West Roxbury – Jim Roche Community Arena

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1275 VFW Parkway
West Roxbury, MA 02132
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Phone: 617-323-9512
Fax: 781-826-3089
Proshop: 617-840-3453

Arena Amenities:

Snack Bar Snack Bar
Skate Rentals Skate Rentals
Pro Shop Pro Shop

Additional Information:

The Jim Roche Community Ice 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, in partnership with the West Roxbury Community Center for DCR since 2006. The arena is a full service skating facility offering an extensive variety of skating programs for all ages and abilities.

The facility features a cafe style snack shop, a pro shop operated by Caparell Sports 617-840-3453, a heated conference room, as well as facilities for birthday parties.

The Jim Roche Community Ice Arena provides patrons with affordable recreation in a clean, safe, and well maintained facility.

This arena offers ice time year-round. 


Public Skating

16+ Public Hockey


Ice Rate: $230 (based on a 50-minute hour) Reserve Ice Time
Public Skate: $5
16+ Public Hockey: $10 (skaters under 18 must have a signed parent waiver)
Rental Skates: $5 (on first come, first served basis)

This arena is home to:

NEFS – Boston Brahmas
Chabot’s Specialized Hockey Programs
Parkway Youth Hockey
Bay State Skating School
Greg Carter’s European Hockey School
Pro Ambitions Hockey Camps and Supplies
StinkySocks Hockey (Adult Hockey)

Today's Schedule

06:00AM-07:00AMParkway Youth Hockey
07:00AM-08:00AMParkway Youth Hockey
08:00AM-09:00AMParkway Youth Hockey
09:00AM-10:00AMMedfield Youth Hockey
10:00AM-11:00AMParkway Youth Hockey
11:00AM-12:00PMParkway Youth Hockey
12:00PM-01:00PMParkway Youth Hockey
01:00PM-02:00PMParkway Youth Hockey
02:00PM-04:00PMPublic Skating
04:00PM-05:00PMBay State Skating School
05:00PM-06:10PMWestwood Youth Hockey
06:10PM-07:20PMWestwood Youth Hockey
07:20PM-08:30PMWestwood Youth Hockey
08:30PM-09:40PMSteve Boccuzzi Rental Group
09:40PM-11:05PMSherman Rental Group
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