Christine Koh


I'm Christine Koh, a music and brain neuroscientist turned multimedia creative. I'm the founder + editor of Boston Mamas, co-author of Minimalist Parenting, co-host of the Edit Your Life podcast, and creative director at Women Online. Drop me a line; I'd love to chat about how we can work together!

19 Outdoor Ice Skating Rinks in Boston + Beyond

I've been meaning to post about outdoor rinks FOREVER, but every time I've adjusted my editorial calendar to post, the weather got weirdly warm! So finally, here we go! Here's a roundup of 19 outdoor spots to skate, alphabetically ordered by city/town. Check out individual links for condition updates, skate rental availability, and -- in my opinion rather critically -- snack and hot cocoa availability! And for less temperature dependent options, check out this roundup of 41 indoor rinks.

1. Ice Rink at NARA Park (Acton)

2. Stony Brook Reservation (Boston)

3. Boston Harbor Hotel's Rotunda Rink (Boston)

4. Frog Pond Ice Skating (Boston)

5. Kirrane Ice Skating Rink (Brookline)

6. Harvard Skate (Cambridge)

7. Kendall Square Community Ice Skating (Cambridge)

8. Clinton Parks and Rec Rink (Clinton)

9. Winter Skate at Patriot Place (Foxborough)

10. Hidden Pond (Hingham)

11. Kelly Outdoor Rink (Jamaica Plain)

12. The Rink at Marketstreet (Lynnfield)

13. Auburndale Cove (Newton)

14. Sturbridge Town Common (Sturbridge)

15. Featherland Ice Skating Rink (Sudbury)

16. John Toland Memorial Rink (Sudbury)

17. The Walpole Ponds (Walpole)

18. Quinn and Dolan Ponds (West Newton)

19. Worcester Common Ice Skating Oval (Worcester)

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