Earl Nichols Recreation Centre

The Earl Nichols Recreation Centre is located at 799 Homeview Road.

  • Parking at Earl Nichols Recreation Centre is free. 
  • Check London Public Transit for public transit locations, times and fees. 
  • For general recreation program inquiries or to book a rental, call 519-661-5575 or email recreation@london.ca.

Hours of operation

This arena is open for select programming, drop-ins and rentals. The hours of operation may vary based on registration. For questions about programs and hours please call 519-661-5575 or email recreation@london.ca.

Registered programs

Check our  Play Your Way website to register and pay for programs that take place at Earl Nichols Recreation Centre. 

Cancellations and closures

Check our cancellation page to ensure your program is running as scheduled.


This centre has three full sized arena pads, a standard meeting room and a hall with a full kitchen. Rooms are available to rent. This facility is fully accessible.


Opened in 1984 with two artificial ice surfaces and renovated in 2004 to add a third ice pad, this arena offers a large hall with kitchenettes available for event bookings. Arena amenities include: 

  • Three ice surfaces
  • Concession booth open during peak season offering hot and cold beverages and snacks
  • Spectator seating and heated viewing area
  • Large hall with kitchenette ideal for events
  • Meetings rooms
  • Change rooms
​Meeting room
  • Accommodates 40 people seated theatre style
  • Tables and chairs available
  • Full kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Accommodates 160 people


Visit our rentals page to book a space in the Earl Nichols Recreation Centre. For more information on rental booking, call 519-661-5575 or email recreation@london.ca

Rental fees

​​Multipurpose room

Adult rate $29.16 per hour
Minor rate $21.87 per hour


Adult rate $40.58 per hour
Minor rate $30.44 per hour

HST is not included in above pricing.

Insurance can be purchased through the City of London or you can provide a copy of your own coverage.

Music: SOCAN and Re:Sound charge is required

Non-alcohol events only.


Last modified:Thursday, August 03, 2023