Looking for some outdoor skating this season? Fun! Check out this list of rinks open on the seacoast.

Disclaimer: Listed here are only outdoor rinks, not small, private ponds because 1) Those who know about the small ponds like to keep them a secret, and 2) I’m terrified of anyone falling through some ice. Safety first.

Further down this article, you’ll find a full list of outdoor skating rinks in New Hampshire, Massachusetts and Maine, just in case you happen to be taking a road trip and find yourself near one. See you on the ice!

NOTE: Always call ahead before traveling to a rink. Weather is a big factor of open/close times and ice conditions.

Labrie Family Skate at Puddle Dock Pond
14 Hancock Street, Portsmouth NH (603) 422-0600
Open 9am-9pm daily strawbery_banke_skating_rink-2
See here for pricing and rink schedule
Status: Open!

Labrie Family Skate at Puddle Dock Pond is a carefully designed ice skating rink with 12,500 square feet of professionally maintained ice surface. Labrie Family Skate offers public skating, pond hockey for children and adults and skating lessons for all ages. Rental skates and sharpening services are available.

Take a skate break with a wide selection of delicious baked goods, sandwiches, hot cocoa and tasty treats at The Figtree Kitchen Café.

 

Stratham Hill Park Ice Skating Rink
270 Portsmouth Ave, Stratham NH (603) 608-8199
Free!
Status: Closed for rink repairs (as of 1/25/18)

stratham_hill_ice_rinkThe Town of Stratham has an outdoor ice skating rink just under an acre is size! The surface has an area for playing ice hockey and another area for those just looking to skate. There is a fire ring and a warm hut at the end closest to the main parking lot.

The rink does offer lights for night skating (switch is in the warming hut). Please check with the town before heading over to the Park to skate. Rink users are asked to Park in the main lot, please don’t attempt to drive down to the rink.

They have started offering Fat Bike Rentals at the Park this year. Click here for more info!

 

Jackson’s Landing Ice Rink
9 Old Piscataqua Road, Durham NH (603) 868-3907
Adults $6.00, Kids 12 and under $4.00. Skate rental $4.00.
See here for public skate schedules. churchill_rink
Status: Open!

Churchill Rink at Jackson’s Landing in Durham is a regulation sized ice skating rink owned and operated by the Town of Durham, NH. The facility is open to residents of all communities and offers amenities such as changing rooms, snack bar, skate sharpening, skate rentals, and rest rooms.

The rink features a roof with open sides which creates the illusion users are skating outdoors when in fact they are under cover. Jackson’s Landing is a waterfront park featuring a playground, walking trails, boat landing, boat house, and Churchill Rink.

Outdoor Ice Skating in New Hampshire

Outdoor Ice Skating in Massachusetts

Outdoor Ice Skating in Maine

Did we miss any? Leave a comment and help us grow our outdoor ice skating directory!

 

6 Responses

  1. Peggy Meyers

    I would add Somersworth Lions Club. They maintain 3 “rinks”. There is a small concession stand that is sometimes open and if it open they have a room full of ice skates, hockey sticks and pucks for anyone to use free of charge! They also play music. Nice sunny location.

  2. There is a 110′ x 60′ outdoor rink located within Lyons Park in Pelham, NH. Use 6 Village Green, Pelham, NH 03076 as an address.

    Rink hours are updated on our facebook page.

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