Skating and shinny hockey schedule

The skating and shinny hockey season has ended for spring 2017.

The new schedule for fall 2017/winter 2018 will be available in the Guelph Community Guide  in August at City of Guelph facilities and library locations.


  • Sleeman Centre – ended for the season
  • Exhibition Park Arena – ended for the season
  • Centennial Park Arena  – ended for the season
  • West End Community Centre – ended for the season

Public skating admission (plus HST)

Age Single ticket 10 visit pass
Youth (4 – 17 years)  $3.20  $26.13
Adult (18 – 54 years)  $3.95  $35.51
Senior (55 years plus)  $3.25  $29.59
Family (2 adults/3 youth)  $10.77  Not available
Adult/senior shinny  $7.00  $68.59

Skating descriptions

  • Tiny Tots Skating – Skating for children who are under three years of age. Free admission for Tots. Regular admission applies for adults.
  • Tiny Tots Shinny – Children under three years of age can focus on their hockey skills. Free admission for Tots. Regular admission applies for adults. Parents may bring sticks and engage in play.
  • Senior/Adult Skating – Weekday skating for persons 18 years of age and over. Admission is $1.25.
  • Public Skating – Skating open to all ages. Public Skating Admissions and Guidelines apply.
  • Adult Shinny Hockey – For men and women 18 years and older. Full equipment, including helmets, is mandatory. No checking is tolerated. Goalies will be subsidized to a maximum of two goalies per session.
  • Senior Shinny Hockey – For men and women 55 years and over. For payment and to pick up a pinny, visit the arena administration office.
  • Silver Seven Senior/Adult Public Skate – Skating for persons 18 years of age and over. Admission is $7 with Seniors membership, $8 without. $10 on band nights.

Public skating admission guidelines

Public skating is open to all ages. In order to provide a safe skating environment, please be aware of the following:

  • Skating aids, sticks and pucks are not permissible during Public Skates.
  • People with a disability are permitted to use their assistive devices to access City programs, services and facilities, as per the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act.
  • Each arena ice surface has a maximum capacity of persons allowed on the ice at one time. This will be enforced at each public skate.
  • Helmets are strongly recommended to be worn by anyone attending the City’s recreational skating program.
  • For cancellations visit our Skate and Hockey Schedule page or call Facility Bookings at 519-837-5678.