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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 schedule

  • Summer skating schedule (PDF)
  • Fall skating schedule (PDF)
    Note: Garnet B. Rickard Recreation Complex and South Courtice Arena schedules begins September 5. Darlington Sports Centre schedule begins September 30, Orono Arena starts October 1, and Newcastle Arena starts October 3.
  • 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.

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.

Cancellations at Garnet B. Rickard Recreation Complex
  • Friday, October 13: All Parent & Tot; Skate 55 and Shinny Programs
  • Sunday, October 15: Public Skate
Cancellations at South Courtice Arena
  • Friday, October 13: All Parent & Tot; Shinny; Skate 55 Programs; and Public Skating
Cancellations at Darlington Sports Centre
  • Saturday, October 14: Public Skate

P.A. Day Skates

  • Friday, September 29, 2017 at South Courtice Arena from 1:30 to 3:20 p.m.
  • Friday, November 24, 2017 at Garnet B. Rickard Recreation Complex from 1:30 to 3:20 p.m.

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, 2018.

Admission fees for public skating

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

$36

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, 2018.

Skating program admission fees

Skating Program

Duration

Price

Adult Shinny (16 years and up)

Per visit

$6.20

Youth Shinny

Per visit

$4.50

Shinny 55 (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

Shinny 55 (Adults 55+)

10 Pass

$39.82

Youth Shinny

10 Pass

$40.50

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