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


LocationOpen To PublicLights (*until 10 p.m.)Hockey Allowed
Alexander Forbes7240 Poplar DriveCLOSEDYesYes
Crystal Park9351 - 116 Ave.CLOSEDYesYes
Harry Balfour10815 - 104 St.CLOSEDYesNo
Hillside9410 - 106 Ave.CLOSEDYesYes
I.V. Macklin8876 - 108 Ave.CLOSEDNoNo
J.C. Mackie Park108 Ave. & 111 St.CLOSEDYesNo
Kateri Mission7906 Mission Heights Dr.CLOSEDYesNo
Montrose6431 - 98 St.CLOSEDYesYes
Swanavon8908 - 100 St.CLOSEDYesYes
Parkside9617-91A Ave.CLOSEDNoNo

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

Neighbourhood Rink Program

Download the Neighbourhood Rink Program Form.

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
Alexander Forbes School
Outdoor Rinks
Crystal Park School
Outdoor Rinks
Harry Balfour School
Outdoor Rinks
Hillside School
Outdoor Rinks
I.V. Macklin School
Outdoor Rinks
J.C. Mackie Park
Outdoor Rinks
Montrose School
Outdoor Rinks
St. Kateri School
Outdoor Rinks
Swanavon School
Outdoor Rinks