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Rideau Canal to open for 2018/19 skating season

First day of the Rideau Canal skating season (2015). Photo by James Peltzer via the OttawaStart Flickr pool.

Just in from the NCC Saturday night: a portion of the Rideau Canal Skateway will open at 8 a.m. on Sunday, Dec. 30.

You’ll be able to skate on a 2.7-kilometre stretch of the canal, between Pretoria Bridge (Hawthorne Avenue) and the Bank Street Bridge, plus Patterson Creek.