Need Skates?

The City of Waterloo does not rent out skates on site, but skate rentals are available up the street at McPhails Cycle and Sport (98 King Street North, Waterloo).

MacPhail's Hours:

  • Monday - Wednesday 9am - 6pm
  • Thursday - Friday 9am - 6pm  
  • Saturday 9am - 5pm
  • Sunday Closed

DJ King Kadeem

DJ King Kadeem is back for another amazing set from 12pm-5pm for Winterloo!

Other outdoor community rinks

Community rinks are located at schools and parks and run by volunteers. Contact 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:

  • Use of appropriate helmets is strongly recommended.
  • Please respect our environment, dispose of litter in the receptacle provided.
  • Slap shots are not permitted at any time.
  • Pucks must stay on the rink surface at all times.
  • Hockey will be permitted during posted hours only.
  • Refrain from skating during periods of thaw when ice surface is wet or soft.
  • Keep children, pets, and vulnerable individuals away from rink surfaces that are wet or thawed.

Skating & Tunes in Waterloo Public Square

Waterloo Public Square

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.

DJ King Kadeem will be playing music from 12pm-5pm.

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.

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