Veterans Memorial Skating Rink

295 Totten Pond Rd
Waltham, MA 02451

(781) 314-3474  


Assistant Superintendent of Recreation Facilities: 
 Ed Kelley, Jr. 

Recreation Facilities Supervisors: 

Ed Kelley, Sr.

Ryan Kelley

Greg Taylor


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.


Hours subject to change due to school vacation weeks, no school days and special events. 
Cost: $3.00 kids/seniors, $5.00 adults

Sundays 2:00 p.m. to 3:50 p.m.
Tuesdays10:00 a.m. to 11:50 a.m.
Wednesdays10:00 a.m. to 11:50 a.m.
Thursdays10:00 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.

Weekend (Friday, Saturday, Sunday) Public Skating ends for the season on Friday, March 6, 2020. 
Weekday (Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday) Public Skating will continue until the Rink closes for the season.

February 2020 Public Skating Schedule 
Check out the February 2020 Public Skating/Public Hockey Schedule

Full equipment is required!  Hours Subject to change due to school vacation weeks, no school days and special events. Please  call 781-314-3474 for complete rink schedule and information. Cost: $10.00

Tuesday– Friday12:00 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: $7.00 
Rusty and New Skates (additional $3.00 charge added)

Need Skate Rentals?

A limited number of rentals are available for $7.00. 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