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Arena Schedule & Rates

Public Skating Schedule

Monday
Tuesday
Wednesday
Thursday
Friday
9:30-11:30am
•Drop In Hockey
Starting Oct 22
9:30-11:00am
•Parent & Child Skate
•Tykes Learn to Skate
9:30-11:30am
•Drop In Hockey
7:30-9:00am
•Adult Stick & Puck
9:00-10:00am
•Stick & Puck
(Parent & Child)
12:00-1:00pm
•Public Skate
12:00-1:00pm
•Public Skate
11:45-12:30pm
•Public Skatepm
Saturday & Sunday
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 $47.80
Adult (19-64yrs) $3.25 $58.97
Seniors (65+) $2.70 $47.80
Family (max of 6) $10.70 $129.00
AM Drop in hockey Adult $5.00 N/A

Skate Rentals

Prices include tax

All ages    $4.00

Family Recreational Hockey
This family hockey program is perfect for players
who like to play in a fun, non-competitive
environment. No experience is required – players
can learn on the ice! Parents are encouraged
to play with their children, and must register as
well. Required equipment: CSA approved hockey
helmet, gloves and additional protective gear is
recommended.
Oliver Arena
5 and up accompanied by an adult
$30.00/player or $5.00 Drop In
Session 1: Sun, Sept 29 – Dec 15, 2019
Session 2: Sun, Jan 5 – Mar 8, 2020
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).

Tykes Learn to Skate
Learn-to-skate lessons for preschool-aged children
are in a fun, recreational environment. Skills
covered will include learning about skating, safety
and equipment, how to stand up on skates, skating
forward/backwards and stopping. Helmets are
mandatory; safety padding and warm clothing,
including mittens, are high recommended.
Oliver Arena
3-5 years of age
$40.00/session
Tues. Oct 29 – Dec 3, 2019
Tues. Jan 15 – Feb 18, 2020
9:45-10:15am

Parent & Child Skate
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 family only time. Strollers are
welcome.
Oliver Arena
12 and under with an adult
Tues, Oct 22 – Dec 3, 2019
Tues, Jan 7 – Feb 18, 2020
9:30-11:00am

Adult Stick & Puck
Stick & Puck sessions are for participants
looking to practice their passing, shooting, puck
control and skating in a casual environment. NO
scrimmages, formal instruction, goalies, pylons or
related objects permitted on any Parent & Child
Stick & Puck session. Helmets and gloves are
mandatory, bring your own stick. Maximum 24
skaters per session.
Oliver Arena
16 and up
$10/person
Thurs, Oct 24 – Thurs, Dec 12, 2019
Thurs, Jan 2 – Thurs, March 12. 2020
7:30-9:00am

Parent and Child Stick & Puck
Stick & Puck sessions are for participants looking to
practice their passing, shooting, puck control and
skating in a casual environment. NO scrimmages,
formal instruction, goalies, pylons or related objects
permitted on any Parent & Child Stick & Puck
session. Helmets and gloves are mandatory, bring
your own stick. Maximum 24 skaters per session.
Oliver Arena
1 Adult + 1 Child, 12 and under
$10/Parent & Child Fee
Thurs, Oct 24 – Thurs, Dec 12, 2019
Thurs, Jan 2 – Thurs, March 12, 2020
9:00-10:00am

Rules & Regulations for Public Skating

PREAMBLE:

The following guidelines will be followed for public safety during Public Skating at the Oliver Arena. All rules and regulations apply to ALL skaters and persons using the ice.

RULES & REGULATIONS:

  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
  • Sticks, pucks and other sports equipment not permitted

Rules should be posted in the lobby outside the doors to the ice surface and implemented during public sessions by Skate Attendants and volunteers.

  1. 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.

  1. 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.

  1. 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.

  1. 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.

  1. 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.

  1. 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.

  1. FIGURE SKATING DURING PUBLIC SESSION

Figure skating is not permitted.

  1. 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.

  1. SHOES ON THE ICE – EXCEPTION

Shoes are not permitted on the ice. Exception is made for patrons using inclusion and support equipment.

  1. 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.