New Rochelle Opens Lakes and Ponds for Skating

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New Rochelle Opens Lakes and Ponds for Skating

January 28, 2013 - 21:16

NEW ROCHELLE, NY -- Due to last week’s below freezing temperatures, the following lakes and ponds have been inspected and designated by Park staff to open for skating within the roped areas effective today, January 28.

  • Carpenters Pond
  • Paine Lake
  • South Lake at the High School

Signs have been posted and areas where skating is permitted are designated by ropes and barricades. Parks staff will update ice skating lake/pond status following daily inspections and surfaces will remain open as conditions allow. Skating is not permitted outside designated areas or at any other City lakes.

For further information contact the New Rochelle Parks and Recreation Department at 654-2087.

New Rochelle Parks Commissioner Bill Zimmerman told Talk of the Sound ice must meet the City's minimum requirement of four inches of ice thickness from center to edge.

UPDATE 1/29: Skating Prohibited at New Rochelle Lakes, Ponds