There are plenty of places to go skating in Kitchener during the winter.

On this page:

  1. Indoor skating
  2. Outdoor skating
  3. Borrow skates

Indoor skating

At The Aud and community arenas, you can join a public skating time or pick-up hockey game.

Register for a skate time


Outdoor skating

There are many volunteer-run outdoor skating rinks in Kitchener that open each winter. Visit our outdoor skating rinks page to find your local rink!

Downtown synthetic ice rinks

Our synthetic ice rinks are closed for the season. Subscribe to this page to get an email when we share an update.

City Hall skating rink

The skating rink in Carl Zehr Square in front of City Hall is closed for the 2021/2022 season due to construction.


Borrow skates

The Kitchener Public Library (KPL) has hockey skates that you can borrow from the Central Library (85 Queen Street North). You can borrow skates for one day and keep them overnight. Learn more on the KPL website.