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Outdoor Ice Skating in the USA and Canada
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Ice Skating Trails & Ovals in the USA
Anchorage: Over 1000 meters of skating trails on Westchester Lagoon.
Evergreen: Outdoor skating oval and rinks.
Keystone: 5-acre lake scraped clear of snow.
Danbury: 400-meter skating oval on Ball Pond.
Biddeford: 400-meter Westbrook skating oval.
Camden: 400-meter skating oval at Camden Snow Bowl.
Westford: 400-meter skating oval at East Boston Camps.
Winchester: 400-meter skating oval on Horn Pond.
Petoskey: 400-meter skating oval.
Duluth: 400-meter skating oval.
Minneapolis: 500-meter skating oval on Lake of the Isles.
Roseville: 400-meter outdoor Olympic speed skating oval.
Butte: 400-meter outdoor Olympic speed skating oval.
Helena: 400-meter oval on Lake Helena. Wild skating on Canyon Ferry Lake.
New Hampshire
Hanover: 600-meter skating loop on Occom Pond.
Holderness: 200-meter skating oval on Squam Lake.
New York
Lake Placid: 400-meter outdoor Olympic speed skating oval. Skating loop on Mirror Lake.
Salt Lake City: 400-meter indoor Olympic speed skating oval.
Brattleboro: 500-meter skating oval on the Retreat Meadows.
Fairlee: 5000-meter skating loop on Lake Morey.
Quechee: 1000-meter skating trail on Deweys Pond.
Williston: 250-meter skating oval at the Catamount Family Center.
Green Bay: 2000-meter skating trail at Barkhausen Nature Center.
Madison: 500-meter skating oval in Vilas Park. More skating in Tenney Park.
Milwaukee (West Allis): 400-meter indoor Olympic speed skating oval.
Minocqua: 9-kilometer skating trail on Tomahawk Lake (December only).
Waupaca: 300-meter skating oval in South Park.
Wausau: 250-meter skating oval in Marathon Park.
Ice Skating Trails & Ovals in Canada
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Banff: 500-meter skating loop on the Bow River.
Calgary: 400-meter indoor Olympic speed skating oval.
Edmonton: 1000-meter outdoor skating loop in Hawrelak Park.
Jasper: 1000-meter skating loop on Jasper Lake.
Lake Louise: 500-meter skating loop on Lake Louise.
Sylvan Lake: 10-kilometer skating track, the longest in North America!
Edmonton, Red Deer, and Rocky Mountain House have 400-meter outdoor skating ovals.
British Columbia
Chetwynd, Dawson Creek, Fort St. James, Fort St. John, Prince George and Smithers
all have 400-meter outdoor skating ovals.

: 3000-meter outdoor skating track on the Assiniboine and Red Rivers.
Brandon and Winnipeg also have 400-meter outdoor ovals.
240-meter outdoor oval.
Ottawa: 7.8-kilometer outdoor skating boulevard on the Rideau Canal. The largest expanse of groomed outdoor ice in North America, perhaps the world. Usually open late December to early March.
Tel. (613) 239-5234 or (800) 465-1867.
Kitchener, Ottawa, and Sault Ste. Marie have 400-meter outdoor speed skating ovals.
Sault Ste. Marie Tel. (705) 253-0475.
Portland: 1000-meter skating trail on Big Rideau Lake.
Sudbury: 1000-meter skating trail on Lake Ramsey.
Regina: 1000-meter skating trail on Wascana Lake.
Moose Jaw, Regina and Saskatoon have 400-meter outdoor speed skating ovals.
Québec (listed by region):
  • Granby: 800-meter lighted oval on Lac Boivin. Tel. (800) 567-7273.
  • Magog-Orford: 1500-meter trail alongside Lake Memphrémagog. Tel. (800) 267-2744.
  • Sherbrooke: 400-meter outdoor speed skating oval and 1000-meter trail alongside Lac des Nations. Tel: (819) 821-5842.

  • Lanaudière
  • Joliette: 8.5-kilometer skating boulevard on the Rivière L'Assomption. Open Christmas to early March.
    Tel: (450) 755-1651.
  • Repentigny: 1000-meter lighted trail in the Parc régional de l'île Lebel. Tel: (450) 657-9914.
  • St-Alphonse-Rodriguez: 2000-meter skating track on Lac Pierre.
  • Ste-Marcelline-de-Kildare: 3000-meter skating track on Lac des Français.

  • Laurentides
  • Mont-Tremblant: 1500-meter lighted skating track on Lac Moore. Tel. (819) 425-9917.
  • Sainte-Marguerite-Estérel: 3500 meters of skating trails on Lac Masson. Tel. (800) 561-6673.

  • Mauricie & Bois-Francs
  • Domaine de la Forêt Perdue: 10,000 meters of skating trails, near Mont-Carmel.
    Tel: (819) 376-1613 or (800) 603-6738.
  • Parc de l'Ile Saint-Quentin: 1500-meter skating trail near Trois-Rivières, Tel: (819) 373-8151.

  • Montérégie
  • Canal de Chambly: 1500-meter track in St-Jean, 1000-meter track in Saint-Luc, and a 500-meter track in Chambly. Tel. (514) 990-0139.
  • Sainte-Martine: 1000-meter track on the Châteauguay River.
  • Saint-Hyacinthe: 3000-meter skating track. Tel. (450) 427-3050 or (800) 849-7276.

  • Montréal & Laval
  • Montréal: 1500-meter skating trail on Île Ste-Hélène. 500-meter oval in the Parc Lafontaine.
    500-meter Bonsecours Basin Skating Rink in the Old Port.
  • Saint-Eustache: 3000-meter skating track on the Rivière des Mille-Îles.
  • Sainte-Rose: 1000-meter skating rink in the Parc de la Rivière des Mille-Îles. Tel: (450) 622-1020.
  • Saint-Vincent-de-Paul: 400-meter speed skating oval in the Centre de la Nature. Tel: (450) 662-4942.

  • Outaouais
  • Hull: 1000-meter skating track on Lac Leamy. Tel: (819) 771-4030.

  • Québec - Lévis
    In winter, the Lévis Terrace becomes a skating oval. The view is unique with the St. Lawrence River flowing at the foot of the cliff, Québec City and the Château Frontenac to the north,
    Mont-Saint-Anne and Île d'Orléans to the east.
  • Lac-Beauport: 2500-meter skating track on Lac Beauport just north of Québec City.
    Tel: (418) 849-7141.
  • Québec City: 1600-meter trail alongside the Rivière Saint-Charles. Tel: (418) 691-7188.
  • Saint-Gabriel-de-Valcartier: 2500-meter skating trail in the Village Vacances Valcartier.
  • Sainte-Foy: 400-meter Anneau de glace Gaétan-Boucher - Olympic speed skating oval. Tel: (418) 650-7966.