A Guide to Roller Rinks in North Jersey



Indoor activities are always required in New Jersey where the weather can be unpredictable. Roller skating in an arena can be a fun and active way to spend an evening, whether it’s for adults, kids or family skating nights. There are plenty of places to spend an evening gliding in North Jersey, not far from Hudson County. Whether you are an expert in roller skating or looking to start a new hobby, check out our list of roller rinks in the north of Jersey.

Branch Brook Park Roller Skating Center {Clifton Avenue, 7th Avenue, Newark}

Branch Brook Park Roller Skating Center

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Adult skating nights and family skating nights as well as events for young and beginner skaters are available at this property. Entrances and skate rental prices vary depending on the night of the week, and spectator tickets are also available for purchase.

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Frenchtown Ice Rink {2998 Daniel Bray Highway, Frenchtown}

Events of all kinds can take place in Frenchtown, including birthdays, after-school skate clubs, fundraising events, classes, and physical education school openings. Events and times vary in this family business.

Inline Skating Club of America {170 Schuyler Avenue, North Arlington}

Complete with a full-service snack bar and arcade, the Inline Skating Club of America offers a complete skating experience with background music. Free skating is available on weekends only, 1 p.m. to 3 p.m., and rental skates can be purchased on site.

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South Amboy Arena Rollermagic {270 N. Stevens Avenue, South Amboy}

South Amboy Arena Rollermagic

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This rink offers many options for skaters of all ages and skill levels, including skating lessons, a competitive skating club, lockers and an observation area. There’s also a full-service skate shop and a full-service snack bar, as well as a novelty store. Public skating is available most days of the week, but full facility rentals can be arranged for any day.

Villa ice rink {2121 NJ-57, Washington}

Villa ice rink

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Graffiti and light effects add to the decor of the Villa’s ice rink, where themed Halloween skates are also offered. The Adult Skating Night takes place on the third Thursday of each month, but private parties and other events can be scheduled on flexible days. Free skating takes place on Wednesdays and every day of the weekend.


Written by: Erica Commisso

Erica calls Hoboken her adopted home, having moved from Toronto, Canada almost three years ago. She graduated from NYU School of Journalism last year and now spends her days writing and reading. Her interests include everything from sports to books to fashion, and she falls more and more in love with Hudson County with each passing day.



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