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.

Photo of two kids ice skating

2019 Public Skating & Shinny Hockey
Customer Satisfaction Survey Results

In Winter 2019, the Community Services Department conducted a public skating and shinny hockey customer satisfaction survey. Please click on the link below to review the survey results.

Public Skating & Shinny Customer Satisfaction Survey Results

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Public Skating & Shinny Hockey Schedules
Summer 2019 - June 1 to August 30, 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.

Civic Holiday Weekend - Holiday Schedule - August 3 to 5, 2019

Prices

Public Skating: $3.00 per person per visit
$24.00 for 10 tickets / $45.00 for 20 tickets / $65.00 for 30 tickets

Shinny Hockey: $6.15 per person per visit / $49.20 for 10 tickets

*Note: Prices effective February 1, 2019

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

Location

Stronach Aurora Recreation Complex (SARC)
1400 Wellington Street East
905-726-4770
SARC is home to the NewRoads arena and Pfaff arena.

DATES / TIMES

PUBLIC SKATE 

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

ADULT SHINNY HOCKEY 

Tuesday
5:30 p.m. to 7 p.m. 

Thursday
5 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. 

DDesjardins Days – Free activity on the following days: June 13, July 11 and August 15
www.aurora.ca/desjardinsdays

Skate Cancellation Dates & Times

Thursday, May 9, 2019: All skate times cancelled.

Monday, May 20, 2019: All skate times cancelled.

P.A. Day & Holiday Skates

Monday, April 22, 2019: AFLC – 1 p.m. to 3 p.m.

Friday, May 3, 2019: AFLC – 1 p.m. to 3 p.m.

Monday, June 3, 2019: SARC – 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. 

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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.

Image of fall 2019 skating activities schedule

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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