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Little Snow, Mild Weather Won’t Hinder Winter Fun

As the Christmas holidays are all but here, the City of Winnipeg has a list of activities meant to keep the entire family busy throughout the season.

From skating rinks to toboggan hills and slides, there’s a lot to do to help keep the kids active.

Regional Park Skating Rinks

Kildonan Park — 2015 Main Street
Open daily 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. The rink is now located beside the toboggan slides (north of the pavilion) due to pending renovations at the Peguis Pavilion. Change facilities will only be open until renovations begin at the pavilion.

Harbourview Recreation Complex — 1867 Springfield Road
Open daily 9 a.m. to 10 p.m. Change facilities available.

St. Vital Park Duck Pond — 190 St. Vital Road
Open daily 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. Change facilities available.

The city is also operating what it calls “pleasure rinks” in neighbourhoods across Winnipeg. Twenty-four of them will be available eventually, while some are still being maintained. For a list of which rinks are open, visit Winnipeg.ca.

Toboggan Hills

Open daily from 7 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Civic Park — 901 Kimberley Avenue
Victoria Jason Park (Crocus Park) –255 Redonda Street
Kilcona Park — 1229 Springfield Road. A shared use park, the toboggan run is located adjacent to off-leash area. Look for signage posted
Harbourview Recreation Complex — 1867 Springfield Road
Westview Park — 1 Midland Street. A shared use park, watch for signs indicating areas to use for sliding.

Closed due to lack of snow

  • Toboggan slides: Kildonan Park, Waterfront Drive, Bunn’s Creek Park, St. Vital Park, Crescent Drive Park and Fraser’s Grove Park.
  • All cross country ski trails

– With files from the City of Winnipeg

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