The City of Cambridge owns and operates seven indoor ice surfaces, and a number of volunteer-run outdoor ice rinks. All of our arenas are single pad facilities, except the Hespeler Memorial Arena which has two ice surfaces.

View our Activities Guide for a current schedule of skate times and prices. You can also sign-up to receive notices about:

  • Program cancellations and changes
  • Facility closures

Learn how to book or rent an arena.

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Upcoming Community Skate Days

Enjoy free public skating on the following days:

Sunday November 24, 2019 9:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. (Hespeler Arena)

Sunday January 19, 2020 5:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. (Hespeler Arena)

NEW! In partnership with the Government of Ontario, the City of Cambridge is pleased to offer skate and helmet rental services which are now available at Hespeler Arena on Sundays during public skate, 2:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.

The cost to rent are as follows:

Skates - $3.00

Helmets - $2.00

Combo - $4.00

Identification is required to rent skates and/or helmets. Acceptable forms of I.D. include: a drivers license, passport, birth certificate or citizenship card. Quantities are limited and will be rented on a first come, first serve basis.

Arenas skating schedule

 Galt Arena Gardens

Noon Skate - $2.50/person
Monday to Friday from 12:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m.

Start Date:  Sept 23/19
Last Date:  Mar 27/20

Cancellations - noon skate is cancelled on Oct 14, Nov 8 & 29, Dec 6, 24 - 27, 30 & 31, Jan 1, 3, 10 & 17, Feb 17

 

18+ Shinny Hockey -$4.25/person
Friday's from 11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

Start Date:  Sept 27/19

Last Date:   Mar 27/20

Cancellations - 18+ shinny hockey is cancelled on Nov 8 & 29, Dec 27, Jan 3, 10 & 17

 

55+ Shinny Hockey -$4.25/person

Tuesday's from 9:00 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.

Start Date: Sept 24/19

Last Date:  Mar 24/20

 Dickson Centre

Public Skate- $4.25/person
Sundays from 3:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Start Date:  Sept 29/19
Last Date:   Mar 8/20

 

Thursdays from 7:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.

Start Date:  Sept 26/19

Last Date:   Mar 5/20

Cancellations - public skating is cancelled on Dec 26, Jan 2 & 9

 

Fridays from 8:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.

Start Date:  Sept 27/19

Last Date:   Mar 6/20

Cancellations - public skating is cancelled on Dec 27, Jan 17

 Preston Auditorium

Public Skate - $4.25/person

Saturdays from 7:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.

Start Date:  Sept 28/19

Last Date:   Feb 22/20

Cancellations - public skating is cancelled on Nov 9 & 30, Jan 4, 11 & 18

 

Parents & Tots - $2.50/person
Fridays from 9:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m.

Start Date:  Sept 27/19
Last Date:   Mar 20/20

Cancellations - parents & tots is cancelled on Nov 8 & 29, Dec 6 & 27, Jan 3, 10 & 17, Mar 20 & 27

 

Adult Skate - $4.25/person

Wednesdays from 9:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m.

Start Date:  Sept 25/19

Last Date:   Mar 25/20

Cancellations - adult skate is cancelled on Dec 25, Jan 1

 

Youth Shinny - $4.25/person

Fridays from 3:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Start Date:  Oct 11/19

Last Date:   Mar 13/20

Cancellations - youth shinny is cancelled on Nov 8 & 29, Dec 6 & 27, Jan 3, 10 & 17, Mar 20 & 27

 

55+ Shinny - $4.25/person

Thursdays from 9:00 a.m. to 10:30 a.m.

Start Date:  Sept 26/19

Last Date:   Mar 26/20

Cancellations - 55+ shinny is cancelled on Dec 26, Mar 19

 

PA Day Skate - $4.25/person

Select Fridays from 10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.

Sept 20, Nov 25, Jan 24, Oct 25

 Hespeler Arena #1

Ticket Ice - $10.25/person

Mondays from 9:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m.

Start Date:  Sept 23/19

Last Date:   Mar 30/20

Cancellations - ticket ice is cancelled on Oct 14, Dec 30, Feb 17

 

Wednesdays & Fridays from 8:00 a.m. to 9:00 a.m.

Start Date:  Sept 25/19

Last Date:   Mar 27/20

Cancellations - ticket ice is cancelled on Nov 29, Dec 6, 25 & 27, Jan 1, 3, 10 & 17

 

Noon Skate - $2.50/person

Monday to Friday from 12:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m.

Start Date:  Sept 3/19

Last Date:   Mar 27/20

Cancellations - noon skate is cancelled on Sept 13, Oct 14, Nov 29, Dec 6, 24 - 27, 30 & 31, Jan 1, 3, 10 & 17, Feb 17

 

Parent & Tot - $2.50/person

Thursdays from 9:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m.

Start Date:  Sept 26/19

Last Date:   Mar 26/20

Cancellations - parent & tot is cancelled on Dec 26

 

Parent & Tot Puck & Stick - $2.50/person

Wednesdays from 11:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.

Start Date:  Sept 25/19

Last Date:   Mar 24/20

Cancellations - parent & tot puck & stick is cancelled on Dec 25, Jan 1

 

Adult Skate - $4.25/person

Fridays from 9:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m.

Start Date:  Sept 27/19

Last Date:   Mar 27/20

Cancellations - adult skate is cancelled on Nov 29, Dec 6 & 27, Jan 3, 10 & 17

 

PA Day Skate - $4.25/person

Select Fridays from 10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.

Sept 20, Oct 25, Nov 15, Dec 6, Jan 24, Apr 1

 Hespeler Arena #2

Public Skate- $4.25/person

Sundays from 2:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.

Start Date:  Sept 29/19

Last Date:   Mar 29/20

Cancellations - public skate is cancelled on Nov 24, Dec 1 & 29, Jan 19, Mar 8

 

Parent & Tot Puck & Stick - $2.50/person

Tuesdays from 11:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.

Start Date:  Sept 24/19

Last Date:   Mar 24/20

Cancellations - parent & tot puck & stick is cancelled on Dec 24 & 31

 

Youth Shinny - $4.25/person

Tuesdays from 4:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.

Start Date:  Sept 24/19

Last Date:   Mar 24/20

Cancellations - youth shinny is cancelled on Dec 24 & 31

 

Ticket Ice - $10.25/person

Tuesdays & Thursdays from 12:00 p.m. to 1:30 p.m.

Start Date:  Sept 24/19

Last Date:   Mar 28/20

Cancellations - ticket ice is cancelled on Dec 24, 26 & 31

 

PA Day Skate - $4.25/person

Friday, May 29/20 from 10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.

Due to special events or tournaments, skating programs may be cancelled.  Cancellations will be posted in the arena or for weekly updates please call (519) 623.1340.  You may also expand the arena information listed above.

Outdoor ice rinks

The City of Cambridge has volunteer-run outdoor natural ice rinks, offering great activities for the community to enjoy. These rinks are subject to availability based on the weather conditions and volunteer interest in supporting them.

The following rinks have volunteers in place:

  • Angewood Park
  • Domm Park
  • Lions Can Amera Park
  • Lincoln Park
  • Victoria Park Hespeler
  • Centennial Park

Locations still available for volunteering are:

  • Riverside Park (Kin Stadium)

The locations below are the 2019 outdoor rinks as follows (to determine an outdoor rink status, please search the outdoor rink location individually):

  • Centennial Park 
  • Domm Park 
  • Lincoln Park 
  • Victoria Park - Hespeler

 

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Outdoor rink activities

Join us for leisure skating at the following times:

  • Monday to Friday, before 4 p.m.
  • Monday to Friday, 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.
  • Saturday and Sunday, 1:30 p.m. to 3 p.m.
  • Saturday and Sunday, 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Join us for some shinny hockey at the following times:

  • Monday to Friday, 4 p.m. to 6 p.m.
  • Saturday and Sunday, 9 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.
  • Saturday and Sunday, 3:30 p.m. to 6 p.m.