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Rent skates at Springer Market Square during Feb Fest

January 30, 2014 -

The City's skate rental service at Springer Market Square returns for Downtown Kingston's FebFest from Thursday, Feb.6 until Sunday, Feb. 9 (see schedule below).

"Now you can lace up your skates with your family and friends during FebFest. Our convenient skate rental service will be there to help out-of-towners and Kingstonians alike, who want to jump on the ice while taking in the Feb Fest activities and entertainment," says Jaclyn Grimmon, Manager of Recreation Programs.

Find the service in basement of the Market Wing of City Hall off the south courtyard area beside the rink (lockers and washrooms are also available). 

Skate Rental Rates

  • Children  (12 and under) – $2 an hour
  • Youth (13 to 17) and Seniors (65+)  – $3 an hour
  • Adults (18+) – $4 an hour
  • Families (maximum of 2 adults and their children) – $2.50 per person per hour

Skate Rental Schedule

  • Thursday, Feb 6:   9-11:30 a.m., 1-5:30 p.m. & 7-10 p.m.
  • Friday, Feb 7:  1–10 p.m.
  • Saturday, Feb 8:   5-6 p.m. & 8:30-10 p.m.
  • Sunday, Feb 9:   9 a.m.-12:30 p.m. & 2-10 p.m.

The rink at Springer Market Square is free to use all winter long (weather-permitting) between 8 a.m. and 10 p.m. Keep up with the rink's status at

Plan to get there by bus:


Media contact: For more information contact Cindie Ashton, Communications Officer 613-546-4291, extension 3116. Or call the City of Kingston's media hotline at 613-546-4291, ext 2300.

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