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Quebec is full of beautiful skating rinks designed for family fun in winter! Here are 10 of our favorites in Quebec!
Atrium the 1000
At the Atrium Le 1000, you can enjoy a beautiful indoor skating rink surrounded by restaurants and shops, regardless of the weather outside. A special for families? Music at all times and no risk of frostbite! Skating lessons are also available.
The Old Port skating rink
The skating rink in the Old Port of Montreal boasts of being one of the most beautiful in the region, with, on one side, a breathtaking view of the old town, and on the other, a unique landscape: that of the snow-covered St. Lawrence River.
Laval Nature Center
The large lake at Centre de la nature de Laval turns into a beautiful, well-maintained skating rink during the winter. Families can skate in nature to pleasant background music and relax in a heated reception chalet. Other winter activities are also offered such as cross-country skiing, sliding and downhill skiing. Skate rental available. Free admission.
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The lock of the Mills
This half-kilometre skating rink is surrounded by the historic setting of Parc de l'Ile-des-Moulins in Terrebonne. Relaxing music accompanies the skaters and the ice is well laid out and safe. Heated changing rooms on site. Free.
Galeries of the Capital Mega Park
The skating rink is located in the center of the Méga Parc des Galeries de La Capitale and allows you to skate with the children in the heart of a carousel park, surrounded by shops and restaurants. A fun mascot also entertains children.
Valcartier Vacation Village
The Valcartier Vacation Village is THE place to visit in winter! In addition to many family-friendly skating trails, you can indulge in other interesting winter activities like snow rafting, ice karting, children's playgrounds, snow sliding and more!
Lost Forest Estate
At Lost Forest Domain,you can skate a 10 kilometer maze in a pine forest. Activity of choice for families: feed the deer on the way, observe the birds and taste the farm products after your skating excursion. Snack bar, eating areas and skate rental available on site. To access the labyrinth ice rink for free, simply purchase a productfrom the farm.
The Rideau Canal
Dubbed the largest skating rink in the world, the Rideau Canal Skateway is 7.8 kilometers long and begins just steps from the Canadian Parliament Buildings in Ottawa and takes you on a journey to Dows Lake. Along the way, rest with your family at the rest areas heated by wood fires and enjoy a good snack and hot chocolate. Free access.
Green Estate Park
Kilometres of icy trails await you, in the heart of the forest, less than 30 minutes from Montreal. Thanks to the small hut, you can put on your skates, nice and warm. Admission is free for residents of the municipalities of Blainville, Sainte-Thérèse and Mirabel. Are you a non-resident? See here for more information on pricing.