Worcester Common Oval
Uncommonly cool fun returns to downtown Worcester again this winter with the opening of the Worcester Common Oval Public Skating Rink located behind Worcester City Hall, 455 Main Street, Worcester.
The Worcester Common Oval will open for the season on Saturday, December 7th.
The rink will be open for public skating Saturdays and Sundays from 1 - 6 p.m. for the month of December, and from 1 - 5 p.m. for January and February with extended weekday openings during school vacation weeks in December and February. See Oval Calendar of Events for complete details.
The Oval will be open for lunchtime skate from 12 noon - 2 p.m. on Thursdays throughout December, January and February.
Admission for public skating is just $2. Children 6 and under skate free!
Skate rentals available for $3. Please note: a refundable $25 credit card or cash deposit per skate rental is required. To get you on the ice faster, download application below and bring it with you to the Oval.
For updated information about potential rink closures due to inclement weather or frigid conditions please call the Oval Hotline: 508 929-0777.
The Oval will be closed in the case of certain types of weather. When possible, and based on weather predictions, this announcement will be made on the Oval Ice Condition Hotline 508-929-0777 by 6:00 pm on the previous day and updated with any changes at 8:00AM.
Weather closures shall include but not be limited to temperatures and/or wind chill factors below 0 degrees, continuous rain, and/or high temperatures with solar impact. All closures are to be determined based on ensuring the safety of participants and staff. On occasion, last minute changes resulting in an unforeseen closure may be required. Please check the hotline for the most current information regarding Oval ice conditions.