The Bentway Skate Trail opens for the 2021-22 season on December 22, 2021, including skate rentals, hot drinks, special events, lessons and public art. Come out and skate this unique 220-metre figure-eight skate trail under the Gardiner Expressway. Along with skating this year, The Bentway also presents a winter art exhibition by Inuvialuk artist Maureen Gruben.

Activities include:

  • Skating: Unlike last year, pre-registration is not required. In addition, skate rentals, skate sharpening and hot drinks are available again.
  • Free Skate Nights: Free skate rentals every Thursday 5:00-9:00pm, courtesy of Billy Bishop Toronto City Airport.
  • Free Skate Lessons: In addition, expert instructors will provide free skate lessons. Advance registration is required and can be made here.
  • Winter Art Exhibition: “Moving with Joy and Annivik” by Maureen Gruben, supported by TD Bank Group and the Canada Council for the Arts. More information about the exhibition is available here.

Furthermore, health and safety protocols are in place as always – click here for more information.

The Bentway Skate Trail

When: December 22, 2021 – January 3, 2022 and Weekends, PA Days & Civic Holidays until February 21, 2022: 12:00-9:00pm; Weekdays January 4, 2021 – February 21, 2022: 5:00-9:00pm.
Where: The Bentway, 250 Fort York Blvd., Toronto

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