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The Ice at Canalside

Winter is just here and so is the season opening of The Ice at Canalside presented by BlueCross BlueShield of Western New York! Join us on November 22nd for a family fun evening to celebrate another great start to the Winter season here in Buffalo.

Public Ice Skating

Opening day: Wednesday, November 20, 2019

The Ice at Canalside presented by BlueCross BlueShield is back! Bring your family and make the most of winter all season long. Beginners, intermediates, and experts alike are all welcome to enjoy this winter wonderland.
 

BlueCross BlueShield members receive $1 off skate rentals and admission with member ID card.

Season Passes:

$10 off individual season pass

$20 off of a family season pass (of 4)
 

Individual passes are $59.00
Family passes are $139.00
 

Purchase your season pass today! 

Use discount code BCBS2020.

Admission Pricing

Age 13 and up: $6

Age 6–12 and Military: $4

Age 5 and under: Free
 

Skate Rentals

Normal hours: $4 (sizes toddler 9 – adult 13)

Special holiday hours: $5
 

Additional Options

Training walker: $1

Penguin skate aid: $6

Locker rental: $1 (limited availability)

Skate sharpening: $10/pair (Wednesday – Friday at 5 p.m. only)

 

Ice Bumper Cars

Bumper cars on ice! Ice Bumper Car rentals are available at select times during open ice skating.

Pricing

$7 for 7 minutes
 

Ice Bumper Cars must be reserved in the Winter Pavilion. 

All skaters are required to sign an Assumption of Risk waiver before their first visit each session. You will be required to check in at the Honda Winter Pavilion, but will be able to bypass visitors who need to sign a waiver.

Hours of Operation

Monday and Tuesday: Closed

Wednesday: 3p.m. – 7p.m.

Thursday: 3p.m. – 7p.m.

Friday: 2p.m. – 10p.m.

Weekends: 12p.m. – 8p.m.

Winter Break: 12p.m. – 8p.m.

MLK/ Mid-Winter Break: 12p.m. – 7p.m.

Ice Bikes of Buffalo

Don’t ice skate? No problem! You can still get on the ice with an ice bike.

Canalside’s exclusive ice bikes combine riding a bike with ice skating on a stable bike that allows you to pedal and steer your way around the rink as if you’re on a traditional bike.

Pricing

Single Rider: $12 per half hour

All skaters are required to sign an Assumption of Risk waiver before their first visit each session. You will be required to check in at the Honda Winter Pavilion, but will be able to bypass visitors who need to sign a waiver.

Hours of Operation*

Saturday: 10a.m. – 10p.m.

Sunday: 12p.m. – 4p.m.

*Special week day hours will be in effect during school break periods

Curl the Canals

Reservation Only

Minimum of 4 people, max of 10 people per lane.

Two lanes available. Includes: instructor and all the equipment you will need (stones, grippers & sliders, brushes).

Note: Please arrive 20 minutes before your reservation and check in at the Winter Pavilion. All participants MUST fill out our Assumption of Risk Waiver for The Ice at Canalside.

Pricing

Weekdays: $10 per person for one hour
Weekends / Holiday Hours: $15 per person for one hour

All skaters are required to sign an Assumption of Risk waiver before their first visit each session. You will be required to check in at the Honda Winter Pavilion, but will be able to bypass visitors who need to sign a waiver.

Hours of Operation*

Monday: Closed (except Presidents’ Day and MLK Jr. Day)

Tuesday: Closed (except Christmas Eve, New Year’s Eve)

Wednesday: 3-7pm

Thursday: 3-7pm

Friday: 3-10pm

Saturday: 10am-10pm

Sunday: 10am-8pm

*Special week day hours will be in effect during school break periods

Public Skating Regular Hours*

Monday: Closed

(except Presidents’ Day and MLK Jr. Day)

Tuesday: Closed

(except Christmas Eve, New Year’s Eve)

Wednesday: 3-7pm

Thursday: 3-7pm

Friday: 1-10pm

Saturday: 10am-10pm

Sunday: 10am-8pm

 

Note: Special weekday hours will be in effect during school break periods

*Hours may depend on weather conditions

 

Get right to the fun!