January 21, 2021
This cold weather gives us a chance to build up the ice. We will open a bit later tomorrow (Friday), at 1pm, so that we can get extra ice-making shifts in.
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The oval has wheel chair access.
30 Minute Challenge
Take part in our first skating challenge of 2021!
This event takes place between Jan 9-23rd.
Record how far you can skate in 30 minutes at the Oval
(2.5 laps is 1 km)
There are a couple of ways to do this:
1) join Strava (a free fitness tracking app) and upload your distance to the Oval's Facebook event page
2) manually count your laps and submit this information to the Oval's Facebook event page
If you don't use Facebook you can view event details at: https://fb.me/e/1QQexF2WJ. However, you will need an account to submit results. You can also submit results by emailing email@example.com. Include "30 Minute Challenge Results" in the subject line and Lindsay will post your information to the Oval's Facebook event page.
Skating and COVID-19
The situation with COVID-19 is dynamic and the Outdoor Oval Society is following Public Health orders and guidelines. Please pay attention to safety information provided on site. It is especially important that skaters keep to their immediate family groups with no social gathering. Please ensure 2m physical distancing. Our ability to stay open depends on your cooperation.
Please observe the following safety precautions:
Limitations to Services due to COVID-19:
Membership/Season Pass Forms
Download the 2020-2021 Season Pass and Membership application form.
Download Season Pass/Membership Form.
Follow the link "Fees & Schedule" and click on
$25.00 per person
$60.00 per family.
See you at the Oval!
At the Oval
Lost and Found
The following items (Jan. 9) have been left at the oval. If any of these items are yours, or you've left anything since Jan 9th, please email firstname.lastname@example.org to arrange pick up.
We encourage skaters to buy season’s passes in order to reduce handling of cash, but caution that skating conditions as usual are subject to weather, and this year may also be affected by practices to ensure volunteer safety.
To download a Season Pass/Membership Form, click on FEES AND SCHEDULE at the top of this page, then follow the link under SEASON PASS. Another option is to scroll down a bit further to the "Membership Forms" section.
Skate sharpening is available for speed skates or Nordic blades by appointment. If interested please email your contact info to: email@example.com and include “Skate sharpening” in the subject line. Someone will get back to you.
Chill the Oval!
The DONATE HERE button will take you to a dedicated page
on the City of Prince George website where you can make your donation to the Chill the Oval campaign.
Become a partner in the Outdoor Ice Oval
Four-season Facility and Refrigeration Project.
Our goal to bring refrigeration to the outdoor oval
will allow the oval to become a year-round recreation facility.
Read our Chill the Oval! brochure for more information
Instead of an on-line donation, you can download the donation form in the brochure, fill it out completely, and mail or deliver it to the City of Prince George,
which is taking donations on our behalf and issuing tax receipts.
Rentals will not be available in the 2020-21 season because of Covid safety concerns.