North End Campus

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.

2024-2025 Program Schedule

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

Basic Skills: Saturdays 10:00am-10:50am
(Ages 4-Adult: Snowplow Sam, Basic 1-6, Pre-Free Skate, and Free Skate 1-6)

Winter 1 Nov 16, 2024 Jan 11, 2025 11/30 & 12/28 7 $224 Sept 23
Winter 2 Jan 18, 2025 Mar 8, 2025 8 $256 Dec 2

*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 include 25 minutes of instructional time and 25 minutes of practice time. Please keep in mind that instruction and practice may be either during the first 25 minutes or the second 25 minutes which is determined by level.
  • The Skating Academy Policies & Waivers

Programs Offered

Snowplow Sam

This is where it all begins! These classes are designed to help children six and younger develop the ABCs of movement – Agility, Balance, Coordination and speed. The ABCs are essential for developing fundamental movement skills and physical literacy. All classes will be taught in a safe and positive environment, incorporating fun and games making class time an enjoyable experience for all. Learn More

Basic Skills

Fun, goal-oriented program for beginners, children (age 4+) through adults. Skaters will receive Basic Skills instruction following the Learn to Skate USA curriculum endorsed by U.S. Figure Skating and USA Hockey. Basic Skills sessions offered: Snowplow Sam, Basic Skills, Pre-Free Skate through Free Skate 6, and Adults at all levels. Learn More

Campus Professionals

Michael Phaneuf
Campus Manager

Dawn Dupere
Jessica Dupere

Can’t find a session to fit your schedule? Check out our other campuses:
Boston • Fenway • Frog Pond North End Norwood • Somerville West Roxbury