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Skating Rinks

While the rest of Canada enjoys (or freezes while) skating outside in Mother Nature, us Vancouverites head indoors for our skating adventures. Fortunately you only have to travel as far as your local recreation centre for a great, indoor, skating experience. Here is our round up of all the places you can find to skate in Vancouver. If we are missing any, be sure to let us know by sending an email to vancouver@familyfuncanada.com

New Year’s Eve & New Year’s Day Skates | various cities
New Year’s Eve & New Year’s Day Skates | various cities

If you didn’t make it to skate with Santa, there’s still time to get a holiday skate in before the end of the year. Or, why not start 2023 with a spin around the ice? If you know of other New Year’s Eve or New Year’s Day skates, that we
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Strap On Your Blades at the Shipyards Skate Plaza

The Shipyards Skate Plaza in North Vancouver is the largest outdoor skating rink in the region and is set against the beautiful backdrop of downtown Vancouver and the North Shore mountains. Until the end of February, they offer daily skating from 1 – 8 pm, as well as free helmets
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Holiday Skating

Lace up your skates for a fun family activity! You don’t have to be a figure skating professional to enjoy some time on the ice with your family. In fact, the holidays is the perfect time to head to the ice arena for a fun festive activity. Santa will be
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Robson Square Ice Rink

The Robson Square Ice Rink is located in the very heart of downtown next to the Vancouver Art Gallery and Robson Street shopping. As it is covered by a clear dome there is protection from rain but is otherwise outside, letting you feel the breeze on your face, letting you
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Pumpkin carving party
Harvest Pumpkin Patch Skate

Lace up your skates- it’s time for the Harvest Pumpkin Patch Skate! Celebrate Fall with on-ice games, off-ice activities and prizes! Regular public skate admission rates apply, and skate/helmet rentals are available.   Harvest Pumpkin Patch Skate When: Saturday, September 24, 2022 Time: 5:00pm-6:30pm Where: North Surrey Sport and Ice
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Family Day Skating in Delta
Family Day Skating in Delta

If your family loves to skate – or if you want to have a go for the first time – head to Delta for a day packed full of skating! All of the times listed below are reserved for family skate sessions. Family Day Skating in Delta: Date: February 21,
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Valentine's Day Toonie Skate
Valentine Toonie Skate

Bring your sweetheart and enjoy gliding on the ice at the Kensington Complex. Admission is just $2 a person, including skate rental. Free for children three years and under. Proof of vaccination is required for 12 years and older. Valentine’s Day Toonie Skate: Date: February 11, 2022 Time: 6pm –
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Leprechaun Toonie Skate
Leprechaun Toonie Skate

If you haven’t been on skates for a while you might need the luck of the Irish to survive the Leprechaun Toonie Skate. Regardless of your skill level, friends and family will enjoy gliding on the ice at the Kensington Complex. Admission is just $2 a person, including skate rental.
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