Ice Skating Ponds in Massachusetts


The winter season brings cold, windy weather.  It doesn’t mean you have to hide indoors. Grab your helmet, snow pants and ice skates and head to your local pond to skate with friends. Check out the list below of popular ponds and lakes in your area.

 

Ice Skating Ponds in Amesbury

Clarks Pond

Cedar Street

 

Bailey Pond

Pond View Avenue

Access this pond through the parking area on Summit Ave.

 

Patten’s Pond

Main Street

 

Lake Attitash

Lake Attitash Road

P.O Box 503

http://lakeattitash.org/

 

Lake Gardner

80 High Street

http://www.lgia.org/

 

Ice Skating Ponds in Boston

Frog Pond on Boston Common

Bounded by Charles Street, Beacon Street, Park Street and Tremont Street

 617-635-2120

www.bostonfrogpond.com

 

Ice Skating Ponds in Easton

Yardley-Wood Rink

Depot Street

 

Ice Skating Ponds in Essex

Chebacco Lake

Chebacco Road

 

Ice Skating Ponds in Hingham

Hidden Pond, Derby Street Shoppes

92 - 98 Derby Street

781-749-7800

www.thederbystreetshoppes.com/info/hiddenpond

 

Ice Skating Ponds in Ipswich

Clark Pond

Parking lot at the end of Bowdoin Road, Great Neck

 

Ice Skating Ponds in Lenox

Laurel Lake 

Routes 7 & 20

413-243-5505 

 

Ice Skating Ponds in Leominster

Leominster State Forest - Paradise Pond

90 Fitchburg Road / Route 31

508-874-2303

 

Ice Skating Ponds in Methuen

Hills Pond (Also known as Baremeadow Pond or Hillsies Pond)

Along Milk Street

 

Ice Skating Ponds in Needham

Horsford Pond

Central Avenue, entrance to Town Forrest

Lights are turned on Friday through Sunday and holidays

 

Farley Pond

South Street near Chestnut Street intersection on right

 

Reservoir

Off of Dedham Avenue, behind Department of Public Works.

The lights are turned on Friday through Sunday and holidays.

 

Sportman’s Pond

Great Plain Avenue, between Central Avenue and MarkedTree Road

 

Ice Skating Ponds in Newbury

Pine Island Pond

Pine Island Road

From 1A turn onto Pine Island Road and the pond is on the right 400 feet from the corner.

 

Quills Pond

Hay Street

 

Ice Skating Ponds in Quincy

Butler’s Pond

32-40 Merrymount Road

www.butlerspond.org

 

Sailor’s Home Pond

Rice Road

Gates are opened when the ice is 4 inches thick.

 

Ice Skating Ponds in Rockport

Mill Brook Meadow Park

15 Beach Street

508-874-2303

 

Camborne Pond

Penzance Road

 

South Hamilton

Patton Park

5 Willow Street

978-468-2178

http://hamiltonma.virtualtownhall.net/Pages/HamiltonMA_Recreation/ParkProgram

 

Ice Skating Ponds in Walpole

Turner Pond

Elm Street

www.walpoleponds.com/Walpoleponds/turner-pond

Walpole residents can sign up for a November through March winter pass for $20 per family; non residents $30. A day pass is $5.

 

Ice Skating Ponds in West Newton

Dolan Pond

24 Henshaw Terrace

617-969-6222

www.dolanpond.org

 

Ice Skating Ponds in Weymouth

Whitman’s Pond

Off of Middle Street

 

Ice Skating Ponds in Winchester

Winter Pond

12 Woodside Road

 

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For a list of ice skating rinks in Massachusetts, click here.

 

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14 Jan 2015


By Boston Parents Paper
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