While winter weather may cause cold feet and unpredictable commutes, it brings with it some good things, too. With all sorts of fun activities happening in Toronto, you don't want to waste your time hibernating indoors. Now that the cold weather is in full force, it's time to sharpen those skates and enjoy the glassy rinks around the city. A brand new spot just opened up, and it's worth gliding across. Toronto Union Station's skating rink lets you skate for free in the heart of the city.
Union Station's first ice rink officially opened on November 29. The skating area is the largest outdoor rink in the city, stretching to nearly half the size of an NHL hockey rink. The best part is, there's no cost to enjoy it.
The rink is part of TD Union Holiday, which runs until January 4 and celebrates the season with tons of festive pop-ups and events.
Drift across this glassy oasis beneath the iconic station this winter. It's a great place to visit with friends or to go on a holiday date.
Lace-up your skates and head over to this dreamy winter paradise in the heart of the city.
Skates and helmets are available to rent on-site for free if you don't have your own.
Can't skate? You can still join in the fun by taking lessons which are also free of charge, so you'll become a skating champion in no time.
Warm your toes in the dreamy Best Buy Warming Louge, which will transport you to a cozy winter cabin.
There are several events happening at the station in honour of the holidays. Watch free musical performances and receive complimentary gift wrapping from December 9 to December 24.
You can also explore then many vendors that will be selling unique items and gifts.
The rink will be open daily until January 4, weather permitting. There will be no skating available on Christmas day.
Take some time to glide across this stunning winter wonderland in Toronto's core this holiday season.
Union Station Ice Rink
When: Until January 4, 2020
Address: Union Station, 65 Front St. W., Toronto, ON
Why You Need To Go: Enjoy Toronto's brand new largest outdoor skating rink for the ultimate winter adventure this season.