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Ice Skating Rinks in Portland and Southern Maine

Glide Your Way to Winter Fun

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Ice skating is a Maine tradition. What Mainer didn't throw on a pair of skates as a kid and glide around the frozen puddle in the back yard or go to a pond in town or a nearby quarry to enjoy this winter ritual? It's a great way to get out in the fresh air (bundle up!) and enjoy the great outdoors.

Note: All phone numbers are area code 207.

Last Updated: January 13, 2010. It is always a good idea to call ahead to check skating availability and conditions.

Maine Skating Places

Bath

Dummer Street Pond
Corner of Beacon and Dummer Streets, Bath, Maine
Hours: Lighted until 9 p.m. daily. Signs are posted if the pond is closed due to weather. Call 443-8360.

Goddards Pond
Corner of Marshall and High Streets, Bath, Maine
Hours: Dependent on the weather, but generally daily until 9 p.m., when the lights are turned off. Warming hut and refreshment stand operate Monday through Friday, 3-9 p.m., and weekends noon to 9 p.m.
Call 443-8360.

Bridgton

The Bridgton Ice Arena(Indoor)
Bridgton Academy, off Route 37
Hours: Vary from week to week but in general are Fridays, 7:30-9:30 p.m.; Saturdays, 1:30-3:30 p.m.; and Sundays, 1-3:30 p.m.
Call 647-3322, ext. 310.

Brunswick

Brunswick Parks and Recreation Ice Rink
On the Mall
Brunswick, Maine
Open December through March, conditions permitting, for public skating.
Hours: From 9 a.m. to 10 p.m. daily.
Call 725-6656.

Coffin Pond Ice Skating Rink
River Road
Brunswick, Maine
Open December through March, conditions permitting, for public skating.
Hours: From 9 a.m. to 10 p.m. daily.
Call 725-6656.

Lishness Park Ice Rink
Pine Tree Road
Brunswick, Maine
Open to the public December through March.
Hours: 9 a.m. to 10 p.m. daily. Closed for hockey practices Monday, Wednesday and Friday from 6-9 p.m. and Saturday and Sunday from 6-10 a.m.
Call 725-6656.

Biddeford

The Biddeford Ice Arena (Indoor)
Alfred Road Business Park
Olympic-sized outdoor ice skating rink open to the public daily from mid-October to mid-March except during school vacations. Ice skating and hockey classes and adult and youth hockey leagues.
Hours: Hours change weekly. Call or consult Web site for times.
Call 283-0615.

Carrabassett Valley

Sugarloaf
One mile south of the Sugarloaf access road.
Olympic-sized outdoor ice skating rink with music and lights, bonfire, open daily starting in mid-December, weather permitting.
Hours: Sunday through Friday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Saturday, 9 a.m. to 8 p.m.
Call 237-6830.

Falmouth

Falmouth Family Ice Center
20 Hat Trick Drive
Falmouth, Maine
Outdoor and indoor rinks maintained by a Zamboni. Room for hockey leagues and figure skaters on this large rink. Lessons are available. Warming hut, picnic tables and restrooms.
Hours: Hours vary. Consult Web site.
Call 781-4200.

Freeport

Leon Gorman Park
School Street
Freeport, Maine
Small ice skating pond available to skaters when weather conditions permit, usually between January 1 and March 1. Hours: Daily until 10 p.m. (lights available).
Call 865-4743.

Fryeburg

Fryeburg Recreation Department Ice Rink
Bradley Street
Fryeburg, Maine
Skating mid-December - mid-March.
Call 935-3933.

Gorham

University of Southern Maine Ice Arena
Gorham Campus, Route 25
Gorham, Maine
USM is home to the only Olympic-sized ice rink in Maine. It is mostly utilized for college team ice sports, but the rink is open for public skating at times during the week.
Hours: Call for hours.
Call 780-5991.

Lewiston/Auburn

Ingersoll Ice Arena
48 Pettengill Park Road
Auburn, Maine
Hours: Public skating hours are Sunday 4-6 p.m. and Wednesday 1:15-2:30 p.m. Call 333-6601, ext. 2114.

Portland

Breakwater School
Capisic Street
Portland, Maine
Open December - February, conditions permitting.

Deering Oaks Park Pond
State Street and Park Avenue
Portland, Maine
Open December - February during normal park hours.
Hours: 6 a.m. to 10 p.m. daily.
Call 756-8275 or 874-8801.

Portland Ice Arena (Indoor)
225 Park Avenue
Portland, Maine
Hours: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday 11:45 - 1:15; Saturday, 1:45-3:15 p.m.; Sunday 1:30 - 3 p.m.
Call 774-8553.

Payson Park
Baxter Boulevard
Portland, Maine
Open December - February.
Hours: 6 a.m. to 10 p.m. daily

Presumpscot Park
Ludlow Street
Portland, Maine
Open December - February.

South Portland

Mill Creek Park Pond
Ocean Street at Hinckley
South Portland, Maine
Outdoor pond in Mill Creek Park behind Mill Creek shopping center. Free.
Hours: Open December through February, conditions permitting. Signs are posted when ice is not safe for skating.
Call 767-7670.

Standish

Johnson Field
Sebago Lake Village, Route 35
Standish, Maine
Open daily from sunrise to sunset. Has a warming hut. Ice skating parties throughout the season, with music and refreshments.
Hours: Dependent on the weather
Call 642-2875.

Steep Falls
Standish, Maine
Outdoor rink open daily from sunrise to sunset.
Call 642-2875.

Yarmouth

Orland H. Blake Skating Pond & Village Improvement Society
Main Street behind Log Cabin
Yarmouth, Maine
Open December - February until 11 p.m.
Lighted rink with a warming hut.
Call 846-2406.

Travis Roy Ice Arena (Indoor)
Route 1
Yarmouth, Maine
Open July through March. Call to inquire about public skating opportunities. Call 846-2384.

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