Manhattan is getting two new skating rinks this year, including one at the American Museum of Natural History that will be fitted with a 17-foot polar bear.
The museum will open its Polar Rink on November 22 on the Arthur Ross Terrace near its Rose Center for Earth and Space.
Downtown, the South Street Seaport will open its own rink, on November 28.Several ice rinks are already open for the season in New York :
Rockefeller CenterBryant ParkWollman at Central Park Trump Lasker RinkConey Island BoardwalkStaten Island War Memorial Ice Skating Rink Rinks opening in November:
Wollman Rink at Prospect Park - November 19 Riverbank State Park - November.
Year-round indoor ice skating: