Recreation

Open Skate 55+

Icon of a figure skate

Program description

55 years and older. Come and enjoy some fun skating at your local arena. CSA approved helmets are strongly recommended.

Offered at these locations:


Carlisle Arena
1496 Centre Road, Carlisle
Phone: ​905-546-3747

Dates & Times
September 30 to March 13

Wednesday, 1 to 2:30 pm
Friday, 9 to 11 am


Harry Howell Arena
27 Hwy 5 West, Flamborough
Phone: ​905-546-3747

Dates & Times
September 9 to March 31

Tuesday, 2 to 3 pm
Wednesday, 2 to 3 pm - Free
Thursday, 2 to 3 pm


J.L Grightmire Arena
35 Market Street South, Dundas
Phone: 905-546-3747

Dates & Times
September 3 to March 31
Tuesday, 9 to 10 am


Morgan Firestone Arena
385 Jerseyville Road West, Ancaster
Phone: 905-546-3747

Dates & Times
September 3 to March 31
Tuesday, 8:30 to 9:30 am
Thursday, 9 to 10 am


Mountain Arena - Dave Andreychuk
25 Hester Street, Hamilton
Phone: 905-546-3747

Dates & Times
September 3 to March 31
Monday, 9:30 to 10:30 am
Tuesday, 9:30 to 10:30 am
Wednesday, 9:30 to 10:30 am
Thursday, 9:30 to 10:30 am
Friday, 9:30 to 10:30 am


Stoney Creek Arena
37 King St. West, Stoney Creek
Phone: 905-546-3747

Dates & Times
September 30 to March 22
Monday, 2 to 3:30 pm
Wednesday, 2 to 3:30 pm - Free
Friday, 12:30 to 2 pm


Valley Park Arena
970 Paramount Dr., Stoney Creek
Phone: 905-546-3747

Dates & Times
September 30 to March 31
Monday, 11 am to 12 noon
Tuesday, 10:30 to 11:30 am
Wednesday, 11 am to 12 noon
Thursday, 10:30 to 11:30 am

HIGH FIVE Accreditation

High Five logoCity of Hamilton recreation programs are committed to ensuring Healthy Child Development for participants and are accredited members of HIGH FIVE®, which is built on the belief that all children deserve to have sport and recreation experiences that support his or her healthy development.

HIGH FIVE® is Canada’s quality standard for children’s programs. The City of Hamilton Recreation Division is a HIGH FIVE® Accredited Organization and as such serves as the benchmark for excellence in children’s recreation and sport programming, focused on healthy child development and offering the highest recognized levels of quality and safety. Our staff are trained in the Principles of Healthy Child Development and our programs are evaluated using the Quest 2 Tool. HIGH FIVE® makes a difference by giving every child the chance to benefit from quality programs.