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Cameco Meewasin Skating Rink @Nutrien Plaza

The Cameco Meewasin Skating Rink @Nutrien Plaza is open for the season as of December 7, 2022!

Located beside the Delta Bessborough Hotel, the rink is open to the public from 1:00pm to 8:00pm, Wednesday to Sunday.

*NEW!* Starting January 4th, pre-registration is no longer required to skate. Access to the facility is now on a first-come first-serve basis.

Skate times start promptly on the hour from open until close. If the rink is at capacity, you will have 45 minutes of skate time before we clear the ice for the next group.

We reserve the right to limit site capacity for the safety and enjoyment of our visitors.

Nice days can be very busy! Wondering if there is a line-up? Call before you come: 306-229-8827.

The rink will be CLOSED TO THE PUBLIC for programming on the following dates/times:

Jan 25 from 1-3 pm

Feb 2, 9, 10  from 1-3 pm

January 14 & 28 from 4-8 pm (Sip & Skate)

February 11, 16, 25 from 4-8 pm (Sip & Skate)

Things you should know:

· SKATES: We recommend that you bring your own skates. We are currently in the process of re-building our skate inventory so we can once again offer skates to the public. If you need skates we may be able to assist, but please be advised that our current selection is very limited. Skate rentals end at 7:15 pm sharp.

· CHALET ACCESS: Chalet access will be permitted for skate fitting, but capacity is limited. The outdoor fire pit is available starting at 2:00 PM for warmup opportunities. Please dress for the weather!

· WASHROOMS: The public washroom facilities beside the rink are managed and maintained by the City of Saskatoon. As this is a public facility, we recommend that children go with a chaperone when visiting the washrooms.

· FENCE: Please excuse our ugly fence! The fence is in place to help us manage site activity for the safety and enjoyment of our visitors. We are hard at work on something nicer!

Please be kind to our staff. They are working hard to give everyone an opportunity to skate.

*Sorry, we do not accept private group bookings at the rink.

Thanks for being kind to our staff. They are working hard to give everyone an opportunity to skate safely!

Looking for something fun to do this winter? Join us for Meewasin’s Sip and Skate!

The Meewasin Skating Rink has the best skating views in Saskatoon! Located on the edge of the South Saskatchewan River valley in the heart of downtown, it’s a true gem within the community! This welcoming space that features an outdoor skating rink, fire pit, twinkling lights needs donations to maintain activities. Up to 45,000 people per year visit so even a small donation can go a long way to supporting the facility.

Frequently Asked Questions

No, hockey sticks and pucks are never allowed
Access to the ice surface will not be restricted outside of regular operating hours (1:00 PM to 8:00 PM, Wednesday through Sunday) and will be posted with ‘Use at Own Risk’ information (similar to community rinks within Saskatoon).
No, there is no cost for skating at the rink. Donations are welcome and appreciated. Donate online to reduce cash transactions.
Yes, the rink will close if the temperature dips below -30 degrees Celsius or equivalent wind chill. Also, prolonged temperatures above 0 degrees Celsius can lead to melting and ponding conditions that may require a closure.
Yes! Donations of skates are welcomed and appreciated!
Unfortunately, we do not accept private group bookings at the rink.
Yes, there is an accessible, public washroom facility adjacent to the rink, operated by the City of Saskatoon.
Please contact the rink attendants directly at 306-229-8827 for further information during the skating season. During the off-season please contact the Administration office at 306-665-6887.
This varies from year to year and is completely weather-dependent. Three to five cm of snow and an extended period of cold weather are needed to make ice. The rink does not typically open for skating until mid to late December.

The Cameco-Meewasin Skating Rink @Nutrien Plaza is sponsored by:

 

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