City of Ottawa presents...

posted Jan 7, 2019, 12:45 PM by Margarita Ziroldo

Skating on the Canal

The Rideau Canal is the longest man-made skating rink in the world and it is one of the best reasons to live in this picturesque city of ours. Every year thousands of residents strap on their skates to glide to work, get some exercise or take part in winter fun. There’s no feeling quite like skating the whole 7.8 kms of the canal in one solid go. Be sure to check ice conditions here to check the ice conditions.

Cross Country Ski School Promo

Mooney’s Bay Ski Centre boasts 5 kms of perfectly maintained cross country ski trails. The Ski Centre is also one of the best places to improve your skills. Whether you’re a seasoned vet or a first timer, there’s lessons to fit your skill level!