Due to inclement weather and for everyone’s safety, all outdoor programs and activities are cancelled until further notice.
The Jersey City Department of Recreation & Youth Development is pleased to report that parks, playgrounds, and fields are currently open throughout the City. Face coverings are required in all parks and playgrounds for those ages 2 and over and all state/league rules must be adhered to on fields.

Please visit https://jcrec.recdesk.com/Community/Facility to apply for a field permit. All individuals and entities using a City athletic field are required to adhere with all "Guidance for Sports Activities" published by the New Jersey Department of Health.

Pershing Pool will open on October 31, 2020 with limited capacity due to COVID-19 restrictions. Please visit https://jcrec.recdesk.com/Community/Facility?type=2 to learn more about this facility. Swim lessons will be offered starting October 31, 2020.

Pershing Ice Rink will open for public skating on November 7, 2020. Please visit https://jcrec.recdesk.com/Community/Facility/Detail?facilityId=30 to learn more about this facility. Ice skating and figure skating lessons will be offered starting December 2, 2020.

COVID-19 UPDATE: While the City has resumed normal operations, we are taking the safety of our employees and residents seriously. Please be advised that face coverings are required to be worn at all times in municipal facilities, body temperatures will be checked upon entry, and additional cleaning and sanitizing of common areas will occur on a daily basis. We have also installed a variety protective barriers in any areas with possible close contact between people. All offices are appointment only until further notice and some employees may be working remotely or in modified work environments; please call or email to schedule a time to meet if necessary. For more information, please visit http://www.jcnj.org/coronavirus.

Pershing Field Ice / Roller Skating Rink

Rink Fees (admission & skate are paid PER session):
Jersey City Resident Admissions-
Adults (ages 18-61) (must show proof of residency) $3
*if no proof is shown, adult must pay nonresident fee*
Children (ages 17 & under) $2
Senior Citizens (62 & older) $1

Non-Jersey City Resident Admissions-
Adults (ages 18-61) $5
Children (ages 17 & under) $3
Senior Citizens (62 & older) $2

Skates(fees are the same for both Residents and non-residents of Jersey City)
Figure Skates / Roller Skates: $4
Hockey Skates / In-Line Skates: $5

*Figure skate sizes 8 Junior to adults size 13
Hockey Skate sizes 8 junior to adult size 15
**Skating aides are also available for rental $10 per session.


2020-2021 Schedule
Thursdays: 4pm to 6pm
Fridays: 4pm-5:30pm; 6pm-7:30pm
Saturdays: 4pm-5:30pm; 6pm-7:30pm; 8pm-9:30pm
Sundays: 2:15pm-3:45pm; 4:15pm-5:45pm, 6:15pm-7:45pm

Facility Type Skating Rink
Address Line One 800 Summit Avenue
Address Line Two
City, State, Zip Code Jersey City, NJ 07307
Monday Closed
Tuesday Closed
Wednesday Closed
Thursday 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Friday 4:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Saturday 4:00 PM - 9:30 PM
Sunday 2:15 PM - 7:45 PM