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Skating on Lily lake

Arenas and Skating

From October 13, 2023 to March 31, 2024, the City of Saint John offers free public skating at all three of our indoor rinks. For dates and times, please download the public skating schedule, which is located on the right side of this page under related documents.

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 preschoolers and seniors.

Indoor skating arenas include:

Charles Gorman Arena, 80 University Ave.

Stewart Hurley Arena, 1500 Hickey Rd.

Peter Murray Arena, 711 Dever Rd.

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