Recreational Programs & Skating

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COVID-19 NOTICE

Please see the Reopening Middlesex Centre list for the status of parks, sports fields and courts, arenas, and other recreational amenities.

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. 


 

Recreational Skating

Public skating and shinny (pick-up hockey) are offered at the Komoka Wellness Centre and Ilderton Arena

Please refer to the current Recreational Skate Schedule or see below for available dates and times. Note that the schedule changes seasonally, and may be adjusted for holidays.
 

Recreational Skating Program for Fall 2021

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
    (Not available October 23 & November 27)
  • Sundays, 12:30 to 1:20 pm @ Ilderton

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, 10:00 to 10:50 am @ Komoka
  • Mondays, 11:00 to 11:50 am @ Ilderton

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

PA Day Public Skates

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

  • $3.50 per person; $2.50 for those 55+
  • November 12, 1:00 to 1:50 pm @ Ilderton
  • November 12, 2:00 to 3:20 pm @ Komoka
Shinny / Hockey

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
  • Saturdays, 12:00 to 12:50 pm @ Komoka
    (Not available October 23 & November 27)

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
  • Fridays, 4:15 to 5:05 pm @ Komoka
    (Not available November 26)

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, 10:00 to 11:20 am @ Ilderton

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
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 programming details. 

 

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