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Address: Town Square, Waterville Valley, NH
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Great rink!

Came for the public skate time with my girlfriend while staying in a nearby town and we had a lot of fun. Not too many people and the rink is nice and big, so there's room for... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 weeks ago
Christian R
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Came for the public skate time with my girlfriend while staying in a nearby town and we had a lot of fun. Not too many people and the rink is nice and big, so there's room for everyone. The prices are fair and we'd definitely do it again if we had the chance!

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Thank Christian R
Sandwich, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We can't say enough about the friendliness of the staff. We loved skating at this facility and we did several other activities on and near these grounds! It's a fabulous destination for all ages!

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Thank Lydia A
New Hampshire
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 January 2017 via mobile

We have been here for several hockey tournaments. The ice is probably the best sheet to skate on in New England. The rink staff keeps the locker rooms clean and well maintained and the floors are clean and free from sand and dirt (which could be a problem given the foot traffic to & from the parking lot). The clean... More 

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Thank Chuck-Crow
Franklin, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2017 via mobile

We've been to Waterville 3 years in a row for Weekend Hockey Tournaments. The tournaments are well run. The kids have good ice on which to play. Viewing areas are good.

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Thank PricingGuy007
Boston, Massachusetts
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 January 2017 via mobile

The staff and other skaters were very friendly and patient with me as a first time skater. The rentals were $5 per pair and we had free admission with pass from our hotel. It was a nice activity! My husband loved the 80s soundtrack. :)

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Thank Sarah M
Boston, Massachusetts
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 July 2016 via mobile

Can't think of a better way to beat the heat then lacing up a pair of skates and taking advantage of $5 public skate sessions! Wow! Right in the town square too! We had decent rentals and the kids thought it was 'cool' to skate with shorts and tshirts on! It wasn't that crowded and we stayed to watch a... More 

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Thank Rene S
Wilmington, Massachusetts
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5 reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 March 2016

The rink and the arena are great for ice skating. It's located right in Waterville's Town Square, which is convenient. The problem is when you have to rent skates. First, the wait in line to rent the skates seemed to take forever, which is a problem when public skating is only open for 1 hour a day (big mistake in... More 

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Thank Steve R
Boston
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 January 2015

The rink used to have a nice schedule mix with games, leagues and public skate. Management has changed and the new schedule is hockey almost 100% of the time. No more public skate unless you happen to be there during one of their infrequent mid-week free skate sessions.

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Thank tonynelson
Braintree, Massachusetts
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 January 2015

No snack bar! One Keurig machine with $2.00 pods for sale. There's a lot of shopping in the village but if you leave the rink you'll miss the game!

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Thank seetheworld2015
Newton, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 November 2014

My 4 teens loved skating, said it was great fun! They said that there were a lot of kid using the arena which made it more fun!

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