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Drop-in at an arena for free public skating, participate in shinny hockey, open hockey, figure skating, or register for our Learn to Play Hockey program.

Adult Shinny & Public Skate available for the fall. See Arena schedule for details.
Join with 2 or more friends and receive a $50 reduction on each of your registrations!
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Public Skating

Free public skating is available year-round. Staff and skate assists are on site during all public skating times. Helmets are not required, however highly recommended.

Equipment not permitted during public skating includes: strollers, sleds, hockey sticks, pucks, and balls. Please do not bring your personal belongings to public skates.

Public Skating Guidelines

Types of Public Skating

  • Public Skate
    For everyone.

Public Skating Schedules

Public Skating Schedule - Current Week

Seasonal Arena Schedules


Shinny and Open Hockey

Drop-In Opportunities

  • Adult Shinny
    18+ offered year round
  • Childrens Open Hockey
    6-12 years

Shinny Hockey Schedules

Shinny Schedule - Current week

Seasonal Arena Schedules

How to Participate

Arrive at the arena and visit the front counter to purchase your admission. You will be given a wristband and then you can go to the skate monitor and sign in (maximum 45 minutes prior to program start time).

All signed-in players can proceed to the change rooms. Once the capacity of 26 players is reached, there will be no more spots available.

For Drop-in Children's Open Hockey, Child Shinny rates apply.


Admission 2017 Price
Single child shinny $7.25
Multiple child shinny *(5+) $6.50
Single youth shinny $9.00
Multiple youth shinny *(5+) $8.10
Single adult shinny $11.50
Multiple adult shinny *(5+) $10.35

* If purchased in multiples of 5 or more.

Shinny or Open Hockey admissions must be purchased in advance at the facilities admissions desk. Please arrive early (45 minutes recommended). Prices are subject to change.

Maximum 26 players, not including goalies. Full equipment is required, including shoulder pads, helmets, and mask or visor.

Shinny Hockey Participant Info and Guidelines


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Arena Booking Information

Shinny Hockey/Public Skate & Other Inquiries
In Edmonton: 311
Outside Edmonton: 780-442-5311

Fax 780-577-3527

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