Archive of posts tagged "Robson Square Ice Rink"

Robson Square Ice Rink Open for 2013-2014 Season

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The Robson Square ice rink is opening for free skating this season on Friday, November 15, 2013 through to February, 2014. Photo credit: BC Gov Photos – Submitted to the Miss604 Flickr Pool Robson Square Ice Rink Hours Sunday to Thursday: 9:00am to 9:00pm Friday and Saturday: 9:00am to 11:00pm Christmas Eve (December 24, 2013): […]

Holiday Ice Skating in Vancouver

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We’re bundling up with our coats and scarves as the local mountains continue to get sprinkled with fresh powder – winter is most definitely here this week! A popular family activity is to lace up the skates and enjoy an afternoon at the local ice rink (perhaps followed up with a cup or two of […]

Robson Square Ice Rink to Open for 2012-2013 Hours, Rates

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Vancouver is a fun city in the summer with free, public activities like outdoor movies and dancing in the park — and that doesn’t stop when the weather cools off. The Robson Square ice rink will be filled up and surfaced to host free ice skating once again this winter. Photo credit: BC Gov Photos […]

Outdoor Skating in Vancouver

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Frosty temperatures are flirting with the mild Vancouver climate this week as the area experiences another quick taste of winter. While puddles and ponds may freeze, the City is reminding everyone that icy surfaces will not be strong enough to support body-weight for skating. Such was not always the case in these parts as deep […]

Santa at GE Plaza Robson Square

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This afternoon I headed over to GE Plaza (at Robson Square) for an interview with a news agency. While the reporter and I were standing next to the rink watching the ice get resurfaced, Santa moseyed on by and his helper asked if we wanted to get our pictures taken. Once the interview was complete, […]

Robson Square Ice Rink Now GE Ice Plaza

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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 […]