Are ODRS open in Ottawa?
Indoor change rooms and indoor clubhouses, excluding bathrooms, are to be closed to the public. No hockey sticks, pucks or other team sports are permitted on unboarded rinks. Please note that there is a maximum capacity of 12 skaters on puddle rinks.
Is rink of Dreams free?
The free attraction is open daily from 7 a.m. to 11 p.m. until the end of the skating season, and you can find it outside of city hall. It is the perfect spot to enjoy the sunshine as you glide across the ice.
Are Ontario arenas open?
Additionally, beginning January 5, 2022 at 12:01 am, as part of the Reopening Ontario Act, All Recreation Centres, Senior Centres/Clubs, Arenas, Community Halls (including tennis and bocce clubs) are closed.
How do I book ice time in Ottawa?
For more details regarding ice rental at any of the Sensplex facilities, please email [email protected], submit an inquiry or call 613-599-0229. Bell Sensplex (Ottawa West) — To view availability, please click here.
What is a puddle rink?
Puddle Rink: A single ice surface with a minimum 1,600 square foot total ice surface.
Is ice skating safe?
The ice surface is very dangerous as there is no cushion against impact. These skating injuries may include concussions or other traumatic brain injuries.
Is the Rink of Dreams refrigerated?
Enjoy free ice skating on a refrigerated ice surface 7 days a week from 6:00am to 11:00pm.
What is required for ice skating?
Athletes wear equipment such as wrist pads, shin pads, and helmets in order to protect themselves from falling on the hard ice. Athletes must also keep warm in a cold rink setting. Therefore they wear gloves, thermal clothing, and even hats to keep themselves from freezing up on the ice.
Can strollers go on ice?
Hockey sticks, toboggans, sleds & strollers are not permitted on the ice.
Why is ice skating bad?
But spending too much time on some of the nation’s 800 or so ice rinks can also damage your health. A combination of bad ventilation and noxious toxic fumes from ice resurfacers can make for air rich in nitrogen dioxide, a chemical known to cause respiratory problems.