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Public Skating Schedule

Monday
Tuesday
Wednesday
Thursday
Friday
Drop in Hockey
9:30 – 11:30am
Parent & Tot
Skating
9:30 – 11:30am
Oct 23-Nov 20
Drop in Hockey
9:30 – 11:30am
Noon Hour Skate
12:00-
1:00pm
Noon Hour Skate
12:00-
1:00pm
Noon Hour Skate
12:00-
1:00pm
Saturday & Sunday
Oct 13 – March 17
5:30 – 6:45 pm
Free Public Skating & Rentals
Sponsored by the Oliver Lion’s Club

Weekday Skating Rates

Prices include tax

Public Skating Single Season
Preschool (0-5yrs) Free N/A
Child/Teen (6-18yrs) $2.50 $39.05
Adult (19-64yrs) $3.00 $48.18
Seniors (65+) $2.50 $39.06
Family (max of 6) $10.50 $102.93
AM Drop in Hockey Adult $5.00 N/A

Skate Rentals

Prices include tax

Child/Teen (6-18yrs)    $1.90
Adult (19+yrs)              $3.10

Parent & Tot Skating
What a great opportunity for tykes to give ice skating
a try without the crowds! Play with our toys; visit
with other children and their caregivers and practice
skating during this tots-only time. Strollers are
welcome.
Oliver Arena
5 and under with adult
$3.25/parent and tot/visit
Tues. Oct 23 – Nov 20, 2018
9:30am-11:00am

Chill Out Teen Skates
Come skate and have fun with other youth!
Games, music and prizes to give away!
Oliver Arena
11-17 years
Saturday, Sept 29 7:00-9:00pm
Saturday, Oct 20 7:00-9:00pm

Family Recreational Hockey
This hockey program is perfect for players who
like to play hockey in a FUN, non-competitive
environment! No experience is required – players
can learn on the ice! Parental attendance is
requested, participation is optional and must
register as well. Required equipment: CSA
approved hockey helmet, additional protective
gear is recommended.
Oliver Arena
5 and up/accompanied by an adult
$30.00/player or $5.00 Drop In
Sun, Sept 30, 2018 – Dec 22, 2018 | #4080
Sun, Jan 6, 2019 – March, 10, 2019 | #4081
3:45-5:15pm
(Cancellations may apply due to tournament
bookings or playoffs, a list of ice times will be
provided on the first session.)

Rules & Regulations for Public Skating

1. ICE SKATING RULES
• Always skate in the designated direction
• Forward skating only
• Children may not be carried
• Horseplay, tag or excessive speed not permitted
• No food or drink allowed on the ice
• No shoes allowed on the ice
• No headphones or cell phone use on the ice
Rules should be posted in the lobby outside the doors to the ice surface and implemented during public sessions by Skate Attendants and volunteers.

2. APPROPRIATE SKATING SPEED DURING PUBLIC SESSIONS
Appropriate speed of skaters is discretionary to Skate Attendants. Attendants must assess:
• Skating speed
• Number of patrons on the ice
• Condition of the ice
The over riding determinant is the safety of all patrons. Only slow skating is permitted in the beginners’ area.

3. INCLUSION AND SUPPORT EQUIPMENT
Persons in wheelchairs are permitted on the ice with or without the assistance of an
attendant. Tires must be wiped free of debris before wheelchairs and strollers can access
the ice. Sledges are permitted. It is recommended patrons in wheelchairs and sledges wear CSA approved helmets.

4. USE OF ICE SCOOTERS
Ice scooters are available as a tool or aid to beginner skaters only and must not be used
for any other purpose. Children are not to be pushed or ride on top of them as they can
move quickly on the ice surface. Skate Attendants will use their discretion as to how
many scooters will be allowed on the ice.

5. USE OF HELMETS DURING PUBLIC SESSIONS
CSA approved hockey helmets are mandatory for children 12 and under and highly
recommended for all skaters. The Oliver Parks & Recreation Society provides helmets
for use during skating sessions on a first-come first-served basis.

6. USE OF PLAYERS’ BENCHES OR PENALTY BOX DURING PUBLIC SESSIONS
Players’ benches and penalty box are off limits to the public during public sessions for
security and safety reasons and gates to these areas must be closed at all times.

7. LOITERING ON ICE DURING PUBLIC SESSIONS
Large groups of skaters (15 or more) are not permitted to loiter along the boards. Skaters
are encouraged to socialize in the skate lobby.

8. FIGURE SKATING DURING PUBLIC SESSION
Figure skating is not permitted.

9. GAMES ON ICE DURING PUBLIC SESSIONS
Games are not permitted on the ice unless they are organized and led by Skate Attendants or approved program instructors. Authorized games must be age and skill appropriate to the participants and be confined to designated areas on the ice by pylons or others visible markers.

10. SHOES ON THE ICE – EXCEPTION
Shoes are not permitted on the ice. Exception is made for patrons using inclusion and
support equipment.

11. SKATE ATTENDANTS
Skate Attendants must be the first and last skaters on the ice at the start, end and
intermission/ice clean of all sessions.