Public Skating

Public Skating

The City of Greater Sudbury provides public skating opportunities for individuals of all ages. Some arenas have different public skating schedules for various age groups:

  • All Ages Public Skating for individuals of all ages
  • Adult Public Skating for those age 19 and up
  • Parents and Tots Public Skating for children age 5 and under and their caregivers

Skaters must attend the appropriate program in order to ensure the safety of all participants (for example, parents and tots must not skate with adult skaters).

Public skating schedules are pre-empted for special events. Please check the respective arena for changes. Only Canadian Standards Association (CSA) approved skating aids are allowed on the ice surface.

For your safety, please read our Public Skating Rules of Conduct.

Feel Free to Skate

September to December, 2018

Public skating is free of charge at all 14 community arenas. Feel Free to Skate is a pilot program to provide affordable access to recreational and leisure opportunities in the City of Greater Sudbury.

For dates and times, please select your arena of choice:

•    Cambrian Arena
•    Capreol Community Centre and Arena
•    Carmichael Arena
•    Centennial Community Centre and Arena
•    Chelmsford Community Centre and Arena
      Dr. Ed Leclair Community Centre and Arena
•    Garson Community Centre and Arena
•    Gerry McCrory Countryside Sports Complex
•    McClelland Community Centre and Arena
•    Raymond Plourde Arena
•    T.M. Davies Community Centre and Arena
•    Toe Blake Memorial Arena

Shinny Hockey

The City of Greater Sudbury offers special schedules and rates for pick-up games of shinny hockey at selected arenas. Some arenas have separate shinny hockey schedules for adults age 19 and up and for adults age 55 and up.