John A. Ryan Skating Arena
Public Skating Ends on March 24, 2013 for the Season
Public Skating Schedule Adult Hockey League
The John A. Ryan Skating Arena is a NHL-size skating rink owned and operated by the Town of Watertown featuring many amenities including:
Warm Viewing Room
Skate Shop with rentals
Eight changing rooms
Skate changing area
- Seating capacity for 1,250 spectators
- 200' by 85' NHL-sized skating surface
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Home to Watertown Youth Hockey, Watertown Lady Raiders Girls hockey, as well as many other youth hockey and Watertown, Trinity Catholic and Newton South high school hockey programs
as well as the Catholic Central JV leauge, MIAA
Home to Bentley University Playing in the Atlantic Hockey
The arena is available for private rentals for 60 and 50 minute blocks of time. The rates vary due to date, time, and ice usage. Generally, the rink can be reserved for $215 for a 60 minute block or $200 for a 50 minute block.
Demand for ice time is greatest from December through March; reserve dates should be booked well in advance. The most available times for private rental groups tend to be in the early fall, late spring, and some holidays.
All renters must be e-mailed to Dan Brothers prior to being considered for rentals. Please include:
1) Name & Number
2) Usage of the Arena
3) Flexability on Days and Times
In the event that you arrive before your scheduled time and find that the rink is closed, please be patient. The rink will be opened 30 minutes before your scheduled time.