Outdoor skating

The City maintains many outdoor skating rinks throughout the city. The rinks are weather dependent and are typically open from mid-December through mid-March. Ice conditions change with the weather and rinks may close without notice.


The City of Thunder Bay has six municipal arenas available for rental: Fort William Gardens, Delaney Arena, Current River Arena, Grandview Arena, Neebing Arena and the Port Arthur Arena.

  • Ice Rental Season starts October 1 to April 15.
  • Casual Ice or Individual Ice is offered Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday between 8:30 am to 4:00 pm. Please contact the arena directly to inquire about availability or email the Facility Booking Coordinator.
  • Building Rentals are also available during the off-season.
  • One Arena remains open throughout the summer months.

Email the Facility Booking Coordinator or call 807-625-2434 for any inquiries and bookings.

Available Ice Times 

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Ice rental rates


Hourly Rate
Minor  $146.23
Adult $184.96
Non-Prime Time (before 4pm weekdays) $155.13
Casual Ice (8am to 4pm Monday to Friday/Tuesday exempt)  $7.76/per person
Summer Ice - Weekdays $163.78
Summer Ice - Weekends $128.68
Public skating rates


Child (14 years and under) $4.50
Student (15 - 18) $5.00
Adult $6.00
Older Adult (over 65 years) $5.00
Family Rate $14.00
Adult/Senior Public Skate $6.00

 Public skating schedule - Commencing September 30, 2018

Public skating schedule for Delaney, Grandview and Neebing
Delaney Arena schedule
Day Time
Friday 7:15pm - 8:45pm
Grandview Arena schedule
Day Time
Friday 7:45pm - 9:15pm
Sunday 1:15pm - 2:45pm
Wednesday - Adult/Senior Skate 10:00am - 12:00pm
Neebing Arena schedule
Sunday 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Early bird skate schedule
Current River Arena - Saturday Sept 22 3:00pm - 4:30pm

Delaney Arena - Sunday Sept 16

12:00pm - 1:30pm

The Fort William Gardens

The Fort William Gardens is one of the six arenas operated by the City of Thunder Bay. It has the largest seating capacity in the district and is a complete multi-purpose facility capable of hosting a variety of events. It plays hosts to various local home teams including the Lakehead University Thunderwolves, Thunder Bay North Stars and Fort William Figure Skating Club.

Contact Us

Arenas & Stadia
Victoriaville Civic Centre 111 Syndicate Ave S. Thunder Bay, ON, P7E 6S4