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Public Skate

Public Skating

Public Skating is available all winter long at the Bobby Orr Community Centre (BOCC). The ice pad is 185' x 85' and has 8 fully accessible change rooms.

The BOCC also offers Public Skating Programs such as Adult Skate.  For times and fees, please see the schedule below.

COVID-19 Update

(February 25, 2021) - In accordance with the provincial shutdown (effective December 26 - March 9) mandating all indoor recreational facilities to be closed, the Bobby Orr Community Centre will be closed to the public.  This includes all previously scheduled ice usage, room bookings, and recreational programming. 

This webpage will be updated as new information surrounding the reopening of the Bobby Orr Community Centre is made available.


 Public Skating Schedule

Day Program Time Cost

Adult Skate

11:30 AM - 1 PM $2/skater

Adult Skate

11:30 AM - 1 PM

Thursday Adult Skate 11:30 AM - 1 PM $2/skater
Friday Adult Skate 11:30 AM - 1 PM $2/skater

Registration for Adult Skate is required and can be completed online (Drop-in Program Registration Form), or by phone (705-746-2701 ext. 201) up to 7 days in advance.


Public skating will be cancelled on the following dates: Dec. 24, Dec. 25, Dec. 31 2020; Jan. 1, 2021

For Public Skating dates, visit our Community Calendar.

 Kinsmen Park Outdoor Rink

COVID-19 Update - Kinsmen Park Rink and Toboggan Hill 

(February 25, 2021) - The North Bay Parry Sound District Health Unit (Health Unit) has permitted the reopening of  all outdoor public ice rinks, tobogganing hills and skating trails on public property across the district,  effective February 22, 2021. 

Outdoor Rink:  CLOSED

Town staff are currently working on rebuilding ice at the outdoor rink.  It remains closed at this time.  

Toboggan Hill:  OPEN 

  • Maximum capacity of 25 persons.  If the hill is busy when you arrive, come back at a different time.
  • Stay home if you are sick or experiencing symptoms of COVID-19.
  • Masks are mandatory while on the hill.
  • Be kind, limit your time if others are waiting.
  • Practice physical distancing; keep 2 m distance from those not within your household.
  • On-site washrooms are not available at this time.
  • Park equipment is not disinfected.   
  • Bring your hand sanitizer and sanitize frequently.  


Kinsmen Skating Schedule

Monday - Friday
Time Activity
3 - 7:30 PM Skating
7:30 - 10 PM Hockey

Weekends and Holidays
Time Activity
8 AM - 2 PM Skating
2 - 6 PM Hockey
6 - 8 PM Skating
8 - 10 PM Hockey

Check back during the winter for updates on when the Kinsmen Rink is open for the season. 



110 Parry Sound Drive, Parry Sound, ON, P2A 2W7

Map Location of Kinsmen Park

 March Break Free Public Skating

Enjoy a free public skate at the Bobby Orr Community Centre over the March Break!  

 NOTICE: March Break skating is cancelled due to the COVID-19 pandemic.