pond_skate_4Want to take the family out skating but don’t want to have to drive very far?  Here is a list of outdoor ice skating locations across the state- there’s sure to be one in your area!
  • Bethel Inn Nordic Ski Center, 21 Broad St, Bethel, 207-824-6276,  Ski and snowshoe 35km, ski school, rentals, concessions, ice skating, back country trails.
  • Breakwater School, Capisic Street, Portland
  • Brunswick Parks and Recreation Ice Rink, On the mall, Brunswick, Conditions permitting, 9am – 10pm daily
  • Chestnut Field, Chestnut Street, Auburn
  • Deering Oaks Park Pond, State Street and Park Avenue, Portland
  • Dummer Street Pond, Corner of Beacon and Dummer Streets, Bath, Lighted until 9pm
  • East Bridge Street Ball Park, East Bridge Street, Westbrook
  • Freeport Middle School Field, Kendall Lane, Freeport
  • Fryeburg Recreation Department Ice Rink, Bradley Street, Fryeburg
  • Goddards Pond, Corner of Marshall and High Streets, Bath, Warming hut and refreshment stand, lighted until 9
  • Go Tubing, 60 Alder Park Road, South China, 207-445-4450, Rentals, lodge, concessions
  • Hippach Field, Route 4, Farmington, Warming hut
  • Holy Family Rink, Sabattus Street, Lewiston
  • Johnson Field, Sebago Lake Village, Route 35, Standish, Warming hut, restroom facilities
  • Johnson Pond at Colby College, 4000 Mayflower Hill, Waterville
  • Lee Twombly Pond, 20 Hat Trick Drive, Falmouth, Zamboni maintained pond, warming hut, picnic tables and restrooms
  • Lincoln Street Ice Rink, Lincoln Street, Westbrook, Lighted, often used for hockey
  • Manchester School, 709 Roosevelt Trail, Windham, Warming hut
  • Memorial Armory Rink, 65 Central Avenue, Lewiston
  • Mill Creek Park Pond, Ocean Street, South Portland
  • Orland H. Blake Skating Pond, Behind Log Cabin on Main Street, Yarmouth, Lighted, warming hut
  • Payson Park, Baxter Boulevard, Portland
  • Presumpscot Park, Ludlow Street, Portland
  • Rangeley Municipal Rink, 15 School Street (behind municipal garage), Rangeley
  • Scarborough Skate Rink, Behind Wentworth School on Municipal Drive, Scarborough, Lighted, warming hut and concession area
  • Stroudwater Ice Rink, Stroudwater Street, Westbrook, Lighted, warming hut
  • Sugarloaf Outdoor Center,  3001 Touring Center Road, Carrabassett Valley, 207-237-6830, NHL sized skating rink, rentals, music and lights
  • Sunday River’s White Cap Fun Center, Skiway Road, Newry, Lighted, bring your own skates
  • Walton Junior High Ice Rink, Mary Caroll Street, Auburn
  • The Waterhouse Center, 51 Main Street, Kennebunk, Covered but open sided, visit webcam to see if it’s crowded.