Outdoor Fun: Where to Go Ice Skating in Toronto

Naturally, the home of the Toronto Maple Leafs has prime ice for all kinds of skating, from games of pickup shinny on neighbourhood ponds to picturesque figure skating rinks and trails in some of the city’s best parks.

Whether you need to rent a pair of skates to pass some laps under the holiday lights at spots like Nathan Phillips Square or have your own blades to take a spin under the brick arches of a former factory open to the stars, there is no shortage of memorable ice skating rinks in Toronto. There’s even a rooftop skating spot where you can take in unbeatable views of Toronto’s iconic skyline.

So when the temperature drops and the ponds crust over thick, head out to the local ice skating rinks and see Toronto from a new perspective.

Fancy going ice skating on a rooftop? Give it a go with this list of skating rinks in Toronto: 10 top spots with rental info.