4 Ice Skating Rinks in the Hamptons To Glide On This Winter

Rachel Feinblatt | February 11, 2021 | Lifestyle

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Bored of staying inside and looking for a safe winter activity? Ice skating in the Hamptons is the perfect venture, regardless of your familiarity on the rink.

Bundle up, lace up those skates and perfect your skills at these four rinks out East.

Southampton Ice RInk

668 County Rd. 39, Southampton / Website

Take your figure-eights to the rink this winter at Southampton Ice Rink. Don’t worry about the snow ruining your skating plans. This rink is fully covered. Known for its convenience, Southampton Ice Rink also has a schedule full of events. From youth and adult hockey to public skating, the rink will become your second home. Scared you'll fall? No need to worry. This rink has private skating lessons to get you off the wall and gliding in no time. Who knows? Maybe one day you'll be as good as 2018 Olympic Gold Medalist Alina Zagitova!

See also: 6 Fun-Filled Things To Do On a Snow Day in The Hamptons

Buckskill Winter Club

178 Buckskill Rd., East Hampton / Website

Tennis center by summer, ice skating rink by winter, Buckskill Tennis Center recently changed its name to adapt to the cold weather. This outdoor ice skating rink is huge -- the only NHL regulation-sized ice rink in the Hamptons. The perfect spot for a winter birthday or private party, the Buckskill Winter Club also offers a cozy club house with an open fire to warm up those sore skater muscles. Plus, the hot chocolate is one of the sweetest and most delicious in town.

The Rinx

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660 Terry Rd., Hauppauge / Website

What could be better than skating with a view? The Rinx at Harborfront Park provides the most Instagrammable skate of all. Catch the awesome scene of Port Jefferson Harbor November through March. You can sign your kids up here with one of the best skating schools in town, keeping them fit while having fun. Looking for a free skate? The rink is open every day, so get out there and channel your inner figure skater.

Superior Ice Rink

270 Indian Head Rd., Kings Park / Website

Since 1972, Superior Ice Rink has welcomed thousands of hockey players, figure skaters and even just plain skaters to test out the ice on their rink. A family-owned business, the McGuigans aim to provide its customers with an A-level skating experience. Learning how to skate? Superior Ice Rink has you covered with an eight-week program that'll get you feeling fresh and fly on the rink. With an individualized approach, you’ll be skating forward, backward and maybe even catching some air in no time. Hey, it's great cardio.



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