Ten outdoor skating rinks in Grand Albany, perfect for your family

Temperatures are dropping rapidly in the Capital Region and the state’s ponds and lakes are starting to freeze over. For ice skating enthusiasts, it’s almost time to get out on the skates again.

The Greater Albany area offers a number of fantastic options for you and your family to don them and go skating during the holiday season. If you are looking for skate rentals and snack bars, there are options for you. If you’re looking for no-frills, natural experiences and “skate at your own risk,” there are plenty of them too.

All Over Albany reunited an excellent database of skating options, both inside and outside, in the region, and the information from this database was used in the creation of this list.

Here are ten outdoor rink options in the Capital Region and what you need to know about each one.

Ten outdoor skating rinks in Grand Albany, perfect for your family

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