An annual Vancouver tradition, the Robson Square Ice Rink, will be entering its final days of operation for the 2017/2018 season.
The outdoor skating rink, which opened shortly before the 2010 Olympic games, will be concluding its ninth consecutive winter season on February 28, 2017.
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Skating is free for participants of all ages, visitors without their own skates will also be able to rent a pair on-site (note that the rentals are cash only). A concession stand is also available for the purchase of warm drinks and snacks.
With a Vancouver winter that’s proven to be in full swing, it’s the perfect time to enjoy a Vancouver favourite one last time.
Where: 800 Robson Street, Vancouver (Robson Street & Howe Street)
When: Sunday to Thursday from 9 am to 9 pm; Friday and Saturday from 9 am to 11 pm.
Cost: Free for all agest, if you bring your own skates (Skate rentals are $4; rentals end 30 minutes before closing time)
Note: Helmets are mandatory for children 12 years and under. Robson Square Ice Rink accepts cash only.