Badger Park: Entrance on Beaver Street near the corner of Chestnut St.
Season/Hours: Spring/Summer/Fall park closes at dusk; Winter ice skating rink hours, weather permitting: M/W/F 3pm-7pm mixed-use; T/Th 3pm-6pm mixed use, 6:30pm-9pm Hockey; Weekends and Holidays 10am-12noon Family skate; 12:30pm-6:30pm mixed use.
2022 ICE SKATING: The ice rink is open!! The Village crew has been hard at work preparing the rink at Badger Park for skating. Despite a late start due to an unseasonably warm 2021 December (again!) the ice is currently in great shape and the rink is now open daily, weather permitting. Skating is a fun way to enjoy the great outdoors in the winter—come check it out!!
The rink is divided so that half may be set up for hockey and half is designated for open skating. The hours are as follows, weather permitting: M/W/F 3pm-7pm mixed-use; T/Th 3pm-6pm mixed use, 6:30pm-9pm Hockey; Weekends and Holidays 10am-12noon Family skate; 12:30pm-6:30pm mixed use.
The warming hut will be open to allow skaters to borrow skates for daily use this season. Please be sure to remind your kids to put their skates back neatly. Skates should not leave the park for any reason. Also, please mask up inside the skate shack. We want to have a happy and healthy skating season for everyone!
Badger Park consists of 2.549 acres of land and is bordered by Chestnut, Walnut, Delaware and Beaver Street properties. Price Chopper and the CVS Pharmacy border the park. Residential properties border the other three sides. Access to the property is from Beaver Street.
Facilities: • Playground with swing & climbing equipment (designed for children ages 2-6, and 6-up) • Warming hut during ice skating • Blacktop with basketball goals; converted into an ice rink in winter • Picnic tables • Park benches • Mural painted by CCS students on the back of the grocery store • Maintenance storage shed
Uses: • Playground • Open space for scenic enjoyment (park benches and picnic tables provided) • Open space for outdoor activities • Ice skating rink in the winter time • Basketball and other blacktop-oriented activities in the summertime
Permits: Use of the Park for organized events requires permit application to the Village of Cooperstown.
We strongly advise that you check business websites or call ahead for the most up-to-date information on possible limited hours and whether reservations are necessary or not.
Corner of Beaver & Chestnut Street, Cooperstown, NY, 13326
Spring/Summer/Fall park closes at dusk; Winter ice skating rink hours, weather permitting: M/W/F 3-7pm mixed use; T/Th 3-6pm mixed use, 6:30pm-9pm Hockey; Weekends and Holidays 10am- noon Family skate
Known as baseball’s birthplace, but home to so much more, Cooperstown is a place where legends roam hallowed halls, swing away on diamonds, and take to the stage under a canopy of stars. The historic village boasts a vibrant arts scene, excellent local food and beverage options, luxury accommodations, and, of course, more baseball than you can shake a bat at.