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Public Skating

Public Skating Programs

The City of North Bay offers a variety of public skating programs for participants of all ages.  Please note that all of the programs fall under the safety rules as listed on the Skating Safely page.  Facility staff will enforce these rules.  Failure to follow these rules may result in the offending person(s) being banned from participating in future municipal skating programs.

Due to tournaments and events, the weekly rotation of a program may be altered.  Please check the Monthly Schedules to confirm the programs for that month, or call the Pete Palangio or Memorial Gardens Arenas directly.

Public Skating Fees & Times

Below are the public skating fees and times for the 2023/24 winter season.

Fees increase annually on September 1st.

**Please note that public skating times may vary during the summer months (July & Aug).  Check the monthly skating schedule for specific times/locations of our different programs.  The last 10 minutes of the block is flood time.


  Location Date Time Cost & Age
Family Skate Sam Jacks Complex Saturdays 1 p.m. - 3 p.m. Children $1.90
Students/ Adults $4.65
Family of Four $8.60
Adult Noon
Hour Skate
Memorial Gardens Arena Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays & Fridays 12 p.m. - 1 p.m.

Adults $3.35

18 years and over

Seniors & Tots Memorial Gardens Mondays 11 a.m. - 12 p.m.

$1.90 per skater

5 years old and under with a parent or 55 years plus

Pete Palangio Arena Thursdays & Fridays 10 a.m. - 11 a.m.
Wednesdays 2:15 p.m. - 3:15 p.m.
Shinny Hockey Pete Palangio Arena Mondays, Wednesdays, Thursdays & Fridays 11:15 a.m. - 1:15 p.m.

$8.70 per player

14 years and over.

*Full equipment is required
Tuesdays 11 a.m. - 1 p.m.

Figure Skating Shinny

Pete Palangio Arena Wednesdays 3:15 p.m. - 4:15 p.m.

$8.70 per skater