Indoor public skating available at select City arenas starting November 9

The City of London is offering public skating programs at select arenas beginning November 9.

Public skating will be offered at the following arenas:

  • Argyle Arena
  • Bostwick Arena
  • Carling Arena
  • Earl Nichols Arena
  • Kinsmen Arena
  • Lambeth Arena
  • Medway Arena
  • Stronach Arena

Public skating programs have been modified to follow guidelines and health precautions set out by the Province of Ontario and the Middlesex-London Health Unit, including physical distancing and group size restrictions.

Registration and skating schedules will be available at Play Your Way online starting Monday, November 2 at 8:30 a.m. Registration can be completed online or by calling 519-661-5575. In-person registration will be available at the City of London offices, second floor of 355 Wellington Street (Citi Plaza), Suite 248 starting Monday, November 2 between 8:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. and 1:00 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Skating programs will be limited to 12 skaters on each rink to allow for physical distancing. Participants can register for a program up to seven days in advance of the program date. With a limited number of spots available due to the reduction in sessions offered, families are encouraged to register early.

While masks or face coverings are not required while on the ice, they must be worn throughout the building. Skaters and spectators must also maintain two-metre physical distancing from others outside of their household. Dressing rooms will be open, but skaters are encouraged to arrive dressed to skate. Access to the arena and dressing rooms will be allowed 15 minutes prior to skate times. Use of the player benches is restricted to the skaters only – while maintaining physical distancing.

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Last modified:Thursday, October 29, 2020