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.

Program will return in the fall.

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

Closed: Wednesday, December 26
Cancelled: Friday, December 28


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, December 24
Closed: Tuesday, December 25
Closed: Wednesday, December 26
Cancelled: Thursday, December 27
Cancelled: Monday, December 31
Closed: Tuesday, January 1


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

Closed: Tuesday, December 25
Closed: Wednesday, December 26
Closed: Tuesday, January 1


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

Dates & Times
January 2 to March 31

Tuesday, 9 to 10 am

Facility is closed for renovations until January 2019


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

Closed: Tuesday, December 25
Closed: Wednesday, December 26
Cancelled: Monday, December 31
Closed: Tuesday, January 1


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: Monday, December 24
Closed: Wednesday, December 26
Cancelled: Monday, December 31


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, December 24
Closed: Tuesday, December 25
Closed: Wednesday, December 26
Closed: Tuesday, January 1
Cancelled: Wednesday, January 2


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

Dates & Times
November 20 to December 20

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.