Public Skating Operates from September - March
Check the Arts and Recreation Guide for lesson descriptions and schedules.
- Skating lessons are offered at Planet Ice from September to March. Spring lessons are also available from April to June.
- Review the skills required for each level and register in the class appropriate for the participant.
- Participants must successfully complete the skills for each level and receive a report card before registering for the next level.
- Skate lessons do not include skate or helmet rentals. If you require skates or helmets during lessons, you can rent them from Planet Ice.
Know your limit, skate within it! We recommend and encourage all ages to model safety. All lesson participants including adults in Parent and Tot and Adult lessons must wear a CSA approved hockey helmet during skating lesson ice times. No bike helmets will be allowed on the ice during lessons.
|Monday - Friday||12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
|Parent & Tot Skate|
|Monday, Thursday & Friday||10:15 am - 11:45 am|
|Wednesday||1:15 pm - 2:45 pm
|Saturday||1:30 pm - 3:00 pm|
|Sunday Family Skate||1:00 pm - 2:30 pm|
Fees (taxes extra)
Family- Two adults with their own children/grandchildren under 19Y
Parent & Tot- One adult with one child. Second child pays child rate. Valid on Parent & Tot Skates
|Infant / Tot 0M - 35M
|Child 3Y - 12Y
|Teen 13Y - 18Y
|Adult 19Y - 59Y
|Senior 19Y - 59Y
|Parent & Tot
$1 Per Skater Value Skates
These leisure public skates are held on statutory holidays and district-wide School District No. 42 Pro-D Days at Planet Ice from 1:15 pm - 2:45 pm
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Public Skating Descriptions
Noon Hour Skate
A public skate designed for lap skating. Work on improving your strides, glides and stops. This session is quieter and better suited to adults new to skating or those needing assistance from a care worker. Supervised home-schooled children are welcome. Tuesday welcomes skaters wanting to work on basic figure skating elements, please check -in with on-ice staff for guidelines. No solo or competitive training allowed.
Parent & Tot Skate
A skate for parents/guardians with children 6 years & under. Some toys, skating aids and other interactive equipment will be on the ice. All children must wear a helmet during this session. Strollers with clean wheels are welcome. No preschool ride-on or bike type toys allowed on the ice. Please check with on-ice staff for approval to bring your own toys/aids on the ice as not all items are permitted.
Everyone is welcome to this general lap skating session. The ice patrol staff will change the direction of skating throughout the session and may ‘cone-off’ the far end of the rink for slower skaters. No skating backwards or figure skating tricks permitted. Sunday is a family skate with one end of the ice sectioned off for slower skaters.
Great Value Skate
Everyone is welcome to this discounted Public Skate at $1 per skater. Regular rental rates apply. Some of these sessions may have themes or activities on the ice. Please expect more children/youth during these sessions.
Pro-D Day Skate
This skate, held during the district-wide school days off is geared to school age children. Some equipment, skating aids and games may be organized by the ice patrol staff. This skate is an ‘everyone welcome’ public skate.
Once a month, teens 13Y-18Y will get to hang with their friends and join Skate staff and Youth Services staff in a casual late night ice skate or pick-up hockey. Sessions held the first Saturday of the month. Admission and rental rates apply. For more information on late night transportation from the Greg Moore Youth Centre, please contact Youth Services staff at 604-467-7354.