Arena and Skating

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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.

  The arena reopens Tuesday September 6, 2022.

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. 

CalendarArena Schedule: September 6 to December 23, 2022

Adult and Senior Lunch Skate

For adults and seniors ages 18 and up.

  • Mondays: 12:00 p.m. to 1:20 p.m.
  • Tuesdays: 12:00 p.m. to 1:20 p.m.
  • Thursdays: 12:00 p.m. to 1:20 p.m.
  • Fridays: 12:00 p.m. to 1:20 p.m.

Cancellation Dates - This drop-in activity will not be running on the following dates:

  • Monday October 10, 2022
  • Friday October 28, 2022
  • Friday November 25, 2022
  • Friday December 2, 2022

Adult and Senior Shinny

For adults and seniors ages 18 and up.

  • Tuesdays: 11:00 a.m. to 11:50 a.m.
  • Thursdays: 11:00 a.m. to 11:50 a.m.

Youth Shinny 

For youth ages 12 to 17 years old

  • Wednesdays: 3:00 p.m. to 3:50 p.m.
  • Thursdays: 3:00 p.m. to 3:50 p.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.  Children must be accompanied by a caregiver on the ice.

  • Mondays: 10:00 a.m. to 10:50 a.m.
  • Wednesdays: 4:00 p.m. to 4:50 p.m.
  • Thursdays: 10:00 a.m. to 10:50 a.m.
  • Fridays: 10:00 a.m. to 10:50 a.m.

Cancellation Dates - This drop-in activity will not be running on the following dates:

  • Monday October 10, 2022
  • Friday October 28, 2022
  • Friday November 25, 2022
  • Friday December 2, 2022
  • Thursday December 22, 2022
  • Friday December 23, 2022

Public Skate 

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

  • Tuesdays: 4:00 p.m. to 4:50 p.m.
  • Thursdays: 4:00 p.m. to 4:50 p.m.
  • Sundays: 1:00 p.m. to 2:30 p.m.

Cancellation Dates - This drop-in activity will not be running on the following dates:

  • Sunday October 30, 2022
  • Sunday December 11, 2022

Holiday Schedule December 24, 2022 to January 8, 2023

December 24, 25, 26, 2022: Closed for holidays

December 27 to 30, 2022:

  • Family Shinny: 10:00 a.m. to 10:50 a.m.
  • Shinny – Adult and Senior Ages: 18 +: 11:00 a.m. to 11:50 a.m.
  • Public Skate: 1:30 p.m. to 2:50 p.m.
  • Youth Shinny Ages 12 to 17: 3:30 p.m. to 4:20 p.m.

December 31, 2022: Closed for Holidays

January 1, 2023: Closed for Holidays

January 2 to 6, 2023: 

  • Family Shinny 10:00 a.m. to 10:50 a.m.
  • Shinny – Adult and Senior Ages 18 +: 11:00 a.m. to 11:50 a.m.
  • Public Skate: 1:30 p.m. to 2:50 p.m.
  • Youth Shinny Ages 12 to 17: 3:30 p.m. to 4:20 p.m.

January 8, 2023: Public Skate: 1:00 p.m. to 2:30 p.m.

Upcoming tournaments

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

Skating Drop-In Fees

Drop In Skating Fee - Public Skating
Age Category2022 Fees
(taxes included and rounded to the nearest quarter)
Adult $4.50
Senior $3.00
Child/Youth $3.00
Family (Total five people, maximum two adults) $10.75
Drop In Skating Fee - Adult Lunch Time Skate
Age Category2022 Fees
(taxes included and rounded to the nearest quarter)
Adult  $4.50
Senior $3.00
Drop In Skating Fee - Shinny
Age Category2022 Fees
(taxes included and rounded to the nearest quarter)
Adult $6.00
Senior $4.00
Child/Youth $4.00
Fees based on age for all shinny programs including family (no family rate for this program)  
Skate Sharpening Fees
Service2022 Fees
(taxes included and rounded to the nearest quarter)
Single Skate Sharpening $6.75 a pair