East Boston, Holyoke, Worcester & Across Massachusetts, January – March 2023, with the State of Massachusetts DCR Univeral Access Program and All Out Adventures. Free. Lace up a pair of conventional skates or slide around the ice on your manual or power wheelchair.
* Ice sleds are also available to glide around—propel yourself with small hockey sticks or be pushed around the rink by a friend.
* Depending on location, activities on the ice include obstacle courses, a tower of blocks for building up and crashing down, races, colorful balls and pucks to shoot around, power chair games, and gently competitive hockey matches.
East Boston, Holyoke, Worcester – Free Admission and Equipment:
- Fitzpatrick Skating Rink – Holyoke, MA. March 5, 12, and 26
- Buffone Skating Rink – Worcester, MA. January 16, February 27, March 20
- Porrazzo Skating Rink – East Boston, MA, January 18, February 15, March 15
- * Ice sleds, skate walkers, helmets, ice grippers, and ice skates are available.
To register or for more information contact All Out Adventures at 413-584-2052 or e-mail Kristen.Rhodes@mass.gov
Additional Locations that offer Adaptive Skating:
- EHO -Charlestown
- Steriti – Boston
- Devine – Dorchester
- Murphy – South Boston
- Bajko – Hyde Park
- Reilly – Brighton
- Kelly Outdoor – Jamaica Plain
Check this link for more information on days and times: https://www.mass.gov/info-details/dcr-ice-skating-rink-schedule