Plouffe Park Winter Rink

Rink and Change Room Supervision Hours

The Plouffe Park outdoor winter rink is open 7 days a week to the public. Limited supervision is available throughout the skating season. New schedule is in the works.

A heated changing room next to the rink is open during supervised hours.

Stay tuned for more information.

How to Reserve the Rink

Are you a group looking to skate at a regular time with family or friends? Please email the Plant Pool Recreation Association (PPRA) at

For information on ice conditions click here

Volunteers Welcome – It takes a community to build a rink!

The PPRA operates the Winter Rink in Plouffe Park with a grant from the City of Ottawa and the help of volunteers like you!


Are you a high school student looking to earn your volunteer hours or a neighbour who loves to skate outdoors and wants to keep this tradition alive? We would love to hear from you – get in touch with us by email.


Some History about the Rink

This vintage photo from the Plouffe Park Rink shows the ice labyrinth created by Doug Gabelmann in use a decade ago.

Plouffe Park Rink in the News. Will The Tradition Continue?