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Skating Trail

UPDATE: March 14, 2019 - The skate trail is officially closed for the season. See you next winter!

​The scenic Simcoe County Museum Skating Trail is now closed for the season. The new skating trail was a loop just over one kilometer that travelled through the Museum's heritage buildings and forest pathways. The Skating Trail was open in the evenings on Tuesday, Thursday and Friday from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. and Saturdays and Sundays 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., weather permitting.  Admission prices included admission to the Museum. Come and see us next season!!

Skate Trail Cost
  Day Pass
 Adult (25+) $  10.00
 Adult member $    8.00
 Child/Youth (4 - 24)  $    8.00
 Child/Youth member $    6.00
 Preschool (under 3)     Free 
  Multi-Day Passes 
 Four pack – four day pass $  35.00
 Individual monthly pass  $  55.00

​Rules and Tips for safe use of the Skating Trail:

  • Use at own risk.
  • It is recommended that all skaters wear CSA approved helmets.
  • Skaters must obey staff at all times.
  • The following is not permitted on the ice:
    • Hockey pucks or sticks
    • Dogs
    • Toboggans or sleds
    • Food or drink
    • Smoking
  • No one is permitted on the ice without skates.
  • Skate aids are permitted if required.
  • Carrying children in arms while skating is not permitted.
  • Sturdy strollers and wheelchairs are permitted on the ice skating trail.  Please check wheels for sand or grit before moving onto the ice surface.
  • All skaters must travel clockwise on the trail, following the trail signs.
  • Inappropriate behaviour is not permitted:  No games such as tag, crack the whip, or racing, no pushing, tripping, checking, and no profanity.
  • No headsets, cellphones or handheld devices are to be used while skating.
  • Children 12 and under must be accompanied by an adult.