National Gallery of Art ice rink opens for the season

(WJLA) - The National Gallery of Art Sculpture Garden's ice rink has officially opened for the season.

The ice rink opened Friday and free hot chocolate is being given out through opening weekend.

The rink will be open through March 16, weather permitting. The rink is open Monday through Thursday from 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. and Friday and Saturday from 10 a.m. to 11 p.m. On Sunday, the rink is open from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m.

Admission for a two-hour session costs $8 for adults and $7 for kids 12 and under. Skate rentals are $3.

The skate rink is located on the National Mall at 7th Street and Constitution Avenue NW.