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Spend the Holidays on Ice

Spend, the, Holidays, on, Ice, Hawrelak, Skating

December 23, 2011

Just in time for the holidays, the outdoor skating rinks at Hawrelak and Rundle Parks will open December 23 at 2pm for another winter season.

Hawrelak and Rundle Park skating rinks will be open daily from 11am to 10pm beginning on December 24.

In addition, the rink in front of City Hall is open every day from 10am to 10pm. There is no charge to use the rink and it is lit for the public to use in the evenings.

The Victoria Park Oval is open to the public between 10am to 10pm daily with a few exceptions. The oval is open only to speed skaters Mondays and Wednesdays from 6 to 7pm, and Tuesdays and Thursdays from 6 to 9pm The oval is closed for maintenance on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursday from 5 to 5:45pm.

Please note: Sticks, balls and pucks are allowed only in designated shinny/hockey areas. Pets are not allowed.

Rink locations and current status are available online.

Tobogganing Hills

Due to current poor snow conditions, tobogganing hills maintained by the City of Edmonton remain closed until further notice. These hills include Rundle Park – A.C.T. Hill; Rundle Park – Walton’s Mountain; Government House Park Hill; Gallagher Park Hill; Emily Murphy Park Hill; and Castle Downs Hill.

The Whitemud Park North Hill will remain closed for the duration of the 2011-12 winter season as landscaping work at this hill will be completed in 2012 to ensure the site is safe for public use.

Hill locations and current status are available online.

For more information:

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In Edmonton: 311

Outside Edmonton: 780-442-5311

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Email 311@edmonton.ca