Outdoor rinks are some of the coolest places in St. Catharines

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Is there a better winter activity than lacing up the skates and hitting the ice in the fresh air at an outdoor rink?

Whether you are a seasoned pro or looking for a place to take those very first strides, community outdoor ice rinks are freezing over at City parks across St. Catharines and are welcoming and accessible to everyone. Built and operated by volunteer groups, these outdoor rinks are some of the best around.

Here’s where you can hit the outdoor ice in STC:

Partridge Park

📍 101 South Dr.

Maintained by: Old Glenridge Community Association

☕ Nearest coffee – about 4 minutes away

📍 Mahtay Cafe  at 241 St Paul St.

When you’re there: The Nutella hot chocolate is the drink you didn’t know you needed.

Port Dalhousie Lions Park

📍 205 Main St.

Maintained by: Port Dalhousie Neighbours

☕ Nearest coffee – about 1 minute away

📍 Rozies Café at 25 Main St.

When you’re there: Just try and leave without one of Sara’s Sweets Reese’s brownies

St. Patrick’s Park

📍 64 Catherine St.

Maintained by: Fitzgerald Neighbours Association

☕ Nearest coffee – about 5 minutes away

📍 Italian Café at 88 Facer St.

When you’re there: Warm up with a soup and don’t forget about the cannolis

Walker’s Creek Park,

📍 Park entrance at Richelieu Drive and Old Oxford Road

Maintained by: Friends of Walker’s Creek

☕ Nearest coffee – about 3 minutes away.

📍 Pikaso Café at 486 Grantham Ave

When you’re there: Try one of their signature pizza boats

Ice availability and skating conditions are dependent upon the weather, and please remember to keep public health advice top of mind when enjoying a skate with your family.

Practice physical distancing, wear a face covering when required or if physical distancing is a challenge, wash / sanitize your hands frequently and follow posted instructions.

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