Boston on the Go - a Bostonian guide to keeping yourself busy and in the know. Ideas on things to do, places to shop & dine, and what to talk about when you're out and about in the Boston area.

Sunday, December 14, 2008

Skating Around Town

Baby, it's cold outside. So get ready to go ice skating - outdoors. Frog Pond, Kendall Square and Charles Hotel rinks are all open. For a full list of public skating rinks (in and outdoor) click here. Many places offer a snack bar and private lessons.

Kendall Square
One day: $5 adult, $3 student/seniors & $1 for children 10 and under.
Season Passes: $70 adults, $50 students/seniors & $20 for children.
Rentals: $5 for rental skates (hockey or figure skates), or $70 for a season pass.
Hours: Mondays - 12pm-8pm (unless special event, then 5pm), Tuesday-Thursday, 12pm-5pm, Friday: 12pm-9pm, Saturday: 11am-9pm, Sundays & Holidays: 11am-6pm

Boston Common Frog Pond
Admission: $4 per person, children under 13 free. Season passes: individual: $100, family: $150, lunch: $60 (Monday-Friday only, non holidays).
Rentals: $8, children under 13 $5. Lockers: $1.
Hours: Monday: 10am-5pm, Tuesday-Thursday: 10am-9pm, Friday & Saturday: 10am-10pm, Sunday 10am-9pm.

Charles Hotel

Admission: adults: $5, children (12 and under) $3, family (consisting of 2 adults and 2 children) $10. 10 day pass: $30 adult, $20 children and $70 family.
Rentals: $5 adults, $3 children & $10 family.
Hours: Monday-Friday: 2pm-8pm, Saturday, Sunday & Holidays: 10am-8pm