Glide on the ice just like the sleek creature you’re.


Or fly throughout the ice, sparks flying out of your heels.


Whether or not you fantasize concerning the Olympics, the Stanley Cup or some variation on “Frozen,” winter is the season to have fun ice.

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Along with the numerous indoor rinks you’ll be able to patronize, winter additionally brings non permanent rinks to locations corresponding to Pier Village in Long Branch and the Asbury Hotel in Asbury Park, the place you’ll be able to skate al fresco. For information, go to and, respectively.


Skating specialists will inform newcomers to maintain trying ahead and to not look down at their toes, which is sound recommendation for all times on the whole. If you need extra suggestions, watch our video above. 

And should you do not suppose you’ll be able to study to skate as a result of you may have a incapacity, suppose once more.

Adaptive Skating USA, a New Jersey-based group based by Sherri Putnam, a veteran who grew to become disabled whereas serving her nation, helps introduce skating to folks of all talents.


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Putnam discovered to skate in 2014 as a part of her bodily remedy, and needed to make skating accessible to others with bodily or developmental disabilities. By means of a grant from the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs, Adaptive Skating USA affords classes at Wollman Rink in New York’s Central Park.


There’s room on the ice for everybody, so lace up and go.

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Listed below are a couple of locations to get you began:



Aspen Ice. Yr-round rink together with summer time skating and hockey camps. The place: 16 Aspen Drive, Randolph. Go:


Clary Anderson Enviornment. Indoor rink. Classes, events. The place: 41 Chestnut St., Montclair.

Fritz Dietl Ice Skating Rink. Hockey, skating, classes, events. Open since 1958. The place: 639 Broadway, Westwood. Go:

Ice Home. 4 NHL-sized indoor rinks for skating and hockey. Giant Professional Store. The place: 111 Midtown Bridge Method, Hackensack.


Mackay Ice Rink. Skating, classes, hockey, events. Free skating periods for seniors, midday to 2 p.m., Tuesdays and Fridays. The place: 130 West Englewood Ave., Englewood. Go:

Mennen Sports activities Enviornment. Three ice sheets, professional store. Residence to Skating Membership of Morris and New Jersey Colonials youth hockey. The place: 161 East Hanover Ave., Morris Township. Go:


Newport Skates. An out of doors rink on the Jersey Metropolis waterfront. The place: 95 River Drive South, Jersey Metropolis. Go:

Skylands Ice World. Two NHL-sized indoor rinks. The place: 2765 Route 23, Stockholm.


Bridgewater Sports activities Enviornment. Indoor rink, laser tag. The place: 1425 Frontier Highway, Bridgewater. Go:

Ice Land. Indoor rink for skating and hockey. The place: 6 Tennis Court docket, Hamilton.


Outdated Bridge Enviornment. Seasonal, open-air rink with a roof. Skating, hockey. Classes. The place: Within the municipal advanced on Cottrell Highway and Route 516. Go:

Roosevelt Park Household Ice Skating Rink. An out of doors rink, overlooking the lake in Roosevelt Park. Open by March 29. The place: 151 Parsonage Highway, Edison. Go:

Woodbridge Group Heart. Indoor rink for skating and hockey. The place: 600 Foremost St., Woodbridge.



Jersey Shore Enviornment. Three NHL-sized rinks. DJ Skate periods, laser tag. The place: 1215 Wyckoff Highway, Wall. Go:


Pink Financial institution Armory. Indoor rink for skating and hockey. Classes and leagues. The place: 76 Chestnut St., Pink Financial institution.

Ocean Ice Palace. Indoor rink for skating and hockey. The place: 197 Chambersbridge Highway, Brick.

Winding River Skating Heart. Indoor rink for skating and hockey. The place: 1211 Whitesville Highway, Toms River.



Flyers Skate Zone. Indoor rinks for skating and hockey. The place: 501 North Albany Ave., Atlantic Metropolis; 6725 River Highway, Pennsauken; 601 Laurel Oak Highway, Voorhees.


Igloo Ice Skating Rink. Two NHL-sized indoor rinks, curling membership. The place: 3033 Fostertown Highway, Mount Laurel.

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Cooper River Park. WinterFest Ice Skating, with arcade video games in a heated tent and and outside rink, open till Feb. 17. The place: Nook of Cuthbert and Park Drive, Cherry Hill. Go:


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