|Snowshoeing at D.A.R. State Forest|
Join Stavros Outdoor Access for each week in February and early March for outdoor activities at the Weston Ski Track - the only place in the state that makes snow for cross-country skiing! With 2 kilometers of groomed trails, sitskiing is a blast! At this popular program, kicksleds, snowshoes and conventional cross country skis are available as well as sitskis. Call 413-259-0009 to register - see sidebar for dates and times. You can also go on your own and use 2 sitskis independently, and 2 kicksleds are available by request for universal access users. Call 781-891-6575 to reserve equipment for independent use.
In Brockton, skate indoors during public skating at the Asiaf rink next to the high school. Use conventional skates or ice sleds on 3 Sundays -January 16, January 30, and February 13- from 2:40-4:40pm with All Out Adventures. Call 413-527-8980 to register. Three ice sleds and a few skate walkers available for independent use during public skating outside of the scheduled program. Call 508-583-6804 to inquire about independent use of sleds.
|Try out a seated ice skating sled indoors or out!|
On Tuesday, February 15, we will be offering a special outdoor skating event at the Kelly Rink in Jamaica Plain. From 11am -2pm join the Universal Access Program and All Out Adventures using the entire rink for Adaptive Skating and Ice Games outside! Please call 617-626-1294 to register. One ice sled available on site for independent use otherwise. Call 617-727-7000 to inquire about sled use.
Saturday, February 5 from 11am -3pm, visit our Winter Festival at Dunn Park in Gardner! We'll be offering cross country skiing, snowshoeing, kicksledding, snowmobile rides, an outdoor campfire and refreshments in a scenic setting. Please call 617-626-1294 to pre-register for this free event.
In Worcester, Adaptive Skating and Ice Games continue once a month on Thursdays at the Buffone Rink. Times vary from month to month. Call 413-577-3840 to register for any or all of the following dates: January 20, February 17, March 17 and April14. Times vary. 4 ice sleds and two skate walkers available for independent use during public skating on site. Call 508-799-0910 to inquire about equipment use.
|Take a snowmobile ride with park staff in Wendell.|
Enjoy outdoor recreation activities at Mt. Tom State Reservation in Holyoke, Wendell State Forest and/or D.A.R. State Forest in Goshen. Mt. Tom offers wonderful outdoor skating when Lake Bray is frozen and trail exploration in most conditions. Wendell has an outdoor skating rink and offers snowmobile rides in addition to trail excursions. All three locations feature accessible warming rooms and restrooms with D.A.R. being the most rustic. See sidebar for dates and times.
In Holyoke, Adaptive Skating and Ice Games continue once a month on Saturdays from 12 - 2pm at the Fitzpatrick Rink. Call 413-57-3840 to register for any or all of the following dates: January 22, February 12, March 12 and April 9 from 12-2pm. Six ice sleds and several skate walkers available on site for independent use during public skating. Call 413-532-2929 to inquire about equipment use.
SEE YOU OUT THERE in the snow and on the ice!