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Want to hit the ice? There are many types of drop-in skating programs for all ages, including figure skating and shinny hockey. 

Drop-In Skating

Free Drop-in Public Skating opportunities are available year-round for members and non-members of our facilities. Staff and skate assistants are on site during all public skating times. Helmets are not required, but are 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 Guidelines

Drop-In Skating Schedules

 

Skating and Shinny Program Descriptions

Drop-in Public  Skate

Our general open drop-in skating times strategically spread across most arenas in the city during various times to provide equitable opportunities. Children under 8 must be actively supervised by a responsible person aged 13+.

See Drop-in Skating Schedule - Current Week

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.

Toddlers must be actively supervised by an adult. Children and adults must be on skates. Caregivers are not allowed to carry the child.

See Drop-in Skating Schedule - Current Week

Older Adult Skate

Dedicated ice time for older adults during non-peak low volume times providing a safer opportunity.

See Drop-in Skating Schedule - Current Week

Public Figure Skating

An opportunity for the general public to practice figure skating elements and moves, as performing figure skates during other drop-in skates are not permitted. Coaches are not permitted. All ages welcome; children under the age of 8 must be actively supervised by a responsible person aged 13+. (Figure skating movers are only allowed during Member Figure Skating and at Drop-in Public Figure Skating).

See Drop-in Skating Schedule - Current Week

Early Morning Fitness Skate-Adult Only

An opportunity targeted to adults with a focus around skating for fitness.

See Drop-in Skating Schedule - Current Week

Early Morning Drop-in Skate

An early morning opportunity for all ages to drop in for skating. Children under the age of 8 must be actively supervised by a responsible person aged 13+. 

See Drop-in Skating Schedule - Current Week

Member Figure Skating

An opportunity made available for City of Edmonton members (wristbands required) to drop in and practice figure skating elements and moves. Coaches are not permitted. All ages welcome; children under the age of 8 must be actively supervised by a responsible person aged 13+.  (Figure skating moves are only allowed during Member Figure Skating and Drop-in Figure Skating.

See Drop-in Skating Schedule - Current Week

Member Skate

City of Edmonton Recreation Centre members or customers paying admission (wristband required) to drop-in skate. Member skates are also added weekly in between rentals and programming. All ages welcome; children under the age of 8 must be actively supervised by a responsible person aged 13+.

See Drop-in Skating Schedule - Current Week

Shinny Hockey - Adult

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

See Shinny Schedule - Current week

Shinny Hockey

 

Shinny Hockey Participant Info and Guidelines

 

Shinny Hockey 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. 

Admission

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.

For More Information

Telephone

Arena Booking Information
780-442-4546

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

Fax 780-577-3527
Email 311@edmonton.ca

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