West End Rink
West End ice rink is located in Vancouver's West End neighbourhood. It is part of the West End Community Centre.
From October to March, the rink offers a variety of public skating programs and skate lessons for all ages and abilities. Skate rentals are available during public skate and lesson times.
In the spring and summer months, the ice is removed and the rink is converted to dry floor use. In May and June, it operates as an indoor playground, Kidz Zone. In July and August, it is used for other dry floor activities.
See the schedule of activities taking place at West End rink; public skate times, hockey drop-in, family skate, and more.
Find lessons and classes offered at West End rink including skating, hockey, fitness classes, and more.
You can reserve ice or dry floor at rinks for private use, including skating parties, hockey, ringette, trade shows, ball hockey, parties, and more. Find out how you can rent a rink, as well as the cost and availability. Britannia, Hillcrest, and Sunset have ice year-round.
Helmet policy for skating lessons
All skating lesson participants must wear a CSA-certified hockey helmet or a snowboarding helmet. Cycling helmets are not permitted. A limited number of hockey helmets are available free of charge to people registered for lessons.
CSA-certified hockey helmets are also recommended for public skate participants.
Discounts on CSA-certified helmets
Show a current Park Board skate lesson registration receipt and receive:
Amenities include a dance studio, pottery studio, fitness centre, indoor cycling, ice rink, racquetball/squash courts, and teen/youth centre. The centre is affiliated with Barclay Manor and is located at 870 Denman St, Vancouver, BC. 604-257-8333.