COVID-19 Safety Warning: The Tecumseh Arena is closed and all programming is cancelled.

Tecumseh closed all public offices on Wednesday, March 18, 2020 at noon. This includes the Town Hall, Arena, Fire Hall and Public Works and Parks and Recreation Offices. Work continues in the offices with service provided by phone, e-mail and drop-box. Phones continue to be answered during regular business hours of 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday to Friday and online service requests remain available at all times. As this situation is constantly changing with updated messages from the Canadian and Ontario governments as well as public health agencies, the Town will continue to provide ongoing updates on further decisions.

The Tecumseh Arena offers a variety of public skating sessions for you to enjoy. 

Throughout the year, free public skating is offered to the community thanks to community sponsors and are listed on the Events Calendar

Public Skating Schedule
ActivityDay(s)TimeFeeStart DateEnd DateCancelled Dates

Public Skating

Sunday

2 PM – 3:30 PM

$5 per person 

$15 per family (up to 5)

October 20, 2019

March 22, 2020

March 1/20

March 29/20

Adult Skate

Monday and Friday

9 AM – 10:30 AM

$4 per person 

$12.50 per family

(up to 5)

September 9, 2019

May 29, 2020

Mar 27/20

April 10/20

April 13/20

May 15/20

May 18/20 

Parent & Tot

Monday and Friday

10:30 AM – 12 PM

$4 per parent/child

$2 for additional child

$12.50 per family

(up to 5)

September 9, 2019

May 29, 2020

Mar 27/20

April 10/20

April 13/20

May 15/20

May 18/20 

Open Skate

Tuesday and Thursday

12 PM – 1 PM

$4 per person

$12.50 per family (up to 5)

September 10, 2019

May 28, 2020

Mar 17/20

Mar 19/20

Mar 26/20

Shinney Hockey

Tuesday and Thursday

1 PM – 2:30 PM

$8 per person

September 10, 2019

May 28, 2020

Mar 26/20

Figure Skating

Monday

7:30 AM - 9 AM

$10 per person

September 9, 2019

May 25, 2020

April 13/20

May 18/20

All dates and times are subject to change and/or cancellation. To view the daily arena ice schedule, visit TecumsehRec.ca.

For all weekday public skating, please pay admission at the Recreation Office prior to taking to the ice. Admission for weekend public skating is collected at the rink entrance.

A Skate Pass for Weekday Public Skating is available for purchase at the Recreation Office and provides 11 skate admissions. Fees for a Weekday Skate Pass are:

Skate Pass Program Fee
Adult Skate $40
Parent and Tot $40
Open Skate $40
Shinney Hockey $70

Admission is based on ice capacity and on-ice monitor ratios.

Helmets are recommended for all skaters. Helmets are required for all Shinney Hockey participants.

Public skating rules

  1. All skaters assume the inherent risks involved with skating, including injuries from collisions or contact with other skaters on the ice and injuries from falls
  2. Violent or abusive behaviours such as verbal threats and insults, attempts to intimidate as well as physical assault will not be tolerated
  3. Persons under the age of 12 years must be under the care and control of a person 18 years of age or older while participating in public skating
  4. All skaters must pay admission
  5. It is recommended that skaters wear a CSA approved helmet while on the ice
  6. No playing of games of any kind
  7. Skaters must skate with the flow. No erratic or excessive speed skating allowed
  8. You must be wearing skates to be on the ice
  9. No stopping along the boards
  10. No food, drink or gum chewing is allowed on the ice at any time
  11. No skating backwards or figure skating manoeuvres allowed
  12. All skaters must obey skate monitors at all times
  13. No balls, pucks, chairs, pylons, strollers, sticks permitted on the ice which may interfere with the safety of any skater on the ice surface
  14. Only Town provided skating aids are permitted on the ice in the designated area. Limited quantities available
  15. Hockey sticks and pucks are only permitted for Shinney Hockey
  16. No headsets, cell phones, or hand held electronic devices are to be used while skating
  17. No carrying of children
  18. Sitting on the rink boards is not allowed
  19. Tecumseh Arena reserves the right to remove any patrons for failure to comply with rules