Winter Recreation

Updated as of January 25, 2022


Winter Walking Conditions

Boardwalk/ Trails  Conditions
Victoria Park Boardwalk Light snow cover with ice on some sections
Confederation Trail  Light snow cover with ice along the side

With fluctuating temperatures it can be challenging to manage icy conditions, please use caution.

Cross Country Ski Trails & Snowshoe Trails
 Trails  Conditions
Victoria Park (Cross Country) Great Condition
Victoria Park (Snowshoe) Great Condition
Belvedere Golf Course (Cross Country) Great Condition
 Belvedere Golf Course (Snowshoe) Great Condition

Please download the Cross Country Skiing Maps to View:
Cross Country Skiing Maps
*Note: the snowshoe trails are adjacent to the cross country ski trails, please be careful not to walk on the ski trail.

Snowshoe Sign-outs
In the winter months snowshoes are available for a daily sign-out Monday - Friday at the Charlottetown Parks & Recreation Office (199 Queen St) between 8:00am - 4:30pm. There are a limited number of snowshoes available on a first come first serve basis. Snowshoes must be returned by 3:00 pm the following business day. Snowshoes are also available for use at the Victoria Park Ballfield Clubhouse on Sundays from 1:00 - 3:00pm. There are a limited number of snowshoes available on a first come first serve basis. The snowshoe program is on hold until at least January 31, 2022. 

For more information please contact 902-368-1025.

Public Skating

Due to COVID-19 there will be no public skates until at least January 31, 2022. 

Please download the Public Skating Schedule to View:

Public Skating Schedule

Outdoor Rinks


 
2022 Outdoor Rink Map

Updated as of January 25, 2022

All participants are required to wear CSA approved helmets while on the outdoor rinks. Please adhere to the posted capacity of each outdoor rink facility. It is recommended that participants wear a face mask when at an outdoor rink facility.

Participants must follow recommendations of the Chief Public Health Office. 
Maintain a minimum 6ft social distance from others outside your household.
Stay home if you are deemed a close contact of a positive case, have travelled recently or are exhibiting any symptoms of COVID-19. Frequently washing and sanitizing hands.

For the rinks designated as recreational skating (with the exception of Founders Hall Greenspace) pick-up hockey is permitted (only with members of your household). Please be respectful and share the ice with other users.

Please note that consistent temperatures of -6º are ideal to build and maintain the outdoor rinks. 

For more information please contact the Parks and Recreation Department

PARK TYPE ICE CONDITIONS  RINK CAPACITY
Elmer MacFadyen Memorial Recreational Complex
(MacRae Drive)
Pick-up Hockey (Household Only)
Recreational Skating ONLY Sundays 2:00 - 4:00pm
OPEN - Good Condition  35
Founders Hall Greenspace
(Lower Prince Street)
Recreational Skating OPEN -  Good Condition  50

Gordie Griffin Multi-Sport Facility
(199 Patterson Drive)
Pick-up Hockey (Household Only)
Recreational Skating ONLY Daily 1:00 - 3:00pm and 6:00 - 7:00pm
OPEN - Good Condition  35
Orlebar Park
(Orlebar Street)
Recreational Skating OPEN -  Good Condition  10
Mulberry Park
(Mulberry Avenue)
Recreational Skating OPEN - Good Condition
 15
Sandlewood
(Wisteria Avenue)
Recreational Skating CLOSED - UNDER CONSTRUCTION
 20
J. Frank McAulay
(Spring Lane)
Recreational Skating CLOSED - UNDER CONSTRUCTION
 30
Spring Park
(Spring Park Road)
Recreational Skating OPEN -  Good Condition
 15
Highfield Park
(Highfield Avenue)
Recreational Skating CLOSED - UNDER CONSTRUCTION
 10
Rosemount Park
(Rosemount Drive)
Recreational Skating CLOSED - UNDER CONSTRUCTION
 10
Centennial Park
(Sycamore Avenue)
Recreational Skating CLOSED - CONSTRUCTION TO BEGIN SHORTLY  10
MacArthur Park
(MacArthur Drive)
Recreational Skating CLOSED - CONSTRUCTION TO BEGIN SHORTLY
 10


 

 

































*rink capacities are subject to change