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.

Calendar iconArena Schedule:
January 9 to March 31, 2023

A modified schedule will be available for March 10 to 17, 2023.

Adult and Senior Lunch Skate

For adults and seniors ages 18 and up.

  • Mondays: 12:00 p.m. to 12:50 p.m.
  • Tuesdays: 12:00 p.m. to 12:50 p.m.
  • Thursdays: 12:00 p.m. to 12:50 p.m.
  • Fridays: 12:00 p.m. to 12:50 p.m.

Adult and Senior Lunch Skate is cancelled on February 20, 2023, for Family Day.

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.

NEW Pre-Teen Shinny and Youth Shinny 

For pre-teens 10 to 12 years and youth 13 to 17 years old.

  • Wednesdays: 3:00 p.m. to 3:50 p.m. (Pre-Teen)
  • Thursdays: 3:00 p.m. to 3:50 p.m. (Youth)

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. All children 14 and under are to be accompanied by a caregiver 18 years of age or older.

  • 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.

Family Stick and Puck is cancelled on February 20, 2023, for Family Day.

Public Skate 

For all ages. For children 9 years of age or younger, they must be accompanied by a caregiver age 14 years of age or older. 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.

Public Skate is cancelled on February 19, 2023.

Upcoming tournaments

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

There are no current tournaments booked.

Skating Drop-In Fees

Drop In Skating Fee - Public Skating
Age Category2023 Fees
(taxes included and rounded to the nearest quarter)
Adult $4.75
Senior $3.00
Child/Youth $3.00
Family (Total five people, maximum two adults) $11.00
Drop In Skating Fee - Adult Lunch Time Skate
Age Category2023 Fees
(taxes included and rounded to the nearest quarter)
Adult  $4.75
Senior $3.00
Drop In Skating Fee - Shinny
Age Category2023 Fees
(taxes included and rounded to the nearest quarter)
Adult $6.25
Senior $4.25
Child/Youth $4.25
Fees based on age for all shinny programs including family (no family rate for this program)  
Skate Sharpening Fees
Service2023 Fees
(taxes included and rounded to the nearest quarter)
Single Skate Sharpening $6.75 a pair
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. 

General admission info

Learn more about our admission standards.

Admission standards

Our admission standards are in place for your safety and enjoyment. We will uphold our supervision and ratio requirements. A caregiver must be at least 14 years of age and is responsible for the children in their care while in the facility.


Ages 9 years and under

For children 9 years of age or younger, they must be accompanied by a caregiver age 14 years of age or older while in our facilities.


10 to 13 years old. No supervision required.

For children 10 to 13 years of age there is no supervision required. Exception during Family Skates, all children 14 and under are to be accompanied by a caregiver 18 years of age or older.

What to wear

CSA approved helmet with a face shield is mandatory for everyone under 18 years old. No shoes are permitted on the ice surface. All participants on the ice must wear ice skates.

Terms 

Caregiver

Must be at least 14 years of age and are responsible for the children in their care while in the facility.


Always accompanied

Must be accompanied by a parent or guardian who is at least 14 years old and is responsible for direct supervision. Caregiver must be in appropriate clothing for the activity.