After closing in 2004, the Robson Square Ice Rink is now renovated, re-surfaced, and covered with ice in time for some winter fun and 2010 festivities — of Olympic proportions. “Before” In 2006 I profiled the rink, which was in limbo — looking for sponsors and ways to reconstruct the skating surface without damaging the […]
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Photo credit: sherlock77 on Flickr Two new ice rinks are opening next week and to celebrate, the Vancouver Parks Board is hosting free family skating events. Trout Lake Ice Rink (3350 Victoria Drive at East 15th Avenue) Official Opening Ceremonies Thursday, September 24 – 5:15 to 5:45pm Free Public Skate 6:30 to 8:00pm The Trout […]
As a part Countdown Week (to the 2010 Games) there will be free public skates at ice rinks around the city over the next few days. Public will receive free admission and a skate rental. Monday, February 16 — Kerrisdale Arena — 3:30 – 5:00 pm Tuesday, February 17 — Sunset Rink — 6:00 – […]
Grab the family and head down to the West End Community Centre rink (870 Denman Street) January 3rd from 11:00am until 1:00pm for a free skating event with Canada Ice Dance Theatre. “Canada Ice Dance Theatre (CIDT) is a non-profit organization that teaches children and adults to skate.” Rentals will be available as well as […]
Last year I signed up for the Skate for A Cure on the Vancouver Blogger Team and we raised funds for childhood cancer research through the Michael Cuccione Foundation and the BC Childrens’ Hospital Foundation. I will once again be raising funds for this amazing cause, and in doing so I’ll earn a spot on […]