If you like skating outdoors, there's a new place for you to hit the ice in Watertown.

The city has built an outdoor skating rink at Thompson Park to give people more ways to take advantage of the cold weather.

Many people agree that ice skating outside is a great way to enjoy winter.

"It's very good, good exercise, they love it," said Joe Carrick. "It get's them out in the wintertime."

"Because it's on ice and it's cold," said Jenna Carrick.

The skating rink will be open 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. Monday through Friday and 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday and Sunday.