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Ed Burns Arena & Ice Skating Rink

Facility Information

422 Summer Street
Arlington, MA 02474
Phone: (781) 316-3880

General Infomation
The Ed Burns Arena Skating Rink is a newly renovated indoor ice facility, open to the public during the months of August through April. The facility includes a regulation size rink of 85' x 197' with spectator seating for 1,000 people. Complete snack bar service (hours vary) and vending machines are available in the main lobby, along with skate rental and sharpening services. Team rooms are provided for those renting ice time. The rink is a great place to host a school field trip or birthday party.  Lobby and parking lot can be reserved for community events.  Ice removed in May and replaced with rubber floor.  Indoor space with rubber floor available for rental and parties May to July.

Public Skating Schedule
Admission: Seniors and Children (16 & under): $4.  Adults: $6.  Regular schedule runs September 10 - April (Final Date TBD). Dates and times are subject to change.  Below are the Regular Public Skate Times. However, please check the PUBLIC SKATE CALENDAR for current and additional times for both Public Skate and Stick & Puck sessions.
  • Mondays: 12:00pm - 1:50pm
  • Thursdays: 9:00am - 10:50am
  • Fridays: 11:00am - 12:50pm; 1:45pm - 3:45pm; 7:15pm - 9:15pm
  • Saturdays: 4:00pm - 5:50pm
  • Sundays: 9:30am - 11:30am; 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Please note:  Only Cash and Check accepted at Ticket Booth and Concession Stand.  ATM available onsite.

Stick & Puck
We offer weekly stick practice sessions for Men and Women.  Special Kids Stick & Puck sessions are added on holidays, school vacation days and pre-season.  See the rink calendar below or the PUBLIC SKATE CALENDAR for days and times.  Stick & Puck: $10 per person.

Skate Rentals & Sharpening
We offer skate rentals ($5) and skate sharpening ($7).  Discount multi-passes are available.

Passes (skating/skate rentals/skate sharpening)
Public Skating passes are available for purchase at the Arlington Recreation Office or Rink Ticket Booth. We also offer discount multi-passes for rentals and skate sharpening too.  These passes also make great birthday gifts or stocking stuffers for friends and family.

  • 10 Public Skate Child/Senior:  $36
  • 10 Public Skate Adult: $54
  • 10 Skate Rentals: $45
  • 11 Skate Sharpenings: $70
  • Unlimited Season Sharpening - High School Players: $40

Ice Rental
To rent ice, please call Dave Cunningham, Facility Supervisor, at 781-316-3882 for complete details and availability. Group rental fees: $255 per 50-minute block $275 per 60 minute block.  Requests can also be submitted on ICE RINK page.

Off-Season Indoor Facility
The ice is removed in May and a rubber floor is installed.  The Indoor Space is available for rent by User Groups.  The space can also be reserved for Birthday Parties or Community Events.  Click on INDOOR SPACE below for more information.

Party Rentals/Special Events
Schedule your skating party or special event during one of our public skate times!  For more information click on the SKATING PARTY LOCKER ROOM A or SKATING PARTY LOCKER ROOM B below. (We accommodate 2 parties during public skate sessions.)

NEW! Reservation Requests can also be submitted online by logging into your account and clicking "Start Facility Request" in the upper left hand corner of the screen.  If you don't have an account, you will need to set up one before you can submit a request.  Requests will be answered within 1 week or less.

During our off-season (May - July), check out our INDOOR SPACE (click below).  We take up the ice and put down a rubberized floor that is perfect for parties, soccer, practices, wiffle ball, flag football, etc.

The calendar below reflects user group rentals, public skate times, party rentals, skating programs, stick and puck sessions and community events.  View the whole facility or individual areas.  For more detailed information regarding user group rentals, contact the user group.

Fee Schedule
See individual area below.

Current Activities

Click on an activity name for details or the date for the activity schedule.


View Availability Chart

Program Activity Teams Date Time
Walk the Rink 9:30-11:00 Tuesday May 9, 2017 09:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Walk the Rink 9:30-11:00 Thursday May 11, 2017 09:00 AM - 11:00 AM
5th Grade Dance/Social 5th Grade Dance/Social - May 12 Friday May 12, 2017 06:00 PM - 08:00 PM
AHS lacrosse carwash Saturday May 13, 2017 09:00 AM - 02:00 PM
Walk the Rink 9:30-11:00 Tuesday May 16, 2017 09:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Walk the Rink 9:30-11:00 Thursday May 18, 2017 09:00 AM - 11:00 AM
birthday party Sunday May 21, 2017 01:30 PM - 03:30 PM
Walk the Rink 9:30-11:00 Tuesday May 23, 2017 09:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Walk the Rink 9:30-11:00 Thursday May 25, 2017 09:00 AM - 11:00 AM