Public skating

Lace up the skates for public skating!

Pre-booking your skate in advance is recommended. Pre-booking can be done up to seven days in advance of your desired skate time. Online bookings end two hours prior to the scheduled skate. Drop-ins are also available and are cash only. Fees are outlined below. Skate rentals are also available on-site for an additional fee.

 SundayMondayTuesdayWednesdayThursdayFriday Saturday
Memorial Arena -
1425 Ellis Street
 Shall We
Dance

2 - 3 p.m.
  Senior
Skate 

1:15 - 2:30 p.m.
  
Capital News Centre -
4105 Gordon Dr.
  Public Skate
(Rink 1)
6:30 - 7:45 p.m.
  Public Skate
(Rink 1)
6:30 - 7:45 p.m.
 
Rutland Arena -
645 Dodd Road
Public Skate (West Rink)
1 - 3:15 p.m.
 

Senior Skate 
(West Rink)

9 - 10 a.m.

Parent & Tot
(West Rink) 10:15 - 11:15 a.m.

 

  Public Skate (West Rink)
1 - 3:15 p.m.
Stuart Park Outdoor Rink
- 1414 Water Street 

Free public skating from 6 a.m. to 10 p.m. daily. 
Starts December 1, weather permitting. 

PRE-Book Now

You will need an online recreation account to register online. Register for an account by calling 250-469-8800 or email recreation@kelowna.ca.

Public skate information
Fees

Skating rates for Memorial, Rutland & Capital News Centre Arenas

Admission Rates 
General admission$4.75
Preschool (5Y and under)$3
Children (6Y-13Y)$4
Seniors (65+)$3
Parent & tot skate$3
Family skate pass (up to 5 persons)$12.50
Punch Card (10 visits) $37
Punch Card (20 visits)$70

 

Taxes are included in all above prices.

Punch Cards are non-refundable and valid for two years from date of purchase.

Please note: only general admission rates are available when booking a timeslot for skating online. 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 (cash only) will also be accepted on-site.

Skate rentals

Rutland Arena skate rental fees

Skate rental$5
Skate sharpening$7
Skate bar$2
Helmet$3

For further inquiries about skate rentals at Rutland Arena, please call 866-313-5071.

Capital News Centre skate rental fees

Adult skates$5
Kids skates$4
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 (e.g., 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, however 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, however helmets are required for both the person in the wheelchair and the person pushing. Those pushing wheelchairs 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 
FAQs

How do I register for public skate? 

Register online up to 2 hours in advance of your desired skate time.

You will need an online recreation account to register online. Register for an account by calling 250-469-8800 or email recreation@kelowna.ca.

Where can I find the skate schedule?

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

Can I register for an entire season?

You can register for an entire weekly skating season instead of paying a drop-in fee each time. Alternatively, you can register online for single sessions or pay by drop in. Registration for the whole season is available for the following skate types:

  • Senior Skates
  • Shall We Dance (gentle skate/adult)
  • Parent & Tot skates

Please call 250-469-8800 to register for the season.

Are there skate rentals available?

Skate rentals are available at both Rutland Arena and Capital News Centre. There are no skate rentals available at Memorial Arena.

Please note that helmets are not available at Capital News Centre. Skate patrol is on-site 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. 

Cancelled public skate dates

No indoor skating is available on the following dates:

  • December 24
  • December 25
  • December 26
  • December 27
  • December 31
  • January 1
  • January 2
  • February 4
  • February 5
  • February 20 - Shall We Dance (Find free skating for Family Day at Capital News Centre instead)
Free public skating events
  • Free Family Holiday Skate
    Sunday, December 18, 2022
    1 - 3 p.m.
    Rutland Arena
    No pre-registration available. Drop-in only.

Indoor skating rink locations:

Outdoor public skating is also available at Stuart Park.

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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)

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