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Ice Skating | Ice Hockey |Indoor and Outdoor Rinks

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 Dutchess County Ice Skating | Ice Hockey |Indoor and Outdoor Rinks

Things to Do, Beach, Biking, Boat Launch, Boat Rentals, Campsites, Cross-Country Skiing, Fishing, Camping, Hiking Trails, Walking Trails, Hunting, Ice Fishing, Nature Trails, Snowmobiling, Snowshoeing, Winter activities, boating, swimming, beautiful beach | Dutchess Clarence Fahnestock State Park, Dutchess County

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  Clarence Fahnestock Memorial State Park offers an excellent range of activities for outdoor enthusiasts. This 14,086-acre park boasts hiking trails, picnic areas, scenic campgrounds, and abundant opportunities for boating, hunting, fishing, birding and many more activities for kids of all ages.

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Clarence Fahnestock State Park Clarence Fahnestock State Park, Dutchess County | Dutchess  website and more . . .
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 Millbrook Village Ice Skating | Ice Hockey |Indoor and Outdoor Rinks

12545, Rink, Public Skating, Ice Skating, Skate Sharpening | Dutchess Bontecou Rink at Millbrook School "Ice Skating - Ice Hockey"

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  Bontecou Rink is located at the Millbrook School, School Road (Rt. 44), Millbrook NY 12545, Dutchess County in the Hudson Valley. Call school for Public Skating schedule. Bontecou Rink at Millbrook School   "Ice Skating - Ice Hockey" | Dutchess  website and more . . .
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 Millerton Village Ice Skating | Ice Hockey |Indoor and Outdoor Rinks

12546, Millerton, NY, deer hunting, turkey hunting, Rudd Pond Area, Things to Do at Taconic State Park - Rudd Pond Area, Beach, Biking, Boating, Boat Launch, Boat rentals, Campsites, Fishing, Hiking, Hunting, Winter Activities, Ice Fishing, Ice Skating | Dutchess Taconic State Park - Rudd Pond Area

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  Taconic State Park - Rudd Pond Area is located at 59 Rudd Pond Road, Millerton, NY 12546 in Dutchess County in the northern Hudson Valley. The park is located along 16 miles of the Taconic Mountain Range. Two developed areas, Copake Falls and Rudd Pond, offer an extensive hiking trail system with terrain that varies from easy to challenging, offering spectacular views. Taconic State Park - Rudd Pond Area | Dutchess  website and more . . .
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 Poughkeepsie Ice Skating | Ice Hockey |Indoor and Outdoor Rinks

12601, Ice Arena, hockey and skating programs, Freestyle Program, Figure Skating Club, Learn to Play Hockey, Ice Rink Activities, Ice Hockey, Ice Hockey Lessons, Ice Skating Lessons, Pro Shop, Public Skating, Speed Skating | Dutchess McCann Ice Arena "Ice Skating - Ice Hockey"

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  The McCann Ice Arena is located at 14 Civic Center Plaza, Poughkeepsie NY 12601, Dutchess County in the Hudson Valley. The McCann Ice Arena provides hockey and skating programs to the community and is an affiliate of the New York Rangers hockey team. McCann Ice Arena   "Ice Skating - Ice Hockey" | Dutchess  website and more . . .

12601, cultural, Mair Hall, McCann Ice Arena, competitive figure skating, ice hockey, ice slots, group and private lesson, public skating sessions, concerts, trade shows/expos, banquets, theater shows, parties/dances | Dutchess Mid-Hudson Civic Center

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  The Mid-Hudson Civic Center is located at 14 Civic Center Plaza, Poughkeepsie NY 12601, Dutchess County in the Hudson Valley. The Mid-Hudson Civic Center is a private, not-for-profit community organization dedicated to providing cultural, recreational and educational opportunities to the Hudson Valley. It is a dual venue comprised of Mair Hall and McCann Ice Arena. Mair Hall is a 15,475 square foot space with the capacity to host 3,050 seated spectators and large expos and trade shows.

Mid-Hudson Civic Center | Dutchess  website and more . . .

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Ice Skating and Ice Hockey in Dutchess
Visit this up-to-date list of ice skating rinks in Dutchess . Ice skating offers one of the best things to do on a cold day. Both kids and adults find ice skating in the open air invigorating and great exercise. Go to your local indoor or outdoor ice skating rink for family fun during cold winter days. For a great first date or fun family day during the cold days of winter - go ice skating in the park and enjoy a traditional cold weather activity thatís still at the top of the list of Best things to do in winter .

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Click to enlarge photo of Ice skating on park pond. One of the best things to do on a cold winter day is to go ice skating or play ice hockey in the open air. Many parks offer evening skating, so bring a thermos of hot chocolate, your skates, and bundle up for winter fun on the ice.

Ice Skating in Dutchess
Ice skating and ice hockey is available at many town parks. Ice Skating outdoors is invigorating and a wonderful experience with some outdoor rinks offering skate rentals, public skating, figure skating, freestyle skating, skating lessons, ice hockey, open hockey, stick time, and birthday parties on the ice.

Both indoor and outdoor skating provide great exercise. Outdoor ice skating offers a wonderful way to enjoy a brisk cold winter day. Before going to your outdoor skating rink in the park, call ahead to be sure the rink is open as outdoor skating rink schedules may change based on weather conditions. You may also want to check if skate rentals, food, drinks, and a warming shelter are available.

Free Winter Things to Do
If your local park has a pond or lake, they may have free ice skating in the winter. Visit a park in Dutchess offering ice skating in cold weather. If you have your own skates, ice skating at your local park is an affordable day out and fun for the kids and family. Many local parks do not charge for skating on their frozen lakes and ponds. Check that signs are posted by the town park indicating that it is safe for ice skating; bring a thermos of hot drinks, a few healthy snacks (nuts and seeds are healthy and hold up in all kinds of weather) and have a great time!

To visit an ice skating rink in Dutchess, select by name or location in the above list. Before skating, be sure your ice skating experience is safe by reading Important Ice Skating Safety Guidelines offering safety tips for kids and adults.

For a detail description about an ice skating rink, select from one of the listings below.

Indoor Ice Skating
Enjoy a longer ice skating and ice hockey season at indoor skating rinks available in Dutchess or nearby counties. In addition to times for figure and free style skating, indoor rinks usually offer times for additional activities on the ice. Public sessions and skating camps are often available. For hockey players, both young and adult, many indoor ice skating rinks offer ice hockey sessions, youth hockey camp, and lessons for beginners of all ages.

First Date Ideas
Ice skating is a great idea for a first date. Ice skating is relaxing and fun, gives you a chance to talk over a warm drink of hot chocolate, romantic in outdoor venues in the park, and a good way to break the ice (sorry).

Winter Birthday Party Ideas
One of the best winter birthday party ideas is to plan an ice skating party. Everyone loves outdoor skating surrounded by trees, nature, with a thermos of hot drinks close by. Indoor rinks are also a good way to enjoy a winter birthday party. Many indoor rinks offer special birthday party packages.

Ice Skating Safety Tips include:
  • Do not skate or walk on ice unless a sign is posted by your town Park or Recreation facility designating the ice as a safe-skating area.

  • Never walk on any frozen water or water surface unless official signs are posted as to the safety of these areas.

  • Children should never be left unattended near any ice or frozen water.

  • If you hear cracking while on ice, lie down immediately and try to distribute your weight.

  • Teach your kids to learn how to fall properly to avoid injuries.

  • All hockey skaters should wear proper safety equipment, including helmet, knee and elbow pads.

  • If you witness someone falling through ice, never attempt to make a rescue by yourself. Call for help

  • Do not allow body checking. According to the Centers for Disease Control, ice hockey is the second leading cause of winter sports injury among children, and most injuries are a result of body checking.


  • Learn more about Ice Skating Safety at Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh




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