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Outdoor Skating in Toronto 2019
Friday, January 11
An event every day that begins at 12:00am, repeating until Saturday, March 9, 2019
All but 4 of Toronto’s 52 outdoor skating rinks are open! You can use the city’s handy chart to find your local rink’s hours right here! Withrow is still slated to open this month.
Note: The city is monitoring ice safety for skating at Grenadier Pond and has not yet given the all clear.
Skate rentals are available at Wallace Emerson, Campbell Avenue, Dufferin Grove, and Nathan Phillips Square.
There are skating trails at Dieppe, Greenwood, Rennie Park, Colonel Samuel Smith and The Queensway Loop is Now Open!
Outdoor Rinks at Ontario Place, Harbourfront, the Bentway, and Brick Works
Down at Harbourfront, the Natrel rink is now open from 9 am to 10 pm Sunday through Thursday and until 11 pm on Fridays and Saturdays with DJ Skate Nights on Saturdays until February 16.
Skating on The Bentway is opens and on January 6th from 12 pm to 9 pm and on Friday & Saturday from 12 to 10 pm. Starting January 7th, there will be skating Monday through Thursdays from 5 to 9 pm; Fridays from 5 to 10 pm; Saturdays 12 to 10 pm and Sundays from 12 to 9 pm. Skate rentals are free on Thursdays and there are two warming huts as well as snacks and hot beverages are available on Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays!
Evergreen’s Brick Works trail features skating on their beautiful outdoor trail on Fridays, Saturday, Sundays and holidays from 10 am to 5 pm. On Saturdays and Sundays, the Winter Garden runs daily Family Nature Walks. Check here to confirm rink conditions.
Natural and Community Ice Rinks
The Sorauren Park Hosers have been working hard and their rink is now open – they are looking forward to seeing you on the ice. Love Cresent has their boards up and flooding is underway. Ramsen is flooded and set to go.
City Rinks Toronto does a great job of tracking natural rinks – check in with them daily for the latest news!
If your community is hosting a local rink this year, please send us a link – whether you want to call out for volunteers or shout out rink hours and shinny times, please help us spread the word!