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City-maintained Outdoor Rinks are now open for the Winter 2018/2019 Winter Season.MontroseRink2017

Grab your skates, hit the ice and spend some time with your family and friends at one of the City's Outdoor Ice Rinks this winter.

Rink amenities, closures and locations are listed below.

*NEW. Visit the Interactive Parks Map to discover Outdoor Rinks near you!

Click here to visit map.gpgis.com/myGPparks

Hours of Operation

Weekends, Holidays and School Breaks
7:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m.

School Days
3:30 p.m. to 10:00 p.m.

Parks-Operated Outdoor Rinks

 School

Location Open To Public Lights Hockey Allowed
 Alexander Forbes  7240 Poplar Drive CLOSED Yes Yes
 Crystal Park  9351 - 116 Ave. CLOSED Yes Yes
 Harry Balfour  10815 - 104 St. CLOSED Yes No
 Hillside  9410 - 106 Ave. CLOSED Yes Yes
 I.V. Macklin  8876 - 108 Ave. CLOSED No No
 Kateri Mission  7906 Mission Heights Dr. CLOSED Yes No
 Montrose  6431 - 98 St. CLOSED Yes Yes
 Swanavon  8908 - 100 St. CLOSED Yes Yes
 Parkside 9617-91A Ave.  CLOSED  No  No

 Rink Use

  • Hockey is not permitted on skating only rinks
  • Rink lights are on until 10pm. Rinks are not for public use after this time
  • Outdoor Rinks are unsupervised facilities. Use at your own risk
  • On-site washrooms and change rooms are not available

Rink Maintenance

Parks Operations conducts rink maintenance according to a preset schedule, which can be found here. (PDF, 278KB)  For help with rink lighting or infrastructure concerns, please contact Parks Operations at 780-830-5018 or parks@cityofgp.com.  

Neighbourhood Rink Program

Download the Neighbourhood Rink Program Form

The Neighbourhood Rink Program allows local residents an opportunity to build and maintain a small skating rink in a park location near their home. These rinks are maintained by volunteers and used throughout the winter for local skating. Applications for this program are accepted each Fall until December 15. 

Additional Rink Locations

Last updated: 3/14/2019 3:01:45 PM