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Public Skating Regulations

To ensure a safe enjoyable environment for public skating all users are required to observe the following rules:


General Rules

  • Do not proceed on the ice until the Zamboni is off the ice and the gates are closed.
    The following are prohibited from the ice rink:
    • Animals
    • Food and Beverages
    • Tobacco products
    • Alcohol
    • Illegal drugs
    • Profanity


  • Children 5 years of age and under must wear CSA approved helmet. (3 months and younger don't require a helmet if in a stroller).
  • Strongly recommend that all users wear CSA head protection.
  • Maintain a safe controlled speed.
  • Beginner skaters only in the centre circle (or as marked).
  • Skating aids, strollers or buggies may be allowed when deemed safe by the cashier/cruiser.
  • No chairs or umbrella strollers.

For reasons of safety, the following are not permitted during general public skate sessions:

  • Games (crack the whip, tag, horseplay, etc)
  • Snowball or glove throwing
  • Hockey/ringette sticks, pucks or balls
  • Skating backwards
  • Holding children in arms while skating
  • Jumps, spins or other figure skating routines
  • Sitting on the rink boards
  • Persons not wearing skates

Assumption of Risk

Skaters and spectators are deemed to have knowledge of and assume the inherent risks including, but are not limited too:

a)  Injuries from collisions or contact with other individuals on the ice surface

b)  Injuries from falls


The ice surface maximum skating capacity is 160 participants.

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