Throughout the winter months, Parks Operations maintains several large outdoor rinks across Grande Prairie. The rinks are opened to the public once temperatures are low enough to sustain the ice surface.
City-Operated Outdoor Rinks
|Location||Open To Public||Lights (*until 10 p.m.)||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|
|J.C. Mackie Park||108 Ave. & 111 St.||CLOSED||Yes||No|
|Kateri Mission||7906 Mission Heights Dr.||CLOSED||Yes||No|
|Montrose||6431 - 98 St.||CLOSED||Yes||Yes|
|Swanavon||8908 - 100 St.||CLOSED||Yes||Yes|
Parks Operations conducts rink maintenance as needed to maintain a safe and useable playing surface. For help with rink lighting or infrastructure concerns, please contact Parks Operations at 780-830-5018 or email@example.com.
Neighbourhood Rink Program
The Neighbourhood Rink Program allows local residents an opportunity to erect 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 until December 15.
Other Skating Options
- Muskoseepi Park - Pavilion skating pond
- Dave Barr Arena - Indoor public ice skating and hockey
- Coca-Cola Centre - Indoor public ice skating and shinny hockey
- Revolution Place - Indoor public ice skating