The weather is turning colder in New England, and that means it’s time for a favorite winter activity: Ice skating outside!
Outdoor ice skating is a fun winter activity to do with the family, or with a group of friends. It is also a great source of exercise! Unlike skiing which requires a lot of gear and accessories, you simply need a pair of skates to take part and best of all, you do not need to take any lessons to get started.
Below is a list of outdoor ice rinks that are open this season to the public. Click on the links for more information about each venue.
Auburndale (Newton) - Auburndale Cove Ice Skating
West Pine Street, Auburndale, MA 02466
Boston - The Boston Common Frog Pond
Boston Common … Charles Street, Boston, MA 02116
Boston - The Rink at 401 Park
401 Park Drive, Boston, MA 02215
Brookline - Kirrane Skating Rink
23 Newton Street, Brookline, MA 02445
Cambridge - Skate @ Canal District In Kendall Square
300 Athenaeum Street, Cambridge, MA 02142
Foxborough - Winter Skate at Patriot Place
2 Patriot Place, Foxborough, Ma 02035
Jamaica Plain - DCR Kelly Outdoor Rink
1 Marbury Terrace, Jamaica Plain, MA 02130
Lynnfield - MarketStreet Rink Lynnfield
600 Market Street, Lynnfield, MA 01940
Portsmouth, NH - Labrie Family Skate at Puddle Dock Pond
14 Hancock Street, Portsmouth, NH 03801
Please check the Labrie Family Skate at Puddle Dock Pond Facebook Page for opening updates and ice conditions.
Providence - The Providence Rink
1 Providence Place, Providence, RI 02903
Sudbury - Featherland Park
491 Concord Road, Sudbury, MA 01776
This rink will open once they have freezing temperatures for ice making. Use this link for park and recreation updates/announcements
Worcester - Ice Skating on the Worcester Common Oval
455 Main Street, Worcester, MA 01608
For an additional outdoors experience worth checking out ~
Explore Ice Castles in New Hampshire
24 Clark Farm Road, North Woodstock, NH 03262
"Ice Castles is an award-winning frozen attraction located in five cities across North America. The experience is built using hundreds of thousands of icicles hand-placed by professional ice artists. The castles include breathtaking LED-lit sculptures, frozen thrones, ice-carved tunnels, slides, fountains and much more."
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