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Winter fun in Moncton

February 10, 2017

MONCTON – Winter can be an enjoyable season and the City of Moncton offers a variety of fun filled activities for people of all ages.  Whether you are already a winter sports enthusiast or getting out for the first time, take the opportunity to embrace winter weather for all the excitement and beauty it has to offer. 

Social Media
Show us how you enjoy winter in Moncton parks and trails by posting a picture using #PlayMoncton and you could win a prize. 

Outdoor Activities
Walking: Centennial Park, Mapleton Park, Irishtown Nature Park, Fairview Knoll Park, Northwest Trail, Riverfront Trail and Humphrey Brook Trail, are all cleared for winter walking. 
The City maintains the following outdoor rinks:
Centennial Park at the park entrance, the oval and the KaBoom rink for hockey, Victoria Park
Mapleton Park (beside the Rotary Pavilion)
City Hall 
All outdoor rinks are open daily and will be maintained, weather permitting. 

Sliding, Snowshoeing, and Cross-Country Skiing:
Centennial Park has many kilometers of groomed cross-country ski trails as well as one sliding hill. You can also go snowshoeing at Centennial, Mapleton, Fairview Knoll and Irishtown Nature Parks.  

If you don’t own skis or snowshoes, you may rent some from the Centennial Outdoor Centre in Centennial Park on Saturdays and Sundays from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 4 – 7 p.m.  Rent snow shoes from the Rotary Pavilion lodge in Mapleton Park on Sundays from 12 – 5 p.m. . All rentals are offered if the weather permits. 

Call 853-3507 or visit campcentennial.ca/winter-fun  for information.

Snow Motion on February 19
Get in snow motion Sunday, February 19 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. with free activities in Mapleton Park. Chance to win a prize! Go for a skate or a leisurely walk in the trails. Snowshoeing will also be available with free snowshoe rentals offered. 

Indoor Activities
Skating: Check out the public skating schedule for the Superior Propane Centre and the Crossman Community Centre-Kay Arena. Don’t forget your helmet!

Swimming: Go swimming at the YMCA for just 2$ on Sundays from 2:30 to 4:30 p.m.(Partnership with the City of Moncton)

Walking: Prefer being indoors? The following facilities have scheduled public walking:
Crossman Community Centre-Kay Arena
Moncton Coliseum
Moncton Sports Dome – Tuesday and Thursday from 12:30 to 1:30 p.m.

Check moncton.ca for regular updates on rink, park and trail conditions and for park maps. Don’t miss out on a trip through winter wonderland this year!