City of Kitchener

2017 Winter Skate / Pick-Up Hockey Schedule

All public skating times and schedules subject to change. Check back often or call 519.741.2699.

Weekend Public Skates FREE Weekday Public Skates Feb 20 Free Family Day Skates Pick-Up Hockey / Shinny Rules For Public Skating Learn More About The Aud & Arenas

 


Weekend Public Skating (Paid)

Day of the Week

Time

Arena

Start Date

Cancellations

Saturdays

1 p.m. - 2:50 p.m.

Lions

Oct. 15, 2016

Feb. 4, 2017

Sundays

2:30 p.m. - 3:50 p.m.

Lions

Oct. 16, 2016

 Jan. 1, 2017

Sundays

2 p.m. - 2:50 p.m. 

Grand River

Oct. 16, 2016

 Jan. 1, 2017

Cost

  • Children, 17 and under = $4.25
  • Adults = $6.25
  • Seniors, 55+ = $4.25
  • Family = $13

Cash Only Accepted At Door

 

Weekday Public Skating (FREE thanks to Josslin Insurance)

Day of the Week

Time

Arena

Start Date

Cancellations

Mondays

3:45 p.m. - 5:05 p.m.

Activa

Sept. 12, 2016

 Feb. 20, 2017

Tuesdays

10:30 a.m. - 11:20 a.m.

Kiwanis (The Aud)

Oct. 11, 2016

 

Tuesdays

11 a.m. - 12:50 p.m.

Lions

Oct. 11, 2016

 

Tuesdays

3:45 p.m. - 5:05 p.m.

Activa

Sept. 13, 2016

 

Tuesdays

4 p.m. - 4:50 p.m.

Don McLaren

Oct. 18, 2016

 

Tuesdays

4 p.m. - 4:50 p.m.

Grand River

Oct. 11, 2016

 

Wednesdays

11 a.m. - 11:50 a.m.

Grand River

Oct. 12, 2016

 

Wednesdays

4 p.m. - 4:50 p.m.

Kiwanis (The Aud)

Oct. 12, 2016

 

Wednesdays

4 p.m. - 4:50 p.m.

Lions

Oct. 12, 2016

 

Thursdays

10:30 a.m. - 11:20 a.m.

Kiwanis (The Aud)

Oct. 13, 2016

 Jan. 12, 2017

Thursdays

11:15 a.m. - 12:05 p.m.

Activa

Sept. 15, 2016

 Feb. 2, 2017

Thursdays

3:45 p.m. - 5:05 p.m.

Activa

Sept. 15, 2016

 Feb. 2, 2017

Thursdays

4 p.m. - 4:50 p.m.

Lions

Oct. 13, 2016

 

Fridays

10:15a.m. -12:05p.m.

Activa

Oct. 14, 2016

Jan. 13, Feb 3, 2017

 

 

PD Day Skates (Paid)

Date

Time

Location

January 27, 2017

1p.m. - 3p.m.

Kiwanis, The Aud

April 7, 2017

1p.m. - 3p.m.

Activa 

Cost

  • Children, 17 and under = $4.25
  • Adults = $6.25
  • Seniors, 55+ = $4.25
  • Family = $13

Cash Only Accepted At Door

 

Family Day Special Skates (FREE)

Date

Time

Location

Sponsored by

February 20, 2017 - Family Day

9 a.m. - 11 a.m.

Kiwanis, The Aud 

Chin Realty

February 20, 2017 - Family Day

11 a.m. - 1 p.m.

Kinsmen, The Aud

Kostecki Real Estate

February 20, 2017 - Family Day

1:30p.m. - 3:30p.m.

Kiwanis, The Aud 

Daiene Vernile 

Skating at the Outdoor Rink in Carl Zehr Square (FREE)

Free skating daily from 8 a.m. - 10 p.m. 

The Outdoor Rink in Carl Zehr Square is located in front of Kitchener City Hall, facing King St.

 


 

 

Adult & Child Pick-Up Hockey / Shinny (Paid)

Date

Time  Location

March Break Pick-Up Games

March 13, 14, 15, 16, 2017

9:30 a.m. - 10:30 a.m. - 7 years and younger*

11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. - 8 - 12 years old*

*A skating adult must be present with child.

Kiwanis Rink, The Aud

March Break Pick-Up Games

March 17, 2017

 

10:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. - 7 years and younger*

12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m. - 8 - 12 years old*

*A skating adult must be present with child.

 Activa Sportsplex

 

Adult Pick-Up Hockey / Shinny Presented by 20Skaters.com (Paid)

Pick-up hockey for players 18+.

Day of the Week

Time

Arena

Start Date

Cancellations

Tuesdays

12:15 - 1:05 p.m. 

 Activa

Sept. 6, 2016

 

Wednesdays

12 - 12:50 p.m. 

Activa

Sept. 7, 2016

 

Thursdays

12:15  - 1:05 p.m.

Activa

Sept. 8, 2016

 

Fridays

12 - 12:50 p.m. 

Activa

Sept. 16, 2016

Jan. 13, 2017. Feb. 3, 2017

Cost

  • Children, 17 and under = $4.25
  • Adults = $6.50 (Goalies FREE)
  • Seniors, 55+ = $4.25
  • Family = $13

Cash Only Accepted At Door

 


Public Skating Guidelines

To accommodate other events, skating programs are sometimes affected. Reminders will be placed in facilities well in advance of such changes. Please check our skating schedule for updates and cancellations.

For casual ice rentals, skating parties, hockey parties or practices; as well as Lions Hall rentals (meetings, birthday parties, weddings, etc.), please call 519-741-2699.

Limited sledges and wheelchair skates are available at Kitchener arenas.They can be reserved by calling 519-741-2699 or TTY 1-866-969-9994.

Public Skating guidelines apply to all skating events where the public are invited to skate, including: shinny, public skating, family, senior and adult skates. This includes skating at The outdoor rink in Carl Zehr Square, Community Arenas, and the Kitchener Memorial Auditorium Complex.

  1. Food & Beverage Consumption - is permitted in the arena lobby and spectator seating areas only.
  2. Games, Hockey Games or Hockey Sticks - No games are to be played at any time that will endanger the safety and/or enjoyment of others. This includes hockey games, or the use of hockey sticks.
  3. Keeping Pace - Avoid excessively fast skating and stopping (socializing), which could interfere with traffic flow.
  4. Shoes - No shoes allowed unless assistance is being provided to help tots to skate in the cordoned off area or during a family skating session.
  5. Skating Aids - Skating aids are available on a limited basis (please see arena attendant). Strollers, chairs, toboggans and wagons not permitted.
  6. Wheelchairs/Sledges - Wheelchairs, wheelchair skates and sledges are welcome on Municipal arenas and outdoor rinks. Individuals using these devices must travel in the same direction as the other skaters. Attendants/helpers are welcome to assist individuals however they must wear skates. Where there are admission charges to an arena for public skating, the attendant/helper is admitted at no-charge upon presentation of a PAL Card. To apply for a PAL Card and/or to reserve wheelchair skates and sledges, please contact 519-741-2228 or TTY 1-866-969-9994.
  7. Use of Helmets - Helmets are required for all skaters.
  8. Carrying of Infants/Children - Children must not be carried by any means (e.g. sitting on shoulders, being carried in arms or carried in equipment such as "Snugglies" or in back packs).
  9. Sitting on Boards - Patrons may not sit on the rink boards at any time.
  10. Figure Skating - is permitted at the discretion of the arena attendant.

Parent & Child Pick-Up Hockey / Shinny Guidelines

Public skating fees apply. Goalies play for free.

  1. Parent & Child Shinny is for parents with children 12 and under.
  2. A skating adult must be present.
  3. Sticks and pucks permitted. Nets will be provided.
  4. Hockey play is unsupervised meaning no referees or timekeepers.
  5. Full CSA-approved hockey equipment required including helmets.
  6. Maximum 30 skaters on the ice at a time.

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