Outdoor Skating Rinks

Outdoor skating is now available at MIP, with two locations to check out! Visit the outdoor rink under the canopy at SMS Equipment Stadium at Shell Place, as well as the new outdoor rink located at Miskanaw Golf Club! Outdoor rinks are open 8AM – 10PM daily for leisure skating.

Please note that in alignment with current provincial COVID-19 restrictions, all buildings at MacDonald Island Park are currently closed and there is no access to washrooms, warm up areas or food services. The outdoor skating rinks are also subject to closure dependent on weather conditions. When skating at the Island, please follow all posted rules.

Rinks Map

Frequently Asked Questions

What are the hours of operation?

Both rinks are open Monday - Sunday: 8:00 AM - 10:00 PM

How much does it cost to use the rinks?

Outdoor skating is available free of charge.

What is the capacity of the rink?

The larger rink at Miskanaw Golf Club can host a maximum of 50 people, while the canopy rink at Shell Place has a maximum of 15. Individuals from different families/households must maintain a 2-meter distance (as required by AHS) on both ice surfaces.

Can hockey sticks and pucks be used on the ice?

These outdoor rinks are open for leisure skating. Hockey sticks or pucks are not allowed on the ice rinks.

Will skate assists be available?

Yes, skate assists are available on both ice rinks.

Are skate rentals available?

Skate rentals are not available at this time.