Visitors enjoy a public ice skating session at Mercer County Park in West Windsor.

Mercer County’s Ice Skating Center will open for the season Nov. 5. Located in Mercer County Park, the Skating Center is open seven days a week and will remain open until March 15, 2019.

“Generations of Mercer County residents have enjoyed our Skating Center, which continues to grow in popularity,” Mercer County Executive Brian M. Hughes said in a statement.

The Skating Center has a full snack bar, a fireplace, lounge area and dining tables. Vending machines, skate rentals, a skate sharpening service and lockers also are on site. The center offers general public skating sessions, skating lessons, birthday parties and ice time for hockey.

General public skating hours are:

  • Monday through Friday, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
  • Fridays, 7:45 to 10 p.m.
  • Saturdays, 1 to 3:30 p.m., 5 to 7 p.m. and 8 to 10 p.m.
  • Sundays, 1 to 3:30 p.m.

Senior skate (62 and older) is offered Monday, Wednesday and Friday from 8:30 to 10 a.m. Adult Only Skate (21 and older) is offered Tuesday and Thursday from 8:30 to 10 a.m.

Ticket prices are $8 for adults, $6 for seniors and  children 11 and under. Skates can be rented for $4 per pair. Frequent skater passes and season passes also are available.

To obtain a complete public skating schedule, rink brochure, directions or more information, visit or call the Skating Center at (609) 371-1766.