Glide into the season at the hotel's first outdoor skating rink located on top of The William Vale. Visitors will experience New York City as a true winter wonderland with breathtaking views and cozy vibes. Take a break from skating and warm up in the tent with hot chocolate and treats.

Book the Winter Retreat Package for savings on rooms and skating for two.


Rink Hours:

Wednesday and Thursday: 2pm – 10pm

Friday: 2pm – 12am

Saturday: Noon – 12am

Sunday: Noon – 10pm


*Skate rentals close 30 minutes prior to Rink closure times.

Rink Pricing:

Adults: $20

Kids: $12

Price includes skates and admission

Where is Vale Rink located?

Vale Rink is located on the 23rd floor rooftop of The William Vale in Williamsburg, Brooklyn. 111 N. 12th Street Brooklyn, NY 11249.

When is Vale Rink open?

Vale Rink is open seasonally Wednesday – Sunday.
with hours of operations as follows:

  • Wednesday & Thursday: 2pm – 10pm
  • Friday: 2pm – 12am
  • Saturday 12pm – 12am
  • Sunday 12pm – 10pm

How much does it cost to skate at Vale Rink?

Admission to Vale Rink is $20 for adults and $12 for children 12 and under.

What types of payment do you accept at Vale Rink?

The Vale Rink only accepts card payments (Visa, Mastercard and Amex). No cash please.

Do you have skates and lockers available for rent?

Yes. In fact, skate and locker rentals are included in the price of admission.

What type of surface is the Vale skating rink?

Vale Rink is a holiday skating rink, however, our rink’s surface is not ice! We have partnered with Glice USA, a company that has used new technology to create polymer panels that simulate the glide and feel of ice. The surface is impact absorbent and environmentally friendly!

Do you have figure skates or hockey skates?

Neither! We use our own brand of Glice skates that are compatible with Glice’s surface.

Can I bring my own skates?

Yes. However, skates must be sharp and in excellent working condition to be used on our skating surface. Discretion of the Vale Rink team will be final on skate condition.

Do you offer skate sharpening?

Unfortunately, no. If you’d like to use your own skates, you need to ensure their sharpness on your own.

How do I make a reservation for ice time?

Our admission is on a first come, first serve basis.

Is there an age limit to skate?

There are no age restrictions for skating. Children under 13 must be supervised by an adult. Children 6 and under must be accompanied on the rink by an adult.

Do you have skates for small kids? What’s the largest size?

Yes; our smallest size is 25 (EU) – which translates to 9JR for boys and 11JR for girls. Our largest size is 47 (EU) – which translates to a men’s size 13.

Do you do group admission rates or private parties?

For large party booking or private party inquiries, email [email protected] for more info!

May I bring my own food and beverage to Vale Rink?

No, unfortunately not. But you are more than welcome to purchase snacks and refreshments inside our heated enclosure and lounge area.

What if it rains/snows?

The surface of the rink can handle a certain amount of weather. Rink closures or delays in admission due to inclement weather are subject to the discretion of the supervisor and rink guards on duty.