Need some skating tips before you attempt to navigate Manhattan’s obstacle-ridden ice? Head to this Queens arena, where dozens of weekly classes are available in addition to daily open sessions. If you need to refuel after all that gliding, the World Ice Cafe serves rinkside grub during most public-skating hours.
World Ice Arena
|Venue name:||World Ice Arena||Contact:|
13135 Avery Ave
|Cross street:||at Van Wyck Expwy|
|Opening hours:||Open year-round. Mon–Thu 9am–5:15pm; Fri 9am–5:15pm, 7–9:50pm; Sat noon–4:45pm, 8–9:50pm; Sun noon–4:45pm.|
|Transport:||Subway: 7 to Willets Point–Shea Stadium|
|Price:||$6 weekdays, $9 weekends (starting Friday at 7pm) and holidays; skate rental $5.|