Public Skating

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SNEAK PEEK of Active Oakville! Our Online Drop-in Recreation Program Finder

Help us test a new online tool that will make it easier for you to find the most convenient time and place to get active and have fun: Active Oakville!

Wondering what recreation programs are happening right NOW? Click the Drop-in Program Finder image to search for weekly drop-in fitness classes, and swim and skate schedules from the comfort of wherever you happen to be! This application can be viewed on all devices. Simply visit the web page and then bookmark or add it to your home screen for easy access.

We want to hear from you! Have a suggestion, found an error, or just want to provide input? Click the feedback tab or email

Active Oakville! displays drop-in programs available on a weekly basis. We plan to introduce rock climbing, skateboarding and culture programs later this year!

Link to the Active Oakville page. 

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. We apologize for any inconvenience and thank you in advance for your cooperation.

The Town of Oakville offers programs, facility rentals and public skating opportunities on 19 ice and shooter pads in seven arenas/community centres.

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.

Admission fees

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.

Please note: Only cash payments are accepted at Oakville, Maple Grove and Kinoak arenas.