Public Skating and Ice Schedule

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2015-16 Fall/Winter Ice and Skating Schedule

This schedule runs from September 1, 2015 until April 30, 2016. 

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

Public Skating

 

Saturday

Sunday

No Ice

Gale Centre (Sep 12-Mar 27)                  

6pm - 8pm                        2pm - 4pm                        

Sep 26, 27; Oct 3; Nov 7, 8, 21, 28; Dec 12, 19, 20, 26, 27; Jan 2, 3, 16, 17; Mar 5, 6, 12, 13

Chippawa Arena (Oct 3-Mar 26)12:30pm - 2pm Nov 7; Dec 26; Jan 16; Feb 20; Mar 5, 12

 

Skating & Hockey Programs

ActivityTuesWedThurFriSatNo Ice

Adult/Senior Skate

 9am-10am12pm-1pm  

Nov 19; Dec 24; Jan 7; Feb 18; Mar 16; Apr 7

Tiny Tots Skate 10am-12pm 1pm-3pm  

Nov 19, 25; Dec 10, 24, 31; Jan 7; Feb 18; Mar 16; Apr 7

Youth Stick & Puck 14 & under 3:30pm-5:00pm2:30pm-4pm  

Nov 19; Dec 10, 24, 31; Jan 7; Feb 18; Mar 16, 17; Apr 7

Adult Stick & Puck 15+ 2pm-3:30pm9am-10:30am  Nov 19, 25; Dec 10, 24; Jan 7; Mar 16, 17 
Ticket Ice 7:15am-8:30am 7:15am-8:30am  Nov 19; Dec 24, 29; Jan 7; Feb 18; Mar 15 
Pay as you Play 18+ 12pm-1:30pm12pm-1:30pm  Nov 19; Dec 10, 24; Jan 7; Mar 16, 17
Pay as you Play 70+ 1pm-3pm 10am-11:15amNote: Sep 15 ice 9:15am-11:15am  Nov 19, 24; Dec 10, 24, 29; Jan 7; Feb 18; Mar 15, 17; Apr 7 
Pay as you Play 65+ (Begins Sep 25)

10am-11:15am

Tues ice begins Jan 5/16

  

10am-11:15am

 Nov 6; Dec 11, 25; Jan 1, 8; Feb 5, 19, 26; Mar 15, 18, 25; Apr 8, 15, 22, 29 
Ladies Pay as You Play (Begins Oct 24)    8:15pm-9:30pmDec 26; Jan 16; Feb 20 

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 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 behavior 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 maneuvers 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