Cobourg's outdoor skating rink is open

By Cecilia Nasmith

The Town of Cobourg is pleased to announce another season at its outdoor skating rink at Rotary Harbourfront.

Located at 35 Albert St., the rink became operational Dec. 15. Weather permitting it will be open daily from 8 a.m. to 10 p,m. The transit shelter adjacent to the rink – and handy as a place to lace up skates and use the washroom facilities, is also open daily from 6 a.m. to 10:30 p.m.

The town's announcement included rink rules for users:

  • Be considerate of other skaters, and put safety first.

  • Parents and guardians are responsible for the adequate care, protection and supervision of their children.

  • Keep pets off the ice,

  • The use of helmets is recommended.

  • Hockey games are prohibited.

  • Please vacate the rink during ice-maintenance operations,

The rink is always subject to weather conditions, and temporary closures may sometimes be necessary. These will be posted on the town's website ( and the town's Facebook and Twitter social-media accounts.