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Public Skate

Upcoming: February 23 2024
Next: February 25 2024
Past: February 21 2024

Please check our Events Calendar and the Closures and Cancellations page to verify any dates that skating is cancelled/not scheduled and/or the outdoor rink is closed.   

Indoor Skating 2023-2024

Petawawa Civic Centre - 16 Civic Centre Road

Indoor public skating is scheduled on Wednesdays and Fridays from 12:00 pm to 1:00pm, and Sundays from 1:00 pm to 2:00 pm starting Saturday September 30, 2023 and ending March 31st, 2024.

  • Wednesdays and Fridays are FREE
  • Sundays are paid skates.* The cost is $1.50 for children (14 & under), $2.50 for adults, and $5 for a family. Cash only, at the canteen.
  • Enter through the main doors at the front of the arena and make your way to the canteen in the arena lobby.Photo of small child using plastic skating aid on the ice

Photo of sledge hockey sled

Stollers are not permitted on the ice & all persons must be wearing skates on the ice.
Skating aids are available.

  • skating aid for toddlers
  • sled for infants

Holiday Free Skate sponsored by Local Organizations & Businesses

Residents come together at the Civic Centre to enjoy public skating, an active and healthy recreational activity the whole family can participate in together. Businesses have the opportunity to offset the costs for the public to access these activities through sponsorship. Stay Tuned for some sponsored skate dates during Cabin Fever, Family Day and March break!


Outdoor Skating 2023 - CLOSED FOR SEASON - February 8, 2024

677 Pineridge Crescent (laneway left of the park)

Photo of outdoor rink on a sunny day with 3 skaters

General hours: 10:00 am (after morning maintenance) to 10:00 pm. The outdoor rink opens seasonally from January to March. The opening date requires a period of colder temperatures in order for the base layers to freeze consistently.

The rink is lit in the evenings.

Please note that  changerooms will be avialable for the 2023-2024 season but there are no washroom facilities on site.

OUTDOOR RINK RULES OF CONDUCT
  • This facility is unsupervised
  • No more than 25 persons on the ice at a time
  • No food or drink on the ice surface
  • No horseplay/games
  • No figure skating maneuvers
  • No erratic/excessive speeds
  • Skate with the direction of all skaters
  • Helmets are strongly recommended
  • Alcohol is prohibited on the premises
  • Be kind and share the ice
DAILY SCHEDULE
Hours of Operation: 10AM – 10PM
Maintenance 8AM – 10AM
Public Skate* 10AM – 12PM
Open Skate 12PM – 2PM
Public Skate* 2PM – 4PM
Open Skate 4PM – 10PM
*No sticks or pucks are not permitted during Public Skate times
The outdoor rink is checked regularly by Community Services staff. Should you have any concerns or see any damage please call 613-687-5678 ext 1 during offce hours. Outside of Office hours use extension 2105


Please check our Events Calendar and the Closures and Cancellations page to verify any dates that skating is cancelled/not scheduled and/or the outdoor rink is closed.   


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