Arena & Skating Programs

Community Programs

The City of Thorold offers Community Skating Programs between September and March each year. The 2022 Winter Skating schedule is now over. Skating will resume next September. 


Online Calendar

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: $3.25

Children/ 55+: $2.25

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 Clip Card (20) for $15.00 or pay $2.25 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.


Preschoolers must be 5 or under. 


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


Family Stick N Puck

Family Stick N Puck is a great opportunity for children and youth who want to practice hockey skills. This program is open to children and youth between the ages of 6 and 12 years old.  Equipment is required and a parent or guardian must be on the ice to supervise play. The ice pad is split into 2 so children and youth of different ages can have a place to play.  


$5.00 per entry

Public Skate Rules


  1. Only skates are allowed on the ice.
  2. Food and drink are not permitting in the lobby, however may be consumed in spectator stands. 
  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. Verbal or physical abuse of staff and participants will not be tolerated.

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

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



Online Calendar



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 calendar.

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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