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Where to Go Ice Skating In & Around Clifton Park

Clifton Park is a great place for ice skating! When the weather gets cold, local ponds provide natural ice rinks for skating and hockey. Prefer to skate indoors? There are multiple arenas in the region, too!

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Where To Go Skating

Clifton Park Ice Arena

The Clifton Park Ice Arena is located at 16 Clifton Common Boulevard. This local arena has designated times for public skating all winter, and offers lessons for skaters of all ability levels. They also have rental skates available.

Clifton Park Center Road Skating Area

Each winter when the weather gets cold enough, the town floods the basketball/all purpose court (adjacent to Clifton Park Center Road) and creates an outdoor skating rink.

The Empire Skate Plaza

This rink is located at the Empire State Plaza in Albany. It's an outdoor ice arena that offers free skating, events, live music, and skate rentals.

Longkill Pond

When the water freezes visit Longkill Pond on Carlton Road and Main Street. Make sure the ice is completely solid before skating!

The Saratoga Springs Ice Rink

Located on on Weibel Avenue in Saratoga, just about 15 minutes from Clifton Park, this indoor ice rink is open from July through March. Take lessons, rent skates, and enjoy public skating sessions.

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