The City of Waterloo offers several popular skating programs and opportunities. Download the winter schedule and plan your visit.
- Parent and child shinny - For parents and children aged 12 and younger who want to play shinny together. We permit sticks and pucks, and nets will be available for use. A skating adult must be present.
- Parent and child skate - For parents, pre-school and home-schooled children aged 12 and younger who want to skate together. We do not permit sticks and pucks. A skating adult must be present.
- Public skating - Skating program for all ages. We permit skating aids, at the discretion of facility staff. However, strollers are not allowed on the ice.
- Shinny - Shinny hockey is offered in sessions for ages 13-15 years, 16-18 years, 18-54 years and 55 and older. We recommend on-ice participants wear full CSA-approved hockey equipment, including head, eye and facial protection.
The operators of all City facilities strongly recommend that CSA-approved safety equipment (including head, eye and facial protection) be worn by all on-ice participants.
Programs are subject to change. Be sure to check our cancellations page before travelling to our rinks.