Winter Fun Guide: Outdoor Skating Rinks

Outdoor Skating Rinks

Outdoor Skating Rinks

An ever growing guide to outdoor natural and synthetic skating rinks in York Region, Durham, Toronto, Peel and Halton Region. Find a rink near you to spend a fun, fresh, memorable day with the family or recommend a rink to add to our list by commenting below.

All skating facilities are dependent on the ice and weather conditions. Not all rinks are supervised by parks staff, always check that the rink is safe and do not skate when warning flags are displayed. Be sure younger children always wear a helmet.

YORK REGION OUTDOOR SKATING RINKS

Cedarena

7373 Reesor Road, Markham
An Old-Fashioned Outdoor Ice Rink, with wood stove heated indoor changing area, snacks, beverages and washroom facilites.
Rink Condition hotline: (905) 294-0038  www.cedarena.ca
Note: CLOSED for the SEASON

Markham Civic Centre Ice Rink

101 Town Centre Blvd, (Hwy 7 & Warden Avenue) Markham, ON
Lighted, artificial ice rink. Open 10 am to 10 pm daily. Heated change rooms.
tel: 905-415-7535  website

Toogood Pond

Located on Carlton Road just west of Main Street Unionville
tel: 905-415-7535  website

Markham Museum

9350 Hwy 48 (Just north of at 16th Avenue), Markham
tel: 905 294-4576 website

Mews Park Outdoor Rink

Two small outdoor rinks maintained by local residents.
Cornell Park Avenue & Country Glen Road. In Cornell, Markham, ON (map)

Whiteshill Outdoor Rink

A small outdoor rink maintained by local residents.
Whiteshill Blvd, just east of Ninth Line, Cornell, Markham (map)

Markham Village Library Rink

Rink is located behind the parking lot
6031 Highway 7,  Markham ON (Hwy 7 & 48)

Mint Leaf Park

A small outdoor rink maintained by local residents.
Fincham Avenue just East of Larkin, Markham, ON map

Glen Shields Outdoor Rink

140 Glen Shields Avenue, Thornhill tel: 905 415-7535 website

Garnet A. Williams Outdoor Rink

501 Clark Avenue West, Thornhill, Ontario L4K 4E5  website

Dufferin Clark Outdoor Rink

1441 Clark Avenue West, Thornhill, Ontario L4J 7R4 website

Richmond Green Skate Trail

1300 Elgin Mills Road East, Richmond Hill, ON L4S 1M5 website

Chancellor Park Outdoor Rink

350 Ansley Grove Avenue, Woodbridge, Ontario L4L 5C9 website

Father Ermanno Bulfon Outdoor Rink

8141 Martin Grove Road, Woodbridge, Ontario L4L 3W3 website

Vellore Village Outdoor Rink

1 Villa Royale Avenue, Woodbridge, Ontario L4H 2Z7 website

Ada Johnson Park Outdoor Rink

Light and operational until 11:00 pm nightly.
Ada Johnson Park, Aurora, ON (corner of Conover and Heartwell Way) map

Confederation Park Outdoor Rink

Light and operatational until 11:00 pm nightly.
Confederation Park, Aurora, ON  map

Machell Park Outdoor Rink

Light and operatational until 11:00 pm nightly.
Machell Park, Aurora ON map

Town Park Outdoor Rink

Light and operatational until 11:00 pm nightly.
Town Park, Aurora ON map

Lion’s Park Outdoor Rink

424 D’Arcy Street, Newmarket, ON map

Memorial Park Outdoor Rink

Park Drive & Burkholder, Stouffville ON map

Rupert Park Outdoor Rink

Rupert Avenue and W Lawn Crecent, Stouffville, ON map

Byers Pond Way Outdoor Rink

Located on Byers Pond Way, Stouffville, ON map[/vc_column_text][vc_text_separator title=”DURHAM OUTDOOR SKATING RINKS” color=”blue”][vc_column_text]

Port Perry Marina Outdoor Rink

Large skating rink located by the waterfront front park at the Marina
Port Perry, Ontario

Millennium Square Outdoor Rink

Brand new synthetic outdoor rink located in Millennium Square at the bottom of Liverpool Road in Pickering.
Open daily, 9 am – 9 pm, during the winter. map

Bentwway Skate Trail

A 220m trail and series of public spaces, knits together seven local neighbourhoods. The Bentway offers year-round activities and events, including gardens, a skating rink, recreational amenities, public markets, public art, special exhibitions, festivals, theatre and musical performances and more. Located under the Gardiner Expressway right beside the Fort York Visitor Centre (250 Fort York Blvd.) from just east of the Visitor Centre to Bastion St. website

Don Mills Skating Oval

Outdoor oval ice circuit at the Shops at Don Mills.
1090 Don Mills Road, Toronto, ON website

Harbourfront Centre Ice Rink

The Natrel Rink has been an unparalleled skating destination in Toronto for 30 years. It has a heated indoor change room with lockers and washrooms. Best of all – skating is FREE! Hot food and drinks are available at the rink-side restaurant. website

Nathan Phillips Square

Toronto’s famous ice rink at Nathan Phillips Square is beautiful outdoor rink in the heart of Toronto, very close to Toronto Eaton Centre. Skate rentals between 10am till 10pm everyday including holiday’s. website

For a listing of more of Toronto’s outdoor rinks click here

PEEL REGION OUTDOOR SKATING RINKS

Mississauga Celebration Square

‘Skate on the Square’ at one of the largest rinks in the GTA – open from late November to March each year. Skate rentals and skate sharpening service available.
300 City Centre Drive, Mississauga, ON website

Burnhamthorpe Covered Outdoor Rink

This outdoor covered rink offers two heated dressing rooms, artificial ice refinished by the zamboni, entirely covered by a gazebo style roof to allow skating and hockey rain, snow or shine. The rink also features players benches, rink boards, and glass surround the entire playing surface. See website for public skate and shinny times.
1500 Gulleden Drive, Mississauga, ON tel: 905-615-4630 website

Woodhurst Heights Park

Woodhurst Heights is a great neighbourhood rink for public skating. Located behind the Glen Commons plaza at Glen Erin Dr. and the Collegeway. Open 10 am to 9 pm daily (weather permitting).
3499 Ash Row Crescent, Mississauga, ON  tel: 905-615-4770 website

 

HALTON REGION OUTDOOR SKATING RINKS

Bronte Creek Giant Outdoor Skating Rink

Skate rentals available. Weather permitting – see website for conditions.
1219 Burloak Drive, Oakville, ON L6M 4J7 website

Centennial Rotary Pond

An outdoor skating rink overlooking Spencer Smith Park and Lake Ontario. The rink usually opens the second weekend of December weather permitting. This rink is for leisure skating only. Free skate lending program.
1340 Lakeshore Road, Burlington, ON L7S 1B1 website

 

BRUCE GREY SIMCOE COUNTY OUTDOOR SKATING RINKS

Collingwood Central Park Outdoor Skating Rink

The outdoor rink is open each day weather permitting.
250 Hume Street, Collingwood, ON website

 

Do you know of a rink local to you that you’d like to share? Comment below to add it to this page.

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