Roller skaters on Hamilton Waterfront Rink as the sun sets

September 14, 2017

Roller Skating by the Bay

An evening of roller skating, friendship and summer fun at the Hamilton Waterfront!

Event Details

Date & Time:

September 14, 2017
6:00 pm to 9:00 pm

Graduate students, postdocs, and their families are invited to Summer Skate, an outdoor roller skating event hosted by the School of Graduate Studies.

Where: Hamilton Waterfront Outdoor Rink, 47 Discovery Drive, Hamilton, Ontario L8L 8K4 (see map)

McMaster grad students and postdocs are welcome to bring their children, partners, and friends to this family-friendly event. Skate at your own pace, have some fun, meet new people and enjoy the summer weather!

Attendees will receive:

  • Complimentary roller skates & helmet rental (on-site)
  • One complimentary beverage from the snack bar at the rink 
  • One locally pressed button to commemorate the occasion

Watch your email for registration to open.


  1. Register each guest (including children) through the eventbrite tool (we need to know how many skates to put aside, and request the sizes)
  2. Print your eventbrite ticket(s) 
  3. Arrange your own transportation to the rink (free parking is available on-site for vehicles, also accessible by public transit)

Travelling by bus? Looking for someone to go with? Contact for group travel arrangements

Check in with the Graduate Student Life Team near the skate rental kiosk when you arrive 


  • Dress appropriately for the weather
  • You may like to bring some extra spending money for more choice of snacks and refreshments