First Day of Outdoor Ice Skating Season Since 1994 in Ontario

first-ice-skating-dateHere are our first skate times since we started to record them since 1994. These are the dates our blades hit the ice for the first time yearly in our local Southwestern Ontario, Canada.

1994…December 12

1995…December 06
1996…November 16
1997…December 18
1998…December 22
1999…December 27
2000…December 24
2001…December 22
2002…December 05
2003…December 04

2004…December 20

2005…December 03

2006…December 07

2007…November 25¬†now thats a good ole fashion winter !!!

2008…November 20¬†and this was good too!

2009…December 12
2010…December 07

2011…December 10

2012…December¬† 20

2013 …December 27
Keep in mind that several of these years we were chased off of our ice pad due to warm trends that followed cold snaps. 1996, 2003, 2006 and 2011 being four of them. Also remember your location will greatly affect your “first skate” times.