TIPS AND INFO
Ice Conditions. On warmer days, the Canal may be closed. Check the website (listed below) before you head out. A flag system installed along the Canal also alerts visitors to ice conditions.
Skate Rentals. Kiosks at Dow’s Lake, Fifth Avenue, and Mackenzie King Bridge offer skate rentals. Transportation. The OLG Sno-Bus offers rides between the Rideau Canal Skateway and other official Winterlude locations free of charge.
Attire. Dress warmly. You might feel nice and toasty while you’re skating, but it can get cold quickly. For the full line-up of events, locations, and other information, visit winterlude.gc.ca or call 819-997-0055.
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