Enjoy free skating this winter on the outdoor skating rink in Waterloo Public Square. Located in uptown Waterloo at 75 King St South, the rink is open from 10:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m. daily during cold weather months.
Please note, the rink can be closed due to poor weather (call 519-886-1177 for closure information), and it is not designed for hockey - sticks and pucks are not allowed. In accordance with current Public Health guidelines, capacity is on the rink is limited to 10 people.
We've created a custom playlist for you to listen to while you skate on the rink, or for exploring uptown!
Uptown Tunes is an offshoot of the popular trail playlist series, Trail Mix. Uptown Tunes has the best music and auditory experiences to help you enjoy uptown Waterloo in the wintertime! Learn more about where to find the QR codes in Waterloo Public Square.
Do not visit a rink if you:
To all others, please wash your hands or use sanitizer before and after every visit, and maintain physical distancing of 6 feet/2 metres.
When visiting the rink:
Community rinks are located at schools and parks and run by volunteers. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org for more information on helping out.
Locations are available using our outdoor rink map. Schedules are not currently online but will be posted at rink sites.
Hockey games or shinny are not permitted . Drills and shooting with physical distancing are allowed.
General rules for outdoor rinks: