Our ice facility offers ice rentals for both of our ice rinks. Our NHL rink (full sheet) is perfect for games, training, practices or large events. Our Zoned (half sized) ice rink is perfect for Birthday parties, small events, 3 vs 3 hockey games and more.--> First Time Renting Ice? Create an account!
If you need help reserving the ice or if you have any questions related to ice rental, then please call us today at Call Us At 781-381-5206.
Signed waivers are required for children under 18 years old. Kids 8 years old and under must wear a helmet. We do not offer ice-skate rentals. You must bring your own ice skates. Payment is due in full when you reserve the ice rink. You must notify us within 3 weeks of your reservation date in order to receive a refund. Detailed ice rink rental pricing is listed below. Thank you for your interest in ice rink rentals.
Host your child's next birthday party at our facility. It's fun for kids of all ages. Event package includes: One 50 min. hour Ice skating on Zoned Rink rental for you and your friends, party room available for the second hour, our party room is directly across from the Zoned Rink. Up to 20 people in total on the ice — including adults and children.
PLEASE NOTE: You'll be responsible for providing your own ice-skates, decorations, food & drink.
The Boch ice rink measures 200 feet (60.96 m) long by 85 feet (25.91 m) wide and also follows regulatory rounded corners and surrounded by a wall or the "boards". These boards that surround the rink with each corner rounded out with a 28 foot radius. The boards have to be at least 40 inches high but can't be beyond 48" high. In the earliest rinks, there was no fencing that surrounded the boards to keep pucks from flying out. Later, chicken wire fencing was attached to the boards to keep the puck in the rink until plexi-glass was developed.
Because the large rink is a regulation rink there are lines painted on the ice to represent the different zones of the playing surface. As with professional hockey rinks, there are three zones, the neutral, attacking and defending zones, each set off by a blue line. Each blue line is 60 feet from the goal lines, which are 13 feet from the end boards. The center of the neutral zone is divided in half by the center line. This line is painted red with a 12 inch blue dot in the middle, which indicates the center of the hockey rink. The large rink also doubles as a figure skating rink.
Our rinks are used by many hockey teams in the Greater Boston area. We also offer a number of programs for hockey and figure skating.
Most times in higher levels of hockey, much of the time is spent in half-ice practice drills. This allows the coaches the ability to work with the hockey players in smaller, more controlled arena, simulating game situations that might occur in that area. Half-ice practices can have a positive impact on game strategies as well as game structures. Half ice practices also provide great opportunity for skill development, something we all need more time to improve. The hockey and skating instruction we offer develops practices that teach skills through small area games. These games promote fun, and skills develop as each player is given ample opportunity to skate, shoot, pass, handle the puck, check and score. Full-size regulation hockey ice can of course accomodate 2 half ice practices allowing players a more intimate skills building experience.
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