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Public Skating

Updated on February 10, 2021

The current public health guidelines do not permit open public use in any City recreation facility at this time.

Due to COVID‐19 restrictions there will be no adult, senior or youth shinny hockey until further notice. 

NEW! Online Booking for Public Skating

Booking an appointment

1. Create an Account or Log In.
If your family has an existing online account for swimming, you will need to log in and re-add your family members. Although the online booking sites look the same, it is only partially connected and not all information can be brought over from swimming portal.

2. Adding immediate family members to the account will simplify the booking process. Only the Account Owner can book appointments on behalf of other members of the group.

Each skater must be registered for an individual spot in each session.

3. Select the date you would like to participate.

4. Please ensure the correct member is selected from the Participant menu and click GO.

5. Click “Book Now” on the time you would like
(This will take you to the cart)

6. Click “Continue Shopping” and repeat steps until all members of your group/family are booked into the time.
After you have added all your group/family members to the cart, verify your cart contents.

7. Click “Checkout

Note: the online system is only for reservations at this time.

Payment will be required at the arena for any skating session that is not marked as 'FREE'.

View public skating schedules by arena:

Booking & Schedules

​You can view your confirmed booking in the Appointments section of your account.

Check Your Bookings


If you need to cancel your booking, please email during business hours, Monday - Friday, 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Please confirm your booking within 10 minutes of the session opening or you may lose your spot.

Fees for Public Skating 

Payments can be made at the arena with cash, debit or credit card. Contactless payment options are preferred if possible.

  • Adults: $5.25 
  • Youth / Senior: $4.00 
  • Family: $12.75
  • Infant (under 3): Free 
For all fees, including season passes, please click here

Additional Guidelines

  • There are 25 spots available for each public skating session (based on current public health guidelines although this can change quickly)
  • Please consider booking one skating session per day to allow others to enjoy the facility during these restricted times.
  • Face masks must be worn at all times unless you are on the ice.
  • Hockey sticks and pucks are not permitted at public skating.
  • One spectator per skater is permitted, although exceptions may be made for additional members in a household if numbers permit. Anyone that is not an immediate family member will not be permitted as a spectator at this time.
  • Children ages 8 years of age and older are permitted to be unaccompanied on the ice at public skating.
  • Parent and Tot Skating is for children 6 and under with a parent/guardian on ice with them at all times. Hockey sticks and pucks are not permitted at this session.  

The arenas below are currently closed due to COVID-19:


Click here for a map of the Ice Centres.

Private Bookings

If you are interested in booking private ice times, please call 403 320 3009 for availabilities and pricing.


Outdoor Skating

Weather permitting, residents can skate outdoors in designated skating areas on Chinook Lake, Henderson Lake and Nicholas Sheran Lake. Click here for current lake ice conditions and watch for posted signs in the designated areas about safety and ice conditions.

For more information

Phone: 311 or 403-320-3111 (if outside of Lethbridge)