If you are looking for a place to go ice-skating in Boston this winter, there are plenty of rinks from which you can choose. In fact, here is a look at 14 rinks in the Boston region that will be open for business by the end of this month.
Bajko Memorial Rink
The state-owned Bajko Memorial Rink does not offer skate rentals, but is open to the public. The rink is located at 75 Turtle Pond Parkway in Hyde Park.
Boston Common Frog Pond
Located in America’s oldest public park, the Boston Common Frog Pond offers variable times and rates. Most kids get in for free at the pond, which is located at 38 Beacon Street.
Offering 15 hours of public skating per week, the Daly Rink is resurfaced every hour on the hour to provide for a better skating experience for all. The rink is located at 1 Nonantum Road in Newton.
Devine Memorial Rink
The state-owned Devine Memorial Rink offers skate rentals on the weekends for just $5. The park is located at 995 William T Morrissey Boulevard in Dorchester.
Ed Burns Arena Skating Rink
The Ed Burns Arena Skating Rink is an indoor ice facility that is open to the public during the months of August through April. The facility, which boasts a regulation-size rink with seating for 1,000, is located at 422 Summer Street in Arlington.
Emmons Horrigan O’Neill Memorial Rink
The primary practice and locker room for the Suffolk University hockey team, Emmons Horrigan O’Neill Memorial Rink is a state-owned facility that is open to the public. Weekend skate rentals are available for $5. The facility is located at 150 Rutherford Avenue in Charlestown.
Jim Roche Community Arena
The Jim Roche Community Arena is a privately run rink that offers public ice-skating as well as opportunities for playing ice hockey. Skate rentals are available for $5. The arena is located at 1275 VFW Parkway in West Roxbury.
Kelly Outdoor Rink
The state-maintained Kelly Outdoor Rink offers skate rentals for just $2 per day. Hours are weather-dependent at this rink, which is located at 1 Marbury Terrace in Jamaica Plains.
Murphy Memorial Skating Park
The state-maintained Murphy Memorial Skating rink is free to use, though hours and skate rental rates do vary. The rink is located at 1880 William J Day Boulevard in Boston.
Porrazzo Skating Rink
The privately-run Porrazzo Skating Rink offers public skating and hockey opportunities. Skate rentals and skate fees are $5 each. The Porrazzo Skating Rink is located at 199 Coleridge Street in East Boston.
Reilly Memorial Rink
A skate-run facility, Reilly Memorial Rink offers public skating with $5 skate rentals on the weekends. The rink is located at 355 Chestnut Hill Avenue in Brighton.
Simoni Skating Rink
Offering public skating for $5 per person and skate rentals for an additional $5, the privately-run Simoni Skating Rink is located a 155 Gore Street in Cambridge.
Steriti Memorial Rink
The state-owned Steriti Memorial Rink offers skate rentals for $5. The rink is located at 561 Commercial Street in Boston.
Veterans Memorial Rink
Offering public skating at various hours throughout the week, Veterans Memorial Rink also offers skate rental. The rink is located at 570 Somerville Avenue in Somerville.