Spring is here and the ducks have arrived. The oval is closed til next winter. Thanks ice crews for making great ice despite wildly fluctuating weather conditions. Thanks board members and all other volunteers for your efforts through a difficult season. Thanks skaters, for using the oval in these fluctuating conditions, and for respecting Covid regulations - your cooperation allowed us to remain open. Have a great summer.
Note when the oval is open strictly for long blade skating: (no hockey or figure skates at these times) Saturday morning 10 - 12 Sunday morning 10 - 11 Wednesday evening 7:00- 8:30. Thanks for abiding by these regulations; we want to keep skating conditions as safe as possible.
Please stay within your bubble, spread out and WEAR A MASK. Your cooperation will keep the oval open.
Get Social! Follow us on Facebook and Instagram Don't forget to tag #chilltheoval in your pictures The oval has wheel chair access.
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:
One family per table for changing, and when done please move your personal belongings off the table (we suggest a bin or bag)
Remember that surfaces are not sanitized
Wash/sanitize your hands before and after using common areas
Masks recommended until you begin skating
Limitations to Services due to COVID-19:
Canfor House will be closed as we are not able to ensure physical distancing in that facility
Skate rentals will not be available this season for safety reasons
Ice conditions may be less than ideal, and opening hours may be reduced due to reductions in maintenance schedules to protect our volunteers
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.
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.
At the Oval
Lost and Found
The following items (Feb. 28) have been left at the oval. If any of these items are yours, or you've left anything since Feb 28th, please email firstname.lastname@example.org to arrange pick up.
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.
Membership/Season Pass Forms
Download the 2020-2021 Season Pass and Membership application form. Download Season Pass/Membership Form. or Follow the link "Fees & Schedule" and click on "Season Pass" Fees remain: $25.00 per person $60.00 per family.
See you at the Oval!
Rentals will not be available in the 2020-21 season because of Covid safety concerns.