R.J. Kennedy Arena

Hours details

Please contact the facility by phone or email for information on opening hours and washroom availability.

Location and contact

1115 Dunning Road
Ottawa ON K4C 1P6

613-824-0633 ext. 221

Hall rental: eastendfacilities@ottawa.ca

Ice rental: sports@ottawa.ca


  • Reserve your space as of 6 pm up to two days in advance.
    • Select the button below to reserve your spot.
    • You can book a maximum of 4 spaces at a time.
  • Please show up no more than 15 minutes prior to your reservation.
  • Your spot is reserved up to 10 minutes after the start of the session.
  • Payment is accepted in exact change only.
  • Public and Family skates: Children aged 10 and under must be accompanied by one parent or guardian – on ice or as a spectator.
  • Children aged 10 and under must wear a CSA-certified hockey helmet at all City indoor arenas to be allowed on the ice.
  • Specialty skates: See program descriptions for details, age groups, and equipment requirements.
  • Skate sessions are 50 minutes long.

Helpful info:

Questions? Contact PublicSkating@Ottawa.ca or 613-580-2666.

The schedule in the chart below is subject to change.

Schedule changes and cancellations are communicated during the online reservation process. The “No more available times” message indicates that a session is not available. The session may be full or canceled.

You are strongly encouraged to reserve a space for drop-in programs online in advance. In-person walk-in reservations will be accepted when space allows. Please also see Drop-in activities.

RJ Kennedy Arena - Skating schedule starting September 18
  Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
Public skating n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a 3 - 3:50 pm, 4 - 4:50 pm


For ice rental information and availability, please email sports@ottawa.ca.

For hall rental information and availability, please email eastendfacilities@ottawa.ca or call 613-824-0633 ext. 221.

Amenities and features

  • On site parking