Quebec SkRink interior

Interior of the Quebec Skating Rink


Quebec Skating Rink 1908.
View from Parliament Buildings

Quebec Skating Rink

Quebec Skating Rink, circa 1910

Quebec Skating Rink was the name of several ice rinks in the Quebec City, Quebec area.

The first, opened in 1851, was the first covered skating rink in the world. It was located on a dock near the St. Lawrence River. The second rink opened in 1864. It was located on the south side of the Grand-Allée, on the grounds of what is today the Plains of Abraham park. The third rink was located on the north side of the Grand-Allée ,but would later move back to the south side of Grand-Allée because the Parliament Building wanted more room. The third rink was designed by William Tutin Thomas, the son of William Thomas.

The fourth rink was built back on the south side of the Grand-Allée in 1889. It would be home to the Quebec Bulldogs ice hockey team. It would host the clubs two Stanley Cup victories in 1912 and 1913. The rink was located at the entrance to the Plains of Abraham park and officials wanted to close the arena. The fourth rink was destroyed by fire in 1918. Before the fire, the Bulldogs moved to a new 6,000 seat venue in 1914 in Parc Victoria, which was the fifth rink. The fifth rink was also known as the Quebec Arena.

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Preceded by
first arena
Home of the
Quebec Bulldogs

1881 – 1913
Succeeded by
Quebec Arena

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