Empire State Plaza ice rink re-opening today
ALBANY The ice rink at Empire State Plaza has announced its holiday schedule.
Today it will be open from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m., but it will be closed Christmas Day.
Weather permitting, skaters will be able to take to the ice from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. Thursday through Monday, Dec. 30.
New Year’s Eve, the rink will be in operation from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.
The 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. schedule will resume New Year’s Day and continue through Jan. 5.
Friday, there will be an exhibition by Olympic silver medalist Paul Wylie at the rink from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m.
Skating is always free at the Empire State Plaza, and skate rentals are free every Friday courtesy of Hannaford Supermarkets.