Public Skating

Have an 'ice time skating at City arenas with our drop-in public skating programs. Everyone is welcome!

September 2019 Schedule

Check out October arena program schedule  to view dates, times and locations of programs. Schedules subject to change.


Age and Fees

Single Admission

Clip Card (12 visits)

Child / Youth (17 years & under)*



Adults (18-64 years)*



Seniors (65+ years)*






* Meridian Centre public skating fees are $3 for children and seniors, $4 for adults and $11 per family. Cash or credit only. No debit.

**Family fee applies to immediate family living in the same household.


Admission and Supervision Requirements

 Schedules and fees are subject to change. Please visit the Meridian Centre public skating page for information on their ice policies.
  • Chairs, sleds, pylons, hockey sticks, pucks and other obstructions are not permitted on the ice surface.
  • Food and drink are not permitted on the ice surface or players bench.
  • No horseplay.
  • Games such as tag or racing, as well as backwards skating, figure skating manoeuvres or erratic skating are not permitted.
  • Refrain from carrying children.
  • No more than two people are permitted to hold hands.
  • No chain skating.
  • Do not throw ice or snow.
  • Please skate at a sensible speed.
  • Adhere to the directions of arena staff members.
  • No sitting on the boards.
  • All children 12 and under must be supervised on or off the ice by an adult during public skating.
  • Sign-ins will not be accepted until ½ hour prior to program start time
  • Proof of payment (i.e. Hand Stamp) may be required prior to entering ice surface
  • Profanity and improper behaviour will not be permitted
  • Report all accidents or injuries to arena staff members immediately
  • No headsets, cell phones or handheld electronic devices are to be used while skating
  • All participants must wear skates while on the ice surface
  • Alcoholic beverages, illegal substances, or anyone under the influence will not be permitted on the premises
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