Arenas Ice, Floors and Shooter Pads

The Town of Oakville offers several ice-sport programs including Oakville Hockey Development and the Oakville Recreational Hockey League, rentals, and public skating opportunities on 19 ice and shooter pads in seven facilities.

Arena AvailabilityRentals and facility booking

Open the 2016-2017 ice user guide (PDF, 175 kB), facility request form (PDF, 45 kB), and/or the special event/tournaments request form (PDF, 66 kB) as applicable.

Visit the Facility Rentals page for additional information and requirements.

Same-day and last-minute ice bookings

Looking for last minute ice time? You can request ice bookings up to two days in advance! For example, if you call on Monday, you can now book for the same day, Tuesday or Wednesday ice times.

As of September 1, 2016, the cost per hour of ice is $160 plus insurance* at all arenas, subject to availability

Visit the Same-Day and Last-Minute Ice Bookings page for more information.

*Please note that insurance fees vary by number of people and length of play.

Online availability search

You can search online to check the availability of ice surfaces and arena floors. To request the time, submit a completed facility request form and you will be contacted by facility booking staff on the next business day. Standard booking procedures will apply.

Click on the following headings for more information. Still have questions? Call facility bookings at 905-815-5989 or email bookafacility@oakville.ca.

When do I request an ice or arena floor permit?

A timetable for requests and permit confirmation deadlines is set annually. Current clients that are in good standing will be contacted and requested to submit their requirements to the booking clerk before each season deadline.

Download the appropriate application form and submit it according to the following timelines:

Fall/winter ice: September–March

Submission deadline: February 28
Confirmation deadline: April 30

Spring/summer ice and floor: April–September

Submission deadline: November 15
Confirmation deadline: December 15

Completed requests should be forwarded to:

Town of Oakville
Recreation and Culture department
ATTN: Facility Booking
1225 Trafalgar Road
Oakville, ON L6H 0H3
Phone: 905-815-5989
Fax: 905-338-4188
bookafacility@oakville.ca

Casual bookings

Short term or single use bookings are available following the permit confirmation deadline for each season on a first-come, first-served basis. Permits are confirmed then signed by an authorized representative. Confirmed permits require full payment, or approved monthly payment plan for the period of the scheduled bookings. Bookings requested with less than 24 hours' notice should be made directly to the arena. For all other requests, please complete a facility request form (see above) and return to bookafacility@oakville.ca.

What else do I need to know?

  • All rates are per 50 minute hour.
  • Dressing rooms will be made available to permit holder 20 minutes prior to permitted time and must be vacated 30 minutes after the permitted time.
  • It is the responsibility of the team/group to obtain a key for the dressing rooms. The town will not be held responsible for any loss or theft of personal items.
  • No persons shall enter the ice surface while the ice resurfacer is on the ice and/or the arena service door is open.
  • Licensee must comply with recommended capacity restrictions.
  • Warm up activities are to be confined to the designated area and must be properly supervised. No running in the hallways or stairways or use of the parking lot is permitted.


Rates and fees

Council approves rental fees annually based on current market trends, base rates/fees and current budget requirements. The rates are subject to change pending Council approval.

Prime time rates are in effect Monday to Friday from 5 to 11 p.m.; and Saturday and Sunday from 6 a.m. to 11 p.m. Non-prime time rates are in effect at all other times. Fees are per 50-minute hour. All rates include applicable taxes and surcharge. Insurance is available for an additional fee.

The following rates are in effect as of September 1, 2016. All fees are subject to HST.

Prime time ice rates

Youth

CORE Youth  $203

Youth $256

Adult

Adult $314.50

Commercial

Commercial  $417

Shooter Pads

CORE Shooter pad $33

Shooter pad  $48

Last Minute Ice

Last-minute ice $160

Non-prime time ice rates

Youth

CORE Youth  $160

Youth $220

Up to six people $117

Adult

Adult $227.01

Up to six people $117

Commercial

Commercial $240

Shooter Pads

CORE Shooter pad $22.50

Shooter pad  $33

Last Minute Ice

Last-minute ice — $160

Arena floor rates (available seasonally)

Youth

CORE Youth $71.50

Youth $89

Adult

Adult  $89

Commercial

Commercial $90

Event (per day)

Not-for-profit $1,358

Licensed $2,715

Commercial $1,697