Rotary ice rink open for skating at Burlington’s Spencer Smith Park


Published December 20, 2022 at 10:49 am

One of the favourite winter activities for Burlington residents is now open at Spencer Smith Park.

The Burlington Rotary Centennial Pond is now open for free, recreational ice skating.

The rink is open daily, 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. except for Christmas Day, when it’s closed.

In addition, the skate-lending program is back and available weeknights from 5 to 10 p.m. and all day on weekends.

For everyone’s safety and enjoyment, the following rules are in effect:

  • Skate during designated hours only
  • Wear skates (no boots or shoes)
  • Wheelchair and ice sledge users are welcome
  • Children six years and under must wear CSA-approved helmets. Helmets are strongly recommended for the safety of all children and adults.
  • Children under the age of 10 must be supervised
  • No food, drink, chairs, strollers or sporting equipment are allowed on the ice
  • Don’t drink and skate. Alcohol is not permitted. Zero Tolerance policy is in effect
  • Organized hockey, the use of sticks/pucks and figure skating manoeuvres are prohibited
  • All pets are prohibited from being on the ice surface.

Residents are encouraged to call the ice conditions hotline, 905-335-7738, ext. 8587, before leaving their house, to make sure that the pond is open.

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