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Arenas and Skating

City of Saint John now accepting applications for the 2022-2023 Ice Arena Season (October 14th, 2022- March 31st, 2023)

The City of Saint John is now accepting sport facility bookings for the 2022- 2023 Ice Arena Season, (Charles Gorman, Stewart Hurley, Peter Murray)- October 14th, 2022- March 31st, 2023.

Deadline for applications is Friday, August 5th, 2022. Once completed, please email applications to

If you’re looking for somewhere to skate in Saint John—whether for hockey or recreational skating—you’re in luck. Not only does your City have the facilities you need (three municipal arenas and one outdoor rink), but all public skating in Saint John is completely free! In addition to public skating, our arenas also offer free scheduled ice time for pre-schoolers and for seniors.

Indoor skating arenas include: 

Charles Gorman Arena — 80 University Ave

Stewart Hurley Arena — 1500 Hickey Rd

Peter Murray Arena — 711 Dever Rd

Arena skating is available from October to March, with an extended skating season in a select arena each year in April and September.

Outdoor skating is available at Lily Lake in Rockwood Park as weather and conditions permit, from dawn until 10 p.m. Outdoor ice conditions are available by calling Customer Service at 658-4455.

Online Arena Bookings

Booking arenas online within the City of Saint John may require online registration. First time users must create an account before registering online.

Register Online