Tuesday, December 12, 2017
Open Ice Skating

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Lace up your skates for The Ice at Canalside presented by BlueCross BlueShield of Western New York! Whether you’re on your lunch break, on a date, with family, or with friends you’ll love to take a spin on the Canals on Downtown Buffalo’s Waterfront!

Assumption of Risk: All skaters and curlers at The Ice at Canalside are required to sign an Assumption of Risk waiver before their first visit to The Ice. You can click the link at the bottom of your screen to save time by reading and signing your waiver at home. You will still be required to check in at the Admission Kiosk before entering The Ice.

2016-2017 Open Skate Hours*:

  • Sundays: 10:00 am – 8:00 pm
  • Mondays: CLOSED (*except 12/26, 1/2, 1/16, & 2/20)
  • Tuesdays-Wednesdays: 3:00 pm – 7:00 pm
  • Thursdays: 11:00 am – 7:00 pm
  • Fridays & Saturdays: 10:00 am – 10:00 pm

*Note that skating hours are subject to change due to weather and may be extended on holidays, check our event calendar for updates! Skating season is scheduled to end on March 19 (weather permitting).

2016-2017 Open Skate Prices*:


  • Ages 13 and over: $6
  • Ages 6-12: $4
  • Ages 5 and under: Free

*BlueCross BlueShield of WNY members can show their membership card for $1 off admission!

Skate Rentals: $5 (sizes range from a toddler size 9 to an adult 13)

Locker Rental: $3 (limited availability)