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6 Outdoor Skating Rinks In Montreal Where You Can Spend The Day Gliding Away

Going skating in Montreal basically felt like a rite of passage when you're young. And now, if you never got the chance to learn as a kid, there are tons of skating rinks around the city.

Although you can typically go skating all year round at indoor rinks, there's something magical about skating outside that truly makes you appreciate the cold season.

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Luckily for us, our city is fully equipped for anyone who'd like to spend their days gliding away.

For anyone looking to have a little Blades of Glory moment, you're going to want to visit one of the six following spots (or all of them) before winter's end.

Lac Aux Castors

Address: 2000, Chemin Remembrance, Montreal, QC

Why You Need To Go: There's a reason why people love going to skate at Beaver Lake year after year — it's simply one of the prettiest spots in the city during the winter.

Parc Jean Drapeau

Address: 1, Circuit Gilles Villeneuve, Montreal, QC

Why You Need To Go: There's something magical about this location, especially during the wintertime. And, by adding skating to your to-do list while there, you're in for a superb time.

Parc La Fontaine

Address: 3819, ave. Calixa-Lavallée, Montreal, QC

Why You Need To Go: Not only can you spend your day wandering through a gorgeous park, but you can also rent skates on location, in case you don't have any!

Willibrord Park

Address: 800, rue Willibrord, Verdun, QC

Why You Need To Go: This outdoor rink was a donation from the Montreal Canadians Children's Foundation, which is just one of the things that makes it such a magical place.

Online reservations are mandatory.*

Parc Sir-Wilfrid-Laurier

Address: 1115, ave. Laurier E., Montreal, QC

Why You Need To Go: This beautiful outdoor rink will help you embrace your inner child on any cold day this year.

Parc St-Viateur

Price: Free

Address: 530, avenue Querbes, Montreal, QC

Why You Need To Go: This charming outdoor rink will make you feel like you are a true professional!

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