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Closed for good as of April 2008.
There is/will be a new ice rink in Flushing Meadows Park.
Indoors, seasonal -
Located in Flushing Meadows Park in Queens.
There is a nice view of the Unisphere built for the 1964 World's Fair -
bring your camera.
The ice is well maintained, smooth, and medium hard.
The music is OK and
Walkmans are allowed.
Subway - #7 train to Shea Stadium - 10 minute walk through park to rink.
Drive - Grand Central Parkway to Flushing Meadows Park.
Free parking is available.
There is a skating school if you need lessons.
Coin lockers are available and cost 50 cents.
Skate rental is also available.
There are vending machines for soda and snacks.
Everyone must sign a waiver before being allowed to skate.
Those under 18 need an adult (parent) to sign it, as well.
-- written Nov 3, 1997 (last visit before write-up Oct 15)
-- updated Oct 25, 2001
See the City of New York/Parks & Recreation web site for more information.
Last updated Sept 21, 2008.