Rotary Rink at Fountain Plaza

Rotary Rink at Fountain Plaza is a free and open-to-the-public ice rink in Downtown Buffalo. The rink allows all members of the community to enjoy free ice skating throughout the winter season.

Rotary Rink is now open, weather permitting, on a regular schedule. We expect to operate on the schedule below until Sunday, March 19th, 2017.  

The official season opening will be on December 3th, with our annual tree lighting event.

Regular Hours of Operation:
Tuesday - Friday: 11:00am - 2:00pm & 5:00pm - 9:00pm
Saturday 11:00am - 9:00pm.
Sunday 11:00am - 6:00pm
Closed Mondays.

Rotary Rink is a weather dependent Rink.  If the temperature reaches 45 Degrees, please call (716) 854-RINK or (716) 856-3150 before you come Downtown to skate.  

2017 Holiday and Special Hours

December 24th: 11am-2pm 

December 25th: CLOSED

December 26th - 30th: 11am - 9pm

December 31st: 11am - 1am (Last skate rental at 12:30am)

January 1st: 11am - 6pm

January 16th: 11am - 9pm

February 20th through February 24th : 11am - 9pm

PLEASE NOTE: Ice-Skate Rental is available for $2.00 for children and $3.00 for adults.  

Skate Rentals END 30 MINUTES before closing time each evening.

Looking for a fun and unique place to host your upcoming party or special event?  Group rates and party packages are available. Click here to download a party package menu and reservation form!

Are you a local school looking to bring a group down to skate? Click here to download a school skate form.

All school groups (K-12) will receive free skate rentals thanks to our monthly Rotary Rink Sponsors!

Support Rotary Rink by visiting our Concession Stand - snacks and beverages are available for purchase.

Special thank you to our Media Sponsor and Partners,
The Buffalo News and