Ice Skating Rinks in Western MA
Outdoor rinks, often set up by a town recreation department, are dependent on weather conditions. Here is a short list of outdoor rinks worth researching to see if they are being maintained this year:
Blandford: Watson Park on Main Street
Conway: Ball Park
Florence: Florence Civic Center Outdoor Ice Skating
Goshen: DAR State Park Outdoor Ice Skating
Greenfield: Beacon Field Outdoor Ice Skating Rink
Holyoke: Community Field Outdoor Ice Skating
Northampton: Paradise Pond at Smith College
Williamsburg: Burgy Ice Rink
Find an indoor ice skating rink and get out on the ice for a winter activity that’s good for both your body and spirit! Call for open skate times and to inquire about rentals and costs.
Amherst: Mullins Memorial Center.
Chicopee: Olympia Ice Skating Arena.
Easthampton: Lossone Rink at Williston Northampton School.
Greenfield: Collins/Moylan Skating Rink.
Holyoke: Fitzpatrick Arena.
North Adams: Peter W. Foote Vietnam Veterans Memorial Skating Rink
Pittsfield: Pittsfield Boys & Girls Club Skating Arena.
Springfield: Smead Ice Arena.
Westfield: Amelia Park Arena & Garden.
During the winter months, the Massachusetts’ Department of Conservation and Recreation offers a Universal Access Program in the state’s parks providing adaptive ice skating to Western Massachusetts families. Open to individuals with disabilities and their families and/or friends, these events offer free access to adaptive technology (including sleds and walkers) and instruction for people of all abilities.
Download Hilltown Families Jan/Feb edition of Learning Ahead: Cultural Itinerary for Western Massachusetts for more places to ski, skate and snowshoe in Western MA.
For current outdoor rink conditions, check out the Facebook group, Western Mass Ice Skaters.