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Manhattan Square Park and Ice Rink

353 Court Street, Rochester, NY 14607
585-428-7541
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Ranked #19 of 40 Activities in Rochester
Type: Parks, Sports Complexes, Sports
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Rochester, New York
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1,525 reviews 1,525 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014

We were attracted to the music playing in the park yesterday, so we strolled over and found a festival going on. This park is so unusual because it is downtown, and contains more concrete areas than grass. But still, it is filled with iconic "things" such as sculptures and other creations that seem to take over the skyline. It's all... More 

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Rochester, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2014

We decided to try going ice skating hoping that there would be enough skate rentals. We had a great time! Would recommend to all! We parked at Strong Museum for quick and close access. Top of with coffee or coca and it is a great date! We walked to see fireworks and were home for ball drop!

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Rochester, New York
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2013

This is a nice rink for family outings. Nothing wow about it but it's in the middle of the city and nice to be with other families, It is also close to the Strong Museum so maybe you could skate and take in a museum when tired. You can also rent skates.

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East Rochester, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2013 via mobile

We had a fun little time here... dont have to be an experienced ice skater to enjoy yourselves here. Very cold but they have an indoor fireplace to warm up by. Rental available for 3 or 4 bucks.. although id reccomend bringing your own if u have them, for the rentals are uncomfortable. Very cute atmosphere with the snow falling... More 

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Rochester, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2013

I merely stopped by this park today, but it was in full swing, even in the ice and cold. Lots of people were taking advantage of the ice skating rink, which is well-maintained for public use. You could play to your hearts content in most of the park, although the huge "structure" that everyone climbs up in the summer was... More 

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Rochester, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2012

Have ice-skated nine times at Manhattan Square Park since it opened for the 2012-2013 season just before Thanksgiving. This IS a skating destination: ice is well-groomed (good Zamboni care!), the Lodge is warm and comfortable before and after a skate, and above all, the rink staff is hearty and welcoming. The staff makes new visitors and old regulars totally at... More 

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Rochester, New York
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2012

Downtown rochester park by meusem and science center. Used to host live concerts. Great skate rink for the winter. You can rent skates.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2012

There is NO other place in Monroe County, NY which makes winter such a happy, rewarding and satisfying time as Manhattan Square Ice Rink. This past season (Nov. 2011-Mar. 2012), the skating ice was consistently smooth and slick - thanks to a proactive staff. Every skate at The Square this past season was worthwhile - and I skated there 26... More 

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