Ice skating is a classic winter activity, and also one of the most romantic! If you and your sweetheart are thinking about a weekend getaway to the Berkshires this winter, we want to help make your stay at the Gateways Inn extra special. Here is our list of the best places to go ice skating in the Berkshires so the two of you can enjoy a fun activity that also gives you an excuse to get close and cozy.
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The Most Popular Places to Go Ice Skating in the Berkshires
Boys and Girls Club of the Berkshires
Even if you are not a member of the Boys and Girls Club of the Berkshires, you are more than welcome to enjoy their public skating events throughout the year! Their ice skating rink is open to anyone on Saturdays and Sundays from 3 p.m. to 4:45 p.m. It’s also only $4 to use, making it one of the most budget-friendly options for ice skating in the Berkshires. What’s even better? Sometimes you can skate for free during the winter, so be sure to call and find out when you can enjoy this seasonal perk!
Canterbury Farms Pond
There’s nothing quite like ice skating on a naturally frozen pond or lake. Canterbury Farms Pond provides visitors with the opportunity to freely ice skate on their pond and even take figure skating lessons from a champion skater!
Monterey Outdoor Ice Pavilion
This outdoor ice skating rink is a local favorite during the winter season! Families are welcome to enjoy the rink for free anytime except for scheduled hockey games. Please refer to the timelines on their Facebook page to find out when you and your sweetheart can visit the Monterey Outdoor Ice Pavilion.
Peter W. Foote Vietnam Veterans Memorial Skating Rink
Although located approximately 45 minutes from the Gateways Inn, this ice skating rink is a great option when you’re planning a day trip to North Adams, MA. This public rink is open to the public during select dates and can even be used to host birthday parties and other events. Be sure to check their schedule to find a date and time that works best for your itinerary!
Your Winter Wonderland Escape Awaits at the Gateways Inn
While exploring your options for ice skating in the Berkshires, be sure to book your stay at the Gateways Inn! With rooms that combine timeless style with modern amenities, you can be sure you’ll be living in comfort during your time at the inn. Plus, our on-site restaurant is one of the best dining establishments in town, so you’ll be just steps away from delicious cuisine prepared with fresh local ingredients. Add our Lounge and the full bar to the mix, and you’ve got yourself the perfect recipe for a great night in the Berkshires.
Book your winter getaway with us today! We can’t wait to see you soon.