Franklin – Pirelli Veterans Arena

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910 Panther Way
Franklin, MA 02038
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Phone: 508-541-7024
Fax: 508-528-9350
Proshop: Franklin Penalty Box
Proshop Contacts: Dave Marchand 508-922-6924 Ken Assad 508-446-1800

Arena Amenities:

Party Room Party Room
Snack Bar Snack Bar
Skate Rentals Skate Rentals

Additional Information:

The Staff Sgt. Robert Pirelli Veterans Memorial Skating Arena was rededicated to honor the memory of the fallen Medal of Valor recipient and former Franklin Panther. The arena was completed in 1973, opened to the public on June 2, 1973. It was built under the direction of Governor Francis Sargent and the Commissioner of Natural Resources, Arthur Bromwell, and the effort of Representative George Woods.

The Staff Sgt. Robert Pirelli Veteran’s Skating Arena is a Commonwealth of Massachusetts public ice skating facility, overseen by the Department of Conservation and Recreation (DCR). FMC Ice Sports has been operating the arena for DCR since 1992. The arena is a full service skating facility offering an extensive variety of skating programs for all ages and abilities.

The facility features a pro shop operated by Franklin Penalty Box (Contacts: Dave Marchand, 508-922-6924 Ken Assad, 508-446-1800), a heated conference room, and snack bar.

The Pirelli Veteran’s Skating Arena provides patrons with affordable recreation in a clean, safe, and well maintained facility.

This arena offers ice time year-round.


Public Skating


Ice Rate: $225 (based on a 50-minute hour) Reserve Ice Time
Public Skate: $5
Rental Skates: $5 (on first come, first served basis)

This arena is home to:

NEFS – Norfolk County Hawks
Franklin Hockey Association
Tri-Valley Indians YH
King Philip Walpole YH
Demons Youth Hockey
Greg Carter’s European Hockey School
Pro Ambitions Hockey Camps and Supplies

Today's Schedule

06:00AM-07:30AMFranklin Youth Hockey
07:40AM-08:50AMSouth Shore Conference
08:50AM-10:00AMSouth Shore Conference
10:00AM-10:40AMFMC Skating
10:40AM-11:30AMFMC Skating
11:30AM-12:30PMBruins FUNdamentals
12:30PM-01:30PMFranklin Youth Hockey
01:30PM-02:30PMFranklin Youth Hockey
02:30PM-04:30PMPublic Skating
04:30PM-06:30PMChris Dwyer Pre-Season Camp
06:30PM-08:30PMMedway Amateur Hockey AssociationIce time available for resale. Call 888.74.SKATE for more information.
08:30PM-09:30PMFranklin Youth HockeyIce time available for resale. Call 888.74.SKATE for more information.
09:30PM-10:30PMFranklin Youth HockeyIce time available for resale. Call 888.74.SKATE for more information.
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