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The Boston Common Frog Pond sits at the heart of Boston Common, the oldest and most treasured public park in the U.S. With a winter ice rink and skating school, a reflecting pool in the spring and fall, and a summer spray pool and children’s carousel, there are always fun and exciting activities for residents and tourists alike. Or just stop by to enjoy the scenery, complimentary Wi-Fi and something delicious from the cafe.

Frog Pond Ice Rink Rentals

The Boston Common Frog Pond is the perfect venue for your corporate retreat, birthday party, reunion, or celebration. Available dates are limited.

Book now for the 2014-2015 ice skating season.

Mayor’s Annual Frog Pond Pumpkin Fest

Pumpkin Fest! It was a BOOtastic good time at Frog Pond for the 2nd Annual Mayor's Pumpkin Fest last night at The Boston Common Frog Pond!
Check out our photos!

When does the Frog Pond ice skating rink open?

Not soon enough! Right? The Frog Pond ice skating season opens in mid-November. That may change if the daily temperature is too warm. The official opening day will be announced here on the Frog Pond web site, our Facebook page, and on Twitter. If you haven't done so yet, follow us!

Find out more about our ice skating season, prices, and services.

Looking for ice skating lessons?

Lessons are offered at Frog Pond and managed by The Skating Club of Boston Skating Academy.
Find out more about private lessons
Register online for group lessons at

Frog Pond Café

Frog Pond Café is closed while we prepare for the winter ice skating season.


Thanks for another wonderful year! The Frog Pond Carousel has closed for the season. See you in Spring 2015!

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