OT: Outdoor rinks in the city
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12-13-2011, 08:32 PM
Join Date: May 2007
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hey, sorry if this has been asked/answered already, but are there any good rinks in Charleswood? this is my first winter in the area, and I'm not really sure where to go for some good ice. also, any rinks that tend to be less busy than others?
As others have said, Varsity View and Roblin Park are both nice. They have change rooms between the rinks.
But they both get used Mon-Thurs for kids' practices. Every team gets an assigned ice time starting in January, e.g. Monday at 7:00 to 8:00. Roblin has a 3rd rink and a trail through the baseball diamonds. Their canteen is also usually open on Saturday/Sunday. Roblin has Jackrabbits for kids K-3 Saturday afternoons.
Be aware that by rules kids' leagues (other than Jackrabbits) must cancel practice if it is colder than -25c with windchill. So if it is that cold there will be ice available.
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