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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.

All patrons who participate in ice skating programs must respect the following rules:

  • Respect staff at all times.
  • CSA approved helmets are strongly recommended for all skaters. 
  • All participants must be wearing skates while on the ice surface.
  • Skate at a sensible, safe speed, in the same direction as other skaters.
  • No food or drink on the ice surface.
  • No sticks, pucks, balls, chairs, pylons, strollers or any other item which might interfere with the safety of any skater on the ice surface. 
  • No horseplay or games.
  • No skating backwards or figure skating maneuvers. 
  • No headsets, cellphones or handheld electronic devices are to be used while skating.
  • No carrying of children is permitted
  • No sitting on the boards. 

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

Public Skating Programs

Saturday Public Skate Schedule

Saturday Public Skates are returning for the 2022/2023 season, from 1pm-2pm on the dates outlined below: 

*Special for this skating season: Saturday Public Skate is free! 


  • September 24.


  • October 01;
  • October 08;
  • October 15;
  • October 29.


  • November 12;
  • November 26.


  • December 03 (Breakfast with Santa Skate 9am-11am)
  • December 10;
  • December 17.

Please check back for January-March dates.

Parent and Tot Skating

Parent and Tot Skating is available Tuesdays from 9am-10am. 

$2.00 per family

*Public skating rules, outlined above, are in place for Parent and Tot skate. 

 Adult Skating Schedule


Day Program Time Cost

Adult Skate

12 - 1 PM $2/skater

Adult Skate

12 - 1 PM

Wednesday Adult Skate 12 - 1 PM $2/skater
Thursday Adult Skate 12 - 1 PM $2/skater


 Kinsmen Park Outdoor Rink 

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

For more information on Kinsmen Park Rink, including open status and facility rules, visit our Outdoor Rinks page. 



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

Map Location of Kinsmen Park