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Emera Oval

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Address: North Park Stree, Halifax North Common, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
Phone Number:
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did not skate but ice conditions appeared to be excellent. Staff was helpful. Skaters were enthusiastic.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
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Kentville, Canada
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Kentville, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

did not skate but ice conditions appeared to be excellent. Staff was helpful. Skaters were enthusiastic.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I would recommend this to do if you know how to skate. It's fun for the whole family. So stop by and give it a try.

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Thank Glenda s
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Have skated here numerous times. A great activity for the whole family. Hot and cold snacks can be had (not free) as well.

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Thank Andrew K
Halifax, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 January 2017

Well this was a big controversy with Halifaxx residents until it's completion and it has become a place to be and be seen in the Summer/Winter/Spring and Fall! Many events occur and it is wonderful to skate there in the winter...I prefer to rollerblade in the Summer, No matter what, whether you are taking in the events or enjoying them... More 

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Amherst, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 January 2017

The oval in Halifax is one of our family's winter favourites. We don't live in Halifax, but we always come there for New Year's eve/day and make a visit, weather permitting to the skating oval. Skates and helmets are free to "rent" and the monitors who staff the place are helpful and pleasant. The surface is groomed regularly, and a... More 

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Carleton Place, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 December 2016

I think every city should have this. It was such a sight to see all the people and families enjoying themselves by biking or skating. I am so glad that the city kept this. Its obviously a much loved and well used place.

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Halifax, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 December 2016

What a great place for everyone. You can get skating equipment in the winter and skateboard equipment in the summer all free of charge. What a great way to spent a summer or winter afternoon.

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Halifax, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 December 2016

There is nothing more I love than driving along The Halifax Commons and seeing people walking along, carrying their skates on the way to The Oval. I also love skating there too! An outdoor skating rink in the middle of our beautiful city. If you are visiting Halifax and you don't have skates, don't worry, The Oval has a huge... More 

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Halifax, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 September 2016

The kids love ging there to skate in winter months. I have heard that they are doing skate board other time of the year ,but I didn't see it myself

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Guysborough, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016

This has to be the best place in Halifax for families. The staff was beyond friendly and helpful. The equipment was in good shape and enough for everyone. It included free use of roller skates, inline skates, helmets, elbow, knee and wrist pads, scooters, two wheel bicyles, trikes for kids and adults, fun little wheely carts, skateboards....and the best part... More 

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