Pros and novice alike come out to skate at Harbourfront’s Natrel Rink. This picturesque rink is the perfect place to learn how to skate with their nightly lessons.
Students Sharad Mehmanesh, left, and his friend, break from skating and take in the action. They can only do so many laps before needing rest.
Blue pillars and white Christmas lights line Natrel rink as dusk turns to dark. While the music goes off eventually, the rink does not close down so skaters can go all night if they wish.
The psychedelic lights shine bright highlighting every new and unfamiliar stride these beginners take.
Learn to Skate instructor shows beginner how to get her bearings on the ice.
Ready in her safety vest, Reine Seck, right, and Learn to Skate instructor, left, are making sure this new skater is okay after he falls and hits his head on the ice. Doesn’t he get back up and try again.
Harbourfront staff member Reine Seck makes sure everything is good and ready for these beginners to learn how to skate. She then rides with the pros in the regular skate as they mess up sometimes as well.