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Ice Skating in Vancouver (2022 Public Skating Schedules)

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Below you will find that there are several ice rinks in Vancouver that are currently offering public skating. As a city that loves hockey and ice skating, there are plenty of options from year-round indoor ice rinks to seasonal outdoor ice skating. One of the great things to do in Vancouver in the fall is to grab your family and hit the rink. There are several rinks offering public skating in Vancouver over the fall, winter and spring. Typically a lot of the ice is removed in the late spring and summer to support lacrosse and ball hockey in these arenas.

Public Skating Vancouver

Below is a list of rinks offering public skating in Vancouver.

Ice Skating Vancouver

Brittania Ice Rink Vancouver

Location: 1661 Napier St, Vancouver

Vancouver has three, public, indoor ice rinks that are open year-round. Run by the Vancouver Park Board, Brittania Ice Rink is one of them. Britannia Rink is part of the Britannia Community Centre — located just off Commercial Drive west of the Napier Greenway. It offers skate and helmet rentals during public skating. Wheelchairs are welcome during public skating sessions. Participants must wear helmets. The person pushing the wheelchair must wear skates.

Public Skating Vancouver Rates at Brittania Ice Rink:

Adults (19+) $6.66

Youth (13-18) $4.66

Children (6-12) $3.33

0 -5 FREE

Senior (65+) $4.66

Public Skate Rental Rates: $3.36 (helmets are no charge but are limited)

Hillcrest Park

Location: 4575 Clancy Loranger Way, Vancouver

Hillcrest Rink is located near Queen Elizabeth Park in the Riley Park neighbourhood. It is part of the Hillcrest Centre and located just off Midlothian Ave. It offers skate and helmet rentals during public skating. Wheelchairs are welcome during public skating sessions. Participants must wear helmets. The person pushing the wheelchair must wear skates.

Public Skating Vancouver Rates:

Adults (19+) $6.66

Youth (13-18) $4.66

Children (6-12) $3.33

0 -5 FREE

Senior (65+) $4.66

Public Skate Rental Rates: $3.36 (helmets are no charge but are limited)

Kerrisdale Cyclone Taylor Arena

Location: 5670 East Blvd, Vancouver

Kerrisdale Cyclone Taylor Arena is located near West Boulevard and 41st Ave. West, two blocks from the Kerrisdale Community Centre. It offers seasonal skating from September to March. Ice skating is one of the popular activities in Vancouver in November and many other times of the year. The rink offers skate and helmet rentals during public skating. Wheelchairs are welcome during public skating sessions. Participants must wear helmets. The person pushing the wheelchair must wear skates.

Public Skating Vancouver Rates:

Adults (19+) $6.66

Youth (13-18) $4.66

Children (6-12) $3.33

0 -5 FREE

Senior (65+) $4.66

Public Skate Rental Rates: $3.36 (helmets are no charge but are limited)

Killarney Rink

Location: 6260 Killarney St, Vancouver

Killarney Rink is located north of Killarney Secondary School near Rupert St and East 49th Ave. It is part of the Killarney Community Centre. Killarney ice skating rink in Vancouver offers public skating from September to March.

Vancouver Public Skating Rates:

Adults (19+) $6.66

Youth (13-18) $4.66

Children (6-12) $3.33

0 -5 FREE

Senior (65+) $4.66

Public Skate Rental Rates: $3.36 (helmets are no charge but are limited)

Kitsilano Rink Vancouver

Location: 2690 Larch St, Vancouver

Kitsilano Rink is located near West Broadway and Macdonald St. It ispart of the Kitsilano War Memorial Community Centre. Kitsilano ice rink is open from September to March with skating programs and skate lessons for all ages and abilities. You can rent skates during public skate and lesson times. Wheelchairs are welcome during public skating sessions. Participants must wear helmets. The person pushing the wheelchair must wear skates.

Vancouver Public Skating Rates:

Adults (19+) $6.66

Youth (13-18) $4.66

Children (6-12) $3.33

0 -5 FREE

Senior (65+) $4.66

Public Skate Rental Rates: $3.36 (helmets are no charge but are limited)

Sunset Rink

Location: 390 East 51st Avenue, Vancouver

Sunset Rink is part of the Sunset Community Centre. It is located between Main and Fraser streets on East 51st Avenue. Public skating is offered all year long at Sunset rink. It makes it one of the fun things to do in Vancouver at any time of the year!

Vancouver Public Skating Rates:

Adults (19+) $6.66

Youth (13-18) $4.66

Children (6-12) $3.33

0 -5 FREE

Senior (65+) $4.66

Public Skate Rental Rates: $3.36 (helmets are no charge but are limited)

Trout Lake Skating Rink Vancouver

Location: 3350 Victoria Dr, Vancouver.

Trout Lake Rink is located in John Hendry Park near Victoria Dr and East 12th Ave. It offers public skating in Vancouver from September to March. From April to August the ice is removed for other activities like ball hockey. If you are looking for a popular activity in Vancouver in December, skating at Trout Lake or any of the other skating rinks is the perfect family activity to get into the holiday mood!

Vancouver Public Skating Rates:

Adults (19+) $6.66

Youth (13-18) $4.66

Children (6-12) $3.33

0 -5 FREE

Senior (65+) $4.66

Public Skate Rental Rates: $3.36 (helmets are no charge but are limited)

West End Rink Vancouver

Location: 870 Denman St. Vancouver

West End Rink is located on Denman Street in downtown Vancouver. The ice rink is open from October to March with public skating programs and skate lessons for all ages and abilities. You can rent skates during public skate and lesson times. Wheelchairs are welcome during public skating sessions. Participants must wear helmets. The person pushing the wheelchair must wear skates.

Vancouver Public Skating Rates:

Adults (19+) $6.66

Youth (13-18) $4.66

Children (6-12) $3.33

0 -5 FREE

Senior (65+) $4.66

Public Skate Rental Rates: $3.36 (helmets are no charge but are limited)

Robson Square Vancouver

Location: 800 Robson Street, Vancouver, V6Z 2E7

Robson Square Ice Rink is a popular ice rink in Vancouver and is open from December to February. It offers free public skating and rentals. After checking out the best Christmas lights in Vancouver, end your evening with a skate at the Robson rink.

Check out these other cities with public skating: Ice skating in Surrey, Ice skating in Langley, Ice skating in Abbotsford.

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Ice skating in Vancouver