istock Share: Outdoor Skating Rink Building 471, 330 Croil Private, Ottawa, ON, K1V 1J1 The outdoor rink is a ¾ size rink equipped with lights and is operational year-round. In the winter, the rink is fully operational and offers open skates, pick-up hockey, skating lessons and family skates. In the warmer seasons, it is available for ball hockey and special events. Additional equipment such as nets, goalie equipment and sticks are also available to book through PSP Ottawa’s Equipment rental service. Family Free Skate Free supervised family skating is available on Mondays from 1900 to 2000 hrs and Saturdays from Saturdays 1230 to 1330 hrs, weather permitting. Call (613) 998-8216 to register. For everyone’s safety, no hockey sticks or pucks will be permitted. All are encouraged to wear their helmets. For more information on the outdoor rink please contact the PSP Ottawa Recreation office at 613-998-8216 or Recreation-PSP-Loisir@forces.gc.ca.