Old Port reopens skating rink

After a year's hiatus due to the pandemic, the rink at the Bonsecours Basin will once again welcome visitors with a new season pass available for a limited time

Old Port reopens skating rink

Photo credit: Miguel Legault

Prepare to bundle up the kids and go skating in one of Montreal’s most beautiful and historic settings: the Bonsecours Basin in the Old Port.

The Old Port skating rink reopens for the season on Saturday, December 11, 2021 and closes on March 6, 2022,  and features great ice quality as well as music and themed nights.

Until Dec. 11, the public can purchase a season pass for $24 or a family pass (two adults & two kids) for $52. Skate rentals and sharpening are available on site.

Special activities all winter long

There will be several events taking place on the rink throughout the winter. More details to come but every Thursday starting Jan. 6 there will be a DJ on site and ice sculptors will be showing off their pieces on Jan. 16. On Jan. 28 and Feb. 26, families can take part in a karaoke night and on Feb. 6 there will be entertainment geared to families.

Before you go

Strollers and wheelchairs are permitted but children cannot be held in an adult’s arms or carried in a baby carrier on the ice. Hockey sticks and pucks are not permitted.

COVID-19 Measures

Vaccine passports are not required to access the rink. Mask wearing and face covering are not required outdoors so long as visitors practice safe physical distancing. All visitors must act responsibly and maintain a 1-metre distance from anyone not from their bubble.

For more information, call 514-496-PORT(7678) or click here.


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