Grimsby's Outdoor Rink, known as the "Frieze Box" is a free skating and leisure opportunity for residents that offers dry use from March to December, and ice skating from December - March, weather permitting. Please see below for current rink status. 

Rink Status

OPEN
The rink is currently open for its regular schedule. Please see schedule details below. 

Updated: 2018-12-18 4:46:34 PM

Ice Season

The ice season for the outdoor rink is mid December to March, weather permitting. The rink may be subject to unexpected closures due to weather conditions or other maintenance related matters. Check this page or the Town Facebook Page for status updates. 

Dry Floor Use

From March - end of November, the outdoor rink can be used for ball hockey, lacrosse and other dry uses. The rink is open from 9am - 10pm, 7 days a week. It is first come, first serve use, with some opportunities to rent time. To rent the Outdoor Rink, please contact the Recreation Office. Time is also blocked for the ball hockey league, please see Outdoor Ball Hockey for more information. 

Schedule 
Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday

9am-5pm

Open Skate

9am-5pm

Open Skate

9am-5pm

Open Skate

9am-5pm

Open Skate

9am-5pm

Open Skate

9am-2pm 

Shinny

9am-2pm Shinny

5-10pm

Shinny

5-10pm

Shinny

5-10pm

Public Skating

5-8pm

Family Shinny

5-10pm

Shinny

2-5pm

Public Skating

2-5pm

Family Shinny

5-10pm

Shinny

5-10pm

Public Skating

Skate Descriptions

Please read the rules for each skate period for the Outdoor Rink. 

Open Skate
  • Priority to Public Skating (no sticks or pucks)
  • If unused passive hockey, stickhandling allowed
  • No organized shinny
  • Moderate use as much as possible
  • Helmets strongly recommended
 Public Skating
  • Helmets strongly recommended
  • Youth 10 years and under must be supervised by an adult/guardian
  • No hockey sticks, pucks, balls, etc.
  • Skate aides are not permitted on the Outdoor Rink
 Shinny
  • Helmets and full protective equipment is strongly recommended
  • Youth 14 years and under must be supervised by an adult
  • All ages and levels must be supervised by an adult
  • No Slapshots, hitting of boards, excessive noise or profanity

 

 Family Shinny
  • All rules of shinny apply.
  • This skate time is intended for younger children and those learning to play hockey. 
 Private Rentals
  • Rentals are available on Saturdays and Sundays from 11am - 2pm and Thursdays from 8-10pm.
  • All rentals are subject to cancellations due to weather and ice conditions
  • Rentals are intended for special events and gatherings, not weekly use. 
  • Contact the Recreation Department to rent. 

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