Recreational Skating & Shinny Hockey

​​​​​​​​​​​​We offer public recreational skating and shinny hockey at various times throughout the week. Our skating offerings take place at either the Stronach Aurora Recreation Complex, Aurora Family Leisure Complex or Aurora Community Centre. Please refer to the current schedule for further details on times and location.

NEW - Shinny Hockey for Families and Youth

The Town of Aurora is excited to announce NEW Shinny Hockey drop-in times for families and youth. See seasonal schedule below.

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Public Skating & Shinny Hockey Schedules
Fall 2019 - September 7 to December 20, 2019

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.

Thanksgiving Day Weekend Holiday Schedule - October 12 to 14, 2019

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FREE Public Skate activities!
Go to www.aurora.ca/desjardinsdays for more information.

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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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