The Town of Innisfil operates and maintains an outdoor rink and skating trail in the winter for the community to enjoy. The rink and skating trail are free to use and skaters must:

  • Bring their own skates
  • Respect other users
  • Follow outdoor rink safety rules and posted signage

Cookstown Outdoor Rink

The Cookstown outdoor rink is located at 20 Church St. 

The outdoor rink is open from dawn until 11 p.m. daily from December to March, weather permitting. Check for signage or the Town's social media channels to determine if it may be closed due to unsafe conditions. 

Please contact us if you have any concerns about rink conditions. In the event of an emergency, dial 9-1-1.

Outdoor rink safety rules

The Cookstown outdoor rink is an unsupervised facility. People using this rink do so at their own risk. To ensure a safe and enjoyable experience for all users, please follow our outdoor rink safety rules:

  • Skate aids are permitted, if required
  • Strollers and wheelchairs are allowed on the ice, but you must check the wheels for sand or grit before placing them on the ice
  • Children aged 12 and under must be supervised by an adult
  • We recommend that skaters wear a CSA-approved helmet for safety
  • Hockey is permitted from 9 p.m. to 11 p.m.
  • The following is not permitted on the ice:
    • Dogs, food or drinks
    • Inappropriate games or behaviour such as tag, racing, pushing, tripping and checking
    • Entering the ice rink without skates

Building a backyard rink

Are you interested in building a natural outdoor ice rink in your backyard? Check out our Tips for Building a Backyard Rink to learn how to get started.

Town Square skating trail

The skating trail at Innisfil Town Square provides 240 metres of ice-skating surface. It is open during the winter from 8 a.m. to 9 p.m., weather dependent. Check for signage or the Town's social media channels to determine if it may be closed due to unsafe conditions. Help keep this space safe for all users by following the rules:

  • We recommend that skaters wear a CSA-approved helmet for safety
  • Skate aids are permitted, if required
  • Hockey is not permitted, no sticks or pucks
  • Children under 12 must be supervised by an adult 
  • Skates are required to enter skating trail, no other footwear is permitted
  • No dogs, food or drinks

You may be asked to leave the trail if you're engaging in unsafe or hazardous activities.