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Arenas

Arena locations

Does your pick up hockey team need to find ice? Find an arena in your neighbourhood.

Rent ice

Once seasonal allocations for recreational leagues are processed, casual bookings for arena ice are available on a first-come, first-served basis.

  1. Check arena availability.
  2. If you find the ice time you want and are ready to pay for it, submit a rental request form.
  3. Otherwise, call 613-580-2595 between 8:30 am and 4:30 pm or email sports@ottawa.ca.
  4. We will email you a rink permit with information on how to pay. Review, sign and return a copy to sports@ottawa.ca.

Ice rental rates

Ice rental rates for January 1 to April 30

  • Adult prime time: $319.80
  • Minor prime time: $191.75
  • Non-prime time: $149.20
  • Commercial: $329.25

Ice rental rates for May 1 to August 31

  • Adult/minor: $319.80
  • Minor recognized: $191.75 (May and June only)
  • Last minute ice: $191.75
  • Commercial: $329.25

Ice rental rates for September 1 to December 31

  • Adult prime time: $319.80
  • Minor prime time: $191.75
  • Non-prime time: $149.20
  • Commercial: $329.25

Rental rates for concrete when the ice is removed

  • Adult: $56.90
  • Minor: $35.40
  • Commercial: $66.10

Rent last-minute ice

Take advantage of a reduced rate by renting last-minute ice. Last-minute ice is booked in one-hour increments. All last-minute rental sales are final.

  1. Log in using your Family PIN.
  2. Search for arenas with last-minute ice available in the next 15 days. Availability is updated daily. 
  3. Submit a rental request form.
  4. Staff will contact you within two business days to confirm your rental request.

Rental rates for last-minute ice

  • Prime time: $191.75
  • Non-prime time: $149.20

Ice rental definitions

  • Minor: 18 years and under.
  • Adult: 19 years and older.
  • Minor recognized: Sanctioned activities by minor associations in May and June.
  • Prime time: Between September 1 and April 30, weekdays from 4 pm to 11 pm; on weekends and statutory holidays from 6 am to 11 pm.
  • Non-prime time: Between September 1 and April 30, weekdays from open to 4pm and 11pm to close; on weekends and statutory holidays from 11pm to close.
  • Last-minute ice: Discounted ice time booked the same day or up to 15 days before the rental date.
  • Training ice rental: Available for two consecutive hours during non-prime time, for a maximum of six skaters per hour.