Skating in the Square
Skating is free at Springer Market Square. Public restrooms, a warming/change area and lockers are available in the Market Wing of City Hall.
Accessible public washrooms, a change/warming area and small lockers for personal items and shoes (bring your own lock) are available in the lower Market Wing of City Hall via the North and South courtyards. An accessibility ramp to the lower level Wing is available at the North entrance off Brock Street.
Bringing a group to skate?
Notify us if your group plans to skate at Springer Market Square: Although we do not accept private bookings for schools or corporations for the Springer Market Square Rink, groups are more than welcome to skate anytime during the posted hours. In order that your large group gets the maximum enjoyment from their outing, teachers and group leaders are advised to notify Recreation and Leisure of their planned arrival so that we can make you aware of other large groups already expected. To send notification of your planned visit, please call 613-546-4291 ext 1801.
Skate rentals will be available on the dates listed below in the lower level of City Hall, directly off the courtyard and beside the skate change room and washrooms.
- Children (12 and under) - $2
- Youth (13-17 years old) - $3
- Adults (18 years and older) - $4
- Seniors (65 years and older) - $3
- Families (maximum of 2 adults and their children under the age of 18) - $2.50 per person
Hours (weather dependent):
- Thursday, Feb. 5 (4 - 10 p.m.)
- Friday, Feb. 6 (4 - 10 p.m.)
- Saturday, Feb. 7 (3 -6 :30 p.m. & 8:30 - 10 p.m.)
- Sunday, Feb. 8 (9:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. & 2 p.m. - 10 p.m.)
Public Skating hours during Febfest:
- Thursday, Feb. 5 (9 - 11:30 a.m. & 12:15 - 10 p.m.)
- Friday, Feb. 6 (9 a.m. - 10 p.m.)
- Saturday, Feb. 7 (3 - 6:30 p.m. & 8:30 - 10 p.m.)
- Sunday, Feb. 8 (9:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. & 2 - 10 p.m.)
Skate rentals for Febfest are available on the following dates and times.
- Thursday, Feb. 6 - 4:00-10:00 p.m.
- Friday, Feb.7 - 4:00-10:00 p.m.
- Saturday, Feb.8 - 3:00-6:30 p.m., 8:30-10:00 p.m.
- Sunday, Feb.9 - 9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m., 2:00-10:00 p.m.
- Children (12 and under) – $2 an hour
- Youth (13-17) and Seniors (65+) – $3 an hour
- Adults (18+) – $4 an hour
- Families (max of 2 adults and their children) – $2.50 per person per hour
Hours: 8 a.m. to 10 p.m.