When it’s too cold for little ones to skate outdoors—or not cold enough for the ice to stay frozen—an indoor ice rink is an ideal solution. Here on Long Island, there is no shortage of indoor rinks. So, whether your family is new to the sport or your child is interested in joining a hockey league or taking figure skating lessons, we have just the rink for you.
This roundup of the best local indoor skating rinks on Long Island features information on open-skate times, group and private lessons, birthday parties, and sports leagues. Of course, if your family prefers to do its skating outdoors, be sure to check out our guide to Long Island’s best outdoor rinks.
Most of these rinks offer skate rental, but note that some are run by local municipalities that offer discounted fees for residents.