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Glide through winter wonderlands! Assiniboine Park boasts groomed cross-country ski trails, thrilling tobogganing hills, scenic skating ponds, and cozy fireside drinks. Escape the ordinary, embrace winter fun!

Tobogganing Spots in Winnipeg

The following City of Winnipeg managed toboggan hills and slides are open. Toboggan hills and slides can close without prior notice due to weather or operational changes.

Toboggan hills

Westview Park Open
1 Midland St
Map of sliding location

Winter Slides

Bunnโ€™s Creek Park
365 McIvor Ave

Crescent Drive Park
781 Crescent Dr

Fraserโ€™s Grove Park
85 Fraserโ€™s Grove

Kings Park
198 Kings Dr

Lights on the Exchange
Date: January 21 โ€“ March 21, 2024
Venue: Multiple Locations, The Exchange District

Are you looking for a unique and exciting way to experience Winnipegโ€™s historic Exchange District this winter? Then you wonโ€™t want to miss Lights on the Exchange, a public winter arts festival that showcases light-based artworks by Canadian artists.

Corydon Community Centre Winterfest
Date: January 22 – January 28, 2024
Venue: 1170 Corydon Ave

Lace up your skates, grab your mittens, and join the frosty festivities at Corydon Community Centre’s Winterfest! This week-long celebration of winter (January 22nd-28th, 2024) brings the community together for a whirlwind of frosty fun for all ages.

Discover Pro Taekwondo: Free Class
Date: January 27, 11:30 AM โ€“ 1 PM
Venue: 1000 Notre Dame Ave. 2nd floor

Join Us for a FREE Pro Taekwondo Class on Jan 27th! RSVP

Did you know that Pro Taekwondo School is just a 13-minute drive from multiple locations in Winnipeg? If you live in St. Boniface, Elmwood, West Kildonan, River Heights, King Edward, Norwood, or Osborne, you’re in luck! But it’s not just about driving – we’re also easily accessible by public transit!

Winter Carnival @ Fort Garry Community Centre 2024
Date: January 27, 1 PM โ€“ 9 PM
Venue: 880 Oakenwald Avenue

The event features a variety of winter activities such as snowshoeing, cross-country skiing, carnival games, and more 12. The carnival also includes a petting zoo, adult shinny tournament, and beer gardens.


Manitoba Sports Hall Of Fame

Date: Open Tuesday to Friday
Time: 11 AM โ€“ 3 PM
Venue: 145 Pacific Ave., #100
Free Admission

Celebrate the history and achievements of sports in the province. It was established in 1980 and has inducted over 500 individuals and teams from various sports, such as hockey, curling, speed skating, basketball, and more. The museum features exhibits, artifacts, photographs, and stories that showcase Manitobaโ€™s sport heritage and culture.

Free Admission to Winnipeg Police Museum

Date: Open Tuesday to Friday
Time: 10:00 AM – 3:00 PM
Venue: Winnipeg Police Headquarters, 245 Smith Street
Free Admission

The Winnipeg Police Museum displays many artifacts related to the history of the Winnipeg Police Force, dating from its beginning in 1874.

Nimi’idiwin at Passerby | Winterruption
Date: January 26, 10:00 AM – 3:00 PM
Venue: Passerby Bar

Join us for this year’s first Winterruption event at The Forks, featuring the incredible Indigenous DJ collective, Nimi’idiwin, taking center stage at Passerby from 6pm – 10pm.

Beyond offering an evening filled with great music curated by talented local artists, Nimi’idiwin offers an inclusive atmosphere where individuals can come together, discover, and celebrate Indigenous culture.

Learn to Winter @ The Forks
Date: Saturday and Sundays until February 25
Venue: 1 Forks Market Rd.

  • Skate, Ski, Snowshoe Lessonsย | Saturdays and Sundays, 12 PM โ€“ 4 PM
    • Skiing โ€“ 12 PM and 2 PM
    • Skating โ€“ 1 PM and 3 PM
    • Snowshoeing โ€“ 2 PMThese lessons are offered on a drop-in basis. Guests are invited to bring their own equipment. Skate rentals are available at Icelands Skate Rentals, in The Forks Market. Ski and snowshoe rentals can be arranged with theย Winnipeg Trails Association.
  • Live Music by The Canopyย | Sundays from 12 PM – 4 PM
    • Different performances will be showcased each Sunday. Check out ourย Event Calendarย to see which musical acts you can expect to see each weekend.
  • Storytelling in the Teepeeย | Sundays from 12 PM – 4 PM
    • Join Elder Barbara Nepinak around the fire in the teepee for stories and drumming.
  • ย Warming Hut Toursย |ย Saturdays at 1 PM (start date later in January, stay tuned!)
    • These tours will give participants the opportunity to explore and learn more about the six new Warming Huts at The Forks, plus other fan favourites from previous winters. Check back for a registration link for these free tours!

Winterruption Round Dance
Date: January 27, 5 PM โ€“ 11 PM
Venue: Canadian Museum for Human Rights, 85 Israel Esper Way

Cost details: Free. No registration is required, but seating capacity is only 400; families are encouraged to arrive early. Paid parking is available near the Museum.

Warm up a cold Winnipeg night by joining us for the 2nd annual Winterruption Round Dance. A partnership of saฬ„kihiweฬ„ festival, the West End Cultural Centre and the CMHR, the evening includes a pipe ceremony starting at 5 p.m., a feast at 6 p.m. and song from 7 p.m.-10:30 p.m. featuring stickman Darryl Buck and a range of singers.

Ladies Free Until 10 PM @ The Palomino Club

Date: Every Friday
Time: 9 PM
Venue: Palomino Club, 436 Main St

TGIF! Itโ€™s Ladiesโ€™ Night at the #PalominoClub! They also got Buns of Steel going down tonight. Donโ€™t miss out!

Warming Hut Tours 2024
Date: January 27, February 3,10,24
Time: 1 PM โ€“ 2 PM
Venue: The Forks Market, 1 Forks Market Road

Reservation Required. Spots are expected to be filled quickly.

Discover Warming Huts on a free one-hour tour of these public art installations at The Forks!

Tour Guide Susan Ainley will take visitors to the Nestaweya River Trail presented by The Winnipeg Foundation to view the art and architecture competition on ice.

Free Admission to Canadian Museum for Human Rights

Date: Every Sunday
Time: 10 AM โ€“ 5 PM
Venue: 85 Israel Asper Way
Free Admission

Sundays at the Museum is a great chance to get together and explore the exhibits, browse through the Boutique and more.


Outdoor Ice Skating

The following outdoor rinks are now open:
Deer Lodge Community Club, 323 Bruce Avenue East
Greendell Community Centre, 75 Woodlawn Ave.
Robert A. Steen Community Centre, 980 Palmerston Avenue
Lindenwoods Community Centre, 414 Lindenwood Drive West

Kids Under 18 Free at Manitoba Outdoors Show
Date: January 26 โ€“ 28, 2024
Venue: 3977 Portage Ave

Anyone under 18 is free to attend when accompanied by an adult who’s purchased a ticket to the show.ย Admission: $12.00 at the door. Save 50% by purchasing your tickets online!: $6.00

The Manitoba Outdoors Show is an interactive family event that promotes a healthy and adventure-filled lifestyle and all that Manitoba has to offer. The show features over 100 exhibitors showcasing a variety of products and services, and stage presentations every hour. Itโ€™s an event that you will want to attend every year if you enjoy fishing, hiking, archery, scuba, camping, cycling, hunting, kayaking or any other outdoor activity

Movie Night @ Robert A. Steen Community Centre
Date: January 6, 6:30 PM โ€“ 8:30 PM
Venue: 980 Palmerston Avenue

Our next movie night is Friday, January 26 at 6:30PM! We are showing the Barbie Movie! Canteen will be open with food combos! Can’t wait to see you all there!

Live Music at McPhillips Station Casino

January 26 & 27, 2024 @ Loft180 | 8 PM โ€“ 11 PM,ย Piano Catz

January 27, 2024 @ Mainstage | 8 PM โ€“ 11 PM, Geoff Erickson Band

Venue: 484 McPhillips St

Live Music at Silver Spike Saloon
Date: Every Friday and Saturday,ย 9 PM โ€“ 1 AM
Venue: 202 Bond St

No cover charge. Food + Drinks $$$

Winnipeg Run Club
Date: Saturdays, 8 AM
Venue: The Forks 1, Forks Market Road

We are a lululemon led community driven run crew. We meet weekly 8am on Saturday mornings at The Forks. Each week we set up 5km & 10km routes with over 20 community run leaders to support you along the way. The intention is everyone feels welcome and safe. It’s a great way to start your weekend, moving with others!

During our warmer months we meet under The Canopy at The Forks

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Game Day presented by Qualico
Date: January 27, 2024 | 10:00 AM โ€“ 1:00 PM
Venue: Sport Manitoba, 145 Pacific Ave

Kids can take part in interactive sports stations and find their new favourite way to play.
This year, we have over 20 sports showcased!

This is a FREE, inclusive event, and we encourage individuals of all levels of abilities to join in on the fun!

Free Ski Library at Fort Garry Community Centre
Date: January 27 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Venue: 880 Oakenwald Ave

Registration Required

The Free Mobile Ski Library is a program that allows anyone to borrow cross-country skis, boots, poles, and other winter equipment for free. The mobile ski library travels to various parks around the city, where you can pick up the gear and hit the trails. You can also join free ski lessons, skating lessons, and other winter events hosted by the Winnipeg Trails Association and its partners.

Living Prairie Museum Snowshoe Sundays (CANCELLED)
Date: January 28 @10 AM โ€“ 3 PM
Venue: 2795 Ness Avenue

Registration Required

The Free Mobile Ski Library is a program that allows anyone to borrow cross-country skis, boots, poles, and other winter equipment for free. The mobile ski library travels to various parks around the city, where you can pick up the gear and hit the trails. You can also join free ski lessons, skating lessons, and other winter events hosted by the Winnipeg Trails Association and its partners.

5th Annual Barks & Bathtubs
Date: January 28 @ 12 PM โ€“ 3 PM
Venue: 996 Lorimer Blvd

Immerse yourself in the joy of meeting some adorable adoptables. It’s an excellent opportunity to support this wonderful rescue initiative and, of course, indulge in some heartwarming puppy cuddles. Don’t miss out on this day of giving back and spreading love!

Free Ski Library at Riverview Community Centre
Date: January 28 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Venue: 880 Oakenwald Ave

Registration Required

The Free Mobile Ski Library is a program that allows anyone to borrow cross-country skis, boots, poles, and other winter equipment for free. The mobile ski library travels to various parks around the city, where you can pick up the gear and hit the trails. You can also join free ski lessons, skating lessons, and other winter events hosted by the Winnipeg Trails Association and its partners.

Skate the Oval
Date: January 28 @ 2:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Venue: 999 Sergent Ave.

Weโ€™re inviting you to skate with us on the oval, which is the only long track speed skating oval in the city. How cool is that? You can also try out some speed skates, test your speed with the radar gun, sip some hot chocolate, groove to some tunes, and watch some amazing speed skaters show off their skills. And guess what? Itโ€™s all free!


Stay healthy and have fun by taking a free swim at City of Winnipeg operated indoor pools.

Effective January 7 โ€“ March 23, 2024ย 

*Schedules are subject to change without prior notice*

Taka a free swim at City of Winnipeg operated indoor pools.

  • Free Swim: designated time for safe activities for everyone; no admission fees apply;
  • Loonie / Toonie Swim:ย designated time for safe activities for all people that meet admission requirements, admission fee for under 18 years is $ 1.00; admission fee for 18 years and over is $2.00;
  • Youth Swim:ย designated time for safe activities for swimmers 9 – 19 years of age.
  • Family Swim: designated time for safe activities for families, adults must be accompanied by children and children must be accompanied by adults;

Bonivital Pool โ€“ 1215 Archibald Street

FREE TEEN SWIM Sat 7:30 PM โ€“ 9 PM

Cindy Klassen Recreation Complex 999 Sargent Avenue

FREE SWIM Sat 2:30 PM โ€“ 6 PM
FREE TEEN SWIM Sat 6:30 PM โ€“ 9:45 PM

Eldon Ross 25 1887 Pacific Avenue West

Loonie/Toonie Swim Sat 12:30 PM โ€“ 5:00 PM

Elmwood Kildonans Pool 909 Concordia Avenue

Free Youth Swim & Waterslide 9-19 years Fri 7 PM โ€“ 9 PM
Free Public Swim Sat 3:30 PM โ€“ 5 PM

Kinsmen Sherbrook Pool 381 Sherbrook Street

Free Swim Fri 2 PM โ€“ 5 PM
Free Swim Fri 3 PM โ€“ 5 PM
Loonie/Toonie Swim Sat 5 PM โ€“ 7 PM

Margaret Grant Pool 685 Dalhousie Drive

Free Swim Fri 8:30 AM โ€“ 9:25 AM
Free Teen Swim Fri 7:30 PM โ€“ 9 PMif

Seven Oaks Pool 444 Adsum Drive

Free Teen Swim Sat 6:30 PM โ€“ 8:30 PM

St. James Civic Center 2055 Ness Ave

FREE SWIM Fri 7:30PM-9:30PM
FREE SWIM Sun 1:30 PM โ€“ 4:30 PM

Transcona Kinsmen Centennial 1101 Wabasha Street

Loonie/Toonie Fri 5:30 PM โ€“ 7:00 PM
Free Youth Swim Fri 7:00 PM โ€“ 9:00 PM


City of Winnipeg public skating opportunities are available at 12 arenas in Winnipeg. All public skating activities are provided free of charge.

Times and dates are subject to change without notice at all locations.

Public Skating
Schedule โ€“ Winter 2024

Ab McDonald
2055 Ness Ave.
Saturday, 2:15 PM โ€“ 3:15 PM | January 6 โ€“ March 16

294 Bertrand St.
Saturday, 2โ€“3 pm | January 6 โ€“ March 16

Billy Mosienko
709 Keewatin St.
Sunday, 4โ€“5 pm | January 7 โ€“ March 10

Eric Coy
535 Oakdale Dr.
Sunday, 2:15โ€“3:15 pm | Jan 8โ€“Mar 11

River East
1410 Rothesay St.
Friday, 5:45โ€“6:45 pm | January 5 โ€“ March 15

Sam Southern
625 Osborne St.
Sunday, 3โ€“4 pm | January 7 โ€“ March 3

Sargent Park
1111 Wall St.
Sunday, Noonโ€“1 pm | January 7 โ€“ March 10

St. Vital Centennial
580 St. Anne’s Rd.
Sunday, 12:30โ€“1:30 pm | January 7 โ€“ March 17

Terry Sawchuck
901 Kimberly St.
Saturday, 11:45 amโ€“12:45 pm | January 6 โ€“ March 16

Transcona East End CC
517 Pandora Ave. E
Sunday, 1:30โ€“2:30 pm | January 7 โ€“ March 17, cancelled January 21
Saturday, 6:30โ€“7:30 pm | January 6 โ€“ March 16, cancelled January 20

The Manitoba Electrical Museum

Date: Tuesday-Saturday
Time: 1:00 PM โ€“ 4:00 PM
Venue: 680 Harrow St
Price: $5.00 per person, children 5 years & under free.

Birds Hill Ski Clinics
Date: January 27
Time: 10 AM โ€“ 2:30 PM
Venue: Birds Hill Park Ranch, Birds Hill Provincial Park

Registration Required

Have you ever wanted to know how to cross-country ski or need to brush up on your skills? Bring your ski equipment and join a Park Interpreter and certified instructors from CANSI (Canadian Association of Nordic Ski Instructors) to develop and practice your skiing techniques.

Cineplex Family Favourites
Date: January 13
Time: 11 AM โ€“ 1 PM
Venue: Scotiabank Theatre & Silver City St. Vital Cinemas

Featuring Spirited Away

Enjoy classic family movies every Saturday morning for only $2.99 at Cineplex Family Favourites!

Every Saturday morning, Cineplex brings back your favourite family-friendly movies for only $2.99 per person. Itโ€™s the perfect way to start your weekend with the whole family.

Sunday Visits at Winnipeg Firefighters Museum

This event may be affected by the holiday season. Please call 204-942-4817 to check if it’s open.

Date: Sundays
Time: 10:00 AM โ€“ 2:00 PM
Venue: 56 Maple Street

They offer a glimpse of what fire fighting was like from the 1874 volunteer-era to the present day.

Badminton Drop in Sundays
Date: Sundays 6 PM โ€“ 7:30 PM
Venue: Robert A. Steen Community Centre, 980 Palmerston Avenue

Drop-in Badminton starts again on the 14th @ 7pm! ๐Ÿธ Don’t forget about the $5.00 drop-in fee!
(Please note that on the 21st Badminton will begin at 7PM due to an event)