5 Locations To Ice Skate Outdoor Round Vancouver In Winter 2022/23

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

Skating at Grouse Mountain. Photograph: Vacation spot Vancouver/Kindred & Scout

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

Skating at Shipyards in North Vancouver

Shipyards Skate Plaza. Photograph: 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.

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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.

Ice skating at Robson Square in Vancouver

Skating at Robson Sq.. Photograph: Robon Sq. Ice Rink

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

A family skates at Whistler Olympic Plaza

Skating at Whistler Olympic Plaza. Photograph: Tourism Whistler/Justa Jeskova

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

Skating at the Starlight Rink in Harrison Hot Springs

Skating on the Starlight Rink. Photograph: Tourism Harrison

By Taryn Eyton
Supply Inside Vancouver