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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 #24 of 121 things to do in Halifax
Type: Sports complexes, Sights & Landmarks, Nature & Parks
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Type: Sports complexes, Sights & Landmarks, Nature & Parks
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Sun - Sat 7:00 am - 11:00 pm

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Halifax
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

Great place to enjoy an outdoor activity in the winter! and it's free!!! Benches available for changing into your skates. Skate and helmet rental available if needed.

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Halifax, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

The oval is an amazing place for families, teens, adults to go and strap on a pair of skates and enjoy. Perfect for tourists as well because you can rent the skates right on the spot. Of course the enjoyment of the oval is weather dependent the city does an amazing job of keeping it in great working order.Great spot... More 

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Nova Scotia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

I can't skate but it's been nice watching my husband teach my two kids to skate. Free rental of skates and helmets is great. Places to sit down and warm up. Good way to spend an hour or two and it's free

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Halifax, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Very happy to have gone when I could skate. Now I CANOT have a bad hip. The kids still go and I watch them enjoy. So amazing for anyone an free. Lots of fun. And they will supply the skates if you want to go on the ice. Free.

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Edmonton, Canada
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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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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 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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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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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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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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