Outdoor Skating Calgary

The city of Calgary has several skating locations that are nicely maintained for leisure skating. 2020 brought two skating trails as a trial (at Bowness and North Glenmore Park).  In addition to these parks, most communities in Calgary maintain an outdoor skating rink. Many have both a rink with boards as well as a small leisure skate area.

Outdoor rinks may open or close on short notice, it is best to check current ice status before you head out.

Big Marlborough Park

Skating rink.  Address:6033 Madigan Dr. N.E.

Skating hours: 5 a.m - 11 p.m. daily

Bowness Park

Lagoon and new ice trail.  Address:8900 48 Ave. N.W.

Skating hours: 5 a.m. - 11 p.m. daily

Rentals: available;  skates, ice bikes, helmets (rental availability may differ from skating hours)

Carburn Park

Skating rink.  Address:67 Riverview Dr. S.E.

Skating hours: 11 a.m. - 10 p.m. daily

North Glenmore Park 

New ice trail and skating rink (small square in the middle of the skating loop).  Address:7305 Crowchild Tr. S.W. 

Drive into the park, all the way to the West end. Several parking lot locations around the loop.  Skating hours:  11 a.m. - 10 p.m. daily

Olympic Plaza

Skating rink. Address:228 8 Ave. S.E.

Skating hours: 10 a.m. - 9 p.m. daily

Prairie Winds Park

Skating rink.  Address:223 Castleridge Blvd. N.E.

Skating hours: 5 a.m. - 11 p.m. daily

Thomson Family Park

Skating rink.  Address: 1236 16 Ave. S.W.

Skating hours:  5 a.m - 11 p.m. daily

Leisure skating rinks:

The City has over 50 adopted pleasure skating rinks which volunteers help flood and maintain throughout Calgary. Check out this list of locations. 


A fantastic map overview of outdoor skating in Calgary created by reddit user trollolhah:


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