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Venue:Frog Pond Ice Skating - CANCELLED for 2020
Dates:Thursday, November 18, 2021
Hours:Hours Vary see below
Ages:Kids, Teens, Adults
Cost:Free see below
Category:Ice & Snow Fun
frog pond ice rink opening day photoWe are sad to announce that due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Boston Common Frog Pond will not be opening the ice-skating rink for the 2020-2021 winter season. We look forward to welcoming skaters to the ice next year.

=====Past Year's Info=====

Mayor Martin J. Walsh, Boston Parks Commissioner Chris Cook, and The Skating Club of Boston President Joseph Blount are pleased to announce the opening of the Boston Common Frog Pond Skating Rink for the 2019/2020 winter season on Thursday, November 21 at 10 a.m.

The Skating Club of Boston manages and operates the Boston Common Frog Pond. The Frog Pond features public skating, lessons, rentals, Frog Pond Cafť, and a warming area.

Frog Pond hours of operation are Sunday to Thursday, 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. (except Monday when the rink closes at 4 p.m.), Friday and Saturday, 10 a.m. to 10 p.m., closed Thanksgiving Day and Christmas Day, Christmas Eve 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., New Yearís Eve 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., and New Year's Day 12 noon to 5 p.m.

Regular admission price is based on skaterís height 58-inches and over: $6.00 Under 58-inches: free.

SkateRental: Adult men/women: $12.00 Kids: $6.00 Sizes: 8T all the way up to a menís 15 MA sales tax included on skate rentals

Lockers are available for $4.

Skate Sharpening
$10.00 per pair

Bobby the Skating Seal
Skating aids for children who are learning to skate.

The Skating Club of Boston at Frog Pond will be offering passes valid for skating at Frog Pond in the winter months and at The Skating Club of Bostonís indoor facility during the months when Frog Pond skating is closed.

The Skating Club of Boston Skating Academy offers group lessons every Saturday and Sunday from 8:30 a.m. to 10 a.m. and Mondays from 4 p.m. to 5 p.m.

Private lessons for skaters of all ages and levels, including special needs skaters, are also available through their expanded private lesson program.

For up-to-date schedules, events, programs, offerings and general and weather-related updates please call the Frog Pond at (617) 635-2120 or visit For Boston Common parking information go to

For more information on ice skating in Boston, visit our handy guide to winter fun.

Find more ideas about things to do in Boston, visit our insider guides and our Boston events calendar to stay in the know.

HOURS↑ top

Mon 10:00AM-3:45PM
Tue-Thu 10:00AM-9:00PM
Fri-Sat 10:00AM-10:00PM
Sun 10:00AM-9:00PM

Holiday Hours:
November 22, 2018, closed
December 24, 2018, 10am-5pm
December 25, 2018, closed all day
December 31, 2018, 10am-9pm
January 1, 2019, 10am-9pm

COST↑ top

Admission is free on opening day!



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Phone: (617) 635-2121


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