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

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

Click here to view up to date Service Disruption Notices, which may include skate cancellations and revised times.

Holiday Hours - March Break - March 11 to 16, 2018

Prices

Public Skating: $3.00 per person per visit / $24.00 for 10 tickets

Shinny Hockey: $6.00 per person per visit / $48.00 for 10 tickets

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.

Friday, January 19 - 1 p.m. to 3 p.m.

Sunday, February 18 - FREE* public skate - 11 a.m. to 12 p.m.
*Sponsored by Brookfield Residential

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

Saturday, February 24 - FREE^ public skate - 11 a.m. to 12 p.m.
^Sponsored by Healthy Kids Community Challenge Aurora

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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 11:30 a.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 11:30 a.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.

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Public Skating & Shinny Hockey Schedules
Spring 2018 - 
April 1 to May 31, 2018

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

Click here to view up to date Service Disruption Notices, which may include skate cancellations and revised times.

Prices

Public Skating: $3.00 per person per visit / $24.00 for 10 tickets

Shinny Hockey: $6.00 per person per visit / $48.00 for 10 tickets

Location

Aurora Family Leisure Complex (AFLC)
135 Industrial Parkway North
905-841-7529

DATES / TIMES

PUBLIC SKATE

Thursday
4 p.m. to 5 p.m.

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

SENIOR SKATE

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

ADULT SHINNY HOCKEY

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

LADIES SHINNY HOCKEY

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

Skate Cancellation Dates & Times

Thursday, May 10, 2018: Public Skate Cancelled

Monday, May 21, 2018: Adult Shinny Cancelled

P.A. Day Skates

Monday, April 2, 2018 – AFLC – 1 p.m. to 3 p.m.

Monday, June 4, 2018 – SARC – 1 p.m. to 3 p.m.

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Public Skating & Shinny Hockey Schedules
Summer 2018 - 
June 1 to August 31, 2018

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

Click here to view up to date Service Disruption Notices, which may include skate cancellations and revised times.

Prices

Public Skating: $3.00 per person per visit / $24.00 for 10 tickets

Shinny Hockey: $6.00 per person per visit / $48.00 for 10 tickets

Location

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

DATES / TIMES

PUBLIC SKATE

Thursday
6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.

ADULT SHINNY HOCKEY

Tuesday
5:30 p.m. to 7 p.m.

Thursday
5 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.

Skate Cancellation Dates & Times

Thursday, May 10, 2018: Public Skate Cancelled

Monday, May 21, 2018: Adult Shinny Cancelled

P.A. Day Skates

Monday, April 2, 2018 – AFLC – 1 p.m. to 3 p.m.

Monday, June 4, 2018 – SARC – 1 p.m. to 3 p.m.

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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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