Service Disruption Notification
Starting March 30, we will be enhancing various amenities at Joshua’s Creek Arenas to serve you better. Renovations will include the installation of an accessible viewing pad in the Red Rink, as well as introducing automatic sliding doors to both ice pads. If you have any questions about these enhancements, please ask to speak with the facility manager.
The shooter pads at River Oaks Community Centre will be closed for repairs as of Saturday, August 22 and are expected to re-open on Saturday, September 12. Visit the Arena Ice, Floors and Shooter Pads page for other shooter pad options during this period.
Please note: The recreational skate time at River Oaks Community Centre on Thursday, September 3 will be moved forward to 6-7:20 p.m.
We apologize for any inconvenience and thank you in advance for your cooperation.
All participants must wear skates for admission to public skating. Helmets are strongly recommended or mandatory for all programs. Capacity restrictions apply to all skates.
Public skating schedule
Click a linked image to open the desired recreational skating schedule pdf or Drop-in Program Finder. Visit the Shinny Programs page shinny hockey and shinny figure skating information.
Please note: Schedules are subject to change. For the most up-to-date recreational skating information, please call the respective facility. Schedules may change due to program requirements or maintenance needs. All arenas are closed on statutory holidays. Holiday recreational skating and Christmas break schedules are posted in each facility.
Skate and helmet rentals
Skates and helmet rentals are now available at select locations, including Sixteen Mile Sports Complex. Quantities and sizes are limited.
Single admission for public skating, adult public skating, adult and preschool recreational skating, and adult and preschool instructional hockey:
- General – $4 (no charge for children under 2 years of age)
- Senior (ages 65+) – $3.20
- Group (five individuals maximum) – $12
As well as pay-as-you-go options, there are 10-visit, three-month and one-year swim/skate passes available.
Single admission (per person) for Family Shinny Hockey, Children and Youth Shinny Hockey, Adult Shinny Hockey, Adult 50+ Shinny Hockey, and Women's Only Shinny Hockey is $7.50 per person. There is no group or senior rate for the shinny hockey programs.