Twin Rinks, conveniently located midway between the Merritt Parkway and Interstate 95, opened in November 1996 at the former location of Machlett Lab, which at one time employed over 14,000 from the Stamford Area. The building was designed by renowned architect Do Chung, who was one of the founders of the Connecticut Yankees AAA youth hockey program. Twin Rinks was of the first dual rinks to be built in the Metro New York area, and the original clients continue to use it today for their programs and activities. Over the past decades, many improvements have been made to the facility and programs to better serve the community.


Our Mission

Twin Rinks’ focus is to provide every member of the community with the very finest recreational & competitive skating and hockey programs and activities in a state-of-the-art facility that is clean, safe, and convenient, and which is staffed by caring, friendly, and knowledgeable professionals.


The Twin Rinks  Difference

Anyone can say they are the best, but can they back it up? The facts tell the story.

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The only athletic facility in the Northeast to win the prestigious Fritz Dietle Award for Ice Arena Excellence
Two NHL regulation size ice surfaces with concrete rink bases insuring hard, fast and professional ice quality
Twelve hockey locker rooms
Iceview Tavern overlooking both ice rinks
Convenient to both the Merritt Parkway & Interstate Rt. 95
Wesco Sports Center, full service pro shop with certified skate sharpeners, located in lobby
Skills Center featuring Kwik Rink synthetic ice & off-ice agility center
Professional health & fitness center located on the second floor featuring: Prentiss Hockey Performance & The Current
No monthly membership fees
Hockey Staff who train professional hockey players
Student Alumni NHL, AHL, Olympic, and Div. 1 college players
Top twenty largest Learn to Skate USA program in the country
The only Professional Skaters Association “Excellence on Ice” awarded program in New England
Professional jump harness and ballet studio for Figure Skaters
Three separate Party rooms adjacent to the ice rink
High Tech digital sound system & hi-tech lighting and strobe system