Public Skating and Ice Schedule

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2016 Spring/Summer Ice and Skating Schedule

This schedule runs from May 1, 2016 until August 31, 2016.

Hard copies of the schedule are available at the Gale Centre Administration Desk. 

Public Skating

Activity

Sunday

Cancellations

Gale Centre  

2pm - 4pm

 

The City of Niagara Falls accepts CASH ONLY for all programs listed on this page

 

Skating & Hockey Programs

ActivityMondayTuesdayWednesdayThursdayCancellations

Adult/Senior Skate

  9am-10am12pm-1pm

  Aug 3,4,10

Tiny Tots Skate 

 1:15pm-3:15pm

Note: Aug 16 ice - 2:15pm-4:15pm

 

1pm-3pm

 

Youth Stick & Puck 14 &under3:30pm-5pm 3:30pm-5pm  

 Aug 1

Adult Stick & Puck 15+  3:15pm-4:45pm10:30am-12pm Aug 3,11 
Ticket Ice (ends May 12) 7:15am-8:30am 7:15am-8:30am 
Pay as you Play 18+  12:30pm-2pm

1pm-2:30pm

Note: July 28 1:15-2:45 pm

 Aug 4,11,18
Pay as you Play 70+ 11:15am-1:15pm   Aug 9
Pay as you Play 65+

 

 10am-11:15am

 

 10am-11:15am

Note: July 28 10:30-11:45am

 Aug 4,9,11

Skating Prices (HST Included)

  • Child / Student: $3.00
  • Adult: $3.75
  • Family Pass: $7.00
  • Adult/Senior Skate: $3.00
  • Tiny Tots Skate: $3.00
  • Ticket Ice: $5.00

*Note: Only cash is accepted for all skating & hockey programs*

Pay as you Play Prices (HST Included)

  • Pay as you play 18+: $5.00
  • Pay as you Play 65+ & 70+: $3.00
  • Stick & Puck: $5.00 for parent and child, $2.00 per extra child
  • Ladies Hockey: $10.00

All admission charges can be paid in cash at the Administration Desk.The City of Niagara Falls recommends that all participants wear a C.S.A. approved hockey helmet.

Rules and Guidelines

Participants are asked to observe the following safety rules for the enjoyment of all participants:

ALL PROGRAMS

  • Sign-ins will not be accepted until 1/2 hour prior to program start time
  • Proof of payment (i.e. bracelet) may be required prior to entering ice surface
  • Profanity and improper behaviour will NOT be permitted
  • Report all accidents or injuries to skate patrol or arena staff members immediately
  • All participants must wear skates while on the ice surface
  • Alcoholic beverages, illegal substances, or anyone under the influence will not be permitted on the premises

Ticket Ice

  • Designated for figure skating practice only; skaters must be registered with Skate Canada.
  • Children 12 or under must be supervised on or off the ice by an adult; coaches accompanying skaters are free.

Public Skating (maximum 175 Skaters)

  • Skating aids, chairs, sleds, pylons, hockey sticks, pucks and other obstructions are not permitted on the ice surface
  • Food and drink are not permitted on the ice surface or players bench
  • No horseplay. Games such as tag or racing, as well as backwards skating, figure skating maneuvers or erratic skating are not permitted
  • Refrain from carrying children
  • Do not throw ice or snow
  • Please skate at a sensible speed, adhere to the directions of skate patrol and/or arena staff members

Family Skating (maximum 50 Skaters)

  • Skating aids permitted
  • Intended for families with small children. Older siblings are permitted during Family skates when accompanying parent(s)
  • No horseplay. Games such as tag or racing, as well as backwards skating, figure skating manoeuvres or erratic skating are not permitted

Adult/Senior Skate (maximum 50 skaters)

  • Hockey sticks, pucks & other obstructions are not permitted on the ice
  • Please skate at a sensible speed, adhere to the directions of arena staff members

Tiny Tots Skate (maximum 50 skaters)

  • Skating aids are permitted
  • Refrain from carrying children

Pay as you Play Hockey (maximum 30 players)

  • Full equipment and a light and dark jersey are required
  • Slap Shots are not permitted
  • No checking or fighting
  • Goalies skate for free

Stick & Puck (maximum 40 Participants)

  • A parent (Adult 18 years +) is required to be on the ice with their children
  • Parents (Adults) are responsible to supervise their children on the ice
  • Slap shots are not permitted
  • Organized games or practices are NOT permitted

The facility is not responsible for accidents or lost or stolen items. Participants skate at their own risk.