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Public Skating

See below for different public skating opportunities, including FREE public skates each Sunday (excluding some dates, schedule below).


We have recreational ice time available in three NHL sized arenas:

  • Julie McArthur Regional Recreation Centre (x2)
  • Harry Lumley Bayshore Community Centre (J.D. McArthur Arena).

Both of these facilities are Nut-Aware Facilities. More information about the City's Anaphylaxis Policy and what Nut-Aware means can be found on the Minor Sports page

  • No food or drinks are allowed on the ice surface

  • No horseplay or games

  • Skate only as fast as the general flow of skaters

  • No figure skating manoeuver's, with the exception of during the Figure Skating Shinney

  • No balls, pucks, chairs, pylons, strollers, sticks or any other item which might interfere with the safety of any skater while on the ice surface

  • Skating aids are allowed on the ice surface

  • Do not carry children on the ice surface

  • Skate in the same direction as all skaters

  • Listen and adhere to the Skate Patrol at all times

  • Use of a helmet is strongly recommended

  • Those with little or no skating experience should stay in the centre ice area

The City offers a variety of public skating memberships. Passes can be purchased online, please click below: 

Or alternatively by visiting City Hall during business hours 8:30 a.m.- 4:30 p.m. at 808 2nd Avenue East. 

2024 Spring/Summer Skating

Friday's from April to August 2024 at Julie McArthur Regional  Recreation Centre (JMRRC)

Date Time Location Single Family Membership
April 12, 19, 26 1-2 pm (JMRRC)

$5.00 Per Skate

$8.00 Per Skate

Single $30.00 (plus HST)

Family $65.00 (plus HST)

May 3, 10, 17, 24, 31 1-2 pm (JMRRC)

$5.00 Per Skate

$8.00 Per Skate

 

$30.00 Single (plus HST)

$65.00 Family (plus HST)

June 7, 14, 21, 28 1-2 pm (JMRRC)

$5.00 Per Skate

$8.00 Per Skate

 

$30.00 Single (plus HST)

$65.00 Family (plus HST)

July 5, 12, 19

1-2 pm (JMRRC)

$5.00 Per Skate

$8.00 Per Skate

 

$30.00 Single (plus HST)

$65.00 Family (plus HST)

August 9 12-1 pm (JMRRC)

$5.00 Per Skate

$8.00 Per Skate

 

$30.00 Single (plus HST)

$65.00 Family (plus HST)

August 23, 30 1-2 pm (JMRRC)

$5.00 Per skate

$8.00 Per Skate

 

$30.00 Single (plus HST)

$65.00 Family (plus HST)

 

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