Skating Rink

COVID-19: As of August 1, the grounds of Rideau Hall are open from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. via Sussex Gate. Public tours and in-person events at Rideau Hall are postponed until further notice. For more information, please visit Rideau Hall/COVID-19.

A family of four (2 parents and 2 young children) skating. Winter Pavilion in the background.

The Office of the Secretary to the Governor General is pleased to confirm that the Rideau Hall refrigerated skating rink will be open for the 2020-2021 winter season. Due to COVID-19, there will be some changes to the normal rink experience, to respect public health guidelines and to protect the health and safety of visitors and staff. More details will follow in the coming weeks.