Public Skating and Shinny Programs

Spring and summer schedules

Open the Spring/Summer Recreational Skating Schedule (PDF) or click on a location for more information.

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Prices in effect January 1, 2018.

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The following spring skating schedule is in effect at Joshua's Creek Arenas April 9-June 30.

Recreational Skate

Mon-Fri, 11 a.m.-12:20 p.m. 
Sat, 4:30-5:50 p.m.

Adult and Child Shinny Hockey

(7-10 years)

Fri, 4:30-5:50 p.m.

Adult Shinny Hockey (18+)

Mon-Fri, 12:30-1:50 p.m.
Fri, 7-8:20 p.m.
Sat, 3-4:20 p.m.

Adult Shinny Hockey (50+)

Mon, Wed and Fri, 9:30-10:50 a.m. 
Sat, 1:30-2:50 p.m.

Shooter Pad

Adult and Child

(8 years and under)

Fri, 9:30-11:30 a.m.

The following summer skating schedule is in effect at Joshua's Creek Arenas July 2-September 1.

Recreational Skate

Fri and Sat, 4:30-5:50 p.m.

Adult Shinny Hockey (18+)

Fri, 7-8:20 p.m.
Sat, 3-4:20 p.m.

Adult Shinny Hockey (50+)

Sat, 1:30-2:50 p.m.

Adult and Child Shooter Pad

(8 years and under)

Fri, 9:30-11:30 a.m.

The following spring skating schedule is in effect at River Oaks April 1-June 30.

Recreational Skate

Sat and Sun, 1-2:20 p.m.

Adult and Child Stick and Puck

(8 years and under)

Sat, 9-10:50 a.m.

Adult and Child Shinny Hockey

Sat (7-10 years), 11 a.m.-12:50 p.m.
Sat (11-13 years), 2:30-4:20 p.m.

Adult Shinny Hockey (18+)

Thurs, 11 a.m.-12:20 p.m.
Sun, 7-8:50 p.m.

The following summer skating schedule is in effect at River Oaks July 2-September 2.

Recreational Skate

Thurs, 5:30-6:50 p.m.
Sat and Sun, 1-2:20 p.m.

Adult and Child Stick and Puck

(8 years and under)

Sat, 9-10:50 a.m.

Adult and Child Shinny Hockey

Sat (7-10 years), 11 a.m.-12:50 p.m.
Sat (11-13 years), 2:30-4:20 p.m.

Adult Shinny Hockey (18+)

Sun, 7-8:50 p.m.

The following spring and summer skating schedule is in effect at Sixteen Mile Sports Complex from April 6-August 31.

Recreational Skate

Friday, 6-7:30 p.m.

Recreational Skate

Friday, 6-7:30 p.m.

Arenas and facility rentals

Arenas and facility rentals

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Girl swimming

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Kids wearing hockey helmets

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Concussion Awareness

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Please note: The following fees are effective January 1, 2018.

All participants must wear skates for admission to public skating. Helmets are strongly recommended or mandatory for all programs.

Recreational skating single admission options

Single admission for public skating, adult public skating, adult and preschool recreational skating, and adult and preschool instructional hockey. The following fees include HST.

  • General: $4.75
  • No charge for children under 2 years of age
  • Senior (ages 65+): $3.80
  • Youth (ages 2-17): $3.80
  • Group (five individuals maximum): $14.25

Swim/Skate passes

A Swim/Skate membership gives you access to all indoor and outdoor pools and arenas during recreational swim and skate times.

HST will be added to the following prices at the time of payment, as applicable.

Annual passes

  • Annual-individual pass: $225
  • Annual senior pass (ages 65+): $180
  • Annual youth pass (ages 2-17): $180
  • Annual family pass: $403

Three-month passes

  • Three-month individual pass: $75
  • Three-month senior pass (ages 65+): $60
  • Three-month youth pass (ages 2-17): $60
  • Three-month family pass: $136

Recreational swim/skate 10-visit pass

  • Adult: $37.80
  • Seniors (age 65+): $30.20
  • Youth (ages 2-17): $30.20
  • Lost or stolen cards are subject to a replacement fee.
  • A family with one or two adult guardians over the age of 18 and their dependents, 18 years of age or under, or full-time students under the age of 25 qualifies for a family pass. Multiple families cannot be combined on any pass purchase.
  • Monthly fees are based on the commitment of a yearly membership. Initial payment will include first month membership fee, equipment surcharge and applicable taxes.

Visit the Fitness Centres page for information about membership options, including unlimited access to recreational skating add-ons and more!


Shinny programs

The following fees include HST. Single admission (per person, per visit) for Family Shinny Hockey, Children and Youth Shinny Hockey, Adult Shinny Hockey, Adult 50+ Shinny Hockey, and Women's Only Shinny Hockey is:

  • $7.75 per person
  • $6.20 per senior (65+)
  • $6.20 per youth (ages 2-17)

Goalies play for free! There is no group or senior rate for shinny hockey programs.

Shinny hockey programs, including sessions specifically for players ages 50+, are self-organized and non-contact. For shinny hockey:

  • All players must wear CSA approved helmets.
  • All children must wear full hockey equipment.
  • Half mask and full equipment are strongly recommended for adults.

Now available at Joshua's Creek Arenas!

New to skating, or just getting back into it, and you don't have skates and/or a helmet to participate? Skate and helmet rentals are now available at Joshua's Creek ArenasMaple Grove Arena, River Oaks Community Centre, and Sixteen Mile Sports Complex during all recreational skates.

Costs are $6 for skates, $3 per helmet, or $7 for a combo rental. Please note: Only cash payments are accepted at Maple Grove Arena.

A driver's license, passport, birth certificate, or citizenship card is required to rent skates and/or helmets. ID will be held until equipment is returned. Quantities and sizes are limited. Regular recreational skating admission fees, rules and capacity restrictions apply.

Participants must wear skates for admission to public skating. Helmets are strongly recommended. For more information about the importance of helmets visit the Concussion Awareness page.

The Town of Oakville would like to thank the Ministry of Tourism, Culture and Sport for their assistance towards the Skate and Helmet rental service and the Make Your Move program.

Save with a fitness membership or swim/skate pass!

Our Full Fitness membership includes access to all recreational swims, skates, drop-in sports, and more. Three-month and annual Swim/Skate passes are also available for adults, youth, seniors, and families.