Arena & Skating Programs

COVID-19 Update

Community Skating Programs have resumed. Please visit our Community Skating Calender for details. 

Community Skating Calender


All skaters must: 

  • Provide contact information 
  • Complete a self-screening assessment upon arrival
  • Show proof of double vaccination (anyone 12 or older)


Registration is not required to attend a skating program. 


Skating Programs will be limited to 50 people. Admission will be permitted on a first come first serve basis. Skaters may arrive up to 20 minutes before the start of the scheduled skate. 

Public Skating

Public Skate is a great opportunity for families and friends to come for a leisurely skate. Skate Patrol staff are available to answer questions and supervise skaters to ensure a fun and safe environment for everyone. Please review the Public Skate Rules and Guidelines prior to arriving. 


Adults: $3.00

Children/ 55+: $2.00

55+ Skate

The 55+ skate is a leisurely skating session for seniors to socialize, be active and share a coffee afterward.


You can purchase a season pass for $20.00 or pay $2.00 per session. 


Passes may be purchased during program times. 

Tiny Tots Skate

Tiny Tots skating is free for parents and guardians who would like to take their preschoolers skating. This program time provides children with the chance to learn to skate in a quiet environment without distractions.


Please note that each child may be accomonied by a maximum of 2 adults. 


Public Skate Rules


  1. Only skates are allowed on the ice.
  2. Food and drink are not permitting in the facility.
  3. Participants are expected to skate at an appropriate and controlled speed.
  4. Participants are expected to skate in the direction indicated by Skate Patrol Staff.
  5. Throwing ice or snow, horseplay, chain skating, tag, racing, backwards skating and figure skating manoeuvres are not permitted.
  6. It is strongly recommended that participants wear a CSA-approved hockey helmet.
  7. Chairs, sleds, pylons, hockey sticks, pucks and other obstructions are not permitted on the ice surface.
  8. Children may not be carried while on the ice surface.
  9. All children and youth under 13 must be accompanied by an adult for the foreseeable future.

10. Participants must pre-register online.

11. Public Programs are only available to Thorold residents at this time.

12. Verbal or physical abuse of staff and participants will not be tolerated.

13. No handheld electronic devices are to be used while skating.

14. Alcoholic beverages, illegal substances, or anyone under the influence will not be permitted on the premises.

15. Participants must arrive rink ready.

16. Dressing rooms will not be available.

17. Participants must arrive 15 minutes prior to Skate.

18. Participants will be given 15 minutes following skate to gather belongings and vacate the building.

19. Masks may only be removed upon entering rink, and must be donned upon exiting.

20. All participants must complete COVID-19 screening with staff prior to entering the facility.

21. All skates are 50 minutes in length. 

22. Any registered participant who does not attend will not be permitted to register for another skate program for one week. 



From time-to-time we may need to cancel our arena programming for maintenance, holidays, tournaments or special events; we will do our best to post this information ahead of time online and at the arena. You can look up our most up to date schedules using our online calender.

Contact Us

© 2018 The Corporation of the City of Thorold, 3540 Schmon Parkway, PO Box 1044, Thorold ON, L2V 4A7

Hours of Operation: 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday to Friday

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