Brampton outdoor skating rinks and trails open this weekend

Published December 13, 2022 at 11:06 am

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Get ready for more winter fun in Brampton as the City prepares to open more skating rinks this holiday season.

The Gage Park Outdoor Skating Recreational Trail, Mount Pleasant Outdoor Skating Rink and Chinguacousy Park Skate Recreational Trail are all scheduled to open this weekend on Dec. 17, weather permitting.

Reservations are not required and outdoor skating at these locations is free.

Additional outdoor rinks using artificial ice at Flower City Community Campus, Morris Kerbel Park, Earnscliffe Park, and Sesquicentennial Park later in the season as weather conditions permit.

Gore Meadows Covered Outdoor Skating Rink is already open for recreational use. The City opened the rink for the winter season on Dec. 3 for free and paid public skates starting at 10:00 a.m. daily.

The outdoor covered Brampton skating rink has by drop-in hours for free public skates with no registration is required, however, registration for paid public skates is recommended. There are also time slots available for drop-in Shinny games, learn to skate events, and shoot around drop-in nights.

There will also be free drop-in skates over the winter break from Dec. 24 to Jan 6 at the following rinks and recreation centres:

• Cassie Campbell Recreation Centre
• Century Gardens Recreation Centre
• Earnscliffe Recreation Centre
• Greenbriar Recreation Centre
• Jim Archdekin Recreation Centre
• Susan Fennell Recreation Centre

Rinks may temporarily close due to weather or unforeseen maintenance requirements. Residents should check rink status on prior to their visit.

And for even more outdoor activity ideas in Brampton check out this list of ways to stay active this winter.

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