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Arenas: skating and hockey

As we continue to safely reopen our facilities and welcome you back, we are pleased to offer a number of modified fall programs that align with the Ministry of Health’s guidelines and supported by Peel Public Health.

Please review the frequently asked questions below about our skating and hockey programs, as well as new health and safety protocols, arena rentals, and enhanced cleaning practices.

Visit Active Mississauga to view modified programming, drop-in activities and facility locations.

Frequently asked questions

Arenas will begin reopening in phases starting September 8, 2020.

Currently, Iceland and Tomken Twin Arenas are open for programs and specific/permitted use.

Program registration opened on Monday, August 24 at 12:01 AM for Mississauga residents. Non-residents can begin registering as of Monday, August 31. Registration is on a first-come, first-served basis. Please visit Active Mississauga to register.

A modified version of registered programs (lessons) begin Tuesday, September 29.

As of Tuesday September 1, you may reserve your spot in a drop-in activity through Active Mississauga up to seven days in advance. Payment or applicable membership must be must be applied in-person at the facility customer service desk. There is no option to pay online.

Drop-in activities begin Tuesday, September 8.

Facilities are subject to the province’s restrictions on occupancy limits. Therefore, we recommend you reserve your spot online before attending your activity.

To ensure the health and safety of all our participants, the following are some guiding principles we have implemented:

  • Additional cleaning and sanitization between programs/activities
  • Hand sanitizing stations available at all locations
  • In order to maintain proper social distancing measures participant capacities will be limited to 20 participants (inclusive of all players/participants and coaches)
  • All drop-in activities will include safety education and reminders regarding physical distancing.
  • Staff will inform, educate and support customers to help stop the spread of COVID-19

All persons entering our facilities must wear a face covering that securely covers the nose, mouth and chin as required under the City of Mississauga by-law no. 0169-2020.

  • Persons who are engaged in on-ice activity are exempt while on the ice, in accordance with the Emergency Orders.
  • Mask use is strongly recommended for skating lesson participants while on the ice as physical distancing will not be possible at all times.

We ask parents and guardians of children/youth 13 years and older not to enter the facility as a spectator unless absolutely necessary. They should only drop off and pick up their player/participant.

For children under 13 years of age and who may require a guardian to accompany them, we encourage only 1 spectator per participant.

  • Spectators will be asked to view the rink from the designated viewing area, and to not interfere with any traffic of participants entering or exiting the ice surface
  • Spectators will not be permitted inside any earlier than the established start time of the rental.
  • It is encouraged that spectators for the same rental assemble outside, and enter altogether
  • Spectators must maintain a 2m physical distance from one another at all times

Players/participants must be fully dressed before entering the facility, as change rooms will not be available

  • Exception given to goalies: they must be dressed minus skates, pads, uppers and gloves
  • Please use designated areas to tie skates
  • Please be aware of car seat safety precautions from the Provincial Government

We ask that water bottles are filled ahead of attending the program/activity.

We encourage you to review the safety protocols for arenas, which include rentals, skating and hockey programs, ahead of attending.

You can contact our Customer Service Centre at (905) 615-4100 or by email at rec.info@mississauga.ca.