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Skating on thick ice
Avoid the elements at an indoor rink

01/25/18
By Ethan Hogan



 The winter season is upon us, and for many that means ice skating. If you don’t want to wait for perfect conditions at the local pond, visit these indoor rinks offering public skate sessions throughout the week.

 
Tri-Town Ice Arena (311 W. River Road, Hooksett) has two-hour-long public ice skating sessions daily. The arena has 78,000 square feet of space, with two official National Hockey League-size rinks. Public skating is $6 for adults and children, with rentals for $4. Walkers for beginners can be rented for $4 with a $5 refundable security deposit. Public skating punch cards are available for $50 and include 10 admissions. Check tri-townicearena.com for public skate times or call 485-1100.
The JFK Memorial Coliseum (303 Beech St., Manchester) ice rink is open to public skating on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m., and Saturdays and Sundays from 2 to 4 p.m. The skating surface is 185 feet by 85 feet. Ice skate rentals are $5 and available only on weekends, school vacations and holidays. The handicapped accessible rink has four changing rooms and a concession stand. Visit manchesternh.gov/Departments/Parks-and-Recreation/Parks-Facilities/JFK-Memorial-Coliseum or call 624-6444.
Conway Arena (5 Stadium Drive, Nashua) offers public skating year-round for families and friends looking for a fun indoor activity or for someone who just wants to dust off their rusty skates. Public skate is Friday through Wednesday at varying times. Admission is $5 per skater and $4 per rental skate. A 10-session pass book for public skating is $40. The arena also offers ice skating lessons that cater to the needs of both the recreational and the competitive skaters. Check conwayarena.com or call 595-2400 for current public skate times.
The Douglas N. Everett Arena (15 Loudon Road, Concord) offers public skating, stick practice and lessons from mid-September to mid-March. Skating hours are Monday through Friday from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m., Saturday from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m., and Sunday from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Admission is $5, free for kids age 3 and under. Ice skate rentals are available in the pro shop for $5.Visit concordnh.gov/arena or call 225-8690.
The Ice Center (60 Lowell Road, Salem) is open for public ice skating on Fridays from 9 to 10 p.m., Saturdays from 2:40 to 4 p.m., and Sundays from 1:40 to 3 p.m. Public skate is $6, free for kids age 4 and under. Ice skate rentals are $5. Visit icentersalem.com or call 893-4448.
The Rinks at Exeter (40 Industrial Drive, Exeter) have two public ice skating rinks open daily at varying times. Admission is $6 and offers access to both rinks. Skate rentals are $4. A booklet of 10 public skate passes is $50. The rink offers support bars for kids age 3 to 5 to help them learn to skate. Visit therinksatexeter.com or call 775-7423.
The Dover Ice Arena (110 Portland Avenue, Dover) has public ice skating times throughout the season Monday through Friday from noon to 1:50 p.m., and Sundays from 1:30 to 2:50 p.m. Adults ages 18 to 61 are $7, kids age 4 to 17 are $5 and seniors ages 62 and older are $5. Tots 3 and under are free. Skate rentals are $4 and skate sharpening is $5. Visit dover.nh.gov/government/city-operations/recreation/arena or call 516-6060. 





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