Winter Tips

Leave the parking to us.

The Silver Skate Festival is offering a Free Park n' Ride service* on weekends, every 25 minutes from:

  • University Transit Centre (ETS Bus Stop #2636)
  • to U of A Windsor Parkade on 116 St at 93 Ave
  • to the Hawrelak Park DATS loop.

The shuttle also makes return trips in the reverse order. See below for first and last shuttle trips. The round-trip is about 45 minutes.

Parking is available at the Windsor Parkade for $5.50.

Keep and eye out for our Silver Skate Shuttle Service temporary bus stop signs.

*The shuttle is subject to weather and traffic conditions.

Shuttle Schedule

Date U of A Transit Centre Windsor Parkade Hawrelak Park DATS loop
Sat 10 Feb First: 12pm (noon) pickup Pickup/dropoff between U of A and Hawrelak Last: 9:15pm depart
Sun 11 Feb First: 12pm (noon) pickup Pickup/dropoff between U of A and Hawrelak Last: 9:15pm depart

Sat 17 Feb First: 12pm (noon) pickup Pickup/dropoff between U of A and Hawrelak Last: 9:15pm depart
Sun 18 Feb First: 12pm (noon) pickup Pickup/dropoff between U of A and Hawrelak Last: 9:15pm depart
Mon 19 Feb First: 12pm (noon) pickup Pickup/dropoff between U of A and Hawrelak Last: 6:15pm depart

Regular Bus Service

Edmonton Transit Service runs regularly scheduled buses past bus stop #2515 northbound (at Hawrelak Park and Groat Road) and southbound at stop #2960. The route numbers are 130 and 128.

ETS Day Pass

Why not leave the driving to ETS? An ETS Day Pass (family option) allows up to four children (ages 12 and under) accompanied by an adult to ride city transit all day for only $9.75 (fare effective Feb 1, 2018); the pass is transferable and can be used on any day of the week. Day passes can be purchased through ETS sales outlets, ETS Online Store or from Fare Vending Machines.

Silver Skate

The mission of the Silver Skate Festival Society is to provide a free family-oriented winter celebration blending sport, recreation, arts and culture, showcasing various skating disciplines and promoting outdoor activities in Alberta.

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