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Outdoor Skating Rinks
in the Grande Prairie Region

Which Ones on This List Have You Been To?

 

 

`With the winter season in full swing, we decided to update our list of the best outdoor skating rinks across the Grande Prairie region in 2022 for you. With SO many outdoor rinks in each of our communities, it would be impossible to include them all, so make sure to check in with your local county, town, or community for even more skating possibilities.

But without further ado, grab your gear, round up your household, and remember to skate like no one’s watching!

 

 

 

 

Muskoseepi Park Pond: OPEN

Part of the expansive Muskoseepi Park that runs through the heart of Grande Prairie, this skating pond is hockey-free and open to the public at no cost.

Montrose Skating Oval: OPEN

A collaborative undertaking by the City of Grande Prairie and the Downtown Association, this shiny new ice rink was developed just a few years ago and is situated next to the Montrose Cultural Centre. This skating oval does not accommodate for hockey, but is a great loop for families, couples, friends, or to skate some solo laps! If you’re planning to visit the Cultural Centre anytime soon, be sure to bring your skating gear just in case!

Aquatera Community Skating Oval: CURRENTLY CLOSED

Hosted by the Peace Wapiti Speed Skating Club in partnership with the City of Grande Prairie, this large (400 metres!) ice oval is conveniently located on the lot west of Eastlink Centre and is free to visit. Plus, if you’re up for some night skating, lights are on every night from 6 pm through 9 pm. Do keep in mind hockey sticks and pucks are strictly prohibited. It is also recommended to bring some lawn chairs to tie up your skates.

 

 

Other Community Outdoor Rinks

  • City of Grande Prairie: There are several other skating rinks managed by the City of Grande Prairie you can visit, depending on your preferences and travel time. You can click here to find out more about them.
  • County of Grande Prairie: If you are looking for skating options throughout the County of Grande Prairie instead, click here.
  • Sexsmith: Within the Town of Sexsmith, you can find a multitude of outdoor rinks. Check-in with Sexsmith’s Facebook page and website for more details.
  • Beaverlodge: In nearby Beaverlodge, their outdoor rink located at 7th St. and Cedar Crescent is now open for public use (head up a block and a half from Encana Playpark). For more information, visit their website and Facebook page.
  • MD of Greenview & Grande Cache: Information coming soon. Check back later!

 

We hope this guide helps you find some fun times on the ice! If you take any photos or videos during your winter fun in our region, remember to tag us on social media for a chance to be featured on our page. You can also use the hashtag #GPTourism!

Note: Please remember to read all rink instructions carefully. Check the individual location websites and Facebook pages for up-to-date information on opening hours.