Register before you visit

All our Public Skate programs are currently limited due to increased demand.
To avoid disappointment please ensure you register before visiting

 Book your skate now

Before you are ready to lace up at our arenas please note.

  • All skating programs require you to pre-register.
  • The admissions desk will open approximately 15 minutes before the start of the program.
  • Designated dressing rooms may be made available for changing, tying of skates etc. 

For additional questions or concerns, please contact 519-623-1340.

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Skate and Helmet Rental - Available at Hespeler, Galt Arena Sunday and Thursday Public Skate.

 It is now required that in order to rent equipment, customers must exchange their shoes/boots in order to do so.

The cost to rent are as follows: Skates - $3.00, Helmets - $2.00, Combo - $4.00

2023-2024 Public Skate Schedule

Be sure to register before you visit to avoid disappointment. Capacity is limited. 

Recreation staff will be providing customers with wrist bands to ensure they have paid and they must keep them on until the end of skate. 

Free Public Skate

Enjoy free public skating sessions, offered in partnership with our community sponsors. Advanced registration is not required. Regular public skate rules will apply. C.S.A approved helmets are strongly encouraged for all skaters. Thank you to our sponsors for making these free skate sessions possible. 

 

DateTime ArenaCommunity Sponsor           

Sun Feb 18        

Sun Feb 18

11:00a.m-12:00p.m. 

1:00-2:00 p.m.

Galt Arena             

Karl Homuth Arena

The Office of MP Bryan May 

The Office of MPP Brian Riddell

 

 Public Skate

$2.75/person - Capacity 124 participants

 

DateDayTime Arena

Sept 7 - Apr 4            

Sept 29 - Mar 8

Oct 21 - Mar 9

Sept 10 - Apr 7

Sept 24 - Mar 17
Sept 10 - Apr 7

Thursday       

Friday

Saturday

Sunday

Sunday
Sunday

5:00-6:00 p.m.            

5:00-6:00 p.m.

1:00-2:00 p.m.

11:00 a.m. - noon

1:00-2:00 p.m.
2:30-3:30 p.m.

Galt Arena                       

Dickson Arena

Karl Homuth Arena

Galt Arena

Karl Homuth Arena 
Hespeler Arena #2

Cancellations:

  • Dickson Arena - Oct 6 & Jan 19
  • Galt Arena (Thursday) - Oct 5, Feb 8 & Feb 22
  • Galt Arena (Sunday) - Oct 15, Dec 3, Dec 24, Dec 31, Jan 7, Jan 14 & Feb 25
  • Hespeler Arena #2 (Sunday) - Oct 15, Nov 5, Dec 3, Dec 24, Dec 31, Jan 7 & Jan 21
  • Karl Homuth (Saturday) - Jan 13 & Jan 20
  • Karl Homuth (Sunday) - Dec 3, Dec 24, Dec 30, & Dec 31
 Noon Skate

$2.75/person

 

DateDayTimeArena

Sept 5 - Apr 12

Sept 12 - Apr 9
Sept 6 - Apr 10
Sept 7 - Apr 11

Monday - Friday

Tuesday
Wednesday
Thursday

12:00-2:00 p.m.

12:00-2:00 p.m.
12:00-2:00 p.m.
12:00-2:00 p.m.

Galt Arena

Hespeler Arena #2
Hespeler Arena #2
Hespeler Arena #2

Cancellations:

  • Galt Arena - Oct 10, Oct 14, Dec 1, Dec 7, Dec 25-29, Jan 1, Jan 12, Jan 19, Feb 19, Mar 29 & Apr 1
  • Hespeler Arena #2 (Tuesday) - Dec 26 & Dec 28 
  • Hespeler Arena #2 (Wednesday) - Dec 27 & Dec 28 
  • Hespeler Arena #2 (Thursday) - Dec 28
 Stick and Puck - Parent and Tot

$2.75/person

 

DateDayTimeArena

Sept 12 - Apr 9

Tuesday 11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. Hespeler Arena #1

Cancellations:

  • Dec 19 & Dec 26
 Stick and Puck - Family

$2.75/person

 

DateDayTimeArena
Sept 24 - Mar 17 Sunday 3:00- 4:00 pm Karl Homuth Arena 
Nov 26-Mar 10 Sunday 2:00-3:00 pm Dickson Arena 

Cancellations:

  • Dickson - Dec 3, Dec 24 & Dec 31
 Shinny - Child

$5.50/person, goalies are free
To register for Child Shinny through pickup hub via the City of Cambridge, please click the link below:
https://pickuphub.net/city-cambridge

 

DateDayTimeArena
Sept 12 - Jan 16 Tuesday 4:30-5:30 p.m. Hespeler Arena #2

Cancellations:

  • Hespeler Arena #2 - Dec 26
 18+ Shinny

$5.50/person for 1 hour, goalies are free 
$8.25/person for 90 mins, goalies are free 

To register for shinny 16+ through pickup hub via the city of Cambridge, please click the link below.

https://pickuphub.net/city-cambridge

 

DateDayTimeArena

Sept 12 - Apr 9

Oct 1 - Mar 10

Tuesday

Sunday

12:00-1:30 p.m.

3:00-4:00 p.m.

Hespeler Arena #1

Dickson Arena

Nov 26 - Mar 10

Feb 3 - Mar 9

Sunday

Saturday

1:00-2:00 p.m

8:00-9:00 a.m.

Dickson Arena

Duncan McIntosh Arena 

Cancellations:

  • Hespeler Arena #1 - Dec 26
  • Dickson Arena - Oct 8, Dec 3, Dec 24 & Dec 31
  • Duncan McIntosh - Feb 17
 55+ Shinny

$8.25/person, goalies are free

 

DateDayTimeArena
Sept 11 - Apr 8 Monday 10:00-11:30 a.m. Galt Arena
Sept 13 - Apr 10 Wednesday  9:00- 10:30 a.m. Hespeler Arena #2

Cancellations:

  • Galt Arena- Oct 9, Dec 25, Jan 1, Feb 19, April 1
  • Hespeler Arena #2 - Dec 27 
 Ticket Ice

$11.10/person

 

DateDayTimeArena
Sept 20 - Mar 27 Wednesday/Friday 8:00-9:00 a.m. Hespeler Arena #1

 Cancellations:

  • Dec 1, Dec 27, Dec 29, Jan 5, Jan 12, & Jan 19

 Program Descriptions

Stick and Puck - Parent and Tot

This program is for children 6 years of age and under to practice hockey skills. Full equipment is recommended including a mandatory CSA-approved helmet (with full face mask and hockey gloves for children). Chinstraps must be fastened. A parent/guardian must be 18 years of age or older and must remain in the program area if not on the ice when accompanying children.

Stick and Puck - Family

This program is for families with children 7 years of age and older to practice hockey skills. Each person on the ice must be registered. Game play/shinny is not permitted.  Full equipment is recommended.  CSA-approved helmet (with full face mask and hockey gloves for children) mandatory; chinstraps must be fastened. Parent/guardian must be 18 years of age or older and must remain on the ice with accompanied children.

Shinny

Shinny hockey programs are self-organized recreational hockey games and are suitable for all abilities. Full equipment is required including a mandatory CSA-approved helmet with face mask. Chinstraps must be fastened. Body contact is not permitted.

Public Skate/Noon Skate

This program is for all ages to enjoy a leisure skate. Helmets are strongly recommended, chinstraps must be fastened. Sticks and pucks are not permitted.

Participation is limited to 150 people.   

Ticket Ice

Ticket ice is for all ages to practice figure skating. On-ice coaches must pay drop-in fee. Maximum adult/coach to participant ratio is 1:4. Helmets are strongly recommended.

You can also sign-up to receive notices about facility closures and program cancellations/changes.