Natrel Rink

The most scenic rink in the city

Open daily!

Set against the beautiful shoreline of Lake Ontario, the city’s most scenic rink awaits! The Natrel Rink has been an unparalleled skating destination in Toronto for more than 30 years. It has a heated indoor change room with lockers and washrooms. Best of all – skating is FREE!

Hot food and drinks are available at our rink-side restaurant, Boxcar Social.

Hours of Operation
Sunday – Thursday / 10am – 10pm
Friday – Saturday / 10am – 11pm

Rink hours are weather dependent. Please call the rink hotline at 416 954 9866 to confirm before you visit.

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Rink Hotline

416 954 9866


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  • For safety reasons, no assistive devices or service animals are allowed on the ice.
  • Wheelchair accessibility can be accommodated with advance notice and booking by phone at 416 954 9866 or via e-mail at
  • Support persons will be allowed on the ice as long as they are wearing skates.

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Patrons using the Rink do so at their own risk and voluntarily assume all risk associated with any sport or event. Harbourfront Centre does not accept responsibility for related risks or injuries.

Rink Rules and Prohibited Activities


Skip-the-Line Advance Skate Rentals New!

No more waiting in line! Rent your skates in advance through our Skip-the-Line program and enjoy the convenience of reserving your skates online, special service at a dedicated pick up area, and unlimited skate time.

Please click here to rent your skates.

Don't have skates? Can't find your lucky helmet? No need to fret – we offer affordable rentals in our Skate Change Room, located beside the Natrel Rink.

Government-issued ID is required for all rentals. Examples include a driver's license, passport, birth certificate or citizenship card, BYID/age of majority card, Canadian Forces ID card, boating/firearm license and/or fishing/hunting license.

Quantities are limited and will be rented on a first-come, first-served basis.

Please note! Skate and helmets will not be rented in the final hour before the Rink is scheduled to close. All skates and helmets must be returned promptly at closing.

Call the Rink Hotline at 416 973 4866 or email us for additional information.


For skating field trips, please contact in advance.

To register for our School Visits Make and Skate programme, please click here for more information.

Exclusive Rink Rentals are available on Thursday from 4pm–8pm only. Please contact for more information.

If you would like to book another of our venues as part of a corporate or group outing, please fill out our venue application form and submit it to

Based on 2-hour rental. All prices include taxes.
Rink Admission FREE
Skate & Helmet Rentals²
Adults (Age 13+) $12.50
Children (Age 12 & under) $6.25
Group (of 12 or more)³ Call Rink Hotline
at 416 973 4866
Helmet rentals $6.25
Skate sharpening $10.00
Skate + Helmet Combos
Adults $15.00
Children $10.00
Off-site Skate Rentals
Monday – Friday $20/day
Weekends & Holidays $30/day
² Skate & helmet availability is limited
³ Monday–Friday, 10am–6pm, excl. holidays


All visitors to the Natrel rinks are asked to abide by the following rules of conduct:

  1. Always obey the rink guards. Leave the ice surface or any other rink area when asked to do so by staff.
  2. Skate in the designated direction.
  3. Must wear skates while on the ice.
  4. Report all accidents, injuries, misconduct and foul-language to staff immediately.
  5. It is highly recommended that all skaters wear a CSA-approved helmet while on the ice.
  6. Children age 10 and under must be actively supervised by a responsible person aged 16 or older.
  7. Any person not complying with the rink rules will be asked to leave, and may be banned from the ice.


The following behaviour is not permitted and could result in immediate removal from the rink:

  1. Accessing rink outside of approved operating times, specifically between 11pm and 9am.
  2. No Food or drinks allowed on the ice.
  3. No Smoking or loitering on the ice.
  4. No hockey sticks or any other sticks on the ice.
  5. No skating when deemed unsuitable by the rink staff.
  6. No sleds, toboggans, strollers, skating aids or chairs allowed on the ice.
  7. No racing, tag, crack-the-whip, obstruction of skaters, profane language or abusive behaviour permitted on the ice.
  8. No one is allowed on the ice while the resurfacing machine is in operation.
Maintenance Schedule
To ensure the quality and safety of the ice, the rink must be maintained regularly. Please assist our staff by leaving the ice promptly and remaining off the ice during maintenance (approximately 30 minutes). Schedule may vary due to ice conditions. Public skating may be interrupted for Harbourfront Centre events or for maintenance.
Monday – Thursday 11:30am / 2pm / 4:30pm / 7pm
Friday – Saturday 12pm / 2:30pm / 5pm / 7pm / 9pm
Sunday 12pm / 2:30pm / 5pm / 7pm
Rink Hotline: 416 973 4866
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