Recreational Skating

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Recreational Skating

Public skating and pick-up hockey are offered at the Komoka Wellness Centre (year-round) and Ilderton Arena (fall and winter). Note that the schedule changes seasonally, and may be adjusted for holidays and special events.

Recreational Skating Schedule
Fall 2022
Komoka - Sept 1 to Dec 23
Ilderton - Oct 4 to Dec 23
 
 

Recreational Skating Times & Holiday Closures - Winter Break 2022
  • Fall Skating Start/End Dates:
    Komoka Wellness Centre – Programs run Sept 1 to Dec 23
    Ilderton Arena – Programs run Oct 4 to Dec 23
  • Special Holiday Skating Schedule Dec 24 to Jan 7
  • The Komoka Wellness Centre and Ilderton Arena are closed Dec 25, Dec 26 and Jan 1.
Public Skating

Public Skating

For all to enjoy! Pucks, hockey sticks or equipment on the ice surface is prohibited.

  • $3.50 per person; $2.50 for those 55+
  • Saturdays, 1:00 to 1:50 pm @ Komoka – starts Sept 10 (Not available Sept 3, Oct 15 and Oct 22)
  • Sundays, 12:30 to 1:20 pm @ Ilderton – starts Oct 9

Adult & Preschool Skate

For children 6 years and under and their caregivers. Strollers and skate aids are permitted on the ice. Children must be accompanied by an adult (18+).

  • $3.50 per person; $2.50 for those 55+
  • Mondays, 11:00 to 11:50 am @ Ilderton – starts Oct 17
  • Tuesdays, 10:45 to 11:35 am @ Komoka

Adult Skate (18+)

For adults 18 years or older. Pucks, hockey sticks or equipment on the ice surface is prohibited.

  • $3.50 per person; $2.50 for those 55+
  • Mondays, 10:00 to 10:50 am @ Ilderton – starts Oct 17
  • Tuesdays, 9:45 to 10:35 am @ Komoka
  • Wednesdays, 10:00 to 10:50 am @ Ilderton – starts Oct 5
  • Thursdays, 10:00 to 10:50 am @ Komoka

PA Day Public Skates - Oct 24 and Nov 18

For all to enjoy! Pucks, hockey sticks or equipment on the ice surface is prohibited.

  • $3.50 per person; $2.50 for those 55+
  • 1:00 to 1:50 pm @ Ilderton
  • 1:45 to 2:35 pm @ Komoka
Pick-up Hockey / Shinny

Adult & Preschool Shinny

Provides an opportunity for parents to teach hockey skills to children 6 years old and under. No slap shots, wrist shots or any aggressive forms of play. Children must be accompanied by an adult (18+)

  • $6 per person
  • Wednesdays, 11:00 to 11:50 am @ Ilderton – starts Oct 5
  • Saturdays, 12:00 to 12:50 pm @ Komoka – starts Sept 10 (Not available Sept 3, Oct 15 and Oct 22)

Adult & Child Shinny

Provides an opportunity for parents to teach hockey skills to children 7 - 10 years. No slap shots, wrist shots or any aggressive forms of play. Children must be accompanied by an adult (18+)

  • $6 per person
  • Thursdays, 4:00 to 4:50 pm @ Ilderton – starts Oct 6
  • Fridays, 4:15 to 5:05 pm @ Komoka (Not available Oct 14)

Adult Shinny

Self-organized, non-contact hockey for adults 18 years or older. Full equipment is recommended.

  • $6 per person
  • Wednesdays, 8:15 to 9:35 am @ Komoka
  • Thursdays, 10:30 to 11:20 am @ Ilderton – starts Oct 6

55+ Shinny

Self-organized, non-contact hockey for adults 55 years or older. Full equipment is recommended.

  • $6 per person
  • Mondays, 8:15 to 9:35 am @ Komoka
  • Tuesdays, 10:00 to 11:20 am @ Ilderton – starts Oct 4
Frequent Skater Discount Cards

Frequent skater?

We offer a discounted rate if you purchase a multiple skate "punch card" in advance. 

  • 20 Senior Skates = $45
  • 20 Child or Adult Skates = $63

Valid for public skating only; not valid for shinny. Rates subject to change.

Public Skating Rules

Please observe the following safety rules for the enjoyment of all skaters.

  • Everyone on the ice surface must wear a CSA-approved helmet.
  • All participants must wear skates while on the ice surface.
  • Those without skates will not be permitted on the ice surface.
  • Chairs, sleds, strollers, pylons and other obstructions are not permitted on the ice surface.
  • Skate guards must be worn in unmatted areas throughout the facility.
  • Food and drinks are not permitted on the ice surface.
  • Games such as tag or racing will not be permitted.
  • Refrain from carrying children on shoulders or in arms while skating.
  • The use of hockey sticks is not permitted during public skating sessions.
  • Refrain from throwing snow or ice.
  • Skate at a sensible speed, adhere to the directions of the arena staff members, and reports all accidents or injuries to the arena staff members on duty.
  • Skating backwards is not permitted during public skates. Wearing hockey equipment on the ice is not permitted during public skates.
  • Power skating or figure skating is not permitted during public skate sessions.
  • Wheelchairs are permitted on the ice providing that the operator of the wheelchair is wearing ice skates. Please keep the wheelchair next to the boards away from skating traffic.
Pick-up Hockey / Shinny Rules

For the safety and enjoyment of all participants, please following the Shinny Rules:

  • An adult (18+) must accompany children on the ice. 
  • No unruly behavior, profanity, or spitting.
  • No horseplay, body contact or fighting.
  • No slapshots. 
  • No lifting the puck.
  • No participants are permitted on the ice during ice resurfacing, or until the ice-resurfacer is off the ice and access doors are secure.
  • No sitting on the boards or loitering.
  • Player should leave the ice surface area to rest.
  • Please respect, listen to and follow instructions from the skate patrol and/or arena staff at all times.
  • Respect other participants and be courteous.
  • Report all accidents or injuries to skate patrol or arena staff members immediately.
  • All participants must wear a CSA approved helmet on the ice.
  • Full equipment is required for children and recommended for adults.
  • No headsets, cell phones or handheld electronic devices are to be used while playing.
  • Carrying of children is not permitted.
  • Maximum of 40 participants allowed on the ice at one time

Booking Ice Time

If you are looking to book ice time for a sport overseen by a recognized provincial or national sport organization, please visit our Book a Facility page.

 

Looking for Other Recreation Programs?

Please see our Recreation Programs page for fitness and other recreation programs in Middlesex Centre.

Recreational Programs

 


Assumption of Risk: By visiting any parks and publicly accessible spaces you voluntarily assume all risks, including any risk of injury, loss, damage and possible exposure to a communicable disease such as COVID-19. 

 

For Questions Contact:

Sean Hanlon

Job Title
Customer Service/Recreation Program Assistant
Department
Community Services
Telephone
Extension
ext. 5106