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Public Skating

Public Skating is the perfect time to get on the ice with friends, family and co-workers! Our trained, professional staff and our Skater’s Code of Conduct ensure a safe and enjoyable experience! Rental skates are available on a first come, first serve basis.

Public Skating Schedules

Today's Schedule:

01:00PM - 03:00PM West Roxbury - Jim Roche Community Ice Arena - Ice Sheet - FMC Public Skating
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Public Skating Rates

$6.00 General Admission
$6.00 Rental Skates (Available on a first come, first served basis)

Skaters 62 and older can skate for free with an ID.

Public Hockey Information

$10.00 General Admission
General Admission (25 minute sessions): $5

First two goalies skate for free
18+ (unless otherwise noted)
Full equipment & signed waivers required
For more rink-specific information about public hockey, please click on the corresponding button above.
Parent waiver must be signed for any player under the age of 18

  • FMC 18+ Public Hockey
  • FMC 16+ Public Hockey
  • FMC Youth Public Hockey (12 and Under)
  • FMC Teen Public Hockey (13-18)
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Skater’s Responsibility Code

  • Always stay in control and be able to stop or avoid other skaters.
  • While on the ice, keep moving with the flow of skaters in a counter-clockwise direction. Never stop where you will obstruct other skaters or skate in groups.
  • Skaters ahead of you always have the right of way. It is your responsibility to avoid hitting them or disrupting them.
    NO SPEEDING
    NO WEAVING
    NO ROUGHNESS
    NO THROWING OBJECTS OR SNOWBALLS
  • Keep ice exits clear. When entering the ice, watch for oncoming skaters. Never sit on the dasher boards or loiter at the exit/entrance gates.
  • Never carry children or other items when skating. Never bring objects onto the ice (cones, milk crates, etc.). No eating, drinking or smoking on the ice.
  • Ice resurfacing machines are very dangerous, always stay off the ice when the resurfacer is in operation.
  • Do not step on the ice without skates. Never wear skates in stands.
  • Always obey ice monitors; report any hazards or unsafe behavior to ice monitors at once.
  • Respect the ice and others around you, never litter or use foul language.

This is only a partial list of your responsibilities as a participant in skating. There are elements of risk that common sense, courtesy, and personal awareness can help reduce. Remember that you are ultimately responsible for your personal safety!

The arena management and staff will enforce this Code of Conduct for all visitors of the arena. Loss of rink privileges, fines and/or criminal prosecution will be imposed as necessary.