Ottawa Park skate rink to open Friday

Due to the pandemic, only a small amount of people will be allowed entry to the think.

Ice Rink (Pexels)

TOLEDO, Ohio — The city of Toledo’s historic Ottawa Park Ice Rink will open for the season at 5 p.m., Friday, Jan. 15.

“If you are looking for a healthy, outdoor activity this winter, you need to go no further than the corner of West Bancroft Street and Parkside Boulevard in Toledo to enjoy ice skating at its best,” said Karen Ranney Wolkins, Toledo Parks, Recreation, and Forestry Commissioner. “In its 52nd season of operation, the Ottawa Park Ice Rink has made adjustments to make your experience as safe as possible.”

You can visit the city’s website for additional for information.

A maximum of 35 skaters will be allowed admission during open skate times due to COVID-19. The open skate sessions last 90 minutes to 2 hours, as follows:

  • Monday sessions are 4 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. and 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Session times are subject to change. Check the schedule at or call 419-936-2997 to stay up-to-date. For information on facility rental opportunities, call Dawn Cousino at 419-936-2700.

Admission is $4 and skate rental is $2. Senior admission is $2.50. Children under 3 skate free. An individual season pass costs $28. Seniors pay $16 for a season pass. A family season pass is $95.

All visitors must have their temperatures taken upon entry. Any one with a fever above 100 degrees will be denied entry. Masks must be worn at all times, indoors and out. Masks can be removed when sitting and eating. Visitors will be asked to leave at the end of their session in order for staff to clean and sanitize between sessions. If a visitor is signed up for a following session, he or she must wait outside.

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