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Public Skating

Public Skating Programs will commence on September 22, 2021.

Please note the following important information regarding COVID-19 Protocols:

  • Masks must be worn when you enter the building and as you move about the building.  They can be taken off when you get on to the ice pad but must be put back on immediately after leaving the ice pad.
  • Contract tracing information must be provided each time you attend (name, phone number, confirmation that you are currently symptom-free.)
  • Proof of double vaccination must be provided by all patrons 18 years of age and over (more detailed information to follow soon.)

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 participant 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 2021/22 winter season.

Fees increase annually on July 1st.

Family Skating

(All ages)

Sam Jacks Complex

Saturdays 1pm-3pm

Children $1.80

Students/Adults $4.40

Family of Four $8.10


Adult Noon Hour Skate

(18 years and over)

Memorial Gardens Arena

Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays & Fridays


Adults  $3.15

Seniors & Tots

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

Memorial Gardens

Monday 11am-12pm

Pete Palangio Arena

Thursdays & Fridays


Wednesdays 2:15pm - 3:15pm

$1.80 per skater

Shinny Hockey

(14 years and over)

Pete Palangio Arena

Mondays, Wednesdays, Thursdays & Fridays

11:15am - 1:15pm

Tuesdays 11am-1pm

$8.20 per player

**Full equipment is required.

(8 years to 14 years)

As seen on the schedule