New Jersey

Newport Skates

Newport Skates is the only outdoor ice rink in Jersey City. It is located on the waterfront community of Newport with amazing views of the Manhattan skyline. The rink hosts parties for groups of 8-24 people. If you’re looking for an exclusive rink event, you can also rent the entire ice rink for 3 hours Mondays-Wednesdays. The rink is open daily during the winter and is easily accessible by car or the PATH train.

Contact Info
Address: 95 River Drive S., Jersey City, NJ 07310. Hudson County. Tel: 201-626-7465. Website: Hrs: See website. Contact: 201-626-7465.
Trip Info
Grade Level: All grades. Activity Type: day trips. Recomm. Length of Visit: 1-3 hours. Cost: $7 admission / $6 rental
SUPPORTS SCOUT BADGES IN: Physical Education. 

Lesson Plan To Enrich This Class Trip

Ice and Roller Skating Lesson Plan

How are skaters able to jump from one skate, rotate their bodies three times, and land on their other skate, all while gliding on ice? How do skaters balance themselves on four-wheeled skates as they slide on oiled wood floors? The laws of physics rule the world of skating. Physics determines how a skater moves, how and when they stop, and even if they collide. ... Continue