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Last Minute Ice Rental

Last Minute Ice Times

Last minute ice will be displayed here when available.

Last minute Ice Rental Rates
(Payment is required at time of booking and prior to use.)

Fall/Winter: $125 for prime and $100 for non prime (plus HST).
Summer(July/August): $125(plus HST). 

Other Last Minute Ice Conditions

  • Last Minute Ice bookings are final and are non refundable;
  • Last Minute Ice bookings are for minimum of 1 hour increments;
  • The City reserves the right to limit Last Minute Ice bookings where it is considered to be used for profit or gain or is being abused to replace or in the place of a regular ice booking;
  • Last Minute Ice is booked on a first come, first serve basis.
  • For the initiation of the program, it is recommended that Last Minute Ice be considered available at any time, prime or non-prime hours when the facility is normally in operation. 

The City reserves the right to cancel or amend the implementation of Last Minute Ice at any time at its discretion.

Other Available Ice Times - Ice times available for booking.

Seasonal Ice - Seasonal and minor sport groups.

Public Skating - Pay as you go or buy a membership for the whole season!

Booking Ice

To book last minute ice during regular business hours, contact
Brenda Dailey, Facilities Booking Co-ordinator,
519-376-4440 Ext 1254 or

On weekends, same day rental can be booked at the Julie McArthur Regional Recreation Centre 519-376-3611 or at the Harry Lumley Bayshore Community Centre (Fall/Winter) 519-376-3594.

Ice Rental Locations

Julie McArthur Regional Recreation Centre [Rink A (West Rink) and Rink B (East Rink)]
and The J.D. McArthur Arena [Bayshore Arena]

Payment is due at the time of booking. Credit card payment is accepted by phone for adult rentals.


Effective September 1, 2012, ALL ice users are required to provide proof of liability insurance prior to the first day of ice rental ($2,000,000 coverage naming "City of Owen Sound" as an additional insured). Users have the option of securing their own insurance or obtaining the insurance through the City for a fee (outlined below, 8% tax extra) which will be added to the rental contract. This insurance would apply for Non-Contact Adult Hockey only:

  • Pick-Up-Max 30 players - Charge per season - $125
  • Pick-Up-Max 30 players -One Time Recreational per 1.5 hrs ice time (minimum cost) - $15
  • Organized Leagues -Charge per Team - $225
  • Recreational Skate (no sticks/pucks) per 1.5 hrs ice time - 1 to 25 skaters - $15, 26 to 100 skaters - $35


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