Springer Market Square Rink is Open

Published on: 2015/12/20 - in Releases

The ice on the Springer Market Square rink is ready for action!

Skating in the Square is free from 8 a.m. to 10 p.m. daily all winter long weather-permitting.

Accessible public washrooms, a change/warming area and small lockers (bring your own lock) are available in the lower Market Wing of City Hall via the north and south courtyards. An accessibility ramp to this area is available off Brock Street.

The City of Kingston’s holiday skate rental service at the Square will run most days from Saturday, Dec. 19 until Sunday, Jan. 3 (see schedule below). The rental booth is located just off the courtyard in the basement of City Hall (lockers and washrooms are also available).

“Skating in the square is a festive way to make memories with family and friends – and to enjoy our beautiful historic, downtown,” says Luke Follwell, director of recreation and leisure services.

SKATE RENTAL RATES

– Children  (12 and under) – $2.50 an hour
– Youth (13 to 17) and Seniors (65+)  – $3.75 an hour
– Adults (18+) – $4.75 an hour
– Families (maximum of 2 adults and their children) – $2.50 per person per hour

HOLIDAY SKATE RENTAL SCHEDULE

– Saturday, Dec. 19 – 1 to 9 p.m.
– Sunday, Dec. 20 – 1 to 9 p.m.
– Monday, Dec. 21 – 1 to 9 p.m.
– Tuesday, Dec .22 – 1 to 9 p.m.
– Wednesday, Dec. 23 – 1 to 9 p.m.
– Thursday, Dec. 24 – 1 to 8 p.m.
– Friday, Dec. 25 – Closed
– Saturday, Dec. 26 – Closed
– Sunday, Dec. 27 – 1 to 9 p.m.
– Monday, Dec. 28 – 1 to 9 p.m.
– Tuesday, Dec. 29 – 1 to 9 p.m.
– Wednesday, Dec. 30 – 1 to 10 p.m.
– Thursday, Dec. 31 – 1 to 10 p.m.
– Friday Jan. 1 – Closed
– Saturday, Jan. 2 – 5 to 8 p.m.
– Sunday, Jan. 3 – 5 to 8 p.m.

The rink at Springer Market Square is open for free public skating daily from 8 a.m. to 10 p.m.

Keep up with the rink’s status at CityofKingston.ca/skatinginthesquare and, if you’re traveling there by bus, plan your trip with Google Transit.


Release source: City of Kingston