Boston Common Frog Pond
In July and August the Boston Common Frog Pond is transformed into a wading pool and water fountain. The pool is open daily from 11 a.m. to 6p.m.
From November to mid-March, the Frog Pond becomes a skating rink. Admission is $5 for those 14 and older and free for those 13 and younger. Adult skates can be rented for $9 a pair and children's skates can be rented for $5 a pair. Lockers are available for $2. Season passes are also available, and the skating rink can be rented out for private events on Mondays from 5:30 p.m. to close.
The Carousel on the Common operates April through October and tickets are $3 a ride. It's open daily from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. The Frog Pond Café serves up food to hungry swimmers or skaters from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. daily.
The Skating Club of Boston operates and manages the Frog Pond Skating Rink.
- Parking: On-street: free, On-street: metered, Paid lot
- Scope: Local
- Type: Environment