Hillcrest Rink

COVID-19 Restart: ice rinks

September 13, 2021: Proof of vaccination is required to participate in some programs and events. Entry into recreation centres does not require proof of vaccination, but will be required for some programs and activities. Come prepared with your official proof of vaccination and government-issued photo ID.

Learn about venues, programs, and events that require proof of vaccination (46 KB)


Ice rinks are open. Public skating sessions and skating lessons are available. Find an ice rink near you

September 7, 2021: Online registration for public skating sessions is not required. Skaters may drop in on a first-come, first-serve basis.  Drop-in sessions such as Stick & Puck, Public Hockey, Drop-in Figure Skating, and Sledge Hockey will still require advanced online registration.

Masks are mandatory in all indoor public spaces for those 12 years and older, even if you are vaccinated. If you do not have a mask, one will be provided at the front desk.

Hillcrest Rink - located near Queen Elizabeth Park in the Riley Park neighbourhood - is part of the Hillcrest Centre and located just off Midlothian Ave.

Location and contact info

Find and contact the Hillcrest Rink, Community Centre, Fitness Centre, and Aquatic Centre.

Rink fees and passes

Find the admission and skate rental fees for ice rinks in Vancouver and information about multi-visit and monthly passes.

Hillcrest Rink amenities

  • Ice surface: 200 foot x 85 foot (NHL size)
  • Seating: 400
  • Ice available all year

Accessibility:

  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Wheelchairs are welcome during public skating lessons. Participants must wear helmets. The person pushing the wheelchair must wear skates.

Passes accepted:

  • Leisure Access Program (LAP)
  • Flexipass

Helmet policy for skating activities

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. Rinks have a limited number of helmets free-of-charge to registered program participants. Cycling helmets are not permitted.

Receive a discount when you buy a helmet

Bring your current Park Board skate lesson registration receipt to these retailers to receive:

Find out more about our community centre

Hillcrest

Hillcrest recreation centre is located at 4575 Clancy Loranger Way, Vancouver, BC. 604-257-8680. Amenities include a dance studio, indoor cycling, indoor/outdoor pool, ice rink, fitness centre, gym, and cafe.