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The Boston Common Frog Pond

38 Beacon St, Boston, MA 02108



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Located right in the heart of the Boston Commons, next to Tadpole Playground, you'll find Frog Pond with tons of offerings. In the summer, the pond becomes a gigantic splash pad where you can cool off from the heat. In the winter, Frog Pond is one of the best places in town to go ice skating – especially with its stunnng views of the Boston skyline. Events – from movie nights to yoga to skate classes – are available throughout the year too!

Bathrooms, lockers, and a cafe with plenty of seating, picnic tables, and free wifi is also available. Bonus: A carousel is nearby, which kids absolutely adore (my kids' favorite character is the dragon!).



Restrooms Good for All Ages Splashpad Ice Skating
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Jennifer de Merode
The Head of Accounting and Boston Ambassador, Jenny has been living in Boston for almost 10 years. Before Boston, she lived in Washington, DC for 8 years, and previous to that grew up on Long Island, NY. Along the way, she spent a few months in Amsterdam with her family biking all around and exploring that beautiful city! Jenny has always enjoyed being active - from organized sports to jogging, and of course, being in the garden as much as possible when the weather is cooperative. She tries to include her children in all of her active hobbies. With two toddler boys, ages 3 and 5, she and her husband spend their time discovering new places and things to do in the New England area. Spending time outdoors in all types of weather and encouraging her children to love all seasons is very important to her - and so is helping and encouraging others to do the same. Jenny and her family love spending time at the beach, traveling, taking walks and hikes, and of course, finding new playgrounds!
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