Brooklyn Roller Skating Guide – New Rinks in Sunset Park & Bushwick!

Plan a skate session with the family!

By Meredith Kurnov, Editor & Publisher of Macaroni Kid Brooklyn NW May 23, 2024

With seasonal rink reopenings and the availability of skate rentals as little as kids' size 6/7/8, it's easier than ever for families to head out for a skate session together! Check out one of these rinks around NYC:

🛼 Pier 2 Roller Skating Rink (Brooklyn Bridge Park)

  • Open through October
  • Hours: Times vary, see the schedule (NOTE: not open when raining)
  • Cost: $0-11 admission depending on the day/hour, $7 roller skate or blade rentals, lockers available for a quarter
  • Skate lessons presented by Skaterobics starting May 2nd: Thursdays 6-7pm lesson for kids AND adults, $20 per person including skate rental and wrist guards

🛼 LeFrak Center at Lakeside Prospect Park (Prospect Heights)

  • Open through October
  • Typical hours:
  • Cost: $9.80-14.50 admission, $9.25 skate rental (skate aids, helmets, elbow/knee pads, lockers also available for rental)
  • Lessons available through the Skate School

🛼 Brooklyn Skates **Adults only** (Bed-Stuy)

  • Open year-round
  • Hours: Wednesdays 8pm-12am, Fridays 8pm-1am
  • Cost: $10 admission, $5 skate rental

🛼 GoGo Skating (Sunset Park)

  • New! Open daily 
  • Hours: 12pm-11pm
  • $25 on weekdays, $30 on weekends – includes rentals. Buy 10-pack, get 4 free ($300), $298 monthly pass, $598 season pass, 
  • Summer Training Course: $168/week 

🛼 Xanadu Roller Arts (Bushwick) 

  • Opening June 19th, with all ages hours starting June 21!
  • Wood flooring
  • Hours: 12pm-6pm for all ages skate dates
  • Cost: $18.54, Concessions will be available (no outdoor food allowed), Lessons will be available during every session.

NYC rinks beyond Brooklyn:

🛼 Central Park Dance Skaters Association (Central Park Skater's Circle near Bethesda Terrace)

  • Open through October
  • Hours: Saturdays & Sundays 2:45-6:45pm, weather permitting
  • BYO skates
  • Cost: FREE / donate to support volunteer effort

🛼 Roller Jam USA (Staten Island)

  • Open year-round
  • Hours: Friday 7pm-12am, Saturday 1-7pm (9pm-2am adults only)
  • Cost: $15 admission, $5 skate rental

🛼 Skates in the Park (Jamaica, Queens)

  • Open through October)
  • Hours: Saturdays 3-7pm
  • BYO skates
  • Cost: FREE
  • Email for free beginner lessons

Happy roller skating!


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