‘Tis the season!
Calgary’s favourite outdoor skating rink is finally opening, as Olympic Plaza’s rink will see skates come 10 am on Saturday, November 17.
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— City of Calgary (@cityofcalgary) November 16, 2018
Built back in 1988 for the Olympic Winter Games, Olympic Plaza has the only refrigerated outdoor ice surface in the city.
You can rent skates down at the plaza if you don’t have a pair, though the Skate Hut isn’t scheduled to open until November 22.
When: Saturday, November 17 to mid-March
Time: Weather dependent from 10 am to 9 pm
Where: Olympic Plaza – 228 8th Avenue SE
Cost: Free; rentals are $12 for adults starting November 22