Sunday, February 17, 2013
Enjoy free skating every day this week.
Looking for something to do during this vacation week? Lace up those ice skates and head to LoConte Rink for some free public skating. Rentals at the rink located at 97 Locust St. are $5. During this February vacation week, the rink is holding the following free public skating hours: Monday, Feb. 18 12 to 3 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 19 12 to 3 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 20 1 to 4 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 21 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Friday, Feb. 22 1 to 4 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 23 6 to 9 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 24 2 to 4 p.m.
Tuesday, December 11, 2012
What Medford should know today, Tuesday, Dec. 11, 2012.
Here are five things to know today, Tuesday, Dec. 11: 1. Gray skies are gonna clear up, put on a happy face. A slight chance of showers before 8 a.m. today in Medford and mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming sunny with a high near 48, according to the National Weather Service. West wind 10 to 15 mph. Tonight, mostly clear with a low around 26. Northwest wind 6 to 9 mph. 2. Tax rates on the table. The Medford City Council meets tonight at 6 p.m. in the Council Office at City Hall to discuss the allocation of Fiscal 2013 Property Tax and an order on the tax rate of non-residential ownership properties. 3. Free skate at LoConte Rink. Free admission public skating is open today and every Tuesday from 10 a.m. to noon at the newly renovated …
Tuesday, December 4, 2012
What Medford should know today, Tuesday, Dec. 4, 2012.
Here are five things to know today, Tuesday, Dec. 4: 1. Sunny today, chance of showers tonight. Today will be mostly sunny in Medford with a high near 56. Tonight, a 50 percent chance of showers, mainly after 10 p.m. Otherwise mostly cloudy with a low around 46. 2. Free skate at LoConte Rink. Free admission public skating returns today and every Tuesday from 10 a.m. to noon at the newly renovated LoConte Rink in Medford until late March 2013. Skate Rentals are available from the skate shop for $5. 3. Cheese tasting tonight. Get ready to expand your repertoire and delight your palate at The Art of Cheese Tasting tonight from 6:30-8 p.m. at Whole Foods. Expert cheesemonger, Edward Humble, who brings a wealth of knowledge about cheese and all…
Thursday, January 12, 2012
Today and tomorrow at 10:00 a.m.
A free skate at the City of Medford managed LoConte Rink within the Hormel Stadium Complex off Route #16. Ice Skating has been recognized throughout the United States as one of the best physical fitness activities for kids. Skate rentals will be provided at Loconte for $5. Come on down while the skating season is still in session. Every Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday from 10 to 11:50 a.m.
Wednesday, December 28, 2011
Here is the special school vacation schedule at Loconte Rink.
Public Ice Skating at the City of Medford managed LoConte Rink within the Hormel Stadium Complex off Route #16 in Medford weekly throughout the winter months. There is free admission for public skating. Ice Skate Rentals are available on the weekends at the rink skate shop for $5. "Special School Vacation Schedule" will be Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday from 12 to 1:50 p.m.
Thursday, December 15, 2011
Saturday, Dec. 17 at 7 p.m., there will be a special hockey game coming to Medford.
Thursday, December 15, 2011
The Medford Mustangs Varsity hockey team will take on Druzhba78, a junior team from the Ukraine on Saturday. The Ukrainian squad, a U-16 elite team coached by Ivan Pravilov, will play Medford in as part of a New England Tour. The game is at 7 p.m., Saturday, Dec. 17 at Loconte Rink. Admission is $5. Free admission for Medford Youth and Middle School hockey players.
Tuesday, December 13, 2011
For Wednesday, Dec. 21, there will a public skate at 10 a.m.at Loconte Rink.
[Editor's note: The information below was issued in a press statement from the City of Medford.] Medford announces public ice skating at the city managed LoConte Rink within the Hormel Stadium Complex off Route #16 weekly throughout the winter months. There is free admission for public skating. Ice skate rentals are available on the weekends at the rink skate shop for $5. Tuesday, Wednesday & Thursdays from 10 to 11:50 a.m., Saturdays, 7 to 8:50 p.m. and Sundays, 2 to 3:50 p.m.
Thursday, November 17, 2011
Medford Youth Hockey is starting up for the season!
[Editor's note: Information provided by Tony Bova] Medford Boys and Girls Youth Hockey In-House Hockey Program for kids ages 4-15 is kicking off. Programs offered are Learn to Skate, Clinic, Intermediate and In-House Hockey. All players are taught to ice skate and improve skating and skills through a USA Hockey Basic Skating & Skills sanctioned program. Signups are welcomed throughout the season. The cost is $225.00 per player and each player receives 2-skating sessions weekly (Thursday and Saturday), hockey jersey, hockey socks and team and individual color pictures. For more information call 781-395-6168.
Tuesday, October 11, 2011
The Medford Recreation Department is reaching out to youth in town to join up for figure skating or youth hockey.
Medford Youth Hockey offers hockey and ice skating programs for boys and girls ages four to eighteen. Programs are held from October through March, and are held at the city-managed LoConte Rink, which is located within the Hormel Stadium Complex (off Route 16). Hockey programs include mites (ages 6-8), squirts (9-10), peewee (11-12), bantams (13-14) and midgets (high school). Figure skating programs are for skaters working in all areas of the sport, including basic 1-4 and basic 5-8. Visit Medford Youth Hockey's website for a tryout schedule and information on upcoming events and staff, coaches and directors. This is a great program entering it's 24th season. This program is open to out-of-towners as well! USFS Badge program and end of …
Monday, August 22, 2011
$500,000 in improvements to rink and facilities.
About a half million dollars has been poured into improvements to LoConte Rink, and the city hopes the state will spend about $450,000 more soon. New boards, glass, benches, locker rooms and handicap accessibility are all expected to be ready to go by early October, Mayor Michael McGlynn said Monday. All of the improvements have come through state funding. McGlynn showed off the improvements, which are still a work in progress, in a press conference at the rink Monday afternoon. The city took operational control of the rink from the state's Department of Conservation and Recreation last year in a 5-year agreement allows the city to give control back to the state at any point if the city cannot make ends meet. But that won't be happening, …