Open Skate 55+

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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: 950-546-3747

Dates & Times
October 1 to March 31

Wednesday, 1 to 2:30 pm
Friday, 9 to 10 am


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

Dates & Times
September 4 to March 31
Monday, 9:30 to 10:30 am
Tuesday, 9:30 to 11:30 am
Wednesday, 9:30 to 11:30 am
Thursday, 9:30 to 11:30 am
Friday, 9:30 to 11:30 am

Cancelled: Monday, February 18


Harry Howell Arena
27 Highway 5 West, Flamborough
Phone: 950-546-3747

Dates & Times
September 4 to March 31

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


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

Facility is closed for renovations. Reopening for the 2019/2020 ice season.


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

Dates & Times
September 4 to March 31

Monday, 12:30 to 2 pm
Tuesday, 8:30 to 9:30 am
​Thursday, 9 to 10 am

Cancelled: Monday, February 18


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

Dates & Times
October 1 to March 31

Monday, 2 to 3:30 pm
Wednesday, 2 to 3:30 pm - Free
Friday, 12:30 to 2 pm

Cancelled: Friday, February 15
Cancelled: Monday, February 18


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

Dates & Times
October 1 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

Cancelled: Monday, February 18


Westoby - Olympic Arena
70 Olympic Drive, Dundas
Phone: 905-546-3747

Dates & Times
November 20 to March 31

Tuesday, 9 to 10 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.