Skating at Storybook Gardens

December 18, 2020

January 13, 2021


Storybook Gardens, Storybook Lane, London


Events Description


**Closed during Ontario’s Stay at Home Order**

The Storybook Gardens outdoor winter skating trail opens for the winter season this Saturday, December 5 (weather permitting)! The 250-metre, 10,000 square foot trail winds through the beautiful grounds of Storybook Gardens and offers a unique skating experience.

Skating sessions will be limited to 85 skaters for each time slot to allow for physical distancing. Participants can register for a session up to seven days in advance of the session date.

Skate aid and sledge rentals will be available for free on a first-come, first-serve basis. Skate aids and sledges will be cleaned and disinfected between users. Sledges can be reserved in advance during registration.

Washrooms will be available on site.

Each participant registered for a skating session is required to complete the City of London Health Assessment prior to entering Storybook Gardens. Please print off the assessment form and bring it with you to the arena for your session.




standard admission fee of $3.00 per person.

  • Registration for the skate trail sessions is required.
  • You can register for 1 time slot per day, to a maximum of 3 time slots per week
  • If you are registered for a skate, you cannot be on a waitlist for another skate on the same day.

How to get tickets?

Buy Online

Registration can be completed online or by calling 519-661-5575 up to seven days in advance of the session start date.

In-person registration will be available at the City of London offices, second floor of 355 Wellington Street (Citi Plaza), Suite 248 starting Monday, November 30 between 8:30 AM to 4:30 PM


Date & Time: December 5, 2020 to Mid March 2021 (closed during Ontario’s Stay at Home Order effective Jan 14th)

Admission time slots from January 4-January 31 2021

  • Monday: 12:45-1:45pm, 2:15-3:15pm, 3:45-4:45pm, 5:15-6:15pm, 7:00-8:00pm, 8:30-9:30pmTuesday-Sunday: 9:30-10:30am, 11:00-12:00pm,12:45-1:45pm, 2:15-3:15pm, 3:45-4:45pm, 5:15-6:15pm, 7:00-8:00pm, 8:30-9:30pm
  • Additionally, the skating trail will have extended hours from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. daily from December 21 to January 2.

Please note Storybook Gardens will be closed on stat holidays, including: Christmas Day, Boxing Day, New Year’s Day and Family Day. Additionally, there will be limited hours of operation on Christmas Eve and New Year’s Eve.

Venue: Skating Rink at Storybook Gardens, Storybook Lane, London


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