North End

DCR Steriti Memorial Rink – 561 Commercial Street, Boston, MA

Operated by the Massachusetts Department of Conservation and Recreation, the facility offers open viewing, seating areas, and limited skate rentals. Located in the historic North End, there is convenient access to public transportation at the MBTA’s North Station, on street parking and parking garages within walking distance.

Program Offered

Basic Skills

Fun, goal-oriented program for beginners, children (age 4+) through adult. Skaters will receive Basic Skills instruction following the Learn to Skate USA curriculum which is endorsed by U.S. Figure Skating and USA Hockey. Basic Skills sessions offered: Snowplow Sam 1-3, Basic Skills 1-6, Pre-Free Skate through Free Skate 6, and Adult 1-6.

COVID-19 Safety Notice:

Please note that at this time, we are only accepting students that have previously taken lessons at any Learn to Skate program and currently meet the age and level requirements outlined below.

*At this time, we are not able to accept any beginner or first-time skaters of any age.*

For any questions on skater eligibility, please contact us at (617) 787-5283 or by emailing,

2020-2021 Program Schedule

  Term First Class Last Class No Class # Classes Price Registration Opens

Basic Skills Saturdays 10:15am-10:55am
(Ages 6-Adult: Basic 2-6, Pre-Free Skate, and Free Skate 1-6)

Winter 1 Nov 14, 2020 Jan 16, 2021 11/28, 12/26 8 $176 Closed*
Winter 2 Jan 23, 2021 Mar 13, 2021 2/13 7 $154 Closed*

*Please call (617) 787-5283 to inquire about availability on closed classes or to discuss skater eligibility.

  • Registration will close five business days prior to the first class at each campus location
  • Classes will be a 40-minute instructional lesson and no practice time (due to COVID-19)
  • The Skating Academy Policies & Waivers

Campus Professionals

Michael Phaneuf
Campus Manager

Dawn Dupere
Jessica Dupere
Brian Podgurski

Can’t find a session to fit your schedule? Check out our other Campuses:
BostonBeverly • Brookline • DedhamFenway • Foxboro
Frog PondNorth EndNorwood • Somerville West Roxbury


For more information on our programming: or 617-787-5283