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Canada. National Capital Commission

Site: Rideau Canal Skateway

Service: Ice Conditions, Rideau Canal Skateway

Alternate Name OCR
Location & Accessibility
Located In Community Ottawa
Address & Map
Ottawa, ON
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Mailing Address c/o National Capital Commission 
40 Elgin St, Suite 202 
Ottawa, ON K1P 1C7
Physical Access Fully Accessible - Rideau Canal
Parking Occasional free street parking * parking meters along Rideau Canal * pay parking lot
Description and Services
Description (Service) Services Rideau Canal Skateway: Skate rentals * boot check * skate sharpening * child and adult sleigh rentals * food concessions * shelters * skate patrollers * washrooms * change rooms * parking * first aid * lost and found * colour interpretation of the flags: green - open, red - closed 
Rideau Canal Skateway Hotline (ice conditions): pre-recorded message updated daily 
Rideau Canal Skateway conditions online: updated twice daily
Hours Phone inquiries Mon-Fri 8:30 am-5 pm * Sat-Sun 8:30 am-4 pm (open weekends during the skateway season only) 
Rideau Canal Skateway Hotline (ice conditions) 24hrs: Mon-Sun (pre-recorded message updated daily) * open Jan-Mar, weather depending
Areas Served Gatineau ; Ottawa (City of)
Eligibility No restrictions
Application Call, e-mail or visit website for more information.
Languages English ; French
Fees None - to skate on Rideau Canal Skateway
Service Categories Ice Skating ; Weather Reports
Contact Information
Office Phone Ice conditions, Rideau Canal Skateway 613-239-5234 (recorded message) or 613-239-5000 (live agent)
Toll Free Phone Rideau Canal Skateway 1-800-465-1867
Crisis Phone 613-239-5353
Social Media Facebook Flickr Instagram LinkedIn Twitter YouTube
Primary Executive Rosanna Giancaterino, Coordinator, Information Programs; Phone: 613-239-5678 ext 5005
Other Details
Established Rideau Canal Skateway: 1970
Funding Federal
Elections The Board of Directors is appointed.
Resources Website
Accreditation Yes, by Parliament in 1959 (Crown Corporation)

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