Public Skating


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 email, prior to your visit to our arenas to ensure we can accommodate your request. 

Public skating is FREE and will run until the end of March 2024 at the Stephen Arena and until April 2024 at the South Huron Recreation Centre! Skate aids available at both arenas. 

South Huron Recreation Centre Public Skating (until April 28, 2024)

The South Huron Recreation Centre (SHRC) is located at 94 Victoria Street East, Exeter. Visit our Arenas page for more information about this facility prior to your visit. 

Day of WeekTime
Sunday 11:00 AM - 11:50 AM
Tuesday 11:00 AM - 11:50 AM
Thursday 11:00 AM - 11:50 AM
* Please note there is no public skating on November 19, December 3, February 18, March 31 & April 7
Stephen Township Arena Public Skating (until March 31, 2024)

The Stephen Arena is located at 69625 Airport Line, Huron Park. Visit our Arenas page for more information about this facility prior to your visit. 

Day of WeekTime
Monday 4:00 PM - 4:50 PM
Wednesday 4:00 PM - 4:50 PM

 * Please note there is no public skating on December 25, January 1 & March 31

Public Skating Rules

  • Maintain reasonable control of your speed, course and direction.  Do not skate in groups.  Do not stop where you obstruct other skaters.
  • No speed skating, figure skating maneuvers or hockey equipment such as sticks and pucks are allowed on the ice.
  • Parents/Guardians must be within sight and control of their children.  Do no leave children unattended.
  • Ice skates required – no street shoes.
  • Ice skates are sharp.  Do not have your hands on the floor or on the ice where they can be stepped on by a blade.
  • Children aged 10 and under must wear a CSA-certified hockey helmet at all times. Helmets are strongly recommended for all other participants.
  • Maintain a proper lookout to avoid other skaters, objects, or conditions on the ice surface.  Report any hazards to arena staff.
  • No skating while under the influence of drugs, alcohol or other control impairing substances.
  • Leave the ice surface when resurfacing maintenance is taking place.  Keep exits clear and do not sit on the dasher boards.  Before getting on the rink, look for oncoming skaters.
  • No food or drink on the rink surface or surrounding dasher or cap rail.
  • Do not carry children or items while skating.
  • No headphones are to be worn or use of PDA’s or cellular phones used while skating.
  • Do not act in a manner that may cause or contribute to injury of yourself or any other person.
  • Do not throw or leave objects on the rink surface.
  • Report any injuries or accidents to staff prior to leaving the facility.
  • Please respect your facility.  


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