Open Skate - Family

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Program description

Enjoy a family skate for adults ages 18+ with a limit of 5 children per adult.  No additional equipment is permitted (i.e. hockey sticks, pucks, etc). Skates aids allowed during Monday to Friday day time family skates. Not permitted during evening, weekends & holiday skates. CSA approved helmets are strongly recommended. **Skate aids allowed at the discretion of the rink operator** 

Offered at these locations:


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

Dates & Times
April 15 to June 30
Monday, 11 am to 12 noon
Tuesday, 11 am to 12 noon
Wednesday, 11 am to 12 noon
Friday, 11 am to 12 noon

Closed: Friday, April 19
Closed: Monday, April 22


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

Dates & Times
September 4 to May 13

Monday, 1 to 2 pm
Tuesday, 12 noon to 1 pm
Wednesday, 1 to 2 pm
Thursday, 12 noon to 1 pm
Friday, 1 to 2 pm

Closed: Friday, April 19
Closed: Monday, April 22


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

Dates & Times
September 4 to May 13

Monday, 11:30 am to 12:30 pm
Tuesday, 2:30 to 3:30 pm
Thursday, 12 noon to 1 pm
Friday, 3 to 5 pm

Closed: Friday, April 19
Closed: Monday, April 22


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

Dates & Times
November 22 to May 25

Thursday, 12 noon to 1 pm

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.