Enjoy a time-honored winter tradition in Boston - ice skating! Throughout the Greater Boston area, you'll discover a range of outdoor skating arenas offering public skating, hockey leagues, skating lessons and accessible skating equipment. 

Frog Pond Ice Skating Rink


The Frog Pond Skating Rink is a staple in Boston’s winter season. In the heart of the Boston Common, you’ll be close to plenty of restaurants, landmark attractions and holiday lights. Think of this as the perfect excuse to spend an entire day in one of Boston's most bustling neighborhoods

Schedule: Monday: 10:00am - 3:45pm; Tuesday - Thursday, & Sunday: 10:00am - 9:00pm; Friday & Saturday: 10:00am - 10:00pm

Price: Under 58-inches: Free; 58-inches and over: $10.00

Offers: Skate Rentals, Skate Sharpening, Lockers, Skating Aids 

Skate @ Canal District


Skate @ Canal District is a professionally maintained community ice skating rink in the heart of Kendall Square. Not only is this the perfect place to dust off your skates and get into the winter spirit, but it is also perfect for first-time skaters looking for lessons. Bonus for our vegan friends - Plant Pub is right across the street!

Schedule: Monday & Tuesday: Noon - 5:00pm; Wednesday & Thursday: Noon - 8:00pm; Friday: Noon - 9:00pm; Saturday: 11:00am - 9:00pm; Sunday: 11:00am - 6:00pm

Price: Children 13 & Under: $1; Students & Seniors: $4; Adults: $6

Offers: Skate Rentals, Skate Sharpening, Lockers, Season Passes, Private Rink Rentals, Skating School, Group Outings, Parking

The Rink at 401 Park

Location: 401 Park Drive, Fenway 

Located right next to Time Out Market and Trillium Fenway, The Rink at 401 Park has everything from skating lessons to themed nights. Make sure to enjoy a craft beer at Trillium, a donut from Union Square Donuts, or other culinary options at Time Out Market after you skate.

Schedule: Monday - Friday: 3:00pm - 9:00pm; Saturday: 11:00am - 10:00pm; Sunday: 11:00am - 8:00pm

Price: Seniors & Kids Under 12: $6; College students: $8;  Adults: $12

Offers: Skate Rentals, Special Events and Pop-ups

The Jack Kirrane Ice Skating Rink at Larz Anderson Park 


The Jack Kirrane Ice Skating Rink is open to the public for skating lessons, hockey leagues and private rink rentals. The rink offers adult drop-in hockey games for players of all skill levels, making it the perfect place to hang out with friends and dust off those skates! 

Schedule: Tuesday & Thursday: 9:00am - Noon; Friday: Noon - 3:00pm & 8:00pm - 10:00pm; Saturday: Noon - 5:00pm; Sunday: Noon - 6:45pm

Price: College students, Seniors, & Kids Under 12: $7; Adults: $9 (Resident Discount: $2)

Offers: Skate Rentals, Season Passes, Private Rentals, Drop-In Hockey 

DCR Kelly Outdoor Rink 


A visit to this public skating rink in Jamaica Plain is a must if you're looking for accessible ice skating. Offering ice sleds that can be outfitted with stroller bars or propelled by hockey sticks, the Kelly Outdoor Rink allows everyone to enjoy this time-honored tradition. Skating is also free if you have your own skates!

Schedule: Sunday - Friday: Noon - 7:30pm; Saturday: 1:00pm - 7:30pm

Price: Free; Skate Rentals: $3

Offers: Skate Rentals, Adaptive Skating Equipment