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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.

Fall Skating Schedule

 South Courtice Arena

Schedule starts Tuesday, September 3, 2019. Public skate starts Friday, September 27, 2019.

Skating Dates and times.

Day

Type

Time

Sunday

Parent & Tot

 10:30 to 11:20 a.m.

Monday

Parent & Tot

 9 to 9:50 a.m.

Monday

Parent & Tot - Stick & Puck

 10 to 10:50 a.m.

Monday

Shinny Hockey - 65+

 11 a.m. to 12:20 p.m.

Monday

Adult Leisure Skate

 12:30 to 1:20 p.m.

Monday

Shinny Hockey - 55+

 12:30 to 1:50 p.m.

Monday

Adult Leisure Skate

 10 to 10:50 p.m.

Tuesday

Parent & Tot

 9:00 to 9:50 a.m.

Tuesday

Parent & Tot - Stick & Puck

 10 to 10:50 a.m.

Tuesday

Adult Leisure Skate

 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

Adult Shinny Hockey

 11 a.m. to 12:20 p.m.

Wednesday

Shinny Hockey - 55+

 12:30 to 1:50 p.m.

Thursday

Parent & Tot

 9:00 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

Adult Leisure Skate

 12:30 to 1:20 p.m.

Thursday

Shinny Hockey - 55+

 1:30 to 2:50 p.m.

Friday

Parent & Tot

 9:00 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

Shinny Hockey - 55+

 12 to 1:20 p.m.

Friday

Adult Leisure Skate

 12:30 to 1:20 p.m.

Friday

Public Skate

 6:30 to 8:15 p.m.

Saturday

Parent & Tot

 10:30 to 11:20 a.m.

Garnet B. Rickard Recreation Complex

Schedule starts Monday, September 23, 2019.

Skating Dates and times.

Day

Type

Time

Sunday

Public Skate

 1:30 to 3:15 p.m.

Monday

Parent & Tot

 10 to 10:50 a.m.

Monday

Parent & Tot - Stick & Puck

 11 to 11:50 a.m.

Monday

Adult Leisure Skate

 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

Adult Leisure Skate

 12 to 12:50 p.m.

Tuesday

Adult Shinny Hockey

 1:30 to 2:50 p.m.

Wednesday

Parent & Tot

 10 to 10:50 a.m.

Wednesday

Parent & Tot - Stick & Puck

 11 to 11:50 a.m.

Wednesday

Adult Leisure Skate

 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 Hockey

 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

Adult Leisure Skate

 12 to 12:50 p.m.

Friday

Adult Shinny Hockey

 1:30 to 2:50 p.m.

Darlington Sports Centre

Schedule starts Saturday, September 28, 2019.

Skating Dates and times.

Day

Type

Time

Saturday

Public Skate

 6 to 7:45 p.m.

P.A. Day Skates - South Courtice Arena

Day

Type

Time

Friday, September 27

Public Skate

1:30 to 3:15 p.m.

Friday, November 22

Public Skate

1:30 to 3:15 p.m.

Exclusion Dates

Day

Time

Monday, October 14

Cancellation: All programs at all facilities.

Friday, October 18

Cancellation: All daytime programming at all facilities.

Saturday, October 19

Cancellation: Public Skating at Darlington Sports Centre

Friday, November 29

Cancellation: All programs at South Courtice Arena.

Saturday, November 30

Cancellation: All programs at South Courtice Arena.

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.

Adult Leisure Skate

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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