Bunbury and Pondside Park outdoor rinks are open when the weather permits.

Please note that consistent temperatures of -10º are ideal to build and maintain the outdoor rinks. This page will be updated as needed throughout the winter 2021 season. For more information please call (902) 569-2535.

As of March 17, 2021*:
Bunbury Rink is CLOSED.                Image of two young skaters
Pondside Park Rink is CLOSED.

*Please note that the website may not always be updated in a timely manner. Any closure posted at one of our rinks will override any information posted online. Thank you for your understanding. 

For the rink schedules click here or scroll down below the outdoor rink rules. 

Town of Stratford Outdoor Rink Rules: 
1. Use of the outdoor skating rinks is at your own risk. Use caution when skating and have consideration of others. This surface is a natural ice surface and can become rough or uneven due to weather and precipitation changes. Please stay off the ice during warm weather.
2. Helmets are required for all skaters and protective gear is highly recommended.
3. No supervision is provided. Parents are responsible for their children.
4. When present, the Rink Attendant has the authority to refuse rink
use to anyone who engages in disruptive or dangerous behavior.
5. Please use garbage receptacles to keep the area clean.
6. Alcohol and drugs are strictly prohibited at all times.
7. Rink is closed from 10:00pm to 6:00am (6pm to 6am for Pondside Park Rink).
8. Please adhere to the rink schedule. In the event, no one is using the ice; users can use the ice for the activity of their choosing. Should other users arrive, the ice will be used for the scheduled purpose.
9. In case of an Emergency, call 911.
10. Users are encouraged to wear face masks and follow social distancing guidelines while on the rink.

2021 Outdoor Rink Schedule:

Bunbury Outdoor Rink

6:00am – 10:00am Shinny/Recreational Hockey
10:00am – 12:00pm Open Skating
12:00pm – 4:00pm Shinny/Recreational Hockey
4:00pm – 6:00pm Open Skating
6:00pm – 10:00pm Shinny/Recreational Hockey

Pondside Park Outdoor Rink

6:00am – 10:00am Open Skating
10:00am – 2:00pm Shinny/Recreational hockey
2:00pm – 4:00pm Open Skating
4:00pm – 10:00pm Shinny/Recreational Hockey

Bunbury Outdoor Rink is located north of Cotton Park just off the Bunbury Road, on the walking trail between Mason Road and Cotton Park.

Image of map showing where Bunbury Outdoor Rink is located

Pondside Park Rink is located off of Keppoch Road in Pondside Park on the multi purpose court.

Image of map showing where Pondside Park Outdoor Rink is located