Take a Spin on the Canal

Hours (may vary depending on weather)

  • Monday: Closed (except Presidents’ Day and MLK Jr. Day)
  • Tuesday: Closed (except Christmas Eve, New Year’s Eve
  • Wednesday: 3-7pm
  • Thursday: 3-7pm
  • Friday: 3-10pm
  • Saturday: 10am-10pm
  • Sunday: 10am-8pm
    Note: Special weekday hours will be in effect during school break periods


5 and under: Free
6-12 and military: $4
13 and over: $6
Individual Season Passes and Family Season Passes (up to 4 family members) are available.

Skate Rentals

$4 during normal hours
$5 during special holiday hours (12/24-1/1, 2/14 and 2/18-24)
Sizes: Youth 7-Adult 14

Skate Aid walkers:
Training walker: $1
Penguin Skate Aid: $6

Locker rental: $1
Show your BlueCross BlueShield of Western New York membership card for $1 off skate admission and $1 off skate rental.

Interested in Group Rates?

BIRTHDAY PARTY PACKAGES (Must have a minimum of 10 people):

  • Price includes admission, skate rental, a slice of La Nova pizza, and a hot chocolate
  • Packages may be purchased ahead of time by emailing info@buffalowaterfront.com

GROUP & PRIVATE EVENTS (For groups of 25 or more. Price covers admission & skate rental):

  • Available by inquiry only by filling out an application.
  • During hours of operation
  • Excludes holidays and special events.
  • Packages with food/beverage, curling, skating coaches available by inquiry

PRIVATE ICE RENTAL (Mondays & Tuesdays or prior to/after regular hours of operation)

If interested, please fill out an application and email it to info@buffalowaterfront.com

Assumption of risk

All skaters are required to sign an Assumption of Risk waiver before their first visit each session. You will be required to check in at the Honda Winter Pavilion the ice, but will be able to bypass visitors who need to sign a waiver.