Robson Square Ice Rink Hours 2016-2017

Friday, November 25th, 2016 — 12:21pm PST
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The Robson Square ice rink opens for the season on December 1st, providing affordable family fun in Downtown Vancouver throughout the holidays and beyond.

Robson Square Ice Skating Rink

Skating is free with your own skates, otherwise rentals are available. The rink also features a concession stand with snacks and warm drinks. This year Vancouver’s 50th foot Christmas tree will also be located at Robson Square.

Robson Square Ice Rink Hours

Sunday to Thursday: 9:00am to 9:00pm
Friday and Saturday: 9:00am to 11:00pm
*Skate rental ends 30mins prior to close

Holiday Hours
Christmas Eve (Dec. 24): 9:00am-9:00pm
Christmas Day (Dec. 25): 12:00pm-5:00pm
Boxing Day (Dec. 26): 9:00am-9:00pm
New Year’s Eve (Dec. 31): 9:00am-11:00pm
New Year’s Day (Jan. 1): 9:00am-9:00pm

12 Days of Holidays
Enjoy free holiday entertainment from December 13th to 24th with local bands, singers, and entertainers on stage next to the rink.

Robson Square Ice Rink Rentals

Skates: $4.00
Ice Cleats: $2.00
*Helmet included with skate rental. Cash only!

Ice Rink Closures, Schedule Changes & Events
Watch here for updates or call the Robson Square Hotline 604-646-3554. Please be advised that warm weather leads to warm ice! Robson Square Ice Rink may need to close unexpectedly.

School Program
If you are a grade 4-7 school, you can enroll sign up for free skating at the Robson Square Ice Rinks school program. Robson Square will provide your class with free skate and helmet rentals.
The school program runs Monday through Friday with three 1 hour time slots daily.

The The Robson Square ice rink will remain open until February 14, 2017. Tag your photos with #robsonsquare on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram to share the fun. Robson Square is located at 800 Robson Street between Robson and Georgia, Howe and Hornby.

Current contests on

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  • Enter here to win tickets to A Charlie Brown Holiday Double Bill (until Nov 19)
  • Enter here to win tickets to see Ed the Sock's War on Stupid tour (until Nov 22)
  • Enter here to win a $100 gift card for Potters Christmas Store (until Nov 23)
  • View a complete list of contests »


  1. Mira Azarcon says:

    What will be your hours on new years day?

  2. Hi Mira, I have updated the post. It’s open 9-9 on New Year’s Day

  3. Oceanblue says:

    Do we know if free wedding officiants will be provided this year on the 14th courtesy of Pop Up Weddings?

  4. justing bieber says:

    when is the last day of ice skating like when do you close the rink

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