New York City

The Rink at Rockefeller Center

Opening for the season in October 2016, The Rink at Rockefeller Center is one of the most celebrated attractions in New York City. Groups will have a blast from the moment they lace up their skates and glide out onto the ice at the base of the Christmas tree at the iconic Rockefeller Center. The rink can accommodate up to 150 skaters. Packages available include VIP Skate, Breakfast with Santa, First Skate Packages, and more. Groups of 15 or more qualify for group rates. Advanced reservations are required. Skating lessons are available.
Contact Info
Address: Rockefeller Center, 600 5th Ave, New York, NY 10020. New York County. Tel: 212-332-7654. Email: therink@patinagroup.comWebsite: www.therinkatrockcenter.comHrs: Daily per season. Contact: Carol Olsen, 212-332-7655,

Trip Info
Grade Level: All grades. Activity Type: Day Trips, Guided Activities, Self-Guided Activities. Recomm. Length of Visit: Varies. Cost: Fee.

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