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We are committed to creating a safe, comfortable and enjoyable experience for all our visitors. If at any time your require accommodations in addition to those described below, please contact us by phone at 519-235-0310 extension 222 or by emailprior to your visit to our arenas to ensure we can accommodate your request.

South Huron Recreation Centre (SHRC)

Built in 1976, the South Huron Recreation Centre (SHRC) is located at 94 Victoria Street East, Exeter. 

The ice season runs from September to April. 

In 2022, the facility underwent a significant renovation to enhance ice user experiences, increase comfort and optimal viewing for patrons, and improve the overall accessibility within the main areas of the facility.

Facility Entrance and Parking
  • The facility has five marked accessible parking spaces with stalls
  • Curb cut access to walkway with detectable warning surfaces (DWS)
  • Walkway slope is gentle
  • The entrance to the facility includes two automatic sliding doors
Ice Surface and Dressing Rooms
  • The SHRC ice surface measures 195 feet by 85 feet
  • Six dressing rooms marked with braille signage, including two fully accessible dressing rooms: 
    • Accessible dressing rooms include automatic push button door openers, additional radius turnaround space, grab bars, accessible washroom and shower facilities including grab bars and benches. 
Arena Lobby and Spectator Seating
  • Uncontrolled climate area includes spectator seating for 1200 people. Access to this seating is by stairs only.
  • Controlled climate area includes a large, open concept lobby with ice surface viewing.
    • Accessible viewing platform with ice surface viewing and turnaround space and storage of wheelchairs and mobility devices. Access to this seating is by ramp.  
  • Water bottle refill station
  • Accessible washroom (accessed through the lobby):
    • Automatic push button door opener and door locking;
    • Grab bars (stationary and fold down) on both side of the toilet;
    • Open style toilet paper holders;
    • Emergency call system;
    • Adult change table;
    • Roll under sink.
Community Hall

A multi-purpose community banquet hall (72.5 feet by 103 feet) with a capacity of 510. The hall has the following features:

  • Full-service industrial kitchen;
  • Accessible washroom (accessed through the hall):
    • Automatic push button door opener and door locking;
    • Grab bars (stationary and fold down) on both side of the toilet;
    • Open style toilet paper holders;
    • Emergency call system;
    • Adult change table;
    • Roll under sink.

Stephen Arena

The Stephen Arena is located at 69625 Airport Line, Huron Park. 

The ice season runs from September to March. 

The Stephen Arena was built in 1963.The front of the building was retrofitted in 2000, with a new lobby, six new dressing rooms, food service outlet and storage areas. This area also provides a convenient warm spectator viewing area of the ice surface. 

In 2022, the arena was renovated to include a rink slab replacement, new dasher boards and glass, automatic entrance doors, upgrades to the spectator seating and a new ice resurfacer room.

Facility Entrance and Parking
  • There are two marked accessible parking spaces with centre stall between and curb cut access to walkway
  • Slope into the entrance is gentle
  • The entrance to the facility includes two automatic sliding doors
Ice Surface and Dressing Rooms
  • The ice surface measures 179 feet by 79 feet
  • Six large dressing rooms (3 on the north side; 3 on the south side) equipped with single washroom stall and showers 

Arena Lobby and Spectator Seating

  • Uncontrolled climate area includes spectator seating for 130 people. Access to this seating is by a non-automatic door with ramp or stair access, with a viewing platform of the ice surface available. 
  • Controlled climate area includes an open lobby with options for low height seating (facing away from the ice surface) and high height seating (facing the ice surface). Viewing of the ice surface from the lobby is slightly distant, approximately 4 feet from the window. 
  • Water bottle refill station
  • Washroom facilities are accessed by non-automatic doors and include single stalls and one large stall. 

Ice Rentals

To view facility availability and/or to make a facility booking request visit our online booking page or call 519-235-0310 extension 222.

Public Skating

Public Skating programs are offered at our arenas throughout the year. To learn more visit the Public Skating Page. 

Shinny
Shinny Ice is available from 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Monday to Friday at the South Huron Recreation Centre.  The cost is $8.00 per person, per hour.  All participants must sign in and pay before going on the ice.  For availability, please call Community Services staff at 519-235-0310 extension 222. 

Ice Rental Fees

Ice rates are based on a one hour rental, including a 10 minute flood period. 

IceTimesFee
Non-Prime Ice Monday to Friday - 7:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. $107.00 per hour (HST INCL)
Prime Ice Monday to Friday - 4:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m.
Saturday and Sunday - All Day
$156.00 per hour (HST INCL)

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For information in alternative formats or assistance accessing information, please contact the Municipal Office at 519-235-0310. 

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