Free Ice Skating at Robson Square Ice Rink 2018

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This winter, renew a classic Vancouver tradition and enjoy some old-fashioned fun!

The Robson Square Ice Rink is slated to open on Saturday, December 1st, 2018 and will host free skates daily until Thursday, February 28th, 2019.


This winter will mark the ice rink’s 10th consecutive year of family fun. As winter approaches Vancouver, the skating rink comes alive with families and loved ones. The annual event has become a tradition that helps welcome the holiday season in the 604.

Admission and Pricing

Skating is free for all ages. Those who own their own skates are welcome to use them. Skate rentals are $5 and rentals end 30 minutes before closing time.

Helmets are mandatory for children 12 and under. Robson Square Ice Rink will offer rentals and accepts cash only.


Hours of Operation:

  • Sunday – Thursday: 9:00 a.m. – 9:00 p.m.
  • Friday & Saturday: 9:00 a.m. – 11:00 p.m.

Holiday Hours:

  • Christmas Eve (December 24th): 9:00 a.m. – 9:00 p.m.
  • Christmas Day (December 25th): 12:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.
  • Boxing Day (December 26th): 9:00 a.m. – 9:00 p.m.
  • New Year’s Eve (December 31st): 9:00 a.m. – 11:00 p.m.
  • New Year’s Day (January 1st): 9:00 a.m. – 9:00 p.m.

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Free Ice Skating at Robson Square Ice Rink 2018

Location: Robson Square - 800 Robson Street, Vancouver

Admission: Free

Time: See schedule above

Date: Saturday December 1st, 2018 - Thursday February 28th, 2019

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