Swinburne Skating Rink

The Swinburne Ice Skating Rink is now open!
 
We are bringing back all the popular programming from previous seasons like Learn to Skate, Learn to Play Hockey, and Stick & Puck. We are also offering Season Passes that help you save money if you visit the rink often. We also have a new and improved Zamboni coming in 2018, an upgraded concession stand, and a wide variety of skates for you to rent. We will be hosting various events at the rink throughout the winter so keep an eye out for those!
 
Location
810 Clinton Avenue (Intersection Manning Boulevard)
 
Telephone
(518) 434-5699
 
Our Skating Rink provides an all weather protected skating rink for City residents all year round. Free parking is available at Bleecker Stadium (immediately next door to the rink.) The rink is available to rent out for private parties.
 
Ice skating at Swinburne opens for the season on Friday, December 1, 2017.
 
Hours of Operation:
Monday-Thursday 3 p.m.-5 p.m. & 7 p.m.-9:30 p.m.
Friday 3 p.m.-5 p.m. & 7 p.m.-10 p.m.
Saturday 12:30 p.m.-5 p.m. & 7 p.m.-10 p.m.
Sunday: 12 p.m. - 2 p.m. & 6:15 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
 
Admission and Rates
Under 18 - $0.50
18 and over - $1.00
Skate Rental - $3.00
 

Programs

 
Learn to Skate
Sundays 3-4:15 p.m.
 
Learn to Play Hockey
Sundays 4:30-5:45 p.m.
 
These programs are taught by Coach Scott Rock. We can provide helmets with/without a face mask, elbow pads, skates and sticks, if needed. We require that parents sign a waiver before their children can participate. The programs are free and skate rentals are free for kids 15 and under.
 
Stick & Puck
Monday & Wednesday 5:15 PM — 6:45 PM
Admission Fee: $3.00
 
Our Stick & Puck program is designed to help participants improve their stick handling, passing and shooting skills. It is open to everyone over the age of 6. For this program, we require our students to bring their own hockey sticks and gear-although we do supply hockey pucks.
 
Swinburne Season Passes
 
We are now offering season passes for the Swinburne Park Skating Rink! Purchasing one is a great way to save money for the individual or family that loves to skate - and with the holidays approaching, a season pass would make a great gift too! You can take a look at the pricing guide here to see the various options we have available.
 
Residents
18 & Under Season Pass with rentals
$52.50

18 & Under Season Pass without rentals
$7.50

Adult Season Pass with rentals
$60.00

Adult Season Pass without rentals
$15.00

Senior Season Pass with rentals
$48.75

Senior Season Pass without rentals
$3.75

Family of 3 Pass with rentals
$120.00

Family of 3 Pass without rentals
$30.00
Non-Residents
18 & Under Season Pass with rentals
$70.00

18 & Under Season Pass without rentals
$10.00

Adult Season Pass with rentals
$80.00

Adult Season Pass without rentals
$20.00

Senior Season Pass with rentals
$65.00

Senior Season Pass without rentals
$5.00

Family of 3 Pass with rentals
$160.00

Family of 3 Pass without rentals
$40.00
 
Advertise in the Swinburne Park Ice Skating Rink
 
The Department of Recreation is offering a new and unique advertising opportunity for your business that demonstrates your support for Albany’s year-round recreational skating facility. Your business will be exposed to the rink’s thousands of participants, their families and city visitors.
 
2017-18 Options for Dasher Sponsorship
2.5’ x 12’ dasher for 12 months $600

2.5’ x 6’ dasher for 12 months $400

2.5’ x 12’ dasher for 6 months $300

2.5’ x 6’ dasher for 6 months $225