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Open Skating

Open skating is offered 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 per person (all ages). We accept all major credit cards: Visa, MasterCard, Discover, and American Express. Cash payments, exact change only.

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

Daily Admission:

FitRec Members* Free
Non FitRec Members $5

*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).

Click Here To Purchase Your Skate Pass

Open Skating Hours

September 15 - December 10

Friday, 8 - 10 pm
Saturday, 8 - 10 pm
Sunday, 12 - 2 pm

Information and Policies

Important Note: Click here for Open Skate information.


Friday, October 6


Sunday, October 15


Friday, October 20


Sunday, October 29


Friday, November 10


Friday, November 24 - Sunday, November 26


Friday, December 1


Friday, December 8


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 our PDP classes here and children’s classes here.

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