Public skating

Public skating returns October 12, 2021!  
Lace up the skates for public skating at Rutland Arena, Memorial Arena and Capital News Centre.
Pre-booking your time is recommended, however drop-ins are also available (with sign in). 

Pre-book your public skate

New this season, register in advance!  You can sign up for the full season of our public skate times online.  

Free skates

Family Holiday Skate

  • Sunday December 19, 2021
  • Rutland Arena from 1:00 p.m. - 3:15 p.m.
Skate rentals & concession

Rutland Arena Skate Rentals

Rutland Arena Skate Rentals 
Skate rentals$5.00
Skate sharpening$5.00
Skate Bars$2.00

*For questions about skate rentals at Rutland Arena please contact the Kelowna Chiefs Admin at 866-313-5071.

 

Fees

Skating Rates for Memorial, Rutland & Capital News Centre Arenas

Admission Rates2021/2022
Preschool (5 years & under)$3.00
Children (6 - 13 years)$4.00
General Admission$4.75
Seniors (65+ years)$3.00
Family Skate Pass (max 5 persons)$12.50
Parent & Tot Skate$3.00
Skating Punch Card (10 visits)$37.00
Skating Punch Card (20 visits)$70.00

 

*taxes are included* 

For online bookings, only one flat fee is available (general admission rate).  To pay alternative rates for skating (children’s fee, or preschool fee) please call 250-469-8800 in advance and we'll be happy to assist you. Drop in payments will also be accepted on site. 

 

Canceled skates

Cancelled Skates 

  • No skate at Memorial Arena, September 30, 2021 & November 11, 2021
  • No skate at Capital News Centre, November 12, 2021 & December 10, 2021
Public Skate Etiquette
  • Please arrive no earlier than 10 minutes prior to skate time
  • Circular skating only
  • Skates are required on the ice 
  • Boots are not permitted on the ice  
  • Helmets are strongly recommended
  • No food or drinks on ice
  • Aggressive skating is not permitted
  • Playing games (ie. tag) is not permitted
  • Hockey sticks and pucks  are not permitted
  • Carrying infants and children is not permitted while on the ice 
  • Strollers are permitted and helmets are required for both the patron pushing the stroller and the child in the stroller
  • Sleds and chairs are not permitted on the ice 
  • Wheelchairs are permitted and helmets are required for both the patron and the client pushing the wheel chair. Patrons pushing wheel chairs must have skates
  • Children using a push bar/EZ bar are required to wear a helmet
  • Skating backwards is only permitted in designated areas and is to be determined by skate patrol staff
  • Sitting in player’s benches and in penalty boxes is not permitted
  • Sitting on benches during ice cleaning is not permitted 
COVID Safety Guidelines
  • As per the current Public Health Orders, proof of vaccination is not required for public skating
  • Sign in will be required, drop-ins included 
  • Masks are mandatory upon entering the facilities and when lacing up skates in the change areas. Once in the field of play (ice sheet), masks can be removed
  • Masks are suggested during skating, but not mandatory
  • Proof of vaccination is required during special events where 50+ spectators are in attendance (ie. Family Holiday Skate)
FAQ's

How do I register for Public skate? 

You can register online up to 2 hours in advance of the skate running.

You will need an online recreation account to register online. Please ensure you have an account set up in advance with the City of Kelowna Active Living by calling 250-469-8800. 

Where can I find the skate schedule?

The skate schedule can be found at the bottom of this webpage and is updated daily. Please note that the schedule is subject to change due to tournaments or unforeseen maintenance.  

Can I register for an entire season?

For Senior’s skates, Shall We Dance gentle skate and Parent and Tot skates you can register for the entire season as opposed to paying weekly. Alternatively, you can register online for single sessions or pay by drop in.

Are there skate rentals available?

Skate rentals are available at the Rutland Arena and the Capital News Centre. There are no skate rentals at Memorial Arena . For details on Rutland skate rentals call 866-313-5071 or visit the kelownachiefs.com. For skate rentals at the Capital News Centre, call 250 764-6288.

Please note that helmets are not available at Capital News Centre and that there is skate patrol on site at each skate at Memorial Arena.

Are push bars/EZ bars available?

Yes, there is limited availability of push bars/EZ bars on site to assist children and new skaters. 

Indoor skating rink locations:

Free skating at the Stuart Park outdoor rink will start December 1, 2021, weather permitting.

Daily View

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There are no times posted for this day.
11:00 am-5:00 pm
City Park Waterpark
1600 Abbott St
6:00 am-11:00 am
Stuart Park outdoor skating
Stuart Park
8:00 am-8:00 pm
Quilchena Splash Park
347 Quilchena Drive
10:00 am-8:00 pm
Ben Lee Waterpark
900 Houghton Road
11:00 am-6:00 pm
Ben Lee Water Park
900 Houghton Rd.
8:00 am-11:00 pm
Stuart Park outdoor skating
Stuart Park
9:00 am-10:00 am
Senior Skate
Rutland Arena
1:00 pm-4:00 pm
Family Day Free Public Skate
Capital News Centre
1:15 pm-2:30 pm
Senior Skate
Memorial Arena
6:30 pm-7:45 pm
Public Skating - "Last CNC Public Skate of the Season"
Capital News Centre
8:15 am-9:15 am
Senior Skate
Rutland Arena
9:45 am-10:45 am
Parent & Tot Skating
Rutland Arena
1:00 pm-2:00 pm
Public Skating
Rutland Arena
1:00 pm-2:00 pm
Public Skate
Rutland Arena
1:15 pm-2:15 pm
Seniors Skating - Shall We Dance
Prospera Place
2:30 pm-3:30 pm
Public Skating
Rutland Arena
7:30 pm-8:30 pm
Public Skate
Capital News Centre
7:30 pm-8:30 pm
Public Skating
Capital News Centre (CNC)

Tuesday

9:00 am-10:00 am
Senior Skate
Rutland Arena
10:15 am-11:15 am
Parent & Tot
Rutland Arena
6:30 pm-7:45 pm
Public Skate
Capital News Centre

Saturday

1:00 pm-3:15 pm
Public Skate
Rutland Arena

Sunday

1:00 pm-3:15 pm
Public Skate
Rutland Arena

Thursday

1:15 pm-2:30 pm
Senior Skate
Memorial Arena

Monday

2:00 pm-3:00 pm
Shall We Dance
Memorial Arena

Friday

6:30 pm-7:45 pm
Public Skate
Capital News Centre

Weekly View

Monday

2:00 pm-3:00 pm
Shall We Dance
Memorial Arena

Tuesday

9:00 am-10:00 am
Senior Skate
Rutland Arena
10:15 am-11:15 am
Parent & Tot
Rutland Arena
6:30 pm-7:45 pm
Public Skate
Capital News Centre

Thursday

1:15 pm-2:30 pm
Senior Skate
Memorial Arena

Friday

6:30 pm-7:45 pm
Public Skate
Capital News Centre

Saturday

1:00 pm-3:15 pm
Public Skate
Rutland Arena

Sunday

1:00 pm-3:15 pm
Public Skate
Rutland Arena