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The Worcester Common Oval

The Worcester Common Oval

Located behind City Hall on the Common
455 Main Street Worcester, MA 01608
For Conditions and/or Schedule & Closures
Call (508) 929-0777
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The Worcester Common Oval represents another success story for Downtown. This continued success is made possible by those in the community who recognize the potential of Worcester, and through their support and sponsorship, are committed to making things happen.

About the Oval

The Oval in WinterThank you for another successful season of skating on the Common! Be on the lookout for this Summer's Out to Lunch Concert Series!

Hours of Operation
The Worcester Common Oval has closed for the season.

Admission & Events
Admission for public skating is $2, children 6 and under skate free.

In the event of questionable weather conditions, please call (508) 929-0777 for updated Oval conditions and/or rink schedule and closures.

Check out the Oval Calendar of Events for an updated list of special guests and happenings at the Oval!

The skating rink is professionally managed by SMG, the DCU Center's talented management team. The 12,000-square-foot rink, which is 4,000 square feet larger than the size of the Rink at Rockefeller Center, is complete with amenities such as piped-in music, skate rentals, concessions, holiday lights and more, making it a fun and affordable family-friendly activity.

Skate Rentals

During public skating hours at the Worcester Common Oval, ice skate rentals will be available for $3.

Planning to rent skates? Save time by printing the attached form below and completing the application in advance. Remember, you will need valid identification, PLUS a major credit card in order to rent skates. If you don't have a credit card, a $25 fully refundable cash deposit is required for each pair of skates rented.

What's Happening

The latest news via the Worcester Common Oval Facebook Page.

  • Thanks to Christine Peterson of the Telegram & Gazette for this great photo of our last day of the season. And thank you to everyone who came out this year to skate! We had a lot of fun. Let's do it again next year! Be on the lookout for more great events on the Common all year long. - View Link - Mon 02/23/2015 08:49 AM

2014 - 2015 Oval Sponsors

Special thanks to our sponsors for their support of the Worcester Common Oval: Hanover Insurance Group, Harvard Pilgrim Health Plan, Fallon Community Health Plan, Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences, College of the Holy Cross and the Hanover Theatre for the Performing Arts.

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