The City of Cambridge owns and operates seven indoor ice surfaces, and a number of volunteer-run outdoor ice rinks.

Upcoming Community Skate Days

Enjoy free public skating on the following day:

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

Indoor Skating Schedule

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

Skate and Helmet Rental

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.

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.

The cost to rent are as follows:

Skates - $3.00

Helmets - $2.00

Combo - $4.00

 Public 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.

Cost: $2.50/person 

 

Arena                     Age          Day             Time                  Start Date      End Date    
Dickson Arena   All Ages Thursday 7:00-8:00 pm Sep 26 Mar 5
All Ages Friday 8:00-9:00 pm Sep 27 Mar 6
All Ages Sunday 3:00-4:00 pm Sep 29 Mar 8
Preston Aud All Ages Saturday 7:00-8:00 pm Sep 28 Feb 22
Hespeler Arena #2 All Ages Sunday 2:30-3:30 pm Sep 29

Mar 29

Dickson Arena -  30 Park Hill Rd W.

Cancellations - Public skate will be cancelled on Dec 26, 27, Jan 2, 9, 17

Preston Arena - 1458 Hamilton St.

Cancellations - Public skate will be cancelled on Nov 9, 30, Jan 4, 11, 18

Hespeler Arena - 640 Ellis Rd.

Cancellations - Public skate will be cancelled on Nov 24, Dec 1, 29, Jan 19, Mar 8

 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.

Cost: $2.50/person

 

Arena                     Age          Day             Time                  Start Date      End Date    
Galt Arena All Ages Monday - Friday 12:00-2:00 pm Sep 23/19 Mar 27/20
Hespeler Arena #1 All Ages Monday - Friday 12:00-2:00 pm Sep 3/19 Mar 27/20

Galt Arena - 98 Shade St.

Cancellations - Noon skate will be cancelled on Oct 14, Nov 8, 29, Dec 24 - 27, 30, 31, Jan 1, 3, 10, 17, Feb 17

Hespeler Arena #1 - 640 Ellis Rd.

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

 PA Day 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.

Cost: $2.50/person

 

Arena                     Age          Day             Time                  Start Date      End Date    
Preston Aud All Ages Select Friday's 10:00-11:00 am Sep 20/19 Oct 25/20
Hespeler Arena #1 All Ages Select Friday's 10:00-11:00 am Sep 20/19 Apr 1/20
Hespeler Arena #2 All Ages Select Friday's 10:00-11:00 am May 29/20

May 29/20

Preston Aud - 1458 Hamilton St.

Occurs Sept 20, Nov 25, Jan 24 & Oct 25

Hespeler Arena #1 - 640 Ellis Rd.

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

Hespeler Arena #2 - 640 Ellis Rd.

 Adult skate

This program is for participants ages 18 and older to enjoy a leisure skate. Helmets are strongly recommended, chinstraps must be fastened. Sticks and pucks are not permitted.

Cost: $2.50/person

 

Arena                     Age          Day             Time                  Start Date      End Date    
Preston Aud 18+ Wednesday 11:00 am-12:00 pm Sep 25/19 Mar 25/20
Hespeler Arena #1 18+ Friday 9:00-10:00 am Sep 27/19 Mar 27/20

Preston Aud - 1458 Hamilton St.

Cancellations - Adult skate is cancelled on Dec 25 and Jan 1

Hespeler Arena #1 - 640 Ellis Rd.

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

 Ticket Ice

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

Cost: $10.25/person

 

Arena                     Age          Day             Time                  Start Date      End Date    
Dickson Arena   All Ages Monday   9:00-10:00 am Sep 23/19 Mar 30/20
All Ages Wednesday 8:00-9:00 am Sep 25/19 Mar 25/20
All Ages Friday 8:00-9:00 am Sep 29/19 Mar 27/20
Hespeler Arena #2 All Ages Tuesday 12:00-1:00pm Sep 24/19 Mar 24/20
  All Ages Thursday 12:00-1:00pm Sep 26/19

Mar 26/20

Hespeler Arena #1 - 640 Ellis Rd.

Cancellations - Ticket ice is cancelled on Oct 14, Nov 29, Dec 6, 25, 27, 30, Jan 1, 3, 10, 17, Feb 17

Hespeler Arena #2 - 640 Ellis Rd.

Cancellations - Ticket ice is cancelled on Dec 24, 26, 31

 Parent and Tot

This program is for children 6 years of age and under to practice skating. 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. Sticks and pucks are not permitted.

Cost: $2.50/person

 

Arena                     Age          Day             Time                  Start Date      End Date    
Hespeler Arena #1 6 Years & Under Thursday 9:00-10:00 am Sep 26/19 Mar 26/20
Preston Aud 6 Years & Under Friday 9:00-10:00 am Sep 27/19

Mar 20/20

Hespeler Arena #1 - 640 Ellis Rd.

Cancellations - Parent and tot skate is cancelled on Dec 26

Preston Aud - 1458 Hamilton St.

Cancellations - Parent and tot skate is cancelled on Nov 8, 29, Dec 6, 27, Jan 3, 10, 17, Mar 20, 27

 Parent & Tot Puck & Stick

This program is for children 6 years of age and under to practice hockey skills. Full equipment is recommended. A CSA approved helmet with full face mask and hockey gloves for children is mandatory. 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.

Cost: $2.50/person

 

Arena                     Age          Day             Time                  Start Date      End Date    
Hespeler Arena #2 6 Years & Under Tuesday 11:00-12:00 pm Sep 24/19 Mar 24/20
Hespeler Arena #1 6 Years & Under Wednesday 11:00-12:00 pm Sep 25/19

Mar 24/20

Hespeler Arena #2 -  640 Ellis Rd.

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

Hespeler Arena #1 -  640 Ellis Rd.

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

 Youth Shinny

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

Cost: $4.25/person

 

Arena                     Age          Day             Time                  Start Date      End Date    
Hespeler Arena #2 10 - 13 yrs Tuesday 4:30-5:30 pm Sep 24/19 Mar 24/20
Preston Aud 14 - 17 yrs Friday 3:30-4:30 pm Oct 11/19

Mar 13/20

Hespeler Arena #2 - 640 Ellis Rd.

Cancellations - Youth shinny is cancelled on Dec 24, 31

Preston Aud - 1458 Hamilton St.

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

 18+ Shinny

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

Cost: $4.25/person

 

Arena                     Age          Day             Time                  Start Date      End Date    
Galt Arena 18+ Friday 11:00-12:00 pm Sep 27/19 Mar 27/20

Galt Arena - 98 Shade St.

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

 55+ Shinny

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

Cost: $4.25/person

 

Arena                     Age          Day             Time                  Start Date      End Date    
Galt Arena 55+ Tuesday 9:00-10:30 am Sep 24/19 Mar 24/20
Preston Aud 55+ Thursday 9:00-10:30 am Sep 26/19

Mar 26/20

Galt Arena - 98 Shade St.

Preston Aud - 1458 Hamilton St.

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

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