Accessible & Adaptive Ice Skating, Ice Sledding, Snow Shoeing, Cross-Country Skiing, Indoor Adventure Games and More for Winter 2013

DCR Universal Access Program,Winter 2014

Before You Go:

Pre Register: come with your waiver (found here) filled out

In the event of poor weather – call Eastern MA, 617-626-1294, Western MA, 413-545-5758

Weston Ski Track – Kick Sledding, Cross-Country Skiing, Snowshoeing on a Groomed Course.  Explore winter outdoors with instruction, adaptive equipment and assistance provided free of charge. Call Stavros Outdoor Access at 413-259-0009 to sign up for February 2, 17, 23, March 2,

DCR’s Wendell State Forest – Outdoor skating, cross-country skiing, snowshoeing and snowmobile rides as conditions permit. Call All Out Adventures at 413-584-2054 to sign up for January 11, January 18, January 25, February 1, February 8

Indoor Adaptive Skating and Games

Use your wheelchair, an ice sled, or conventional skates to spin, slide, race, slalom, socialize and play gently competitive games with others. Ice sleds and conventional skate available.

Asiaf Rink in Brockton –Assisted skating during public skating time on a separate section of the rink using ice sleds and skate walkers. Call All Out Adventures at 413-584-2054 to sign up for January 26, February 9

Fitzpatrick Skating Rink – Holyoke, MA 413-532-2929, for December 8 January 12, February 9, 20, March 9,

For more info and to sign up, contact marcy.marchello@state.ma.us or 413-545-5758. Ice sleds and skate walkers on site for ongoing community use – check with rink management.

Cronin Skating Rink –  Revere, MA, Contact 781-284-9491 for November 19, December 17, January 21, February 18, March 18. For more info and to attend program, call 617-626-1294 to register or email gigi.ranno@state.ma.us

Sled Skate on Your Own – Use ice sleds on your own during public skating hours at state rinks in the following cities and towns: Auburn, Boston, Brighton, Brockton, Cambridge, Charlestown (new), Franklin, Greenfield, Holyoke, Hyde Park, Jamaica Plain, Medford, Newburyport, North Adams, Plymouth, Revere, Roxbury, Springfield, Taunton, Weymouth (new) and Worcester.

Call Universal Access at 413-545-5758 for information about rink locations.