Harbourfront Centre. This spacious, outdoor rink is often voted the best in the city due to its lakeside location and DJ'd skate nights. Skate rentals are C$8. 235 Queens Quay W, at Lower Simcoe St., Harbourfront, Toronto, ON, M5J 2G8. 416/973–4866. www.harbourfrontcentre.com/skating. Union.
Toronto Parks, Forestry & Recreation Rink Hotline. The favorite city-operated, outdoor rinks are the forested, west-side High Park and the tiny Nathan Phillips Square, surrounded by towering skyscrapers in the heart of the Financial District. City rinks are free, and most don't have rental facilities, although the Nathan Phillips Square Rink does. 311 Toronto Parks, Forestry & Recreation rink hotline;. www.toronto.ca/parks/skating.