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We’re open Thursdays and Fridays from 2 pm to 10 pm and weekends from 10 am to 10 pm.

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Volunteering for Boardwalk Ice on Whyte

Boardwalk Ice On Whyte is excited to accept new and returning volunteers in 2019! Boardwalk Ice On Whyte is a great opportunity for you to get involved in your community, meet new people, and be part of an exceptional team! 

Boardwalk Ice on Whyte volunteers possess unique characteristics:

  • Appreciation for winter
  • Adoration for fun
  • Affection for outdoor activities
  • Willingness to engage and interact with others

In 2018, 120 fantastic volunteers contributed over 2000 hours of service that helped to make last year such a success! We look forward to hearing from you and having you as a part of our 2019 Volunteer Team!

Volunteer Benefits

As part of the Boardwalk Ice on Whyte team, volunteers will enjoy the outdoors and a fun-filled, rewarding, learning experience.

Volunteer duties are assigned upon arrival to the festival. Refreshment and warming breaks, complete with hot chocolate and a snack, are provided for each shift. If it is a cold day, hand warmers will keep you cozy to help volunteers enjoy their experience.

After completing your shifts, you receive the opportunity to receive a signed reference letter or verbal reference regarding your role on site.

Become a volunteer

Contact us:
Volunteer Coordinator

Frequently Asked Questions

Volunteer shifts for Boardwalk Ice On Whyte are four (4) hours long and the festival asks that you commit to a minimum of 4 shifts (16 hours). However, shift times are subject to change.

We are happy to accept new volunteers! While experience is an asset, we are pleased to provide pre-festival training and on-site support.

Of course! The Ice on Whyte Festival is proud of the cultural diversity of the City of Edmonton and encourages volunteers from all backgrounds to interact with visitors.

We are currently accepting applications. You will receive a notification when shifts are available for sign up.

In order to ensure the safety of visitors, volunteer opportunities are designed for individuals that are 16 years of age and older. If you are between the ages of 14- 16 years of age, please contact us to arrange for parental permission.

If you are unable to volunteer or need to cancel a shift, please contact the Volunteer Coordinator at 24 hours in advance. We will reschedule you for another date and time if possible.


Tickets available at the gate

Adults $5
Children 2-12 years old $3
Under 2 free
Family Pass (2 adults, 2 children) $16

Ice on Whyte

January 24 to 27 & January 31 to February 3, 2019

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Ice on Whyte Gallery

The real fun starts when temperatures drop below zero.