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.

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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
Fall 2018 - 
September 1 to December 21, 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 Schedule - Thanksgiving Day Weekend - October 6 to 8, 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
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. 

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

PARENT & CHILD SKATE/SHINNY (Children 12 and under)

Monday
9 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. 

Skate Cancellation Dates & Times

Monday, October 8, 2018: All skate times cancelled.

Monday, September 3, 2018: All skate times cancelled.

Wednesday, November 21, 2018: Adult & Ladies Shinny Hockey cancelled. 

P.A. Day & Holiday Skates

Monday, September 24, 2018: SARC – 1 p.m. to 3 p.m.

Monday, October 8, 2018: SARC – 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Monday, October 22, 2018: SARC – 1 p.m. to 3 p.m.

Friday, November 23, 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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