Getting Here

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

*The shuttle is subject to weather and traffic conditions.

Shuttle Schedule (2018 shown; 2019 TBD)

DateU of A Transit CentreWindsor ParkadeHawrelak Park DATS loop
Sat 9 Feb First: 12pm (noon) pickup Pickup/dropoff between U of A and Hawrelak Last: 9:15pm depart
Sun 10 Feb First: 12pm (noon) pickup Pickup/dropoff between U of A and Hawrelak Last: 9:15pm depart

Sat 16 Feb First: 12pm (noon) pickup Pickup/dropoff between U of A and Hawrelak Last: 9:15pm depart
Sun 17 Feb First: 12pm (noon) pickup Pickup/dropoff between U of A and Hawrelak Last: 9:15pm depart
Mon 18 Feb First: 12pm (noon) pickup Pickup/dropoff between U of A and Hawrelak Last: 6:15pm depart

Edmonton Transit Service

[General Service Alert from the City of Edmonton Transit (ETS) website, information as of 12 Dec 2018]
Groat Road Detour:
Starting December 2, 2018, Routes 128 and 130, as well as School Specials 725 and 757 will detour away from Groat Road until the completion of the Bridge and Road Renewal project in summer 2020. If you use these routes, please plan ahead. During this time, these routes will suspend service to University Transit Centre and will be redirected to serve Government Centre Transit Centre. This route will include stops near Corona and Grandin/Government Centre LRT stations.

ETS Day Pass: 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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