Unfortunately, the outdoor rinks are currently closed. The outdoor rinks require a few weeks of -10 or colder temperatures to remain frozen and safe. We ask that the community stay off the rinks at this time, we're hopeful that the temperatures change and we are able to reopen soon.
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We offer natural outdoor ice rinks at several locations throughout the city for skating and pick-up hockey, seasonally and weather permitting.
Update February 7/23 The following outdoor rinks will be operating this coming winter when the weather permits:
- John N Allan Park 6980 Kalar Road
- Maple Street Park 5100 Maple Street
- Mount Carmel Park 7806 Mt Carmel Blvd
- Preakness Park 7857 Preakness Street
- Fernwood Park 9260 Hendershot Blvd
We are looking for volunteers for all of our rinks. If you live in one of these neighbourhoods and would like to assist, please consider helping in your community. The City provides volunteers with water access, hoses, nozzles, signage and some training to create good quality ice throughout the winter. If you are interested, please reach out to the contact below:
Rob McDonald, Manager of Arenas & Athletic Fields
[email protected] or 905-356-7521 Ext. 3340
Please help us keep our parks clean, safe and enjoyable. For maintenance concerns please call the Municipal Service Centre at 905-356-1355.
- This is a free, public use facility. Please have respect for each other.
- There is a risk associated with the activity of skating and hockey, persons who use this ice surface do so at their own risk.
- Outdoor rinks are natural and therefore can be uneven, users are encouraged to survey ice surface prior to use.
- The skating rink will be closed on days of inclement weather or if poor ice conditions exist.
- Helmets and protective safety gear are strongly recommended.
- Children should be supervised.
- Food, drinks, glass objects, and pets are not allowed on the ice.
- Smoking/vaping, alcohol, and drugs are not allowed on or near the ice.
- Rink is open daily dawn to dusk.
STAY SAFE & HAVE FUN!
Learn more about our RZone policy on violence, vandalism, or other inappropriate behaviour at our parks and other recreation sites.