West End Rink is located downtown Vancouver on the corner of Haro and Denman St. — is part of the West End Community Centre. The address is 1750 Haro St, Vancouver, BC V6G 1K6.

Our ice surface operates from October to March each year, with public skating sessions and skating lessons for all ages!  The ice surface measures 147ft x 74ft. Between May and August our arena has a hardwood floor featuring a full size basketball gymnasium, offering various sports and activities for all ages.

Public Skating Schedule


Single admission rates and passes. CLICK HERE

Flexi Pass
The Vancouver Park Board unlimited pass allows pass holders to Swim at all pools, Work Out, and Ice Skate throughout City of Vancouver facilities. Park Board Flexi Pass Rates: CLICK HERE

Helmet Policy
Anyone participating in skating classes, lessons, and programs must wear a CSA-certified hockey or snowboard helmet. You are also encouraged to wear a helmet at public skate times. We have a limited number of helmets free-of-charge to registered program participants. Cycling helmets are not permitted.

Vancouver Park Board Ice Skating Lessons

Vancouver Park Board Learn to Skate Program focuses on skill acquisition through activities and games. We offer classes for preschoolers, children, teens and adults. If you are unsure of which level to register in, please come to any public skate and ask for an on-ice assessment. CSA approved hockey or snowboard helmets are required for skate lessons (no bike helmets). A limited number of hockey helmets are available to use for free. MORE INFO

Ice Rink Rentals

If you would like to rent out the ice for a private event. CLICK HERE
School and/or Large Group
If you intend on bringing a group of 20 or more guests to a public session, it is highly recommended that you email the community centre and ice rink at westendcc@vancouver.ca at least 2 weeks prior to your intended date, or consider renting the ice privately. Please note that there is a limited number of skates and helmets in each size, so there is a possibility that we may run out of the appropriate size during busy sessions.