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Massachusetts Hockey FAQ


General Guidelines

We have tried to provide a summary of the rules below, but refer to rink specific guidelines posted on each rink's website.

Please use the following guidelines:

  • Do not come to the rink if you are sick, are currently directed to quarantine according to state travel guidelines, or have been in close contact with anyone diagnosed with Covid-19 in the last 14 days.
  • Off ice, everyone in the rink must wear a face covering
  • 6ft distancing at all times
  • Please use hand sanitizer before and after being on the ice.
  • Dress at home. Put on skates and helmet once inside the rink using designated areas.


Nashoba Valley Olympia

Rink Rules: https://www.skatenashoba.com/pages/home

Video Summary: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=G9G8Wku9pdM


Waiver form


Rule highlights:​

  • Spectators: 0
  • Entry: 15 minutes prior through main entrance
  • Exit: within 15 minutes after through rink 3
  • Locker rooms: Closed.  Bleachers are marked for skate tying.
  • Maximum skaters: 25
  • One person in the restroom at a time.
  • All belongings (including water bottles) should stay in the designated bleacher area.


Rink rules: https://fmcicesports.com/wp-content/blogs.dir/20/files/2020/07/Phase-III-Step-1-Re-opening-SOP.pdf


Waiver form


Rule highlights:​

  • Spectators: 1
  • Entry: 5 minutes prior through the entrance on the right
  • Exit: immediately after through the doors now on the right (which would have been on your left coming in)
  • Locker rooms: Open at 50% capacity but encouraged to dress at home
  • Maximum skaters: Two 25 person cohorts, separated by 20ft



Rink rules: https://conwayarena.com/covid-19/


Rule highlights:​

  • Spectators: 1
  • Entry: 15 minutes prior
  • Exit: within 15 minutes after
  • Locker rooms: Open and limited to 15 people.
  • Maximum skaters: 40

Skate 3

Rink rules: https://s3.amazonaws.com/files.leagueathletics.com/Text/Documents/1519/99201.pdf


Rule highlights:​

  • Spectators: 1
  • Entry: 20 minutes prior
  • Exit: immediately after
  • Locker rooms: Open but must socially distance
  • Maximum skaters: Two 25 person cohorts