If you’re looking to bring the family ice skating this winter, here is a list of ice skating locations to check out in Connecticut and just over the border in Rhode Island. Enjoy a fun skating day at a great indoor or outdoor ice skating rink.
Dayton Arena at Connecticut College
270 Mohegan Ave.
New London, CT 06320
Dayton Arena is located on the Conn College campus. A special event is coming up on February 22nd at the arena. “Ice Skate for Babies” is being held to help raise money for the March of Dimes charity. See the Facebook page facebook.com/skateforbabies/info.
Foxwoods Rink and Winter Patio
Foxwoods Resort Casino
350 Trolley Line Boulevard
Mashantucket, CT 06338-3777
Come skate seven days a week on the smooth ice of our outdoor rink. The trees surrounding the rink are decorated with over 100,000 lights. After your skate, enjoy a hot chocolate while relaxing in an Adirondack chair set by one of four outdoor fireplaces that surround a fully decorated 30 foot Christmas tree. Bring your camera as there are over-sized Christmas lights and presents – a great backdrop for your family Holiday Picture. Read our experience
Norwich Ice Rink
641 New London Turnpike
Norwich CT 06360
Norwich Ice Rink offers public skate times, movie nights, birthday parties, hosts hockey games, and more.
Washington Trust Community Skating Center
61 Main Street
Westerly, Rhode Island 02891
“The Washington Trust Community Skating Center, located in downtown Westerly, offers 12,000 square feet of real ice on a 100’ X 120’ rink. No skates? No problem! With 250 pairs of rental skates, there are plenty for you and your family or friends to come try a centuries old winter tradition. If skating is not for you, there is seating for 200 people around the rink to watch and enjoy a cup of hot chocolate. Visit the Washington Trust Community Skating Center under the sun, or stars, to build memories that will last a lifetime!”
Know of any other rinks in our area? Leave a comment below and we’ll add them to our list.