Have an ‘ice time – St. Catharines Tourism

Have an ‘ice time

Blog | January 14, 2021
Three people skating at an outdoor rink.

Three people skating at an outdoor rink.

Is there anything more Canadian than strapping on some skates for a lap or two around an outdoor rink? Neighbourhood ice rinks driven by the community will soon be popping up around St. Catharines. These rinks have been built by and are operated by resident volunteer groups within the individual neighbourhoods. Whether it’s for family time, learning to skate or keeping up a healthy lifestyle, they are a place where everyone can play.

Hit the ice at these community outdoor ice rinks in the following St. Catharines parks:

  • Port Dalhousie Lions Park
    205 Main St.
    Follow the Port Dalhousie Neighbours on Instagram for updates.
  • Partridge Park
    101 South Dr.
  • St. Patrick’s Park
    64 Catherine St
    Follow the Fitzgerald Neighbours on Instagram for updates.

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 any posted instructions.

Need your skates sharpened or realize that your children’s feet have grown 2 sizes since last winter? Count on Buckner’s Source For Sports. Locally owned, Buckner’s has proudly been serving St Catharines and the surrounding area since 1975. “We Know Our Stuff” is their mantra, and you will receive personal, specialty store service combined with big box store prices.  They are committed to the health and safety of our community are now offering a variety of options to get you your gear, like contactless curbside pick-up and local delivery to your doorstep.

Skate sharpening

Skate sharpening