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Come on down to an arena for drop-in skating, participate in shinny hockey, open hockey, figure skating, or register for our Learn to Play Hockey program.

Adult Shinny and Public Skate available for the fall. See Arena schedule for details.

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Drop-in Skating

Drop-in 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 drop-in skating includes: strollers, sleds, hockey sticks, pucks, and balls. Please do not bring your personal belongings to public skates.

Drop-in Skating Schedule - Current Week
Seasonal Arena Schedules
Drop-in Skating Guidelines

Types of Public Skating

Drop-in Skate

Our general open drop-in skating times strategically spread across most arenas in the city during various times to provide equitable opportunities.

Parents and Tots, Sticks and Pucks

Opportunities available for parent and toddlers to either skate freely or allow their tots to play with sticks and pucks. Ice is available during non-peak time.

Older Adult Skate

An opportunity designated to older adults during non-peak low volume times providing a safer opportunity.

Figure Skating

An opportunity made available for general public to practice figure skating elements and moves, as performing figure skates during other drop-in skates are not permitted.

Early Morning Fitness Skate-Adult Only

An opportunity targeted to adults with a focus around skating for fitness; this opportunity aligns with other promoted fitness opportunities intended to drive early morning facility participation.

Early Morning Drop-in Skate

Drop-in skating opportunities for everyone at indoor arenas. 

Member Figure Skating

An opportunity made available for City of Edmonton members (wristbands required) to drop in and practice figure skating elements and moves, as performing figure skates during other drop-in skates are not permitted.

Member Skate

Our general drop-in skating times specifically for City of Edmonton members (wristband required) spread across community recreation facilities in the City.


Shinny Hockey

Drop-In Opportunities

Adult Shinny

Opportunities for drop-in play scheduled at various locations and on various days.

Shinny Hockey Schedules

Shinny Schedule - Current week
Seasonal Arena Schedules

How to Participate

Arrive at the arena and visit the front counter to purchase admission or scan your membership card. You will be given a wristband and shinny ticket, and then you can go to the skate monitor and sign in (maximum 45 minutes prior to program start time). Even if you obtained a wristband prior to 45 minutes before shinny, you must still line up to register and receive a shinny ticket.

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.

*At Terwillegar, participants can sign in for shinny 1.75 hours beforehand. Payment and registration still occurs 45 minutes beforehand. 


Shinny is included in All-Facility Memberships. Purchase required if you are a non-member. Purchase of shinny admission gains you full access to drop-in at the facility.

Single child shinny $7.25
Multiple child shinny*(5+) $6.50
Single youth shinny $9
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 admissions must be purchased in advance at the facility's admissions desk. 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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Shinny Hockey/Public Skate & Other Inquiries
In Edmonton: 311
Outside Edmonton: 780-442-5311

Fax 780-577-3527

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