Public Skating and Drop-in Arena Program Information

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

The City arena programs include Stick and Puck, Ticket Ice (Figure Skating) and Shinny Hockey. 

Everyone is welcome!

Schedule

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

Public Skating Information

 Admission Fees

Age and Fees

Single Admission

Clip Card (12 visits)

Child / Youth (17 years & under)*

$2.85

$28.50

Adults (18-64 years)*

$4.40

$44

Seniors (65+ years)*

$3.35

$33.50

Family**

$11.60

$116

* 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 (please note - guests 14 and under must wear a CSA approved helmet at all times during Meridian Centre public skates).

  • 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

 

 

 Preschool / Child Stick and Puck Information

 Admission Fees

Participants

Single Admission

Clip Card (12 visits)

One adult and one child

$7.95

$79.50

Additional child

$2.65

 

An adult at least 18 years old is required. Maximum two children per adult. 

 

Admission and Supervision Requirements

Schedules and fees are subject to change.

  • Maximum two children per adult.
  • Parents or caregivers must be 18 years of age or older and are required to directly supervise their child on the ice at all times.
  • Full equipment, including a CSA approved helmet, is mandatory for children.
  • Adults are required to wear a helmet, gloves, and skates.
  • Slap shots and organized games or practices are not permitted.
  • Sign-ins will not be accepted until 30 minutes 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

 Shinny Hockey Information

 

Program

Single Admission

Clip Card (12 visits)

18+ Shinny Hockey

$8.45

$84.50

Women's 18+ Shinny Hockey

$8.45

$84.50

45+ Shinny Hockey

$8.45

$84.50

65+ Pond Hockey

$3.20

$32.20

Free admission for the first four goalies. Additional goalies will be charged current admission fee.

 

Admission and Supervision Requirements

Schedules and fees are subject to change.

  • Players of all abilities can participate in drop-in, pick-up hockey on a first come, first served basis.
  • Maximum 24 players.
  • Free admission for the first four goalies. Additional goalies will be charged current admission fee.
  • Full equipment, including CSA approved helmet, and a light and dark jersey are required
  • Slap shots are not permitted
  • All games are non-contact. No checking or fighting
  • Persons not adhering to the rules may be asked to leave
  • Sign-ins will not be accepted until 30 minutes before program start time
  • Proof of payment (i.e. Wristbands) will 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

 Ticket Ice - Figure Skating Information

Admission Fees 

Participants

Single Admission

Skaters and Coach

$6.90 each

Skaters must provide their Skate Canada number when signing in.

 

Admission and Supervision Requirements

 Schedules and fees are subject to change.

  • Ticket ice is a public skating program solely for figure skating practice.
  • Skaters must provide their Skate Canada Number upon sign in.
  • Children 12 years and under must be supervised on or off ice by an adult.
  • Sign-ins will not be accepted until 30 minutes before 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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