Arenas and Locations
Don Beer ArenaChestnut Hill Developments
Recreation Complex Arena

3 Rinks:  DB1, DB2, DB3

940 Dillingham Road, Pickering, ON

905.831.1035

2 Rinks:  Delaney and O'Brien

Diefenbaker Court, Pickering, ON 

905.831.1711


Public Skating

Indoor Skating

The 2023/24 season begins the last week of September and runs until the end of March 2024.

skatesJust Announced!

FREE Public Skating is being offered at the CHD Rec Complex Arena this January and February.  Available Tuesdays at 6:30 pm and Saturdays & Sundays at 2:30 pm. See public skate tab below for more information.  Reserve your spot - visit must be booked online and can be booked up to one week in advance. Free Public Skating starts January 6.

Book your visit online - FREE Public Skating

Public Skate (all ages)

Leisure skate. CSA approved hockey helmet is required for children 5 yrs and under, and recommended for all ages.

Public Skate Schedule
Sep 24 - Mar 24
Tuesday Saturday Sunday
CHD Recreation Complex
O'Brien Rink
6:30 pm - 8:15 pm 2:30 pm - 4:15 pm 2:30 pm - 4:15 pm
       
Admission Single Pass  10 Pass   
Child 6 yrs and under  free n/a   
Youth 7 - 17 yrs  $4.00 $30.00  
Adult 18+  $5.00 $40.00  
Family    $15.00 $82.00   

Holiday Skating | Dec. 27, 28, 29, Jan. 2-5 | 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm at CHD Recreation Complex

March Break Skating | March 11 - 15 (daily) | 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm at CHD Recreation Complex


Cancellation dates: Dec 31, Jan 20, Feb 17, Ends March 31.
Cancellations due to tournaments: Jan 20.

Daytime Skate (all ages)

Hockey equipment & skating aids are not permitted.
CSA approved hockey helmet is required for children 5 yrs and under, and recommended for all ages.

 

Daytime Skate Schedule
Sep 18 - Mar 29
MondayTuesdayWednesdayThursdayFriday
CHD Recreation Complex
Delaney Rink
10:00 am - 1:00 pm 11:00 am - 1:00 pm 11:00 am - 1:00 pm 11:00 am - 1:00 pm 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
           
Admission $1:50 per person

Cancellation dates: Nov. 3, Dec. 8, Jan. 19, Feb. 16. Ends March 28

Cancelled during Holiday Skate (December 27, 28, 29, January 2 - 5) and March Break (March 11 - 15)

Parent & Child Skate/Stick & Puck (children under 6 yrs)

Children must be under 6 years of age to participate. Parent must accompany their child on ice wearing skates.

Parent & Child Skate

Parents must accompany their children on the ice, wearing skates. Skating aids are permitted. Children are required to wear CSA approved hockey helmets with attached face mask. CSA approved hockey helmet is recommended for parents too.

Parent & Child Stick & Puck

Parents must accompany their children on the ice, wearing skates. The purpose of this program is to provide an opportunity to practice and develop skating, stick-handling and passing skills in a relaxed non-competitive atmosphere.
Children are required to wear CSA approved hockey helmets with attached face mask. CSA approved hockey helmet is recommended for parents too. Nets are provided and skating aids are not permitted on the ice. 

 

Parent & Child Schedule
Sep 22 - Mar 22
Friday
CHD Recreation Complex - O'Brien Rink  
Parent & Child Skating 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Parent & Child Stick & Puck 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
   
Admission Single Pass 
Per Family  $3.00

Cancellation dates: Nov. 3, Dec. 8, Jan. 19, Feb. 16. Ends March 22

Cancelled during Holiday Skate (December 28, 29, January 2 - 5) and March Break (March 11 - 15)

Cancellations due to tournaments: to be determined

Free Teen Stuff Skating (13 - 19 yrs)

Free for Pickering teens 13 - 19yrs.  Must be a City of Pickering Free Teen Member to participate. Membership is free. Visit pickering.ca/teen for details.

Shinny: Participants must bring and wear their own gloves and CSA approved helmets with full face mask.

 

Free Teen Skate Schedule
Sep 24 - Mar 24
MondayTuesday
CHD Recreation Complex
O'Brien Rink
   
Skating Program TBD 3:30 pm - 4:50 pm  
Public Skate   6:30 pm - 8:15 pm
     
Admission    

Free for Pickering teens with membership, visit pickering.ca/teen for details

See Public Skate Schedule for cancellations

Shinny Hockey (18+)

This is a pay-as-you-play, drop-in program for hockey players. Full hockey equipment is required, including a CSA approved hockey helmet.

Referees are not provided.

 

Shinny Hockey Schedule
Sep 25 - Mar 29
MondayWednesdayFriday
Don Beer Arena 11:00 am - 1:00 pm  11:00 am - 1:00 pm 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
       
Admission  Single Pass  20 Pass  
Must be 18+ $5.00 $82.00  
Cancellations to be determined, will be posted one week prior when possible.

Outdoor Skating

Once the weather is cold enough you can find outdoor skating opportunities throughout various Pickering neighbourhoods.  Get the details here.

City of Pickering Skating Programs

Learn to skate lessons and programs are available for all ages during the Fall and Winter seasons.

Search and register for skate programs online at pickering.ca/active.


Arena Ice, Facility Bookings, Rentals & Rates

Contact Facility Bookings for information or for booking an ice rental.

If you're looking to book ice - submit your ice application

Facility Booking: facilitybooking@pickering.ca or 905.420.4660 ext 3257


Ice Sports Organizations


Recreation Complex Sponsor

Chestnut Hill Developments