Winter fun for the whole family!


With all the hustle and bustle of the holiday season, why not take an afternoon and enjoy some of the fantastic outdoor skating that the City of London has to offer! During the winter months, public skating is available at three outdoor locations in London.


 Victoria Park

  •  Free Public Skating December 3- March 16 (weather depending)

  •  Open 10am-10pm Daily (closed for ice resurfacing 5:30-6:30)

 Covent Garden Market Ice rink

  •  Free Public Skating December 3- March 16 (weather depending)

  •  Open Mon-Thurs & Sat 8am-6pm, Fri 8am-7pm & Sun 11am-4pm

  •  *London Knights Games and special events open till 7:30pm*

StoryBook Gardens Skating Lanes

  • Public Skating in Magical Storybook from Dec 7-March 2

  • Children(2-17) $3.25 – Adults $4.25 (Admission includes other Storybook features

  • Family package, with up to 2 related kids $13.00

  • Skate Rental available – Operating hours vary due to weather

  • Call 519-661-5770 for more information


London’s outdoor Public Skating rinks offer your family an easy way to get some exercise, enjoy the fresh air, and get outdoors this holiday season. The City’s Parks and Recreation division also operates 11 indoor arenas in London.  These arenas may be rented for a variety of activities.  Winter use includes recreational skating, skating lessons, figure skating, ringette, hockey and broomball. Most arenas feature snack bars, offering a limited selection of hot and cold food and beverage items.

Indoor arenas in London. Click here


Also offered are a variety of skating programs for all ages. Tot skate is a preschool program designed to teach young skaters from 3-5 years of age how to skate without the assistance of a parent or caregiver. Kids aged 4 and older can enjoy skating through interactive learning strategies that will teach basic skating techniques. For adults, it’s never too late to skate!  This program teaches basic skating fundamentals while enhancing a healthy and active lifestyle.


Resources for You

 Skating guide, fees and general information Click here

*Additional public skate hours for Christmas, March Break and PA Days will be available at selected arenas and may pre-empt regularly scheduled skates*

If you’re thinking of building your own neighborhood skating rink Click here for all the important information you need to know.

Information Source : City of London website


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