Outdoor Public Skating Rinks in Calgary

LGBTQ couple skating through Bowness Lagoon holding hands with lit up trees behind them
LGBTQ couple skating through Bowness Lagoon holding hands with lit up trees behind them
Best Outdoor Skating Rinks

Outdoor Public Skating Rinks in Calgary

Discover the best outdoor skating rinks in Calgary.

Embrace the winter weather with the best outdoor public skating rinks in Calgary. Skating on an outdoor rink is as Canadian as it gets. Not to mention it’s a safe and fun activity you can enjoy with friends and family in the city. City of Calgary outdoor skating rinks are free to use and open from around December to February each year. Remember that hockey sticks and nets are not permitted and helmets are encouraged for all participants. Now, get ready for some family friendly fun skating in the great outdoors. For even more outdoor skating, you can check out over 35 volunteer-run rinks throughout the city.


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Outdoor Skating Rinks in North Calgary

Central Commons Park

Big Marlborough Park

Prairie Winds Park

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group of friends warms up by a wood fire pit on Bowness Lagoon after skating

Warm up by the fire after skating the loop at Bowness Lagoon (photo credit: Colin Way)

group of friends ice biking on Bowness Lagoon

Try Ice Biking at Bowness Park Lagoon (photo credit: Colin Way)

 

Outdoor Ice Skating Rinks in South Calgary

Carburn Park

 

Glenmore Ice Trail

 

Thompson Family Park

Location: 1236 16 Ave. S.W.

 

Outdoor Skating Rinks in Downtown Calgary

Olympic Plaza

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couple sit off ice to enjoy a warm drink at Olympic Plaza in downtown Calgary

Skating in the heart of downtown Calgary at Olympic Plaza (Photo credit: Travel Alberta/Roth & Ramberg).