How Do You Ice Skate at the Rockfeller Center?


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To get general admission tickets to the Rink at Rockefeller Center, visit the rink during session hours, purchase tickets and rent skates. To book a VIP SKATE package, check availability and place a reservation online at TheRinkatRockCenter.com.

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How Do You Ice Skate at the Rockfeller Center?
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Full Answer

As of 2015, the rink is open every day during skating season and offers eight 90-minute skating sessions throughout the day. Skating lessons are available from 9 A.M. to 6 P.M. daily. These lessons last 30 minutes each and include general admission to the rink. You can purchase tickets for adults, children, seniors or groups. Group sessions require advance reservation and must include a minimum of 15 guests. The rink is also available for birthday parties for children between the ages of 6 and 17.

The VIP SKATE package includes a skate concierge to offer skating tips and assistance, free access into and out of the rink during the skate session, complementary skate rental, and refreshments. VIP skaters enter the rink through a heated chalet, enjoy a guaranteed reservation and are not required to wait in line. For special occasions, VIP skaters have access to the VIP Igloo, which is a heated, tented area with seating, a skate collection area, pastries and hot beverages.

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