Skating rinks are dependent on the ice and weather conditions and are monitoried daily by parks staff. A minimum of 19 centimetres or 7 and a half inches of solid ice with no surface water, or melting edges is required to open the ponds for safe public skating.

Please note: All locations use a flag system to inform the public of ice conditions

  • Skating hours are subject to ice/weather conditions
  • Yellow flag/sign means you can skate at your own risk.
  • Red flag/sign means skating is not permitted and there is no skate patrol on duty.
  • Skate at your own risk

For further information please contact a Customer Service Representative at 905.477.5530 or customerservice@markham.ca