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Ice Skating at Rockefeller Center

10/11/2012 - By Marea Edynak

Imagine yourself gliding and twirling at the world's most famous ice skating rink. Or taking a spin at night under the sparkling lights of the giant Christmas tree.

Bring your own skates or rent them for $10. 

With room for only 150 skaters at a time the lines can get long. Here are a few tips for bypassing the lines.

First Skate of the Day at 7:00 AM: Tickets are available from November 9 to January 7. Adult tickets are $25 and tickets for children under 12 are $15. You can reserve on line.

VIP Reservations include hot coco, skates and a skating concierge. $95 per session. 

Skating Lessons with a professional instructor can help you  polish up your skills are $30 to $35 and include 30 minutes of instruction and 60 minutes free skating time to practice what you learn.

For more information call 212-332-7655 or email or go to their  web site at

Opening Day is October  16, 2012 through April 2013.
Rockefeller Center is between 49th and 50th Streets at Fifth Avenue
Go to 5th Ave. between 49th and 50th St. Walk through the Channel Gardens, go down the stairs at the promenade and turn to the right to look for one of the friendly greeters in a red coat at the Skate House.

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