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Welcome to the Robson Square Ice Rink!

December 1, 2022 – February 28, 2023

This winter, renew a classic Vancouver tradition and enjoy some old-fashioned fun. Robson Square’s outdoor skating rink is open, so celebrate winter in style with skating in the heart of downtown Vancouver. It’s a magical place to enjoy the winter season with your friends, family and loved ones.

Thank You to Our Sponsor


Skate Rental$5.00
Ice Cleat Rental$2.00
Skate Sharpening
(when available)

We now accept payment via VISA, Master Card, AMEX and Debit.

*Prices above include tax
*Helmets are FREE OF CHARGE with skate rental.

Skate rental ends 30 minutes prior to close.



We strongly recommend the use of a CSA approved helmet while skating.
A fall on the ice can result in SERIOUS HEAD INJURY.

Helmets are mandatory for everyone 12 years and under.


This year we are introducing a RELEASE OF LIABILITY, WAIVER OF CLAIMS AND ASSUMPTION OF RISKS AGREEMENT when you choose to skate at the Robson Square Ice Rink. As a condition of skating at Robson Square, you will be required to agree to this Release Agreement at the time of purchase.


Hours of Operation 2022

Sunday to Thursday: 9:00 AM to 9:00 PM
Friday and Saturday:9:00 AM to 11:00 PM

Christmas Eve (December 24th)9:00 AM to 5:00 PM
Christmas Day (December 25th)12:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Boxing Day (December 26th)9:00 AM to 9:00 PM
New Year’s Eve (December 31st)9:00 AM to 11:00 PM
New Year’s Day (January 1st)9:00 AM to 9:00 PM


Ice Rink Closures, Schedule Changes & Events:

Watch here for updates or call the Robson Square Hotline 604-646-3554.
Please be advised that warm weather leads to warm ice! Robson Square Ice Rink may need to close unexpectedly.


Rules for Safer Skating


  • A fall on the ice can result in SERIOUS HEAD INJURIES – Robson Square Ice Rink provides skating helmets FREE OF CHARGE. Please see skate rental staff for more information.
  • Children in strollers and people in wheelchairs must wear helmets; attendants must wear skates or grips (available at the skate rental)
  • Permitted footwear limited to skates or grips.
  • Forward skating only with the flow of traffic.
  • Figure skating and hockey are not permitted.
  • No reckless skating.
  • Children must be supervised by an adult.
  • Do not carry children or infants on the ice.
  • No earphones or cellphone use permitted on the ice.
  • Do not sit on the rink railing
  • No food, beverages, umbrellas or pets on the ice.

SKATING IS INHERENTLY RISKY. Please enjoy the Robson Square Ice Rink facilities and equipment AT YOUR OWN RISK.

Twelve Days of Christmas

Join us for live Christmas music from the Robson Square stage!

Dec. 13 – 24, 2022 | 6:00pm – 9:00pm

December 136:00 PM to 9:00 PMAmanda Wood & The Swing Soul Band
December 146:00 PM to 9:00 PMTamara Rhodes Band
December 156:00 PM to 9:00 PMSnapDragon
December 166:00 PM to 9:00 PMOmi and the Homies
December 172:30 PM to 4:15 PMThe British Columbia Regiment Band Society
December 176:00 PM to 9:00 PMTop Line Vocal Collective + Special Guests
December 182:30 PM to 4:15 PMPerry Ehrlich's ShowStoppers
December 186:00 PM to 9:00 PMDJ Barron S
December 196:00 PM to 9:00 PMCaviar & Lace
December 206:00 PM to 9:00 PMMalcolm Aiken Quartet
December 216:00 PM to 9:00 PMPK3 Jazz Trio
December 226:00 PM to 9:00 PMDj El Niño
December 236:00 PM to 9:00 PMScott Robertson's Phat Santa Swing!
December 242:00 PM to 5:00 PMSanta's Brass
December 316:00 PM to 9:00 PMRumba Calzada