Empire State Plaza ice rink opens for season

The ice skating rink opened to the public at noon on Friday.

The rink will be open Tuesday through Sunday noon to 8 p.m., weather permitting. It’s free to skate.

If you need to rent skates, it’s $4 for adults and $3 for children 12 and younger. However, on Saturdays, rental is free thanks to Hannaford.