Sébastien Lavallée
Camille Labonté

Rideau Canal Skateway

Ottawa (Ontario), Canada

Come skate on the world’s largest naturally frozen skating rink, winding through the nation’s capital. The interactive map provides information on ice conditions, parking, various entry points, food and beverage concessions, and heated change rooms. Don’t forget to take a selfie at some point along the Skateway’s 7.8 kilometres! The Rideau Canal Skateway is managed and maintained by the National Capital Commission.


  • Accessible by public transport
  • Restaurant on site
  • Free parking
  • Paid parking

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