Recreational Skating & Shinny Hockey

​​​​​​​​​​​​We offer public recreational skating and shinny hockey at various times throughout the week. All times are scheduled at the Stronach Aurora Recreation Complex, located at 1400 Wellington St. East.

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Canada 150 Skating Day

In celebration of Canada 150 Skating Day, there will be a FREE Skate at the Stronach Aurora Recreation Complex on Sunday, December 10 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. (hosted by the Aurora Skating Club).

Please note: Public Skate times will be cancelled on this date from 11 a.m. to 12 p.m. and 4 p.m. to 5 p.m.

Skating Fun for the Entire Family

Enjoy an entire season of family fun. A maximum of 2 adults and 2 children, within the same family can have unlimited use of the Town of Aurora's public skating. Sign up at the Stronach Aurora Recreation Complex.

Winter Pass - January 6, 2018 to March 31, 2018
Season Pass - September 5, 2017 to September 1, 2018

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Skating & Hockey Schedule - Fall 2017

Stronach Aurora Recreation Complex
1400 Wellington Street East
905-726-4770

Fall 2017 Schedule
Public Skating & Shinny Hockey - September 5 to December 22, 2017

Prices
Public Skating - $2.80 per person or 10 tickets for $20.70
Shinny Hockey - $5.90 per person or 10 tickets for $46.45

Public Skate

Sunday
11 a.m. to 12 p.m.
4 p.m. to 5 p.m.

Tuesday
4 p.m. to 5 p.m.

Wednesday
4 p.m. to 5 p.m.

Thursday
4 p.m. to 5 p.m.

Friday
4:30 p.m. to 6 p.m.

Saturday
11 a.m. to 12 p.m.
4 p.m. to 5 p.m.

Parent & Child Skate/Shinny

Monday
9:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m.

Thursday
1:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m.

Friday
9:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m.

Adult Skate

Monday
9 p.m. to 10 p.m.

Senior Skate

Tuesday
10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.

Thursday
10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.

Adult Shinny Hockey

Monday
11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Tuesday
11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Wednesday
11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Thursday
11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Friday
11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Ladies Shinny Hockey

Wednesday
11:15 a.m. to 12:45 p.m.

Friday
11:15 a.m. to 12:45 p.m.

P.A. Day / Holiday Skates

Located at the SARC.

Monday, September 25 – 1 p.m. to 3 p.m.

Monday, October 9 – 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Friday, October 20 – 1 p.m. to 3 p.m.

Friday, November 24 – 1 p.m. to 3 p.m.

Cancellations

Please note the following cancellations.

Monday, October 9
Parent & Child Skate/Shinny – Cancelled
Adult Skate – Cancelled
Adult Shinny – Cancelled

Wednesday, November 22
Adult Shinny – Cancelled
Ladies Shinny – Cancelled

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Winter 2018 Holiday Schedule
Public Skating & Shinny Hockey Schedules:
December 23, 2017 to January 5, 2018

Exceptions to the times listed below will be determined as necessary and posted in the arenas.

Prices

Public Skating: $2.80 per person per visit / $20.70 for 10 tickets

Shinny Hockey: $5.90 per person per visit / $46.45 for 10 tickets

*All fees subject to change effective January 1, 2018.

Location

Stronach Aurora Recreation Complex (SARC)
1400 Wellington Street East
905-726-4770

Located at the SARC (unless otherwise noted).

Regular Public Skate Admission applies from December 23, 2017 to January 5, 2018.

*All Public Skating from December 27 to 29 is FREE and sponsored by Time Hortons.

**Located at the AFLC as part of the Family First Night special event.

DATES / TIMES

Saturday, December 23 – 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. / 2 p.m. to 4 p.m.

Sunday, December 24 – 10 a.m. to 12 p.m.

Monday, December 25 – Closed

Tuesday, December 26 – 10 a.m. to 12 p.m.

*Wednesday, December 27 – 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. / 2 p.m. to 4 p.m.

*Thursday, December 28 – 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. / 2 p.m. to 4 p.m.

*Friday, December 29 – 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. / 2 p.m. to 4 p.m.

Saturday, December 30 – 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. / 2 p.m. to 4 p.m.

Sunday, December 31 – 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. / 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.**

Monday, January 1 – Closed

Tuesday, January 2 – 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. / 2 p.m. to 4 p.m.

Wednesday, January 3 – 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. / 2 p.m. to 4 p.m.

Thursday, January 4 – 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. / 2 p.m. to 4 p.m.

Friday, January 5 – 10 a.m. to 12 p.m.

Note: There will be no skating on January 6 and 7, 2018.

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Winter 2018 - Public Skating & Shinny Hockey Schedules:
January 8 to March 31, 2018

Exceptions to the times listed below will be determined as necessary and posted in the arenas.

Prices

Public Skating: $2.80 per person per visit / $20.70 for 10 tickets

Shinny Hockey: $5.90 per person per visit / $46.45 for 10 tickets

*All fees subject to change effective January 1, 2018.

Location

Stronach Aurora Recreation Complex (SARC)
1400 Wellington Street East
905-726-4770

DATES / TIMES

PUBLIC SKATE

Tuesday, Wednesday & Thursday
4 p.m. to 5 p.m.

Friday
4:30 p.m. to 6 p.m.

Saturday & Sunday
11 a.m. to 12 p.m.
4 p.m. to 5 p.m.

PARENT & CHILD SKATE/SHINNY

Monday & Friday
9:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m.

Thursday
1:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m.

ADULT SKATE

Monday
9 p.m. to 10 p.m.

SENIOR SKATE

Tuesday & Thursday
10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.

ADULT SHINNY HOCKEY

Monday to Friday
11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.

LADIES SHINNY HOCKEY

Wednesday & Friday
11:15 a.m. to 12:45 p.m.

CANCELLATIONS

Please note the following cancellations. 

Friday, February 2 – All skates cancelled.

Saturday, February 3 – All skates cancelled.

Friday, March 30 – All skates cancelled.

P. A. DAY / HOLIDAY SKATE

Located at the SARC.

Monday, February 19 – 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.

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March Break Skating Schedule – March 12 to 16, 2018

DATES / TIMES 

Monday, March 12
Public Skate – 1 p.m. to 3 p.m.

Tuesday, March 13
Senior Skate – 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
Public Skate – 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. / 4 p.m. to 5 p.m.

Wednesday, March 14
Public Skate – 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. / 4 p.m. to 5 p.m.

Thursday, March 15
Senior Skate – 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
Public Skate – 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. / 4 p.m. to 5 p.m.

Friday, March 16
Public Skate – 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. / 4:30 p.m. to 6 p.m.

Guidelines and Rules

Adult Shinny Hockey

Adult Shinny Hockey players must be 18 years or older to participate. The Ontario Recreation Facilities Association and the Town of Aurora strongly recommends full equipment be worn including helmet and glove protection.

​Parent & Child Skate/Shinny

This program allows parents/guardians and children (12 years and under) to learn to skate, work on basic hockey skills and play pick-up shinny.

Hockey equipment such as sticks, pucks, pads, etc. are allowed on the ice surface. Children 6 and under must as accompanied by a parent or guardian.

The Ontario Recreation Facilities Association and the Town of Aurora recommends wearing a helmet and glove protection while on the ice surface.

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