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Bumpy but Interesting

The skating oval in the winter is very spacious! There are lights on the freezeway when it's dark... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Katie H
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Edmonton, Canada
Kaleiodscope Skating at Outdoor Skating Oval

Winter can be cold and dreary.. but we have a city that embraces the weather and makes it magic... read more

Reviewed 8 February 2017
Kathy K
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Edmonton, Canada
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“Bumpy but Interesting”
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The skating oval in the winter is very spacious! There are lights on the freezeway when it's dark out. The ice isn't the smoothest, but it doesn't ruin your experience at all. There is a large, warm, indoor area with washrooms to change your skates...More

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank Katie H
Reviewed 28 May 2018

Went skating here, hadn’t been for many years. My skate pick caught a bump and I broke my wrist! No boards up, so had a terrible time getting back to the shack. If you haven’t skated for awhile or if you’re a beginner, go to...More

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank Aussie1fan
Reviewed 11 December 2017

Wow! We stopped to walk our dog and we were amazed of how beautiful this area is in the Fall. We even did a mini photo shoot. There are many trails to walk, to bike or walk your dog!

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank Vanessa P
Reviewed 8 February 2017

Winter can be cold and dreary.. but we have a city that embraces the weather and makes it magic... here is one example... go for a Free Evening Skate Outdoors... with lanterns in the trees casting kaleidoscope colors on the ice... how neat is that......More

Date of experience: January 2017
Thank Kathy K
Reviewed 20 November 2016

This park is so beautiful. It offers a great view which is not limited to just to the River Valley, but also it offers an amazing view to the legislature and downtown. It is amazing for a night walk during summer, and in fall you...More

Date of experience: December 2015
Thank Arantxa J
Reviewed 13 May 2016

It had been a few years since I'd skated at Victoria Park but an evening visit around Christmas time was warranted. It was busy, hard to find parking and a spot in the warming hut to stash stuff. The oval itself wasn't too crowded and...More

Date of experience: December 2015
Thank Andrea M
Reviewed 7 January 2016

About an inch of shaved ice covered both the freezeway and oval, so difficult to see cracks and pits in ice. Thankfully there were not many at the time. No lights were operating on the oval, so difficult to see which direction people were skating...More

Date of experience: January 2016
Thank slik50
Reviewed 6 January 2016

Surprised that this place has no reviews, unless it is listed under a different title. There is now a 400 m figure 8 skating loop through trees that is a very nice idea. There is a fancy change room that cost somewhere around a million...More

Date of experience: January 2016
Thank PMahdis
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