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Ontario declares second Provincial Emergency, Stay at home order to take effect on Thursday

Arenas – CLOSED

Arenas and indoor recretional facilities will remain closed for the duration of the provincwide shutdown.

Outdoor Rinks – CLOSED

As mandated by the North Bay Parry Sound District Health Unit, all municipal outdoor rinks are closed until further notice.

Sturgeon Falls Arena

219 O’Hara Street, Sturgeon Falls, ON

Verner Arena

80 Principale Street East, Verner, ON

Arena Programs

Due to COVID-19 restrictions, Shinny Hockey and Public Skating are not available at this time.

Arena Ice Rental

To book ice time

Please fill the Ice Rental Form and submit to the Recreation Centre team at

*Not applicable during January 2021 shutdown.* Arenas are open under restrictions and with limited capacity.  Ice is available for user groups, organizations and for private ice rentals.

Hourly Rates

  • Adult Primetime $155
  • Youth (Local) Primetime $110
  • Youth (Non-Local) Primetime $155
  • Adult and Youth (Local) Daytime $90
  • Adult and Youth (Non-Local) Daytime $105
  • Local School Daytime $3 per student or $90 per hour

All prices include HST.

Primetime hours are Monday to Friday at 5 p.m. to 11 p.m., and all Saturdays and Sundays.
Daytime hours are Monday to Friday at 6:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Outdoor Rinks

COVID-19 Safety Measures

Heated facilities, change rooms and public washrooms are not available. Only 15 people are permitted on the ice at a time. As per provincial regulations, team sports are not permitted. Masks are mandatory within 15 metre (50ft) distance of the edge of the surface (ie. while putting on your skates on the bench). While masks are not mandatory while skating, they are highly recommended. Skaters who are not from the same household must keep at least two metres apart on and off the ice.

Hours of Operation

10 a.m. to 10 p.m. (as long as attendants are not working on the rink)

All outdoor rinks are equipped with lights.



Cache Bay, Railway Street – CLOSED

Field, Jarbeau Road – CLOSED

Sturgeon Falls, Goulard Park, John Street – CLOSED

Lavigne, Caron Road – CLOSED

River Valley, St. Joseph Road – CLOSED

Verner, Principale Street – CLOSED


For more information on outdoor rinks, please call 705-753-0160.

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