Skating and shinny hockey schedule

The City of Guelph offers lots of opportunities for skaters of all ages to take part in skating activities throughout the year. Skating admissions can be purchased by monthly or per visit recreation and fitness fee schedules. During tournament/special event weekends, public skates are offered in at least one City facility. Regular admission applies to all other skates.

Sleeman Centre

50 Woolwich Street

September 25, 2019 to March 25, 2020

Cancellations

Public skating cancelled Wednesday, December 25, Wednesday, January 1 and Wednesday, January 8

Description Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
Public skating
(recreational)
n/a n/a  12 to 1:50 p.m.  n/a n/a n/a n/a

Victoria Road Recreation Centre

151 Victoria Road North

September 28, 2019 to March 29, 2020

Cancellations

  • Family fun skate time cancelled on Monday, October 14 and Monday, December 30
  • Public skating cancelled on Saturday, December 7, Saturday, January 4 and Saturday, February 8
  • Public skating will be rescheduled to 2 to 3:15 p.m. on Sunday, November 24
  • Senior shinny cancelled on Thursday, December 26
  • Super senior shinny cancelled on Friday, November 22, Friday, December 6 and Friday, February 7
  • Youth shinny cancelled on Monday, October 14
Description Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
Family fun skate time (recreational) 10:30 to 11:20 a.m. n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a
Public skating
(recreational)
n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a 2:30 to 3:45 p.m. 1 to 2:15 p.m. (rescheduled to 2 to 3:15 p.m. on November 24 only)
Youth shinny (13-17 years)
(fitness)
4 to 5:20 p.m. n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a
55+ Senior shinny
(fitness)
n/a n/a n/a 9 to 10:50 a.m. n/a n/a n/a
65+ Super senior shinny
(fitness)
n/a n/a n/a n/a 10 to 11:20 a.m. n/a n/a

West End Community Centre

21 Imperial Road South

September 7, 2019 to March 28, 2020

Cancellations

  • Adult shinny cancelled on Monday, October 14, Friday, November 22, Friday, December 6, Wednesday, December 25, Thursday, December 26, Friday, January 3 and Friday, February 7
  • Adult/senior skating cancelled on Tuesday, November 5 and Thursday, December 26
  • Family fun skate time cancelled on Friday, November 22, Friday, December 6, Friday, January 3 and Friday, February 7
  • Public skating cancelled on Saturday, November 23, Sunday, November 24, Sunday, December 8, Sunday, January 5 and Sunday, February 9
  • Senior shinny cancelled Thursday, December 26
  • Super senior shinny cancelled Monday, October 14, Wednesday, December 25 and Monday, February 17
Description Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
Public skating
(recreational)
n/a n/a n/a n/a 7:30 to 8:45 p.m. 1 to 2:15 p.m. 2 to 3:15 p.m.
Adult/Senior skating
(recreational)
n/a 11 to 11:50 a.m. n/a 11 to 11:50 a.m. n/a n/a n/a
Family Fun Skate Time
(recreational)
n/a n/a n/a n/a 10:30 to 11:20 a.m. n/a n/a
18+ Adult shinny
(fitness)
12 to 1:20 p.m. 12 to 1:20 p.m. 12 to 1:20 pm. 12 to 1:20 p.m. 12 to 1:20 p.m. n/a n/a
55+ Senior shinny
(fitness)
n/a 9 to 10:20 a.m. n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a
65+ Super Senior shinny
(fitness)
10 to 11:20 a.m. n/a 10 to 11:20 a.m. n/a n/a n/a n/a

Fees

Fees listed do not include tax

One visit

Age group 1 visit
Infant/preschool
(0-3 years)
Free (With paying parent/guardian)
Child
(4-12 years)
 $3.33
Youth with paying parent/guardian
(13-17 years)
 $3.33
Adult
(18-54 years)
 $4.16
Senior
(55+ years)
 $3.33
Family
(up to 6 people, minimum 1 adult, maximum 2 adults)
 $12.48

10 visits

Age group 10 visit (recreational)
10 visits (fitness)
Child
(4-12 years)
 $29.96 n/a
Youth with paying parent/guardian
(13-17 years)
 $29.96 $48.68
Adult
(18-54 years)
 $37.45 $60.86
Senior
(55+ years)
 $29.96 $48.68

20 visits

Age group 20 visit (recreational)
20 visits (fitness)
Child
(4-12 years)
 $56.59 n/a
Youth
For fitness plan, program age minimums apply
(13-17 years)
 $56.59 $91.96
Adult
(18-54 years)
 $70.74 $114.96
Senior
(55+ years)
 $56.59 $91.96

Activity descriptions

  • Public skating: Everyone is welcome! This skate is a great way to socialize and skate
    with family and friends.
  • Family Fun time: Bring the whole family out for a morning on the ice. A chance to
    focus on your skating and hockey skills while spending time together.
  • Recreational shinny: Hockey players to benefit from drop-in, pick up hockey. Full
    equipment and helmets are mandatory. Goalies (maximum 2 per session) subsidized. Space is limited to 24 players and 4 goalies. Check-in is 30 minutes prior to start time.

Safe skating is fun skating

Public Skating rules and guidelines for all ages

Do:

  • Have fun and follow RZone rules
  • Respect and follow direction from Skate Patrol
  • Report any injuries or accidents to Skate Patrol
  • Maintain reasonable control of your speed, course, and direction
  • Children nine years and younger must be supervised by a parents/guardian must who is at least 12 years of age
  • CSA approved helmets are recommended during all skate programs
  • Customers with a disability are permitted to use assistive devices while accessing City of Guelph programs.

Do not:

  • Bring pucks, sticks, strollers, skating aids, sleighs, toys, food, drink, headphones, or cell phones onto the ice surface.
  • Behave in a rough, aggressive, or inappropriate manner
  • Carry children or other items onto the ice

Check our schedules and get more information at guelph.ca/recreation