Old Montreal's outdoor skating rink opens to the public next month

Nov 14 2019, 4:04 pm

A skating rink with Old Montreal as the backdrop – talk about picturesque.

The Natrel Skating Rink in Old Montreal opens up to the public for the winter on December 7, offering some really nice ice.

Known for its outstanding quality of ice, excellent facilities, and breathtaking views of the city and the Saint Lawrence River, this is the place to go skating in Montreal.

There’s no better way to stick it to winter than bundling up and hitting the ice.


The chilled rink features a cozy village right in front of the ice and is a puck’s throw away from Bistro Bonsecours for a little post-game refresher.

Open from December 7 until March 8, skaters will have three months to take advantage of one of the city’s best winter attractions.


The 2,500-square-metre rink plays rock, classical and jazz music on large outdoor speakers to add to your soundtrack of whizzing down the ice.

Sharpen those skates and tighten your laces, the Old Port boasts some of the nicest ice in the city. Plus, it’s oozing with Instagram photo opportunities.

Natrel Skating Rink

When: December 7, 2019 – March 8, 2020
Time: 10 am – 9 pm: Monday – Wednesday, 10 am – 10 pm: Thursday – Sunday,
Where: Natrel Skating Rink, Bonsecours Basin
Price: $5.22 for kids six – 12; $7.83 general admission, free for kids under six.

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