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Dates:Friday, December 1, 2023 - Sunday, February 25, 2024
Hours:Hours Vary see below
Ages:Kids, Teens, Adults
Cost:$ see below
Category:Ice & Snow Fun

The City's 12,000-square-foot rink, which opened in 2012, is 4,000 square feet larger than the rink at New York City's Rockefeller Center.

The Oval has piped-in music, skate rentals, concessions, holiday lights and more, making it a fun and affordable family-friendly activity. The rink is professionally managed by SMG, the DCU Center's talented management team.

Regular hours of operation will be Fridays 5:00 PM to 9:00 PM, Saturdays and Sundays 1:00 PM to 6:00 PM. The season will start December 1st and last through February.

The Oval will also be open for daytime skating during school vacation weeks and on Martin Luther King, Jr. Day. The Oval will be closed Christmas Day.

The rink will be open as the weather allows. Cancelations will be posted on

A limited number of free parking spaces are available on a first-come, first-served basis in the garage under City Hall.

In the event of questionable weather conditions, please call 508-929-0777 for updated Oval conditions and/or rink schedule and closures, or visit the Oval's Facebook Page for updates on cancellations.

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Public Ice Skating Schedule - Starting December 01, 2023

Fridays: 5pm - 9 pm
Saturday & Sunday: 1pm - 6 pm

School Vacation & Holiday Hours
Tuesday, December 26 - Thursday, December 28 (School Vacation):
1 - 6 pm

Friday, December 29 (School Vacation):
1 - 9 pm

Saturday, December 30 (School Vacation):
1 - 6 pm

Sunday, December 31 (School Vacation/New Year's Eve):
1 - 6 pm

Monday, January 1 (New Year's Day):
1 - 6 pm

Monday, January 15 (Martin Luther King, Jr. Day):
1 - 6 pm

Monday, February 19 - Thursday, February 22 (School Vacation):
1 - 6 pm

Friday, February 23 (School Vacation):
1 - 9 pm

Saturday, February 24 (School Vacation):
1 - 6 pm

Sunday, February 25 (School Vacation/Last Day to Skate):
1 - 6 pm

Monday, December 25 (Christmas Day):

Check out the Oval Calendar of Events for an updated list of special guests and happenings at the Oval!

COST↑ top

Admission: $6.00 | Group Admission (10 or More): $5.00 | Rentals: $6.00 | Children 5 and Under Skate Free | MCPHS Little Helper Skate Guide:$5.00



455 Main Street, Worcester, MA, 01608 map

Worcester Common Oval (Right behind Worcester City Hall)
455 Main Street
Worcester, MA 01608


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