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Ice Safety Awareness

Ice Safety Awareness posted on Dec 17

With winter fast approaching, colder temperatures will soon turn our lakes, ponds and streams into a winter wonderland.  Though they can provide wonderful recreational opportunities, it is important to use caution and be aware of the potential dangers that these icy conditions can bring. Here   …Continue Reading Ice Safety Awareness

Winter is Coming: DCR Ice Rinks Open Nov. 27!

Winter is Coming: DCR Ice Rinks Open Nov. 27! posted on Nov 25

The signs that winter is approaching are here: colder temperatures, shorter days and public skating! That’s right – public skating begins at Department of Conservation and Recreation (DCR) rinks on Wednesday, November 27th. DCR owns 42 rinks across the Commonwealth and this year, many DCR   …Continue Reading Winter is Coming: DCR Ice Rinks Open Nov. 27!