Skating in the Québec City region holds special appeal, whether you can barely stand on skates or you’re a skating acrobat! Take full advantage of winter with this Nordic activity with friends, family, or that special someone. Don't miss the best part about ice skating: warming up with a hot chocolate!

Ice Skating in Town

Patinoire de la place d'Youville

Place D'Youville skating rink

From mid-October to mid-March, depending on weather conditions
Rentals available

Skate in the heart of the action at Place D’Youville! Glide across a refrigerated rink amid the ambiance of Old Québec, just across from Porte Saint-Jean and Capitole de Québec.

Ice Rink at the Plains of Abraham | Credit:  Ville de Québec
Credit: Ville de Québec

Ice rink on the Plains of Abraham

From the end of december to mid-March

Enjoy this winter pleasure in a magical setting on a charming historic site.

Site des sports d'hiver de la Pointe-aux-Lièvres | Credit:  Ville de Québec
Credit: Ville de Québec

Site des sports d’hiver de la Pointe-aux-Lièvres

Rentals available

Along the St. Charles River, this 1.5-kilometer trail is lit in the evening and offers a panoramic view of the Upper Town.

Domaine Maizerets | Credit:  Ville de Québec
Credit: Ville de Québec

Société du Domaine Maizerets skating rink

Rentals available

Skating rink lit in the evening in the historic section of Domaine Maizerets.

Gaétan Boucher refrigerated ice rink | Credit:  Ville de Québec
Credit: Ville de Québec

Anneau Gaétan-Boucher

Skate to the sound of captivating music on a beautiful outdoor rink measuring 400 meters long and 12 meters wide.

Parc du Musée skating rink

This skating rink lies on the Plains of Abraham, right next to Musée national des beaux-arts du Québec.

Public Outdour Ice Rinks

You can also enjoy Québec City outdoor public ice rinks (French only).


Ice Skating in the Country

Fill your lungs with fresh air and skate amid exceptional country landscapes while marveling at the surrounding beauty!

Village Vacances Valcartier

Village Vacances Valcartier

Rentals available

Trails with lighting and sound systems winding more than a kilometer through theme attractions.

Patinoire sur le lac Beauport | Credit:  OTQ
Credit: OTQ

Skating rink on Lac Beauport


Skating rink measuring over 3 kilometers on Lac Beauport


Skating rink at the foot of the ski hill.

Indoor Skating Rink

Indoor Amusement Park (Méga Parc des Galeries de la Capitale) | Credit:  Méga Parc des Galeries de la Capitale
Credit: Méga Parc des Galeries de la Capitale

Méga Parc des Galeries de la Capitale

Rentals available. Daytime, depending on schedule.

Indoor 17,000 square foot skating rink located right in the shopping mall.


Please note that skating rinks are open depending on weather conditions. Rinks may close due to mild weather and rain. We recommend calling ahead to confirm.


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