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Emera Oval

Address: North Park Stree, Halifax North Common, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
Phone Number: 490-2347
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Ranked #15 of 73 Attractions in Halifax
Type: Sports Complexes, Nature & Parks, Sights & Landmarks
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Type: Sports Complexes, Nature & Parks, Sights & Landmarks
Hours:
Sun - Sat 7:00 am - 11:00 pm

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English first
Edmonton, Canada
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014

The oval is a very fun time whether your taking kids, a date, friends or going yourself. No cost whatsoever to get in (have to pay for drinks and food) which makes it even better. Its very central, so you are close to Downtown, Citadel Hill and Quinpool Rd. In the summertime, it converts to a running/rollerskating track. It can... More 

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Canada
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103 reviews 103 reviews
26 attraction reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014

I love the whole idea of this, if your skating in the winter or walking/running in the summer. It is great spot anytime of the year to enjoy the outdoors. It is no cost to use oval or washrooms but they have a charge for snacks and drinks. Also keep in mind if there in the winter it can be... More 

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Halifax, Canada
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

large outside skating rink. free to all, including skate rentals. very popular with all ages. refreshments and washrooms are available

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Malang, Indonesia
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2014

The camp program combines SkateSim sessions, sprinting sessions, and on and off ice technical sessions. Additional classes and meeting sessions include equipment set-up and maintenance, mental training, and sport nutrition.

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Halifax, Canada
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57 reviews 57 reviews
19 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2014

A great family skating facility with equipment available at no charge. Have yet to try roller blading but it is allowed and I intend to try it.

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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2014

If you want to skate in the open fresh air this is the place to go in Halifax. The surface is great quality and the safety factor is top rate.

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Halifax, Canada
Top Contributor
66 reviews 66 reviews
10 attraction reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2014

Been trying to get to try the oval all winter and finally made it out today on the very last day of the season. Will definitely go back next season, What a gem!!

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London, Canada
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94 reviews 94 reviews
24 attraction reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2014

A great addition to the downtown area. Fantastic for all ages and with free access and rentals, a perfect healthy activity for anyone. Helpful staff and a great surface. It appears rather "unfinished " in terms of infrastructure. It has great potential for expansion and is certainly a great draw.

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Halifax, Canada
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16 reviews 16 reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2014

To see the throngs of people using the oval in all four seasons is nothing short of wondrous. School children arrive by the bus loads and all can get on the ice surface as there is plenty of room for all. It's really great to see and you can actually hear the ice rumble as hundreds skate around the oval.... More 

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13 reviews 13 reviews
9 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2014

Amazing FRRE skating arena, with a wonderful beaver tale store ! Even the skates a free, and there're a website tat informs when the park is closed due climatics !

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