Outdoor skating rink (Whistler Olympic Plaza)

Enjoy skating at the outdoor skating rink at Whistler Olympic Plaza

Now open!

The outdoor skating rink at Whistler Olympic Plaza is an inspiring place to ice skate outdoors with your family and friends, surrounded by majestic scenery, the twinkle of festive lights and the iconic Olympic rings. 

Indoor skating is available year-round at Meadow Park Sports Centre. For more information about public skating times, please visit whistler.ca/skate.

Facilities and activities

  • First come/first served, no reservations or private bookings during public times
  • Limited capacity on ice surfaces 
  • Skaters are encouraged to bring their own skates and helmets
  • Helmets are encouraged, limited supply available (no charge)
  • Game zone (stick and puck play) available Monday to Friday, 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., and 2:30 to 5 p.m.
  • Skate aids (no charge)
  • Adjacent Snow Zone for snow play
  • Sea to Sky elementary and secondary schools must book in advance to secure space. Only available Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays between 12:30 and 1:30 p.m. Contact mkish@whistler.ca to secure your date
  • Elementary and secondary schools outside the Sea to Sky area: please contact Stephanie Nicoll-Russell at snicoll-russell@whistler.ca for booking information.

Hours 

Upper ice surface may be closed due to warm temperatures, heavy snow or rain

  • 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.
  • 2:30 to 5 p.m. 
  • 6 to 8:30 p.m 

Maintenance closures: 

  • 1:30 to 2:30 p.m.
  • 5 to 6 p.m.

Outdoor skating at Whistler Olympic Plaza may need to close unexpectedly due to all weather conditions. For up-to-date information, call 604-935-PLAY, and press 3.

Note: To keep the rinks safe and family-friendly, hockey and figure skating are not permitted at Whistler Olympic Plaza.

Public skating is also available at Meadow Park Sports Centre

Rates

AgeAdmission Fee
4 years old and underfree
Child (5-12)$3.00
Youth (13-18)$4.00
Adult (19+)$5.00
Family (parents and their child dependants)$12.50
  • Skate rental: $6
  • Helmets and skate aids are available at no charge.

Contact

Recreation Department
604-935-(PLAY) 7529, press 3 to hear updates
recreation@whistler.ca
8625 Highway 99
Whistler BC  V8E 1K1

Ice Rental information  (9 -10 p.m. ONLY)

Planning a birthday party? Want to host a work event? The outdoor skating rink at Whistler Olympic Plaza is available for private rental.

Capacity: 50 skaters

Ice Rental contact only
Melissa Kish
604-935-8468
mkish@whistler.ca