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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

As of September 22, 2021, the new government-mandated proof of vaccination rules are in effect. All eligible persons visiting the Jack Burger Sports Complex, the Town Park Recreation Centre, and the Port Hope Community Hub must provide a valid vaccination receipt or certificate showing that they are fully vaccinated (has received two doses of a COVID-19 vaccine more than 14 days ago), provide a valid identification document, and complete a COVID-19 health screening. 
Please visit our COVID-19 page for more details. 

indoor ice skating rink
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.

outdoor ice skating rink
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.

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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. 

Skating schedule

Please register for each specific skate time. Reservations open on Thursdays at 6:45 a.m. for the following week by phone and online.

Adult and senior lunch skate

For adults and seniors 18 and up.

COVID-19 restriction: maximum of 100 participants.

  • Monday: 12:30 p.m. to 1:20 p.m.
  • Tuesday: 12:30 p.m. to 1:20 p.m.
  • Thursday: 12:30 p.m. to 1:20 p.m.
  • Friday: 12:30 p.m. to 1:20 p.m.

Adult and senior shinny

For adults and seniors 18 and up. 

COVID-19 restriction: maximum of 100 participants.

  • Tuesday: 11:00 a.m. to 11:50 a.m.
  • Thursday: 11:00 a.m. to 11:50 a.m.

Family stick and puck

For parents or caregivers and children. CSA approved helmet with a face shield is mandatory for everyone under 18 years old.

COVID-19 restriction: maximum of 100 participants.

  • Wednesday: 3:30 p.m. to 4:20 p.m.
  • Thursday: 9:30 a.m. to 10:20 a.m.

Parent and tot skate, stick and puck

For parents or caregivers and children 6 years and under. CSA approved helmet with a face shield is mandatory for everyone under 18 years old.

COVID-19 restriction: maximum of 100 participants.

  • Monday: 10:00 a.m. to 10:50 a.m.
  • Friday: 10:00 a.m. to 10:50 a.m.

Public skate 

For all ages. CSA approved helmet is mandatory for everyone under 18 years old.

COVID-19 restriction: maximum of 100 participants.

  • Sunday: 1:00 p.m. to 2:30 p.m.
  • Tuesday: 4:00 p.m. to 4:50 p.m.
  • Thursday: 4:00 p.m. to 4:50 p.m.

Upcoming tournaments

When tournaments are booked, the current skating schedule may be affected.

  • November 26 to 27, 2021- Northumberland Minor Hockey Tournament
  • December 3 to 5, 2021- Northumberland Minor Hockey Tournament

Skating Drop-In Fees

Jack Burger Sports Complex - Arena

There currently isn't a family rate, once COVID restrictions are lifted the family rate will return.  In January 2022 new fees will be implemented that includes a 3% increase rounded to the nearest quarter.

Drop in Skate Fees (taxes included) 2021Fees
Public Skating
All Ages (Child, youth, adult and senior) $3.25
Parent and Tot Skating
Adult  $3.25
Child  $3.25
Shinny
Child, youth, and senior  $3.25
Adult   $6.00
Skate Sharpening (per pair - as available)   $6.50