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Ice Skating Winter Outdoor Activities

The crisp winter air brings a glow to your face as you glide across the frozen lake. Your skates provide a sense of freedom like no other as you fly across the ice at exhilarating speeds. In winter, you can skate just about anywhere in Alberta. Our climate creates the ultimate outdoor skating experience. Attempt a camel spin on a freshly cleared pond. Show up at an open-air rink with a hockey stick for an impromptu game of shinny. Whether it’s a mountain lake at midnight in the Canadian Rockies, or rinkside at a professional NHL hockey game in Calgary or Edmonton, ice skating is ice magic every time.
Ice skating Sir Winston Churchill Square in Edmonton
Ice Skating at Churchill Square
Skating in front of an ice castle on Lake Louise

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MacDonald Island Park

Fort McMurray, Alberta

MacDonald Island Park continues to evolve as a location for one of Canada's premier recreation experiences. Included in that evolution is the newly opened Shell Place that includes SMS Equipment Stadium (sport and performance stadium), a Baseball Stadium, a badminton centre, indoor turf field house, and conference spaces. The Aquatic Centre features five water slides, lazy river, spray park, Olympic-sized swimming pool and two hot tubs. Workout in the state-of-the-art Total Fitness Centre, or go for a skate on one of two NHL-sized hockey arenas. Don't forget to check out the new climbing wall and the indoor playground.

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Stettler Recreation Centre

Stettler, Alberta

The Stettler Recreation Centre is home to two full ice sheets, a public library, swimming pool with lanes, hot tub, water slide, climbing wall, and zero entry pool that is wheel chair accessible. We also have a senior centre, fitness centre and meeting rooms.

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The Olympic Oval

Calgary, Alberta
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Skate the fastest ice in the world at the first covered speed skating oval in North America in Calgary, the place where the Canadian national team competes.

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Pinnacle Hockey - Canadian Hockey Player Experience

Canmore, Alberta

Experience hockey, the iconic and beloved winter sport of Canada. Hear what it takes to be a hockey player. Put on all the layers of hockey gear. With skates, helmets, puck and stick, step onto the ice rink and experience the thrill of playing hockey. Score your first goal! All equipment and coaching is provided in this two-hour experience.

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