The Town of Blind River's indoor arena ice surface, located at our Community Centre, is perfect for public skating, organized hockey and figure skating. With options to have the ice in or out, the arena is a great place to host your next event or game.

Public skating

Public Skating: Mondays & Wednesdays 10am - 11:45am, Fridays 4:40 - 7pm   Public Skating Notice: On January 18th, there will be no daytime public skating. Shinny will run from 9-9:50am. We are hosting a school hockey tournament. We are excited to have our students back after a two year hiatus. Thank you for your understanding!


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Please view our Municipal User Fees for information on drop-in skate fees, season skating passes, Seniors Stick n Puck fees and more.

Arena rentals

To book our indoor arena ice surface for your event or game, please submit a Facility Booking Form to us at You can pay the booking fee and liability insurance by cash, debit, credit card, apple pay, in-person by cheque or by e-transfer to For questions about booking, contact us at 705-227-0141 or email us at

Our arena's ice surface is open seven days a week from 8 a.m. to 11 p.m. 

For ice-in events, the capacity limit is 200 people. For ice-out events where alcohol is served, the capacity limit is 1,311 people. If there is no alcohol, the capacity limit is 1,600 people.

Ice rental fees

View our Municipal User Fees to find ice rental fees for:

  • Blind River residents
  • Local and visiting hockey teams
  • Non-residents and visitors
  • Junior A hockey
  • Figure skating club
  • School rentals
  • Arena floor rentals

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