The Canal Is Now Open For Skating

We are doing a double axel and attempting a triple with the news that the green flag is up on the Trent Canal for the first time this season, meaning conditions are safe to skate there!

Photo by Evan Holt, PTBOCanada

Photo by Evan Holt, PTBOCanada

If you haven’t skated on it, it’s definitely a bucket list thing to do with the family or on date night…

The City of Peterborough tweeted out the great news that it’s now ready…

Remember, if the red flag goes up… NO SKATING!!

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UPDATED POST: The Canal Is Open For Skating

UPDATE: February 9th -> Now that cold weather has returned, the green flag is back up at the Canal, the city has tweeted. So sharpen those skates!


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UPDATE: January 9th -> Due to all this rain coming down and the milder temperatures for the next couple days, the City of Peterborough has put the red flag back up. So no skating.

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ORIGINAL POST

Great news, the green flag is up at the canal—meaning it's safe for skating!

The City of Peterborough has confirmed to PTBOCanada that the ice has been deemed safe.

So double-axel your way over there with the family...

File photo: Evan Holt

File photo: Evan Holt

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Take A Look At These Beauty Pics Taken On The Canal

Devon Ulrich took these pics yesterday and emailed them to us. Love em.

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Videos From CBC's Hockey Day in Canada In Peterborough

Lanny McDonald and Darcy Tucker at the canal...

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PMZ catching up with Ron MacLean...

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Hockey Day in Canada opening montage with Ron MacLean in Peterborough...

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Hockey Night in Canada intro featuring Don Cherry entering Memorial Centre and speaking to fans...

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PtboPic: Saturday Morning At The Canal

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