Outdoor Skating

Outdoor skating rinks and the Setters Place Oval will close for the season on Friday, March 5, 2021. Natural ice surfaces at Bower Ponds, Anders and Westlake will close on March 12, 2021.


Red Deer offers 77 outdoor skating rinks for public use. Each site is maintained by the Parks section and includes boarded rinks for hockey/ringette, snowbank rinks for leisure skating, as well as three pond skating locations.

Important: COVID-19 Rules & Regulations

  • 10 people are permitted on each ice surface (exceptions: Bower Ponds, Anders on the Lake and Westlake as there is more space for physical distancing)
  • Maintain 2 metre distance from others who are not members of your household
  • Stay home if you are feeling sick