Winter features - Bowness Park
Outdoor skating on the lagoon
Enjoy free outdoor skating on the lagoon in the eastern portion of the park from mid-November to mid-March (weather dependent). Helmets are strongly encouraged.
Skating hours: 5 a.m. - 11 p.m. daily
Skate rentals: Rentals provided by the University of Calgary Outdoor Centre (rental availability may differ from skating hours)
Hockey sticks and nets, toboggans and sleds are not allowed on the ice.
Park features status
NEW ice trail
Now open for the season. A 1.6 km track for skating next to the Bow River.
NEW ice bikes
Adult and child-sized ice bikes are available for rent.
Crokicurl is a large-scale version of the Crokinole board game combined with curling.
There are numerous community and public parks in Calgary to explore.
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