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A child and two adults skating

The City of Waterloo offers several popular skating programs and opportunities. Download the summer schedule and plan your visit to RIM Park today. 

  • 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+years. 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.

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