Winter Active

January 19 - March 8, 2020

 

Be Winter Active

Bundle up and go for a walk, go skating, go snowshoeing, go cross-country skiing or just get out and participate in one of your favorite winter activities. The following trails/boardwalks are available for winter walking: the boardwalk from Victoria Park to the Friendly Pharmacy, Victoria Park Trails, Beach Grove Trails and the Confederation Trail within City limits. You can go cross-country skiing on one of the City's groomed ski trails, located at Victoria Park and Belvedere Golf Course. Ski trail maps are available online and at the Parks and Recreation Office. Check out regularly scheduled skates at local arenas and a list of available outdoor rinks at https://www.charlottetown.ca/leisure___recreation/programs_and_activities/skating_and_skiing

Try Snowshoeing (FREE)

Date: Sundays, January 19 - March 8
Time: 2:00 - 4:00 p.m.
Location: Victoria Park (meet at the Ball Field Clubhouse, off Brighton Road)

There will be a limited number of snowshoes available for use to be signed out. Bundle up and meet at the ball field clubhouse and take part in this fun winter activity. Free hot chocolate will be served!

Skating (FREE Family Skates)
Check out the City's website for regularly scheduled skates at local arenas and for a list of available outdoor rinks.

Date: Sunday, January 26 Date: Sunday, March 1
Time: 1:50 - 2:50 p.m. Time: 3:00 - 4:00 p.m.
Location: Simmons Arena Location: Cody Banks Arena

Free hot chocolate will be served!

Check out the City's website for regularly scheduled skates at local arenas and for a list of available outdoor rinks. https://www.charlottetown.ca/leisure___recreation/programs_and_activities/skating_and_skiing

Learn to Run (L2R) Program (FREE)
Have you always wanted to run, but felt you did not know how? The Charlottetown Parks and Recreation Department in partnership with UPEI Athletes and Recreation and go!PEI are offering a 10-week "learn to run" program.

Date: Mondays starting January 20 - March 30
* There will be no class on Islander Day February 17
Time: 6:00 - 7:00 p.m.
Location: Chi-Wan Young Sports Centre

 
Winter Family Fun Events
These events will include the following activities. Sleigh rides, skating at an outdoor rink, snowshoeing (There will be a limited number of snowshoes available for use to be signed out) and free hot chocolate will be served to help keep you warm.
Please see the scheduled days and locations for the event.

Date: Sunday, January 19
Time: 2:00 – 4:00 p.m.
Location: Malcolm Darrach
Community Centre
(1 Avonela Drive)

Date: Sunday, February 2
Time:  2:00 – 4:00 p.m.
Location: West Royalty
Community Centre (1 Kirkdale Road)
*There is no outdoor rink at this location.

Date: Sunday, February 23                    
Time:   2:00 – 4:00 p.m.
Location: Hillsborough Park
Community Centre
(199 Patterson Drive)

Light up the Park
The City of Charlottetown in partnership with WinterLove PEI are hosting an event in Victoria Park. There will be many outdoor activities including sleigh rides, snowshoeing, access to cross country ski trails and more winter fun activities. 
                                       
Date: Sunday, February 9
Time:   5:00 – 7:00 p.m.
Location: Victoria Park
(Meet at the Ball Field Clubhouse, off Brighton Road)


For more information, please contact the Parks and Recreation Department at 902-368-1025 or visit the City's website www.charlottetown.ca/winteractive.  Please note that outdoor activities are weather dependent.

GO!WinterLove PEI