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Open skating

Open skating is offered to students, FitRec members and the general community during academic year semesters at the Walter Brown Arena, located in the Case Center at 285 Babcock Street.

Adult and youth skates are available for rent, although you are welcome to bring your own skates as availability of skate rental cannot be guaranteed. Skate rentals are $5.00 per person (all ages). Cash and credit only.

Please note: hockey sticks or pucks are NOT allowed during open skate hours.


FitRec Members* Free
Non FitRec Members $5.00

*BU ID required.

Skating Pass:

Passes Dates Fee
Fall Semester Pass Mid-Sept – Mid-Dec $55
Spring Semester Pass Mid-Jan – Mid-Apr $55
Season Pass* Mid-Sept – Mid-Apr $90

*Skating not available during Intersession, late December to mid January.

Open Skating Hours, Sunday, January 27 - Thursday, May 2


12:15 pm - 1:20 pm


8 pm - 10 pm


12 pm - 2 pm


February 10, March 1, 3, 10, 12, 14, 15, 17, 22


To reserve private ice time at the Walter Brown Arena, please call the Case Center at 617-353-4632.

Skating Classes

FitRec offers skating classes open to adults, children and the general public each semester.

View adult skating classes here.

View children’s skating classes here.

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