The skating rink at Rideau Hall was originally built in 1872 during the mandate of Lord Dufferin, Canada’s third Governor General. Along with his wife Lady Dufferin, who soon became a keen skater, he organized many skating parties during his stay at Rideau Hall. Today you can step back in time and go for a skate on this historic rink.
The skating rink is open from January 5 to March 15, 2009, weather permitting. As this is an outdoor facility, the schedule may vary according to the weather conditions.