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Capacity at Victoria and Rundle IceWays is limited at this time. Visitors will be turned away if the parking lot or ice capacity is reached.

Victoria Park, named in honour of Queen Victoria, is located on the north bank of the North Saskatchewan River. Victoria Park is a great park for a picnic and then a game of baseball, cricket or horseshoes. This park provides access to the pathways along River Valley Road, which are perfect for walking, running, biking or in-line skating. 

Hours

Park Hours 5am-11pm
Washrooms  9am-9pm
Victoria Park Oval 10am-10pm
(Winter Season)
Victoria Park IceWay 10am-10pm
(Winter Season)

Trail/Park Cautions & Closures

Check Ice Conditions Before Visiting

Note: Victoria Park Oval is unavailable during Edmonton Speed Skating Association hours.

Notifications

Location

Map of 12030 River Valley Road
12030 River Valley Road
Edmonton, Alberta

Accessibility

  • Curb cuts in parking area
  • Pathways, picnic area and fountains are accessible
  • Safe drop-off and pick-up area
  • Washrooms accessible

Amenities

Skaters can use public outdoor ice skating surfaces in major parks or Community Leagues.

Making the Victoria Park IceWay

Victoria Park IceWay

Take a virtual tour of the Victoria Park IceWay!

Cost: Free admission
Parking: Victoria Park main parking lot
IceWay Hours: 10am-10pm

Enjoy Amenity Safely:
• Come ready to skate, leave personal belongings at home
• Indoor skate change areas closed - outdoor options are available
• Indoor washrooms available - masks mandatory to enter indoor space
• Shinny and outdoor social gatherings (coming in groups to skate together) are prohibited
• Keep 2 metre physical distance

Check Conditions Before Visiting

The Victoria Park IceWay is a skating trail wrapping through the majestic forests of Victoria Park offering visitors a magical and enchanted winter experience in the heart of downtown Edmonton.

Victoria Park Skating Oval

Victoria Park Oval

Public use hours: 10am-10pm
Except during Edmonton Speed Skating Association hours:
Monday 5:30-7pm
Tuesday and Thursday 5-9pm
Wednesday 5-7pm

Enjoy Amenity Safely:
• Come ready to skate, leave personal belongings at home
• Indoor skate change areas closed - outdoor options are available
• Indoor washrooms available - masks mandatory to enter indoor space
• Shinny and outdoor social gatherings (coming in groups to skate together) are prohibited
• Keep 2 metre physical distance

Check Conditions Before Visiting

The Oval is well protected from inclement weather by its location in the River Valley and the surrounding trees. It is also home to the Edmonton Speed Skating Association (ESSA). The ESSA shares the use of the rink with the City.

Picnic Sites

This park has a winterized picnic site available for reservation. To reserve, fill out the Reserve a Picnic Site form. Or visit Picnic Sites to find other sites available for winter bookings.

Reserve a Picnic Site

Site Map

Picnic Site Details

Victoria Park has 6 picnic sites available for reservation during the summer. Site #2 is also available during the winter. The park also has 7 picnic tables available for drop-in (no fee) use. Additionally, group reservation site tables that are not reserved in advance can be claimed on a first-come, first-served basis.

Picnic Site Site #1 Site #2** Site #3 Site #4 Site #5 Site #6
Capacity 64 96 64 64 64 96
Canopied No Yes No No No Yes
Tables 8 12 8 8 8 12
BBQ Pits* 1 1 1 & 1 Fire Ring 1 & 1 Fire Ring 1 1
Wood Camp Stoves* 1 2 1 1 1 2
Washrooms 1 Block at Pavilion 1/2 Block at Pavilion 1/4 Block at Pavilion 1 Block at Pavilion 2 Blocks at Pavilion Portable or Pavilion
Accessible Washroom Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Parking 1/4 Block 1 Block 2 Blocks 1 3/4 Block 2 Blocks 1/4 Block
Power
(Additional fees apply)
No Yes No Yes No Yes
Vehicle Access
(Additional fees apply)
Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Inflatable Play Equipment Permitted*** No Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes

* You must supply your own wood
** Winter-season reservations available
*** Terms and Conditions apply

For More Information

311 Contact Centre

Online Contact 311 Online
Telephone

In Edmonton: 311
Outside Edmonton: 780-442-5311

TTY 780-944-5555

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