Public Skating

The Town offers a variety of public skating options for the public to enjoy. Please note that helmets are strongly recommended for all skaters regardless of age or ability. For an up-to-date schedule of all public skating programs, visit the Community Events Calendar.

On this page:
1. Skating Programs
2. Arena Location and Rentals
3. Public Skating Sponsorship

Skating Programs

Skating programs will resume beginning October 2, 2023.

Public Skating times are subject to change on a week-to-week basis. Please view the Community Events Calendar for the most up-to-date list of skating events.

2023/24 ProgramsDates & TimesCost
Public SkatingSaturdays - 12pm to 2pm
Sundays - 12pm to 2pm
$3.00 per adult
Adult SkatingMondays - 10am to 12pm
Wednesdays - 10am to 12pm
Thursdays - 1pm to 3pm
$3.00 per person
Skaters must be at least 16 years of age
Parent & TotsTuesdays - 12pm to 1pm
Thursdays - 11am to 12pm


  • Public Skating will not occur on Saturday, October 21
  • Adult Skating will not occur on Thursday, October 5 and Thursday, October 12

Arena Location and Rentals

The Beaver Valley Community Centre Area is located at 58 Alfred Street West in Thornbury. More information about booking ice time or off-season arena rentals is available on the Beaver Valley Arena Page. 

View Beaver Valley Arena Details

Beaver Valley Community Centre ice surface

Public Skating Sponsorship

If you are interested in sponsoring existing public skating programs or providing additional public skating opportunities please call 519-599-3131 ext. 340. The Public Skating Sponsorship rate is $160 plus HST per hour.