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Skating

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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.

Summer Skating Schedule

 South Courtice Arena

Skating Dates and times

Day

Type

Time

Mon

Parent & Tot

9 to 9:50 a.m.

Mon

Shinny Hockey - 55+

12 to 1:20 p.m.

*time change August 12 from 1:30 to 2:50 p.m.

Mon

Skate 55

12:30 to 1:20 p.m.

Mon

Public Skate

6:30 to 8:15 p.m.

Tue

Shinny Hockey - 65+

12 to 1:20 p.m.

Tue

Skate 55

8 to 8:50 p.m.

*ends August 13

Wed

Parent & Tot - Stick & Puck

9 to 9:50 a.m.

Wed

Adult Shinny Hockey

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

Wed

Skate 55

12:30 to 1:20 p.m.

Wed

Shinny Hockey - 55+

1:30 to 2:50 p.m.

Thu

Parent & Tot

9 to 9:50 a.m.

Thu

Shinny Hockey - 65+

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

Thu

Public Skate

12 to 1:50 p.m.

Thu

Women’s Shinny Hockey

12:30 to 1:50 p.m.

Thu

Women’s Shinny Hockey

6:30 to 7:50 p.m.
*ends August 8

Fri

Parent & Tot - Stick & Puck

9 to 9:50 a.m.

Fri

Adult Shinny Hockey

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

Fri

Shinny Hockey - 55+

12:00 to 1:20 p.m.

Fri

Skate 55

12:30 to 1:20 p.m.

Sat

Parent & Tot

10:30 to 11:20 a.m.

Sat

Skate 55

12:30 to 1:20 p.m.

Sun

Parent & Tot

10:30 to 11:20 a.m.

Youth Shinny Schedule - August 26 and 27

Shinny dates and times. 

Day

Time

Location

Ages

Type

Mon,
Aug 26

1:30 to 2:20 p.m.

South Courtice Arena

Ages 6 to 9

Open

Mon,
Aug 26

2:30 to 3:20 p.m.

South Courtice Arena

Ages 10 to 12

Open

Tue,
Aug 27

11:30 a.m. to
12:20 p.m.

South Courtice Arena

Ages 6 to 9

Open

Tue,
Aug 27

12:30 to 1:20 p.m.

South Courtice Arena

Ages 10 to 12

Open

Tue,
Aug 27

1:30 to 2:20 p.m.

South Courtice Arena

Ages 6 to 9

Girls

Tue,
Aug 27

2:30 to 3:20 p.m.

South Courtice Arena

Ages 10 to 12

Girls

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 on our Service Disruptions page, as soon as we know of the disruption.

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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