Veterans Memorial Skating Rink

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295 Totten Pond Road
Waltham, MA 02451

Phone: (781) 314-3474
Nick Abruzzi  

Full Time Staff

Bob McCarthy
Ed Kelley, Sr.
Ed Kelley, Jr. 

The City of Waltham’s Recreation Department operates the State of Massachusetts’s former M.D.C./D.C.R. indoor ice rink located on Totten Pond Road. For the safety of all those on the ice we recommend the use of safety helmets.  Helmets are mandatory for all children under age 7.


Veterans Memorial Rink is open for the season.  For available ice time please contact Nick Abruzzi,



Public Skating will begin on Friday, November 20, 2015. Hours subject to change due to school vacation weeks, no school days and special events.

Cost: $2.00 kids/seniors, $4.00 adults

Sundays 2:00 p.m. to 3:50 p.m.
Tuesdays 10:00 a.m. to 11:50 a.m.
Wednesday 10:00 a.m. to 11:50 a.m.
Thursdays 10:00 a.m. to 11:50 a.m.
Fridays 7:00 p.m. to 8:50 p.m.
Saturdays 2:00 p.m. to 3:50 p.m.


Hours Subject to change due to school vacation weeks, no school days and special events. 
Cost: $10.00

Thursdays 12:00p.m.  to 12:50 p.m.
Fridays 12:00 p.m. to 12:50 p.m.



When can you have your skates sharpened? 
Employees will be available to sharpen skates during peak hours. Please plan ahead – Every effort will be made to sharpen skates as you wait.  In some cases, skates may need to be left and picked up at a later time.
Regular price: $5.00 
Rusty and New Skates (additional $3.00 charge added)

Need Skate Rentals?

A limited number of rentals are available for $5.00. Rentals must be used at this location only.  Visit the Skate Sharpening room during public skating hours.


Learn to Skate Program

Contact: Bay State Skating School 781-890-8480


Available Hours

Some hours are still available for ice rental. If you are interested in renting the ice for skating or hockey, please complete the following two pages and submit it to the Recreation Department.

Ice Rental Fees
Per 50 minute rental
Non-Profit/Youth Groups $200.00
Private Groups $220.00

Click Here for Rental Request Form