BOSTON (CBS) – The Boston Common Frog Pond began its winter skating season Tuesday with free admission all day for skaters.

The pond opened at 10 a.m. and is offering a free skate through 9 p.m.

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Boston Frog Pond skaters on Tuesday. (WBZ-TV)

The popular winter attraction attracts skaters and tourists from across the country.

Winter hours are Friday and Saturday, 10 a.m. to 10 p.m.; Sunday and Tuesday through Thursday, 10 a.m. to 9 p.m.; and Monday, 10 a.m. to 3:45 p.m.

Boston Frog Pond skaters on Tuesday. (WBZ-TV)

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Admission is $6 for skaters taller than 5 feet and free for skaters under that height. Skate rental prices vary. Season passes and skating lessons are available for purchase.

Ticket sales end 30 minutes before closing.

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WBZ NewsRadio 1030’s Ben Parker reports

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