekend approaches.
About the Skating Rink
Online ticketing will be available, with presales beginning November 12th through the Newport Skates website. Newport Skates also offers private lessons and party packages.
If weather permits, the rink will be open to the public through March 13th, 2022.
The rink will be open Monday – Friday 4-9PM, Saturday 11AM-9PM, Sunday 11AM-7PM.
There will be extended hours on the following dates from 11AM–7PM: November 26th, December 23rd, December 27th, December 28th, December 29th, December 30th, December 31st, January 17th, February 21st.
Newport Skates will be closed in observation of holidays on the following dates: November 25th and December 25th.
Admission to skate is $8 (Newport residents receive half-price admission), and a skate rental is $7.
For parking, go to River Market Garage, located at 20 North Boulevard.
Visit the Newport Skates website for more information or call (201) 626-7465.