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Welcome to the Robson Square Ice Rink!

**Opening December 2, 2021 at 12:00 noon**

Important Information about how the Robson Square Ice Rink is responding to COVID-19 can be found on our COVID-19 information page. We have made several changes to provide a safe environment for our guests and team members. Please make sure to read about our new COVID-19 safety protocols before coming to Robson Square to ensure a safe and enjoyable experience for everyone. Let’s go skating!

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.

This season we’re excited to be opening our NEW indoor Skate Rental and Café. No more cold skates and wet socks! Features include a new skate dryer, lots of lockers to keep your stuff safe, and an outdoor patio with heaters! We hope you love it as much as we do.


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 2021

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)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 11:00 PM
New Year’s Day (January 1st)9:00 AM to 11:00 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


  • Non-medical face masks are mandatory and must be worn at all times while on-site.
  • Maintain 2 metre (6 feet) distance or more from others.
  • 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 – Entertainment Schedule

Robson Square Ice Rink is pleased to bring back the Twelve Days of Christmas live music programming for this season.
Enjoy the sounds of some of Vancouver’s best musicians while skating or enjoying a hot beverage.

December 136:00 PM to 9:00 PMMalcolm Aiken Quartet
December 146:00 PM to 9:00 PMSnapDragon
December 156:00 PM to 9:00 PMTom Arntzen and The Hot Mamas
December 166:00 PM to 9:00 PMPK3 Jazz Trio
December 176:00 PM to 9:00 PMThe Agency
December 186:00 PM to 9:00 PMRumba Calzada
December 192:30 PM to 4:15 PMShowstoppers
December 196:00 PM to 9:00 PMCaviar & Lace
December 206:00 PM to 9:00 PMKarla Sax
December 216:00 PM to 9:00 PMWarren Dean Flandez Band
December 226:00 PM to 9:00 PMDJ Barron S
December 236:00 PM to 9:00 PMPhat Santa Swings
December 242:00 PM to 5:00 PMSanta's Brass


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