Harvard University opens skating rink to public

A skating rink is installed in front of the Science Center at Harvard University for students and members of the community to enjoy throughout the winter months. Members of Harvard Women's Figure Ice Skating Team break in the ice as the wink opens for business. Trude Renwick GSD '12 (pictured) skates on the ice. Stephanie Mitchell/Harvard Staff Photographer

You don’t have to be wicked smart to skate at Harvard University.

Technically, you don’t even have to be good at skating.

As part of the prestigious schools yearlong 375th anniversary celebration, Harvard has opened up a rink for people who have blades of glory.

Sharpen up those skates, because you can already hit the ice.

The rink opened on January 17 and features a 40-foot-by-60-foot area so you can do all those fancy twirls and dips that you see in the Olympics.

The rink is located in the plaza adjacent to the Science Center, according to the University.

It will be open and free to members of the Harvard community and the public.
There are rentals on-site, or you can bring your own blades.

Hours of Operation:
Tuesday-Sunday; 12pm-9pm
Skate Rentals:
Free (Ages 14 and under need to be accompanied by an adult)
Payment Options:
Cash or Charge


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