North End

Dedham Campus

DCR Steriti Memorial Rink, 561 Commercial Street, North End, 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 U.S. Figure Skating and USA Hockey curriculum. Basic Skills sessions are offered Basic Skill 1-6, Pre-Free Skate through Free Skate 6.


2017-2018 Program Schedule

Term First Class Last Class No Class # Classes Price Registration Opens
Basic Skills: Saturdays 10:00am-10:50am (Ages 4-Adult: All Levels)
Winter 1 Nov 18, 2017 Jan 13, 2018 11/25, 12/30 7 $154 Oct 8, 2017
Winter 2 Jan 20, 2018 Mar 10, 2018 2/3 7 $154 Dec 20, 2017
  • Registration will close five business days prior to the first class at each campus location
  • Skaters receive a 25-minute lesson and a 25-minute practice
  • Skating Academy Registration Policies & Waivers

  • Campus Manager

    North End Campus Coach, Hamel-BottariSusan Hamel-Bottari
    Campus Manager

    Susan has been a member of The Skating Club of Boston for over 25 years. She was a regional, sectional and national medalist in Adult Single and Pairs. She has performed as a ballet skater for Holiday On Ice. She also served as director of Agora United International Skating School in Milan, Italy. She volunteered at the 2006 Torino Winter Olympic Games in Italy. She holds a PSA Master Group Rating and Free Skating and moves in the field Register Rating.
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