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
Pond View Avenue
Access this pond through the parking area on Summit Ave.
Lake Attitash Road
P.O Box 503
80 High Street
Ice Skating Ponds in Boston
Frog Pond on Boston Common
Bounded by Charles Street, Beacon Street, Park Street and Tremont Street
Ice Skating Ponds in Easton
Ice Skating Ponds in Essex
Ice Skating Ponds in Hingham
Hidden Pond, Derby Street Shoppes
92 - 98 Derby Street
Ice Skating Ponds in Ipswich
Parking lot at the end of Bowdoin Road, Great Neck
Ice Skating Ponds in Lenox
Routes 7 & 20
Ice Skating Ponds in Leominster
Leominster State Forest - Paradise Pond
90 Fitchburg Road / Route 31
Ice Skating Ponds in Methuen
Hills Pond (Also known as Baremeadow Pond or Hillsies Pond)
Along Milk Street
Ice Skating Ponds in Needham
Central Avenue, entrance to Town Forrest
Lights are turned on Friday through Sunday and holidays
South Street near Chestnut Street intersection on right
Off of Dedham Avenue, behind Department of Public Works.
The lights are turned on Friday through Sunday and holidays.
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.
Ice Skating Ponds in Quincy
32-40 Merrymount Road
Sailor’s Home Pond
Gates are opened when the ice is 4 inches thick.
Ice Skating Ponds in Rockport
Mill Brook Meadow Park
15 Beach Street
5 Willow Street
Ice Skating Ponds in Walpole
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
24 Henshaw Terrace
Ice Skating Ponds in Weymouth
Off of Middle Street
Ice Skating Ponds in Winchester
12 Woodside Road
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For a list of ice skating rinks in Massachusetts, click here.
Read our article “How to Teach a Child to Ice Skate” here.