Family Day

A family enjoying skating on the Rideau Hall rink.

Whether you come to walk the snow-covered paths or to skate on the outdoor rink, the grounds of Rideau Hall are a great place to enjoy winter on Family Day (February 17th 2020, in Ontario). 


The rink will be opened to the public from 12 noon to 4 p.m. (according to weather conditions).

Meet at the Winter Pavilion

Lace up your skates and leave your bags in this stunning heritage building, located next to the rink. Don’t miss its small exhibit about the history of winter sports at Rideau Hall.

Visit the State Rooms

Guided tours will be offered on the hour, from 12 noon to 4 p.m. (no reservation required).

Rideau Hall is a working residence and official events may require unforeseen changes to your visit.

As this is an outdoor facility, the schedule may vary during the season according to weather conditions. Please consult our website for up to date information.

Parking is available on surrounding streets. You can access the rink on foot by the entrance gates located on Thomas and Mackay Streets, on Sussex Drive and on Princess Avenue.