NOTE: Due to COVID-19 The Skating Rink is closed for the season.
The Starlight Skating Rink is located at 495 Esplanade Ave, Harrison Hot Springs, BC V0M 1K0 at the boat launch parking lot.
No, this facility is provided free of charge.
Yes, you may use your own skates. Skate rentals are also available from the concession. Helmets are recommended.
The rink is designed and intended for leisure skating only. Hockey or hockey equipment are not allowed on the rink.
Everyone is welcome! However, children under 12 must be actively supervised by someone over the age of 16.
As with other municipal outdoor rinks, this rink will be unsupervised.
When choosing to use the rink, skaters and spectators are deemed to have knowledge of and assume the inherent risks including, but are not limited too:
a) Injuries from collisions or contact with other individuals on the ice surface.
b) Injuries from falls or contact with skate blades
Users of this facility are personally responsible for ensuring that they are fit to participate in physical activities. Anyone with a condition affecting his/her ability to participate must take appropriate safety precautions to ensure his/her own safety and is encouraged to be accompanied by an adult who is knowledgeable about their condition.
The rink is 70ft x 70ft.
The rink will be open until February 28th. After this date, it will be disassembled and stored for the summer so that the area can be reopened for boat launch parking.
The synthetic ice is unaffected by rain. In fact, the water slightly improves the skating experience. These synthetic rinks are designed to be used in any weather and outdoor condition.
There is no need to worry. Light, surface-level scratches always appear after skating on the surface and will not negatively affect functionality or appearance. Xtraice uses a very high-density material that is not damaged from skating.
No, the rink is available on a "first come, first served" basis. It is open for use by the public, free of charge, if you have your own skates. See above for skate rental information and concession hours.