PHOTOS: On the Ice for Free Ice Skating in Somerville

See who was on the ice (and who took a very cute spill) at Saturday’s free public skate at Veterans Memorial Rink.

Patch photographer Byron Smith stopped by the free public skating session Saturday at . See who was there, who can skate backwards--and who took a very cute spill.

Public skating hours through March are usually Monday to Friday, but also occasionally on weekends. And while it may cost you your pride (if you’re a little wobbly on the ice); it won’t cost you a cent (unless you need a $6 skate rental). Hours can change so always check before you go. Details .

Please note, hours are subject to change!

  • Monday: 1:00pm - 3:50pm 
  • Tuesday: 1:00pm - 2:50pm 
  • * Wednesday: 1:00pm - 3:50pm (see below)
  • Thursday: 1:00pm - 2:50pm 
  • Friday:  usually 6:00pm - 7:50pm.

* Half-Day Schedule:  Mar 2 & 23  (Public Skating Hours 1:00pm - 3:50pm on these selected Wednesdays) 


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