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As of June 22, 2020 the Skating Rink is open! Please read our COVID-19 Guidelines we have enforced to ensure the safety and well-being of our skating community. 


Updates on camps! 

All Summer Camps have been cancelled. Full refunds will be issued! We look forward to seeing you in 2021.

Update for all the Skaters!

If you still have discount passes, we will honor them as figure skating sessions and adult skate sessions. You must pre-register by notifying the rink. Click here now to register

We just added all ages open skating sessions every Tuesday and Thursday from 1-2 PM. Limited to 25 skaters. Must register and pre-pay online for all sessions. No discount passes will be accepted. 

Veterans Memorial Skating Rink is a fun-filled recreational skating facility, offering outstanding figure skating, action packed hockey ... you'll find it all at Veterans Memorial Ice Skating Rink!  This state of the art facility has everything to make your skating experience the best it can be! All in a clean air/emission free, climate-controlled environment for the comfort of skaters and spectators alike!

The fully enclosed arena is temperature controlled and features a 200' by 85' NHL size ice surface. Special lighting and sound system adds to the excitement.  The RinkSide Cafe and Pro Shop add to the fun! VMSR offers a broad range of skating activities designed to afford everyone the opportunity to skate.

Throughout the year, many public skating sessions, learn-to-skate classes for all ages, private instruction for children and adults, hockey skill lessons, special hockey and figure skating camps, hockey leagues, the West Hartford Figure Skating Club and ice rentals are offered.  Party rooms are available for birthdays and group use.  Discount admission options for individuals and groups are provided.  VMSR Skate for FUNds program makes for an easy school or group fundraiser.  VMSR sponsors 100% of the ice time for the Conard and Hall boy's and girl's hockey teams and 25% of the ice time for the West Hartford Youth Hockey Association.



Adult - $10.00
Child - $5.00
Senior (65+) - $6.00
Military / Veteran - $6.00
Children 2 and Under - Free Admission

Figure Skating 

$15.00 per skater

DJ Skate

Adult - $10.00
Child - $8.00

Discount passes (cannot be used for DJ Skate)

Resident - 10 Passes $50.00 or 20 Passes $90.00
Non Resident - 10 Passes $60.00 or 20 Passes $110.00
Senior (65+) 10 Passes $50.00 or 20 Passes $90.00

Skate Rental

$4.00 per pair or you may purchase a punch card. 10 Rentals $30.00


$15 per player

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Office Hours

Sunday - Saturday
5AM - 11:30 PM
Facility Schedule

Contact Information

56 Buena Vista Road
West Hartford, CT 06107
Fax: 860-561-8291

Staff Directory

Skating Rink Office

Phone Numbers:
Work: 860-521-1573

VMSR Pro Shop

Phone Numbers:
Work: 860-561-8295

Charlie Daly

Job Title: Pro Shop Coordinator
Phone Numbers:
Work: 860-561-8290

Ean Gorlick

Job Title: Recreation Specialist
Phone Numbers:
Work: 860-561-8293

Kimberly Jacques

Job Title: Camp Director
Phone Numbers:
Work: 860-561-8290

Peter Montesano

Job Title: Facility Supervisor
Phone Numbers:
Work: 860-561-8292