It’s time to lace up those skates and take to the ice. The City of Oshawa is excited to announce the opening of two natural outdoor skating rinks at Delpark Homes Centre (1661 Harmony Road North).
Effective Friday, January 14, the natural outdoor rinks will be open daily from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. and are located on the southeast sport field near the main entrance of the facility. Hours of operation may be adjusted depending on ice or weather conditions. Please note that:
- Rinks are available for leisure skating only.
- Visitors are asked to follow posted capacity limits based on government orders and public health recommendations.
- Benches are located next to the rinks for skaters to put on skates and helmets.
- Only persons wearing skates or sledges are permitted on the ice.
- C.S.A. approved hockey helmets are strongly recommended for all skaters.
- Rinks are monitored hourly by City of Oshawa staff. Report any concerns to the Delpark Homes Centre by calling 905-436-5455.
- Washroom access is available at Delpark Homes Centre from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Monday to Sunday.
Visit www.oshawa.ca/skate for additional information.
Community members are asked to:
- Stay home if exhibiting any symptoms of COVID-19 or are not feeling well.
- Enter and exit the outdoor rinks through the designated entrance and exit points located at the most southern part of the field.
- Dress for the weather and keep any belongings with you.
- Maintain physical distancing of at least two metres from others.
- Follow all posted signage and COVID-19 public health guidelines.
For more information on COVID-19 health and safety before visiting the natural outdoor ice rinks, please visit Oshawa.ca/reopeningrecreation.
The City continues to post updates to its webpage at Oshawa.ca/COVID19. Visit the webpage for the latest updates on changes to services and programs, as well as frequently asked questions and resources.
Community members concerned about their health related to COVID-19 are asked to use the Ontario COVID-19 self-assessment tool or complete an assessment form to request an appointment at the Durham Region COVID-19 Assessment Centre.