ontario skating

Snowy season is just around the corner and the land will soon be covered in a blanket of glistening white. While every corner of Canada boasts its own special winter charm, this Ontario city is the place to be if you want to experience the season to the fullest.

Thunder Bay, located in northwestern Ontario on the shores of Lake Superior transforms into a winter wonderland each year. According to the city's website, it's "one of Canada's best winter destinations."

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Lace up! This enchanting skating trail in Ontario is now open for the season and it takes you through a glistening winter wonderland.

Woodview Mountaintop Skating is located at the top of The Blue Mountain and it officially reopened on January 9, 2023. The attraction features a 1.1-kilometre ice skating loop with breathtaking views of the Niagara Escarpment.

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A gorgeous new skating spot has just opened outside of Toronto, and you can glide around a twinkling harbour.

The Skate Escape is taking place at Friday Harbour Resort in Innisfil until mid-March. The new rink is situated in the piazza and is surrounded by chalet-style cabins full of treats.

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There is a new outdoor ice rink opening near Ottawa and it's free to use.

The Kemptville Community Skateway is a skating rink on Kemptville Creek and is about the size of six NHL hockey rinks. It was opened and maintained last year for the first time in decades, and has grown in size since.

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The Rideau Hall skating rink has been a place for locals to skate in Ottawa since 1872. While you twirl around this maintained rink, you can wonder at the years of history that took place on these grounds.

The skating experience looks a bit different this year due to the ongoing pandemic, and reservations are required to be booked ahead of time.

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