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Skating

Contact(s)

Enjoy public skating and other programs such as shinny hockey and parent and tot skating at Darlington Sports Centre, Garnet B. Rickard Recreation Complex and South Courtice Arena. See below for schedules, cancellations and fees.

Skating Schedules

  • CSA approved helmets recommended for all skaters and required for skaters five years and under.
  • Only skate aids supplied at the facility are allowed on the ice during recreational skate programs.

March Break Skating Schedule

 South Courtice Arena
Skating Dates and Times

Day

Type

Time

Monday

Parent & Tot

9 to 9:50 a.m.

Monday

Parent & Tot - Stick & Puck

10 to 10:50 a.m.

Monday

Adult Shinny Hockey

11 a.m. to 12:20 p.m.

Monday

Skate 55

12:30 to 1:20 p.m.

Monday

Shinny Hockey - 55+

1:30 to 2:50 p.m.

Monday

Skate 55

3:30 to 4:20 p.m.

Tuesday

Parent & Tot

9 to 9:50 a.m.

Tuesday

Parent & Tot - Stick & Puck

10 to 10:50 a.m.

Tuesday

Skate 55

12:30 to 1:20 p.m.

Tuesday

Shinny Hockey - 65+

1:30 to 2:50 p.m.

Tuesday

Public Skate

3:30 to 5:15 p.m.

Wednesday

Youth Shinny Open -
Ages 6 to 9

9 to 9:50 a.m.

Wednesday

Public Skate -
Sponsored by OPG.

9:30 a.m. to 1:15 p.m.

Wednesday

Youth Shinny Open -
Ages 10 to 12

10 to 10:50 a.m.

Wednesday

Adult Shinny Hockey

11 a.m. to 12:20 p.m.

Wednesday

Shinny Hockey - 55+

1:30 to 2:50 p.m.

Thursday

Parent & Tot

9 to 9:50 a.m.

Thursday

Parent & Tot - Stick & Puck

10 to 10:50 a.m.

Thursday

Shinny Hockey - 65+

11 a.m. to 12:20 p.m.

Thursday

Skate 55

12:30 to 1:20 p.m.

Thursday

Shinny Hockey - 55+

1:30 to 2:50 p.m.

Friday

Parent & Tot

9 to 9:50 a.m.

Friday

Parent & Tot - Stick & Puck

10 to 10:50 a.m.

Friday

Adult Shinny Hockey

11 a.m. to 12:20 p.m.

Friday

Skate 55

12:30 to 1:20 p.m.

Friday

Shinny Hockey - 55+

12 to 1:20 p.m.

Friday

Youth Shinny Open -
Ages 6 to 9

1:30 to 2:20 p.m.

Friday

Youth Shinny Open -
Ages 10 to 12

2:30 to 3:20 p.m.

Friday

Youth Shinny Open -
Ages 13 to 15

3:30 to 4:20 p.m.

Friday

Public Skate

6:30 to 8:15 p.m.

Saturday

Parent & Tot

10:30 to 11:20 a.m.

Sunday

Parent & Tot

10:30 to 11:20 a.m.

 Garnet B. Rickard Recreation Complex
 Skating Dates and Times

Day

Type

Time

Monday

Parent & Tot

10 to 10:50 a.m.

Monday

Parent & Tot - Stick & Puck

11 to 11:50 a.m.

Monday

Skate 55

12 to 12:50 p.m.

Tuesday

Parent & Tot

10 to 10:50 a.m.

Tuesday

Parent & Tot - Stick & Puck

11 to 11:50 a.m.

Tuesday

Skate 55

12 to 12:50 p.m.

Tuesday

Adult Shinny Hockey

1:30 to 2:50 p.m.

Wednesday

Parent & Tot

9 to 9:50 a.m.

Wednesday

Parent & Tot - Stick & Puck

10 to 10:50 a.m.

Wednesday

Youth Shinny Girls

Ages 6 to 9

10 to 10:50 a.m.

Wednesday

Youth Shinny Girls
Ages 10 to 12

11 to 11:50 a.m.

Wednesday

Youth Shinny Girls
Ages 13 to 15

12 to 12:50 p.m.

Wednesday

Skate 55

12 to 12:50 p.m.

Wednesday

Parent & Tot

1 to 1:50 p.m

Wednesday

Parent & Tot - Stick & Puck

2 to 2:50 p.m.

Thursday

Parent & Tot

10 to 10:50 a.m.

Thursday

Parent & Tot - Stick & Puck

11 to 11:50 a.m.

Thursday

Women's Shinny

12 to 1:20 p.m.

Friday

Parent & Tot

10 to 10:50 a.m.

Friday

Parent & Tot - Stick & Puck

11 to 11:50 a.m.

Friday

Skate 55

12 to 12:50 p.m.

Friday

Adult Shinny Hockey

1:30 to 2:50 p.m.

Sunday

Public Skating

1:30 to 3:15 p.m.

 Darlington Sports Centre

 Skating Dates and Times

Day

Type

Time

Saturday

(March 9 only)

Public Skating

6 to 7:45 p.m.

Winter Skating Schedule

Spring Skating Schedule

 South Courtice Arena

Skating Dates and times

Day

Type

Time

Monday

Parent & Tot

9 to 9:50 a.m.

Monday

Parent & Tot - Stick & Puck

10 to 10:50 a.m.

Monday

Adult Shinny Hockey

11 a.m. to 12:20 p.m.

Monday

Skate 55

12:30 to 1:20 p.m.

Monday

Shinny Hockey - 55+

12:30 to 1:50 p.m.

Monday

Skate 55

3:30 to 4:20 p.m.

Tuesday

Parent & Tot

9 to 9:50 a.m.

Tuesday

Parent & Tot - Stick & Puck

10 to 10:50 a.m.

Tuesday

Shinny Hockey - 65+

11 a.m. to 12:20 p.m.

Tuesday

Skate 55

12:30 to 1:20 p.m.

Tuesday

Public Skate

3:30 to 5:15 p.m.

Wednesday

Adult Shinny Hockey

11 a.m. to 12:20 p.m.

Wednesday

Shinny Hockey - 55+

1:30 to 2:50 p.m.

Thursday

Parent & Tot

9 to 9:50 a.m.

Thursday

Parent & Tot - Stick & Puck

10 to 10:50 a.m.

Thursday

Shinny Hockey - 65+

11 a.m. to 12:20 p.m.

Thursday

Women's Shinny

12 to 1:20 p.m.

Thursday

Skate 55

12:30 to 1:20 p.m.

Thursday

Shinny Hockey - 55+

1:30 to 2:50 p.m.

Friday

Parent & Tot

9 to 9:50 a.m.

Friday

Parent & Tot - Stick & Puck

10 to 10:50 a.m.

Friday

Adult Shinny Hockey

11 a.m. to 12:20 p.m.

Friday

Skate 55

12:30 to 1:20 p.m.

Friday

Shinny Hockey - 55+

12 to 1:20 p.m.

(April 5 only ‚Äď 1:30 to 2:50 p.m.)

Friday

Public Skate

6:30 to 8:15 p.m.

Saturday

Parent & Tot

10:30 to 11:20 a.m.

Sunday

Parent & Tot

10:30 to 11:20 a.m.

Sunday

Skate 55

8:30 to 9:20 p.m.

(April 7 only - 10 to 10:50 p.m.

Skating Descriptions

 Skating Descriptions

 Skating Types and Descriptions

Skate TypeSkate Description
Parent & Tot (Tots 5 years & under)

Children required to wear CSA approved helmet and full face cage. Maximum two parents/guardians per tot and maximum three tots per group. Only skate aids supplied by the Community Services Department will be permitted on the ice during recreation skate programs. No sticks or pucks allowed on ice during regular Parent & Tot. Strollers allowed.

Parent & Tot - Stick & Puck

Same guidelines as Parent & Tot skate apply. Participating tots must have a hockey stick. No strollers allowed.

Public Skating

CSA approved helmets strongly recommended for all skaters and required for skaters five years and under. Children eight years old and younger must be accompanied and supervised by a participating adult or fully responsible person, 14 years old or older. Only skate aids supplied by the facility will be permitted on the ice. No strollers allowed.

Skate 55

Recreational skating for adults 18 years and older. CSA approved helmets are strongly recommended.

Shinny Hockey

Recreational drop-in hockey. Full hockey equipment strongly recommended. CSA approved helmets are mandatory.

Youth Shinny

For all Youth Shinny programs, full equipment is mandatory. Maximum 26 players per sessions.


Skating cancellationsCancelled

From time to time, skating sessions will be cancelled due to special events or service disruptions. We will list skating cancellations below and on our Service Disruptions page, as soon as we know of the disruption.

  • There are no skating cancellations at this time.

Skating Fees

Public skating admission fees

The following table displays the admission fees for public skating. Prices do not include tax. Prices are in effect until August 31, 2019.

Public Skating Fees

Admission Type

Duration

Price

Adult

Per visit

$3.98

Youth

Per visit

$3

Senior 55+

Per visit

$3

Family or Group (maximum of 5, 2 adults)

Per visit

$9.73

Children 3 and under

Per visit

No charge

Adult

10 Pass

$38.25

Youth

10 Pass

$27

Senior

10 Pass

$27

Family or Group (maximum of 5, 2 adults)

10 Pass

$87.50

 

Skating program admission fees
The following table displays the admission fees for shinny hockey and other skating programs. Prices do not include tax. Prices are in effect until August 31, 2019.
Skating program admission fees

Skating Program

Duration

Price

Adult Shinny (16 years and up)

Per visit

$6.20

Youth Shinny

Per visit

$4.50

Senior Shinny (Adults 55+)

Per visit

$4.42

Ticket Ice

Per hour

$6.20

Skate 55 (Adults 55+)

Per visit

No charge

Parent and Tot Skate (5 years and under)

Per visit

No charge

Adult Shinny (16 years and up)

10 Pass

$55.75

Senior Shinny (Adults 55+)

10 Pass

$39.82

Youth Shinny

10 Pass

$40.50

 

 

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