Here is an extensive list of places that offer a variety of winter fun activities, including ice suitable for skating, and hills perfect for sledding down, whether you're going by yourself or with the whole family

Outdoor Activity Locations

Crescent Drive Park (781 Crescent Dr.) - winter slide, cross-country skiing

FortWhyte Alive (1961 McCreary Rd.) - winter slide, skating, snowshoeing

Kings Park (198 Kings Dr.) - winter slide and toboggan hill

Bunn's Creek Centennial Park (365 McIvor Ave.) - winter slide, skating

Civic Park (901 Kimberley Ave.) - toboggan hill

Fraser's Grove Park (85 Fraser's Grove) - winter slide

Harbourview Park & Recreation Complex (1867 Springfield Rd.) - toboggan hill, skating

Kilcona Off-leash Dog Park (off Lagimodiere Hwy, Springfield Rd.) - toboggan hill, cross-country skiing

Victoria Jason Park (255 Redonda St.) - toboggan hill

Westview Park "Garbage Hill" (1 Midland St.) - toboggan hill

Did you know: sled-type mechanisms were used in ancient Egypt to transport heavy rocks and other construction materials, including when they built the pyramids?

The Forks (63 Forks Market Rd.) - toboggan hill, skating

St. Vital Park (190 River Rd.) - winter slide, skating, cross-country skiing

Kildonan Park (2015 Main St.) - winter slide, skating, cross-country skiing

Norwood Community Centre (87 Walmer St.) - toboggan hill

Dean Finlay Park/Windsor Community Centre (99 Springside Dr.) - winter slide

Assiniboine Park (55 pavilion Cres.) - skating, cross-country skiing, snowshoeing

La Barriere Park (4403 Waverley St., La Salle) - skating, cross-country skiing, snowshoeing

Roblin Park Community Centre (640 Pepperloaf Cres.) - skating

Cindy Klassen Recreation Complex (999 Sargent Ave.) - skating

Pleasure Rinks run by the City of Winnipeg can also be found around the city.

Fun Fact: Cross-country skiing was added to the Winter Olympics in 1924, which is 12 years before Alpine skiing was added to the competition.

Living Prairie Museum (2795 Ness Ave.) - cross-country skiing

Chickadee Trail (off North Drive, Birds Hill Provincial Park) - cross-country skiing

Aspen and Bluestem Loop Trail (off Nimowin Rd, Birds Hill Provincial Park) - cross-country skiing

Churchhill Drive Park (381 Churchill Dr.) - cross-country skiing, snowshoeing

Wildwood Park Community Centre (271 North Dr.) - cross-country skiing

Windsor Park Nordic Centre (10 Des Meurons St.) - cross-country skiing

Winter Events

Frozen Fairways (1485 Portage Ave.)

Crokicurl at The Forks (1 Forks Market Rd.)

Festival du Voyageur (866 Rue St. Joseph) - coming Febraury 18-27

Snow Maze at A Maze in Corn (1351 MB 200, St. Adolphe)

CESB - Ice Climbing Tower (141 Rue Messager)

More outdoor winter activities can be found here.