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Welcome to the Robson Square Ice Rink!

December 1, 2023 – February 29, 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.



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

**Please note, our Friday and Saturday hours have changed.**

Sunday to Saturday: 9:00 AM to 9:00 PM

Christmas Eve (December 24th)9:00 AM to 5:00 PM
Christmas Day (December 25th)11:00 AM 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 9:00 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!

December 136:00 PM to 9:00 PMTop Line Vocal Collective
December 146:00 PM to 9:00 PMCaviar & Lace Quartet
December 156:00 PM to 9:00 PMRumba Calzada
December 162:30 PM to 4:15 PMBritish Columbia Regiment Band Society
December 166:00 PM to 9:00 PMMarlin Ramazzini Group
December 1712:00 PM to 1:15 PMTuba Christmas
December 172:30 PM to 4:15 PMDaryle Dean Flamenco Acoustic
December 176:00 PM to 9:00 PMDJ Barron S
December 186:00 PM to 9:00 PMPlaylist
December 196:00 PM to 9:00 PMAmanda Wood Trio
December 206:00 PM to 9:00 PMSanta's Brass
December 216:00 PM to 9:00 PMMalcolm Aiken Quartet
December 226:00 PM to 9:00 PMPK3 Jazz Trio
December 232:30 PM to 4:15 PMShowStoppers
December 236:00 PM to 9:00 PMDJ-El-Niño
December 242:30 PM to 4:15 PM PMKarla Sax
December 246:00 PM to 9:00 PMPhat Santa Swing!
December 316:00 PM to 9:00 PMDuoTones