The NCC Officially Opens it’s 2015 Rideau Canal Skateway Season Today!

| January 10, 2015 | 9 Comments


The NCC kicks off it’s 45th season of the Rideau Canal Skateway today on Saturday January 10th, 2015.

Not all section of the Canal is open. To keep up to date with the ice conditions, you can download the Mobile Applications for Android and iPhone, which provides ice conditions, a Skateway map, a listing of available services and more. This app also allows you to track your skating speed and distance, as well as snap a souvenir photo of your time skating.

For more information about the Rideau Canal Skateway, please contact the NCC at 613-239-5000, 613-239-5090 (TTY), 1-800-465-1867 (toll-free) or 1-866-661-3530 (toll-free TTY), visit the NCC’s website at, follow us on Twitter@NCC_Skateway or Facebook.

Throughout the season, recorded information about skating conditions can be obtained by calling 613-239-5234.


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  1. Heidi C. says:

    I hope that it is not too cold out there!

  2. Cheryl says:

    Looks like it was a beautiful day! Wish I was closer I see there is a lady with a baby stroller on the ice? Our local rink will not allow them on so makes it had for me to go skating as I always have 3 kiddies in tow.

  3. Linda Klages says:

    looks like fun but I like the warmth

  4. Stephanie LaPlante says:

    Looks sooo beautiful!

  5. kathy downey says:

    This is just perfect for the people,wish we had something like that in our area

  6. kathy downey says:

    I would love to visit there

  7. kathy downey says:

    I wish I could sill skate,oh how I miss it

  8. Victoria Ess says:

    I love skating on the rideau canal!

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