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The Municipality of Port Hope operates an indoor skating rink at the Jack Burger Sports Complex. We also maintain the outdoor skating rink at Caroline Street. The indoor skating arena is available for public use and rentals

Register or Reserve Online by clicking here

Accompanying Adult

In Orange, we are not permitted to have spectators in our facilities, but we are able to allow 1 accompanying adult with children under 18 years of age.  Accompanying Adults will be allowed for the following associations  NMHA (Northumberland Minor Hockey), FSC (Figure Skating Club), WNGHA (West Northumberland Girls Hockey). You must reserve a spot online. You will only able to book  online up till the day before your child's ice time. After that you will need to call Jack Burger Sports Complex. Reservations open on Thursdays for the following week of Sunday to Saturday. If you book an adult to come and then have to change to a different person. Please call Jack Burger Sports Complex and we will assist you  over the phone.

 ACCOMPANYING PARENT - Step by Step Instruction Guide
  •  When you click on the green box above "Register or Reserve Online" you will be taken to our online portal
  • If you or your family members have ever done any activities with us or booked a facility or a birthday party, you will already have an account with us.  Please do not create a new account as this will duplicate you in the system.  Use your email address and hit forgot password.  For your first time, you can call staff at 905-885-2474 and they can confirm your email address that is in the system and give you a temporary password
  • Click Sign in at the top right of the page, use the email address and password and click "I am not a robot" click the pictures as per the directions and sign in
  • Click "Activities" (top left bar) and "spectator"
  • You will then see a list of Accompanying Parent options (FSC stands for Figure Skating Club and NMHA for Northumberland Minor Hockey)
  • Choose the program you want (hockey or figure skating) and the week you want to reserve for ie Feb 28 to Mar 6
  • Click the green Enroll Now button on the right
  • Choose the adult that will be coming from the drop down list and the list of dates/times that are available will appear
  • click the drop down arrow beside the time you need that says "select dates" and click on the day of the week you need ie 5pm Tuesday (don't click the check mark on the left beside the name of the activity as this will select every day that has that time available rather than the one day you need)
  • If you need another time/day, use the drop down again beside the time you want and click on the appropriate day in the calendar that appears
  • When you are done choosing the dates/times you need, you can click finish on the right (there is a waiver at the bottom that you need to agree to)
  • you can click on "printable version of the receipt" and this will show you what you just booked
  • you can also view your family schedule by clicking my account (top right), scroll down to the bottom right and click View family schedule.  You will then click on the names of the people you want to view and move them to the right box with the arrow.  Click on the schedule type "camp reg" and move it to the right with the arrow.  Click view schedule.


COVID Lockdown
COVID Lockdown

Due to Provincial legislation, effective February 17, 2021, recreational activities will be offered under the Orange Zone of the Ontario COVID Framework. Patrons will be able to reserve activities at The Town Park Recreation Centre and Jack Burger Sports Complex. The Ruth Clarke Activity Centre remains closed. 

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Jack Burger Sports Complex

The Jack Burger Sports Complex was constructed in 1978 and was renovated to the exciting structure it is now in 2015.

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Caroline Street Rink

The Municipality of Port Hope’s outdoor ice rink is a natural ice surface. Located on Caroline Street, lights are available when the rink is open.

Please note that due to COVID-19 restrictions, recreational skating is by reservation and pre-payment in advance only. Please use our online tool or call customer service at 908-885-2474 ext 3225 to book your space. Due to limited space, changes and refunds will not be available for reserved times.  If you are unsure if you can attend a pre-booked time, please call the morning of the day you want to skate and see where there are spaces available. Reservations open on Thursdays at 6:45 a.m. for the following Sunday to Saturday bookings.  NEW accompanying parent/guardian must call and reserve a spot in advance for any hockey or figure skating program.  Please call (905-885-2474) the day you are coming to give your name, phone number and the child you are accompanying.  One per child.  Reservations must be done between 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. the day of the activity and anyone not reserved will not be permitted.  Thank you for your patience.
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Skating descriptions

The skating schedule below is for the period of January 3 to March 31, 2021.

 Public Skating

Wednesday and Thursday at 4 p.m. and Sunday at 1 p.m.

Pay per person - $3.25 each

Public skating is open to all ages. Skaters under 9 years of age must be accompanied by a caregiver age 14 years or older. CSA approved safety equipment is recommended. CSA helmet is mandatory for skaters 5 years of age and younger.

 Parent and Tot Skating

Monday and Friday at 10 a.m.

Pay per person - $3.25 each

Parent and tot skating is for anyone 6 years of age or younger with an adult. Skates are mandatory for all participants. CSA helmet is mandatory for skaters 5 years of age and younger. CSA approved skate aids only.

 Adult/Senior Lunchtime Skate

Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday at 12:30 p.m.

Pay per person - $4.50/adult, $3.25/55yrs+

Adult/senior lunchtime skate is for ages 18 and older. CSA helmet is recommended. No sticks or pucks are permitted.

 Child Shinny

COVID-19 restriction: Shinny is not available at this time.

Child shinny is for children 12 years of age or younger. Children 9 years of age and younger must have a parent/guardian present. Full face mask and CSA helmet are mandatory. Full hockey equipment is recommended.

Child shinny is only offered on P.A. days, Christmas Break and March Break.

NEW! Youth Stick and Puck 

Tuesdays at 3:30 p.m.

COVID-19 restriction: Shinny game play is not available at this time. 
We are offering a new stick and puck time for youth 13 to 17 years of age to skate and practice moving the puck and shooting at the net.

Pay per person - $3.25 each.  Full face mask and CSA helmet is mandatory. Full hockey equipment is recommended.

 Special Needs Shinny

COVID-19 restriction: Special Needs Shinny is not available at this time.

Special needs shinny is for participants of any age with special needs. Skates are mandatory for all participants. Full face mask and CSA helmet is mandatory. Full hockey equipment is recommended.

 NEW! Family Stick and Puck

Thursdays at 9:30am

Covid-19 restriction: Shinny game play is not available at this time.

We are offering a new stick and puck time for families to practice moving the puck, skating and shooting at the net.

Open to all ages.  Full face mask and CSA approved helmet mandatory for all participants under 18yrs of age. 

NEW! Adult/Senior Stick and Puck

Tuesday and Thursday at 11 a.m.

COVID-19 restriction: Shinny game play is not available at this time.

We are offering a new stick and puck time for adults/seniors to practice moving the puck, skating and shooting at the net.

Adult/senior for ages 18 years and older. Full face mask and CSA helmet is recommended.

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Skating Related Events

Find skating related events for the whole family on our events calendar.

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Rink and Ice Rentals

Book time for extra practices, company gatherings, birthday parties, and more.