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Winter Sports Site Conditions

East Providence Ice Skating Rules

  • Currently there is no skating on any pond in East Providence. 
  • Jones Pond, Willett Pond, and Squantum Woods Park Pond will NOT be supervised by City employees.
  • Never skate alone.
  • Know the closest place to seek help.
  • Dial 911

Rhode Island Dept. of Environmental Management (RIDEM)

 Ice Safety Program guidance:

  • Never assume ice is safe.
  • The only safe ice is at an ice rink.
  • It takes a minimum of 5-7 days of temperatures in the low 20's before ice may become thick enough to support the weight. Current weather forecast-East Providence, RI
  • Ice should be clear/black and a minimum of 6" thick.

Area Ice Skating Facilities:

  1. Pawtucket - Lynch Arena (401)-728-7420 indoor
  2. Providence - Bank of America Skating Center (401)-331-5544 outdoor
  3. Cranston - Veterans Arena (401)-944-8690 indoor
  4. Newport - Sovereign Bank Family Skating Center (401)-846-1600 outdoor

Last Updated: Tue, 02/02/2021 - 2:52pm