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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Wondering what recreation programs are happening right NOW?

Visit Active Oakville for the most up-to-date drop-in program schedule information. Find weekly drop-in art, sport and recreation activities for all ages; fitness classes; swim and skate schedules; and more!

Prices in effect February 1, 2019.

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Public Skating and Shinny Programs

Joshua's Creek Arenas - effective April 8 June 30, 2019

Recreational Skate

Mon to Fri, 11 a.m.-12:20 p.m. 
Sat, 1:30-2:50 p.m.

Adult and Child Stick and Puck (8 years and under)

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

Adult Shinny Hockey (18+)

Mon to Fri, 12:30-1:50 p.m.
Fri, 7-8:20 p.m. (starts May 10)
Sat, 3-4:20 p.m.

Adult Shinny Hockey (50+)

Mon, Wed and Fri, 9:30-10:50 a.m.

Shooter Pad - Adult and Child (8 years and under)

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

Joshua's Creek Arenas - effective July 2 - September 1, 2019

Recreational Skate

Fri, 4:30-5:50 p.m.
Sat, 1:30-2:50 p.m.

Adult and Child Stick and Puck (8 years and under)

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

Adult Shinny Hockey (18+)

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

Shooter Pad - Adult and Child Shooter Pad (8 years and under)

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

River Oaks - effective April 18 - June 30, 2019

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 (7-10 years)

Sat, 11 a.m.-12:50 p.m.

Adult and Child Shinny Hockey (11-13 years)

Sat, 2:30-4:20 p.m.

Adult Shinny Hockey (18+)

Thurs, 11 a.m.-12:20 p.m.

River Oaks - effective July 2 - September 1, 2019

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 (7-10 years)

Sat, 2:30-4:20 p.m.

Adult and Child Shinny Hockey (11-13 years)

Sat, 11 a.m.-12:50 p.m.

Sixteen Mile Sports Complex - effective April 5 - August 30, 2019

Recreational Skate

Friday, 6-7:30 p.m.

Trafalgar Park - effective March 20 - May 4, 2019

Recreational Skate

Sat, 1-2:30 p.m.

Adult Recreational Skate

Tues and Fri, 11 a.m.-12:20 p.m.

Adult and Child Recreational Skate (12 years and under)

Wed, 1-2:20 p.m.

Adult and Child Stick and Puck (8 years and under)

Mon, 1-2:20 p.m.

Shinny Hockey Youth (14-17 years)

Fri, 3:30-4:50 p.m.

Shinny Hockey Adult (18+)

Mon, 11:30 a.m.-12:50 p.m.

Admission standards and activity capacities apply.
Schedule subject to change.
Visit active.oakville.ca for more information.

This information was updated on Friday, May 24, 2019 9:46 AM

Hockey or Skating parties

We are pleased to offer dedicated party ice for your next birthday party or celebration! Get a two-hour room rental as well as 50 minutes on a full rink for hockey or skating for just $268.77 (maximum 25 guests).

Or, build your own skating party and bring your guests to a public skate (when a room is available) for $103.66 (maximum 25 guests).

Visit the Birthday Parties page for more information.

Please note: The following fees are effective February 1, 2019.

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

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

Save with our annual, three-month and 10-visit passes!

With any of our General Activity Passes, you get:

  • access to all indoor and outdoor pools during recreational swims, PLUS
  • access to all arenas during recreational skates, PLUS
  • access to drop-in sports* including basketball, pickleball, and more!

*Does not include rock climbing or shinny hockey.

A 10-visit General Activity Pass is a great way to save money without worrying about an expiry date!

The following prices include HST, as applicable. A fee of $11.30 is applied to all passes purchased by non-residents, except 10-visit passes.

Annual General Activity Passes

  • Annual-individual pass – $264.42
  • Annual senior pass (ages 65+) – $211.54
  • Annual youth pass (ages 2-17) – $211.54
  • Annual family** pass – $473.47

Three-month General Activity Passes

  • Three-month individual pass – $88.14
  • Three-month senior pass (ages 65+) – $70.51
  • Three-month youth pass (ages 2-17) – $70.51
  • Three-month family** pass – $159.90

10-Visit General Activity Passes

  • Adult – $42.71
  • Seniors (age 65+) – $34.13
  • Youth (ages 2-17) – $34.13
  • **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.
  • Lost or stolen cards are subject to a replacement fee.

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:

  • $7.91 per person
  • $6.33 per senior (65+)
  • $6.33 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 Trafalgar Park, too!

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 available at Joshua's Creek ArenasMaple Grove Arena, River Oaks Community Centre, Sixteen Mile Sports Complex, and Trafalgar Park Community Centre during all recreational skates.

  • $6.22 for skates
  • $3.11 per helmet
  • $7.35 for a combo

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.

Arenas and facility rentals

Arenas and facility rentals

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Concussion Awareness

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Oakville Hockey Development

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