Our winters in Vancouver by no means get that chilly, so it isn’t often protected to skate on frozen ponds. However you possibly can nonetheless skate open air on 5 totally different ice rinks that pop up every winter. Right here’s the place to skate open air in winter 2022/23.
Grouse Mountain, North Vancouver
Head as much as Grouse Mountain to skate on a mountain-top pond. It’s particularly lovely when it’s snowing or at night time when it’s lit up with twinkling lights.
Location: On the prime of the Grouse Mountain Skyride, 6400 Nancy Greene Method, North Vancouver.
Admission and Leases: Skating is free along with your Mountain Admission ticket. Skate leases are $5-8.
Dates: Late November 2022 to April 2023.
Hours and Extra Data: Grouse Mountain
Shipyard Skate Plaza, North Vancouver
North Vancouver’s Shipyard Commons, subsequent to the Lonsdale Quay, is residence to one of many area’s latest out of doors ice rinks. And at 20,000 sq. toes, it’s additionally the most important.
Location: Victory Ship Method, North Vancouver.
Admission and Leases: Free admission. Skate leases are $5-7.
Dates: Early December 2022 to late February 2023.
Hours and Extra Data: Metropolis of North Vancouver
Robson Sq., Vancouver
Skating at downtown Vancouver’s Robson Sq. rink is a Vancouver custom. It’s acquired a coated glass dome, which suggests you possibly can skate in every kind of climate.
Location: 800 Robson Road, Vancouver.
Admission and Leases: Free admission. Skate leases are $5.
Dates: December 2, 2022 to February 28, 2023.
Hours and Extra Data: Robson Sq.
Whistler Olympic Plaza, Whistler
Every winter Whistler’s Olympic Plaza transforms into an out of doors ice rink. With twinkly lights added to the snowy scene, it’s an actual winter wonderland.
Location: Whistler Olympic Plaza, 4365 Blackcomb Method, Whistler
Admission and Leases: Admission is $2. Leases are $9 and embrace admission.
Dates: November 25, 2022 till late March 2023.
Hours and Extra Data: Tourism Whistler
Starlight Skating Rink, Harrison Scorching Springs
Glide across the ice at Harrison Scorching Springs’ well-liked Lights by the Lake winter competition. Their rink makes use of a singular artificial ice floor that’s unaffected by climate so you possibly can skate regardless of the temperature.
Location: 495 Esplanade Avenue, Harrison Scorching Springs
Admission and Leases: Free admission. Skate leases are $5-8.
Dates: November 10, 2022 to February 20, 2023.
Hours and Extra Data: Harrison Scorching Springs
By Taryn Eyton
Supply Inside Vancouver