Public Skating and Ice Schedule

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2017 Spring/Summer Ice and Skating Schedule

This schedule runs from Monday, May 1 until Thursday August 31, 2017.

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

Public Skating Times

Activity

 

Sunday

Cancellations

Gale Centre - Public Skating

 

 

2:00pm-4:00pm

With Skating Aids

May 14, 28

June 11, 25

July 16

 Chippawa Arena

 

 Closed for the Summer Season

 

 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

June 21, 22

July 27

August 9, 17

 Tiny Tots Skate

 

10-11:30am   

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Starting

July 4

1:15-3:15pm

 

1:15pm-3:15pm

NOTE: Thursday

July 27 only

Tiny Tots is 1:30-3:30pm

June 20, 22

July 6, 13

Aug 3,8,10,17

 Stick & Puck

(14 & under)

 3:30-4:45pm  3:30-4:45pm 

May 22

June 19, 21

August 7

 Adult Stick & Puck

(15 and over)

   2pm-3:30pm10:30am-12:00pm

June 21, 22

July 27

Aug 3,9,10,17

 Pay As You Play 18+   12:30-2:00pm1:15pm-2:30pm

June 21,22

August 10,24

 Pay As You Play 65+

 

10-11:15am

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Starting July 11

10:15-11:30

 

10:00am-11:15am

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Starting July 6

12:00-1:15pm

June 20, 22

July 25

August 8, 10

 Pay As You Play 70+

 11am-1pm

 

 

NOTE: Monday July 24

12pm-2pm ice time

May 22

June 19

August 7, 14

Skating Admission Prices (HST Included)

  • Child / Student: $3.00
  • Adult: $3.75
  • Family Pass: $7.00
  • Adult/Senior Skate: $3.00
  • Adult Stick and Puck:  $5.00
  • 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
  • Youth Stick & Puck: $5.00 for parent and child, $2.00 per extra child
  • Ladies Pay as you Play: $8.00

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. ALL participants 15 and under are required to wear helmets for all programs.

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.

Saturday Public Skating Gale Centre (maximum 175 Skaters)

  • No skating aids, chairs, sleds, pylons, hockey sticks, pucks and other obstructions are 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

Saturday Chippawa & Sunday Public Skating Gale Centre (maximum 50 skaters)

  • Skating aids permitted in designated area only
  • Chairs, sleds, pylons, hockey sticks, pucks and other obstructions are not permitted on the ice surface

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.