Can you go skating in Ottawa?

Can you go skating in Ottawa?

Go skating on the world’s largest skating rink which winds its way through downtown Ottawa! Each winter, from roughly January to late February or early March, Ontario’s only UNESCO World Heritage Site transforms into an epic urban skating rink.

Where can I skate on the Ottawa River?

Shirley’s Bay. Skate on the Ottawa River at Shirley’s Bay. You’ll get lots of clear space to skate and afterward you can check out the nearby trails.

Is the Ottawa Rink of Dreams open?

The Rink of Dreams will be open daily from 7 a.m. to 11 p.m. until the end of the skating season. Both the Jim Tubman Chevrolet Rink and the Lansdowne Park Skating Court are already open daily for free skating.

Is outdoor hockey allowed in Ottawa?

No hockey sticks, pucks or other team sports are permitted on puddle rinks. Skaters must maintain a two-metre distance from people outside their household. Masks are mandatory within 15 metres (50 ft) distance of the edge of the ice surface.

Is Rideau Canal Open 2021?

The Rideau Canal is open for navigation.

Is the Ottawa River frozen?

At the end of each winter, explosives experts lay dynamite in the icy river that runs through the heart of Ottawa, Canada. While the river does not freeze solid, the work takes place at the base of a waterfall where the ice is about 3m thick (almost 10 feet).

Can you skate on the Rideau Canal at night?

It is free to visit, and open 24 hours a day – caution is warned especially if skating at night. Here are some things you should know before heading out to skate the canal. Update as of February 1, 2021: The Rideau Canal Skateway will open for the 2021 season, during lockdown, with health guidelines in place.

Is the Rink of Dreams free?

Enjoy free ice skating on a refrigerated ice surface 7 days a week from 6:00am to 11:00pm.

What is a rink with puddle?

Puddle Rink: A single ice surface with a minimum 1,600 square foot total ice surface. To be included with a Rink (as described above), where land and park permits are available.

What are the rules for stage 3 in Ontario?

Step One: 60% of adults vaccinated with one dose. Step Two: 70% of adults vaccinated with one dose and 20% vaccinated with two doses. Step Three: 70 to 80% of adults vaccinated with one dose and 25% vaccinated with two doses.

What arena do the Ottawa Senators play in?

Canadian Tire Centre
Ottawa Senators/Arenas/Stadiums

Are Rideau locks open?

When is the Rideau Canal open for boating? The locks operate from mid-May to mid-October. See the link to Parks Canada 2021 Hours and Services.

Where are the skating rinks in Ottawa Canada?

Bob MacQuarrie Recreation Complex – Orléans (Elizabeth Manley Figure Skating Arena and Roger Sénécal Arena) CARDELREC Recreation Complex Goulbourn (Katie Xu and Jack Fan Rink, Matt Bradley Arena) Kanata Recreation Complex – Arenas (Tom Flood Arena and Garry Burke Rink)

Are there skate rentals at West Side Ice Arena?

Skate rentals are not available at the West Side Arena. Stick & Puck – Monday through Fridays, 9:00 to 11:00 am, just $7, goalies are free. Cash only please.

When was the west side Ice Arena built?

The West Side Ice Arena was completed in 1974, under the administration of Mayor Sylvio Dupuis. In the summer of 2003, extensive improvements were made including new lighting, dehumidification, Low-E Ceiling, and Handicap Accessibility.

When do they start charging for ice skating in Ottawa?

Skating schedules will be available online at ottawa.ca starting September 29. Since skating capacity will be limited to 25 skaters on each rink, you can reserve your 50-minute skate time up to two days in advance. Payment options for the admission fee vary at each arena.