Outdoor skating rink (Whistler Olympic Plaza)

Enjoy skating at the outdoor skating rink, in Village North

Last day of operations: Sunday, March 12, 2023

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.
  • Skate aids (no charge)
  • Adjacent Snow Zone for snow play
  • School Groups 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


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.

Holiday hours:

  • December 24: 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., 2:30 to 5 p.m. and 6 to 8 p.m.
  • December 25: 12 to 4 p.m. 
  • December 26: 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., 2:30 to 5 p.m. and 6 to 8:30 p.m.
  • ​December 31: 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., 2:30 to 5 p.m. and 6 to 10 p.m.
  • January 1:  Regular hours with maintenance closures

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


  • Admission fee: $2, if you bring your own skates
  • Skate rental: $9, includes admission fee
  • Helmets and skate aids are available at no charge.


Recreation Department
604-935-(PLAY) 7529, press 3 to hear updates
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

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