Skating & Recreational Programs

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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). 

Please see below or print the current recreational skating schedule flyer for available dates, times and prices. Note that the schedule changes seasonally, and may be adjusted for holidays.

Recreational Skating Schedule Flyer
SPRING 2022
 


Recreational Skating Program for Spring 2022

  • Regular schedule from April 1 to June 30, 2022.
  • The Komoka Wellness Centre is closed on Good Friday (April 15), Easter (April 17), and Victoria Day (May 23).
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+
  • Sundays, 2:00 to 2:50 pm @ Komoka
    Not available on April 17

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 @ Komoka
    Not available on May 23

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+
  • Tuesdays, 10:00 to 10:50 am @ Komoka
  • Thursdays, 10:00 to 10:50 am @ Komoka

PA Day Public Skates - June 3

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

  • $3.50 per person; $2.50 for those 55+
  • Friday, June 3, 2:00 to 2:50 pm @ Komoka
Pick-up Hockey / Shinny

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
  • Fridays, 4:15 to 5:05 pm @ Komoka
    Not available on April 15, April 22, May 13 and May 27

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
    Note that on April 13, shinny will run 8:30 to 9:50 am 

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
    Not available on May 23
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.

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.

 

Fitness Programs - YMCA of Southwestern Ontario

The YMCA of Southwestern Ontario offers health and fitness programs at the Wellness Centre. Please visit their website for full program details, including information on summer camps. 

The Community Walking Track at the Wellness Centre is open to non-YMCA-members free of charge on Monday, Wednesday and Friday from 11 am to 1 pm. Please contact the YMCA at 519-601-7033 to book your spot.

 

Ilderton Youth Centre - BGC of London

The Ilderton Youth Centre opened in the Spring of 2022, with programming offered by the BGC London. 

Ilderton Youth Centre

You can find information about other BGC London programs in Ilderton, including summer camp, on their website.

 


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