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Skating

A little boy skates between a man and woman

The City of Waterloo offers year-round skating opportunities at our arenas.

Cancellations do happen from time to time. Make sure you check our listing before planning your visit.

Cancellations

Effective Sept. 6 - Dec. 22, 2016

Fall skate schedule PDF

Codes 
PC Parent & child skate

SH-Y Youth shinny

Age: 13-15

PS Public skate

SH-A Adult shinny

Age: 18+

AS Adult skate

SH-M Master shinny

Age: 35-54+

SH-PC Parent & child shinny

SH-55+ Seniors' shinny

Age: 55+

SH-W Women's shinnySH-X For cautious players 55+
Day AMCC RIM Park WMRC
MonSH-55+11:30 a.m. - 12:50 p.m.SH-PC9:30 - 10:50 a.m.ASnoon - 1:20 p.m.
 SH-M1 - 2:20 p.m.AS11 am - 1:20 p.m.PC1:30 - 2:50 p.m.
   SH-A11:30 a.m. - 12:50 p.m.  
   PS4 - 4:50 p.m.  
TueSH-55+11:30 a.m. - 12:50 p.m.SH-PC9:30 - 10:50 a.m.  
 PC1 - 2:20 p.m.AS11 am - 1:20 p.m.  
 PS4 - 4:50 p.m.SH-A11:30 a.m. - 12:50 p.m.  
WedSH-X10 - 10:50 a.m.SH-PC9:30 - 10:50 a.m.ASnoon - 1:20 p.m.
 SH-55+11:30 a.m. - 12:50 p.m.AS11 a.m. - 1:20 p.m.  
 SH-M1 - 2:20 p.m.SH-A11:30 a.m. - 12:50 p.m.  
   SH-W11:30 a.m. - 12:50 p.m.  
   PC1:30 - 2:50 p.m.  
   SH-Y4 - 4:50 p.m.  
ThuSH-55+11:30 a.m. - 12:50 p.m.AS11 a.m. - 1:20 p.m.ASnoon - 1:20 p.m.
   SH-A11:30 a.m. - 12:50 p.m.PC1:30 - 2:50 p.m.
   SH-PC1:30 - 2:50 p.m.  
FriSH-55+11:30 a.m. - 12:50 p.m.PC9:30 - 10:50 a.m.ASnoon - 1:20 p.m.
   AS11 a.m. - 1:20 p.m.SH-PC1:30 - 2:50 p.m.
   SH-A11:30 a.m. - 12:50 p.m.PS4 - 4:50 p.m.
   SH-W11:30 a.m. - 12:50 p.m.  
SatPS3 - 3:50 p.m.PS7:30 - 8:50 p.m.  
   AS8:40 - 10:30 p.m.  
   SH-A9 - 10:20 p.m.  
SunPSnoon - 12:50 p.m.PS3:40 - 5:30 p.m.  
   SH-A10 - 11:20 p.m.  

We offer various admission rates.

In the wintertime, you can also enjoy a whirl around one of the dozens of community and neighbourhood rinks throughout the city.

Special skates

You're invited to attend our...

Thanksgiving public skate at AMCC on Oct. 8 from 3 - 3:50 p.m. A DJ will spin some great skating tunes to keep the excitement going. Please remember to bring your helmet and a non-perishable food donation for the Food Bank of Waterloo Region. 

Halloween bash public skate at RIM Park on Oct. 29 from 7:30 - 8:50 p.m. Come as your favourite costumed character (please make sure you can still safely skate in it though) and be ready for some great music like the Monster Mash and more!  Please remember to bring your helmet and a non-perishable food donation for the Food Bank of Waterloo Region. 

Sponsored skates

A big thank you to Kuppers Orthodontics for sponsoring some public skates this season!

DateTimeLocation
Sunday Sep 11, 2016noon - 12:50 p.m.AMCC
Sunday Oct 16, 20163:40 - 5:30 p.m.RIM Park
Sunday Nov 13, 2016noon - 12:50 p.m.AMCC
Friday Nov 18, 2016 (PA Day)1 - 2:50 p.m.Moses Springer
Sunday Dec 11, 20163:40 - 5:30 p.m.RIM Park
Sunday Jan 8, 2017noon - 12:50 p.m.AMCC
Sunday Feb 12, 20173:40 - 5:30 p.m.RIM Park
Sunday Mar 12, 2017noon - 12:50 p.m.AMCC

New program opportunities

PickupHub is available for youth shinny! Pre-book your spot in our highly sought after shinny program. No lines, no early morning rush to the rink to ensure a spot! Just sign-up, select your dates, pay, and play.

The active living team will be offering a registered Learn to Play Hockey program to adults! Please take a moment to complete our survey to help us plan this program. Look for the program in the Winter P&A Guide.