A Guide to Roller Rinks in North Jersey

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Indoor activities are always necessary in New Jersey, where weather can be unpredictable. Roller skating at an arena can be a fun and active way to spend an evening, whether it be for adults, children, or family skate nights. There are plenty of places to spend an evening gliding in North Jersey, not far from Hudson County. Whether you’re an expert rollerblader or looking to take up a new hobby, check out our list of roller rinks in North Jersey.

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Branch Brook Park Roller Skating Center {Clifton Avenue, 7th Avenue, Newark}

Branch Brook Park Roller Skating Center

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Adult skate nights and family skate nights as well as events for young and beginner skaters are available at this facility. Admissions and skate rental pricing vary depending on the night of the week, and spectator tickets are also available for purchase. 

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Frenchtown Roller Rink {2998 Daniel Bray Highway, Frenchtown} 

Events of any kind can happen at Frenchtown, including birthday parties, after-school skate clubs, fundraising events, lessons, and physical education school openings. Events and schedules vary at this family-owned business. 

Inline Skating Club of America {170 Schuyler Avenue, North Arlington}

Complete with a full-service snack bar and an arcade, the Inline Skating Club of America offers a full skating experience with background music. Open skating is available on the weekend only, from 1PM to 3PM, and rental skates can be purchased on-site. 

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Pershing Field {201 Central Avenue, Jersey City}

Resident adults can ski at this downtown Jersey City park for $3, while non-resident adults can skate for $5. Prices vary for children and seniors. Roller and inline skates are available for rent and cost $4 and $5 respectively for both residents and non-residents alike.

South Amboy Arena Rollermagic {270 N. Stevens Avenue, South Amboy} 

South Amboy Arena Rollermagic

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This rink offers many options for skaters of all ages and skill levels, including skate lessons, a competitive skating club, lockers, and a viewing area. There’s also a full-service skate shop and a full-service snack bar, as well as a novelty stuff shop. Public skating is available most days of the week, but full facility rentals can be arranged for any day. 

Villa Roller Rink {2121 NJ-57, Washington} 

Villa Roller Rink

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Graffiti and lighting effects add to the decor of Villa Roller Rink, where themed costume skates for Halloween are also offered. Adult skate night occurs on the third Thursday of every month, but private parties and other events can be scheduled on flexible days. Open skate happens on Wednesdays and each day of the weekend. 

Woodbridge Community Center {600 Main Street, Woodbridge}

This arena is widely recognized as one of the best roller skating rinks in the country, complete with state-of-the-art sound and lighting systems. There’s an arcade and cafe on the premises, and skate rentals of all sizes are available. Public skate sessions are available on Wednesdays, Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays.

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Erica calls Hoboken her adopted home, after moving from Toronto, Canada nearly three years ago. She completed her graduate degree from NYU's journalism school last year and now spends her days writing and reading. Her interests include everything from sports to books to fashion, and she falls more and more in love with Hudson County with each passing day.