Public Skating and Shinny Programs

All participants must wear skates for admission to public skating. Helmets are strongly recommended or mandatory for all programs.

Public skating

Public skating

Arenas and facility rentals

Arenas and facility rentals

Arenas and facility rentals

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Birthday Party Ice

Birthday Party Ice

Birthday Party Ice

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Child wearing hockey helmet

Child wearing hockey helmet

Concussion Awareness

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Oakville Hockey Development

Oakville Hockey Development

Oakville Hockey Development

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ORHL - Hockey Leagues

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Recreational skating single admission options

Single admission for public skating, adult public skating, adult and preschool recreational skating, and adult and preschool instructional hockey.

  • General: $4 (no charge for children under 2 years of age)
  • Senior (ages 65+): $3.20
  • Youth (ages 2-17): $3.20
  • Group (five individuals maximum): $12

Swim/Skate passes

A Swim/Skate membership gives you access to all indoor and outdoor pools and arenas during recreational swim and skate times. HST will be added to prices at the time of payment, as applicable.

Annual passes

  • Annual-individual pass: $212.39
  • Annual senior pass (ages 65+): $171
  • Annual youth pass (ages 2-17): $171
  • Annual family pass: $380.53

Three-month passes

  • Three-month individual pass: $70.80
  • Three-month senior pass (ages 65+): $57
  • Three-month youth pass (ages 2-17): $57
  • Three-month family pass: $128.32

Recreational swim/skate 10-visit pass

  • Adult: $36.27
  • Seniors (age 65+): $28.93
  • Youth (ages 2-17): $28.93

Please note:

  • Lost or stolen cards are subject to a replacement fee.
  • A family with one or two adult guardians over the age of 18 and their dependents, 18 years of age or under, or full-time students under the age of 25 qualifies for a family pass. Multiple families cannot be combined on any pass purchase.
  • Monthly fees are based on the commitment of a yearly membership. Initial payment will include first month membership fee, equipment surcharge and applicable taxes.

Visit the Fitness Centres page for information about membership options, including unlimited access to recreational skating add-ons and more!

Shinny programs

Single admission (per person) for Family Shinny Hockey, Children and Youth Shinny Hockey, Adult Shinny Hockey, Adult 50+ Shinny Hockey, and Women's Only Shinny Hockey is $7.50 per person.

Goalies play for free! There is no group or senior rate for shinny hockey programs.

Shinny hockey programs, including sessions specifically for players ages 50+, are self-organized and non-contact. For shinny hockey:

  • All players must wear CSA approved helmets.
  • All children must wear full hockey equipment.
  • Half mask and full equipment are strongly recommended for adults.

Skate and helmet rentals

Skates and helmet rentals are now available at select locations. Quantities and sizes are limited.

Please note: Only cash payments are accepted at Oakville, Maple Grove and Kinoak arenas.

Skate and helmet rentals

Now available at Joshua's Creek Arenas!

New to skating, or just getting back into it, and you don't have skates and/or a helmet to participate? Skate and helmet rentals are now available at Joshua's Creek ArenasMaple Grove Arena, River Oaks Community Centre, and Sixteen Mile Sports Complex during all recreational skates.

Costs are $6 for skates, $3 per helmet, or $7 for a combo rental. Please note: Only cash payments are accepted at Maple Grove Arena.

A driver's license, passport, birth certificate, or citizenship card is required to rent skates and/or helmets. ID will be held until equipment is returned. Quantities and sizes are limited. Regular recreational skating admission fees, rules and capacity restrictions apply.

Participants must wear skates for admission to public skating. Helmets are strongly recommended. For more information about the importance of helmets visit the Concussion Awareness page.

The Town of Oakville would like to thank the Ministry of Tourism, Culture and Sport for their assistance towards the Skate and Helmet rental service and the Make Your Move program.

Saturday Skates at Joshua’s Creek Arenas

We are pleased to offer a new drop-in recreational skate as well as Adult 50+ Shinny, Adult 18+ Shinny, and Adult and Child (ages 6 and under) shooter pad programs on Saturdays from May 6 through to September 2 at Joshua’s Creek Arenas!

Please note: Schedules are subject to change and capacity restrictions may apply. Cancellations will be posted in the facility. Please contact the facility for the most up-to-date information.

Buy your Student Summer Membership (ages 14+) early and SAVE!

Limited time offer! Students (ages 14+) pay only $21.25 per month when you join between April 15 and 30. Student summer memberships are valid from May 1 to August 31.

Benefits include access to 85+ weekly drop-in fitness classes, squash and racquetball courts, drop-in swimming, skating, rock climbing, sports, and more! Visit the Fitness Centres page for details.

Drop-in skate and shinny hockey schedules (current until September 2, 2017)

Get active on the ice this spring and summer! Cool off in a Town of Oakville arena. For more information, open the Recreational Skating Schedule - Spring and Summer 2017 (pdf).

Joshua's Joshua’s Creek Arenas Ice Pad

Recreational Skate

Wednesday & Saturday, 5–6:20 p.m.

Adult and Child Shinny Hockey (7–10 years)

Friday, 4:30–5:50 p.m.

Adult Shinny Hockey (18+)

Friday, 7–8:20 p.m.

Saturday, 6:30–7:50 p.m.

Adult Shinny Hockey (50+)

Saturday, 3:30–4:50 p.m.

Joshua’s Creek Arenas Shooter Pad

Adult and Child Shooter Pad (6 and under)

Friday, 9–11:30 a.m.

Saturday, 4–6:30 p.m.

Child and Youth Shooter Pad

Monday (7–10 years), 4–6:30 p.m.

Friday (11–13 years), 4–6:30 p.m.

Friday (14–17 years), 6:30–9 p.m.

River Oaks Community Centre Ice Pad

Adult and Child Stick and Puck (6 years and under)

Saturday, 9-10:50 a.m.

Adult and Child Shinny Hockey

Saturday (11–13 years), 11 a.m.–12:50 p.m.

Saturday (7–10 years), 2:30–4:20 p.m.

Adult Shinny Hockey

Sunday, 7–8:50 p.m.

Recreational Skate

Thursday, 5:30–6:50 p.m.

Saturday & Sunday, 1–2:20 p.m.


Sixteen Mile Sports Complex

Recreational Skate

Friday, 6–7:30 p.m.