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Skating Places in Central Connecticut

Indoor and Outdoor Ice Skating Places in Greater Hartford

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Updated April 09, 2014
Does winter weather cause you to curtail your regular recreational activities? Did you know that according to Good Housekeeping's Calorie Burner Calculator an hour of leisurely ice skating burns 310 calories and vigorous skating burns 555 calories an hour?

Ice skating is an exhilarating winter activity that not only will make you feel less guilty about holiday overeating, it'll help you to beat those cabin fever blues, too. Central Connecticut is home to premier indoor ice skating arenas, plus outdoor parks, ponds and ice skating rinks that offer the public an opportunity to get out and glide.

Keep in mind that it's always a good idea to call ahead to check ice skating rinks' hours of public operation or conditions at outdoor skating spots. If you don't own your own skates, you may want to ask about the availability of rentals, as well.

Here's your guide to Skating Places in Hartford County and surrounding areas:

Avon

Countryside Park
335 Huckleberry Hill Road
860-409-4332

Bloomfield

Filley Park
Tunxis Avenue (Route 189)
860-243-8090

Bolton

The Bolton Ice Palace
145 Hop River Road
860-646-7851

Cromwell

Champions Skating Center
6 Progress Drive
860-632-0323

Farmington

Winding Trails Recreation Association
(membership required)
50 Winding Trails Drive
860-677-8458

Glastonbury

Eastbury Pond
Fisher Hill Road
860-652-7679

J.B. Williams Park
Neipsic Road
860-652-7679

Hartford

Bushnell Park
Wells Street
860-232-6710

Manchester

Charter Oak Park
Charter Oak and Main Streets
860-647-3084

Union Pond Park
North Main Street
860-647-3084

Newington

Newington Arena
300 Alumni Road
860-665-7825

Norwich

Norwich Ice Rink
641 New London Turnpike
860-892-2555

Simsbury

International Skating Center of Connecticut
1375 Hopmeadow Street
860-651-5400

Simsbury Farms
Old Farms Road
860-658-3836

Stratton Brook State Park
Route 305
860-242-1158

Torrington

Burr Pond State Park
Old Route 8
860-482-1817

John A. Minetto State Park
Route 272
860-482-1817

West Hartford

Beachland Park
847 South Quaker Lane
860-561-7510

Fernridge Park
567 Fern Street
860-561-7510

Veterans Memorial Ice Skating Rink
56 Buena Vista Road
860-521-1573

Wolcott Park
New Britain Avenue
860-561-7510

Wethersfield

Mill Woods Park
Greenfield Street
860-721-2890

Beaverbrook LinearPark/Spring Street Pond
Spring Street
860-721-2890

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