West Roxbury

Jim Roche Community Arena

1275 VFW Parkway, West Roxbury, MA 02132
617-323-9512

A Massachusetts Department of Conservation and Recreation Skating Rink operated by Facility Management Corporation. A public / private partnership for quality public recreation.

Arena Amenities

Snack Bar, Skate Rentals, Pro Shop, Wi-Fi, Skate Sharpening

Public Skating

Public Skating: $6.00
Public Hockey: $12.00
Rental Skates: $6.00

Facility Rentals

Facility offers meeting facilities and party rentals.

Group Skate Information
Birthday Party Information
Corporate Meeting/Event Information

Ice Rental: $255 (50min/hour) | $306 (60min/hour)
Ice Rental(non-profit youth): $235 (50min/hour) | $282 (60min/hour)

Additional Information

A mask mandate is currently in place requiring all skaters and spectators to wear a face covering at all times when in the facility. For the full mandate, please click here.

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 is home to:

Today's Schedule

COVID-19 Notice: To comply with CDC and State Guidelines, attendence at events is limited.

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6:00AM - 7:00AMDarren Tow
11:00AM - 12:00PMPublic Hockey FMC Ice Sports - Public Hockey
12:00PM - 2:00PMPublic Skating FMC Ice Sports - Public Skating
4:00PM - 5:00PMParkway Youth Hockey
5:00PM - 6:00PMParkway Youth Hockey
6:00PM - 7:00PMParkway Youth Hockey
7:00PM - 8:00PMParkway Youth Hockey
8:00PM - 10:00PMPublic Skating FMC Ice Sports - Public Skating
10:00PM - 11:00PMStinkysocks Hockey

Connect with us

Dennis Caulfield, Arena Manager

Jessica Proctor, Regional Program Director

617-323-9512

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