Winter Ice Depth Updates
FRIDAY, JANUARY 21, 2022
Outdoor Ice Skating is permitted during daylight hours and whenever pond lights are on.
Pond lights at Channing Pond are on a timer that will automatically turn on at dusk, when there is adequate ice depth.
Lights will remain on from dusk until 8:00pm on weeknights, and dusk until 9:00pm on weekends and school breaks.
All outdoor ice skating at Channing Pond is AT YOUR OWN RISK and minors must be accompanied by an adult whenever at Channing Pond.
Parks Staff does all that they can to keep ice surfaces clear for resident use, but in the event of winter storms and clean-ups, snow removal on roadways will take precedence, and Channing Pond will declared closed and may not be used until conditions improve and the department re-opens the pond to the public.
Department ice depth measurements are final and updates will be made when necessary, on weekdays between 12:00 - 1:00pm.
ALWAYS RESPECT ALL SIGNS POSTED AT CHANNING POND & DO NOT VANDALIZE TOWN OF DOVER LOCKS & PROPERTY!
For detailed ice depth updates straight to your phone - including surface status, hours of permitted use, pond lights schedule and pond information visit the Town of Dover: Notify Me Center, scroll to the News Flash section and select the Parks & Recreation option!