Winter fun at Ottawa’s outdoor rinks

Get outdoors and enjoy some winter fun at a City of Ottawa outdoor rink including those located in Ottawa’s four rural wards. 

Check out the locations and amenities of each rink. Users are reminded to abide by the rules of conduct . Outdoor rink permits for group bookings can also be requested based on the outdoor rink permit guidelines.

Indoor public skating is also available at City run arenas. Check the online automated public skating schedule for times and locations that work for you, or check the individual arena schedule for public skating times in your community.

Ice Safety Awareness: Think twice before venturing onto the ice

The Ottawa Drowning Prevention Coalition wants to remind residents that when the temperatures go down, awareness of the dangers of being on or around ice and open water needs to go up. When water begins to freeze on rivers, lakes, the Rideau Canal and other open bodies of water it may look solid but is often still dangerous.
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