Skate across the ice, with view to New York State Capitol, Empire State Plaza, and iconic Egg. Skating is free. Skate rentals are available: $4 adults/$3 for kids. Full-service snack bar. Paid visitor parking is available in the V-lot under the Empire State Plaza. Free parking in the East Garage on Philip Street off Madison Avenue is available after 5 p.m. Rink is closed daily 3pm-4pm for maintenance.