Public Skates

A variety of public skates and drop in hockey programs are offered during the summer, fall, winter and holiday season in the two brand new arenas at the Port Coquitlam Community Centre.

Check out the View the City events calendar for detailed program information to help plan your activities.

Drop-in Skate Seasons

January to March 
March 5, 2020 – Ring, Stick and Puck cancelled
March 13, 2020 – Last public skate – ice out March 14 and resume Aug 17, 2020

Winter Public Skates, Drop in Hockey and Ring, Stick and Puck and Pro D Day Skates

Winter 2019/2020 Drop-in Skating Schedule


Winter 2019/2020 Drop-in Hockey Schedule

General Rules

  • CSA-approved hockey or snowboard helmets are recommended and mandatory for children 11 years and under; strongly recommended for new skaters.
  • Bicycle helmets are not permitted for any ice sessions.
  • Children 7 years and under must be accompanied on the ice by a person 16 years or older on skates.
  • Strollers and wheel chairs permitted on the ice; free helmet supplied to those participants.
  • No sticks or pucks during public skating sessions, unless authorized at the discretion of staff in a designated area.

Admission and Rental Rates

Passes & Admissions

Passes may be purchased at Hyde Creek Recreation Centre or Port Coquitlam Community Centre, or by calling 604.927.PLAY (7529).

Prices as of January 1, 2020

Please note: Children 0-3 are FREE.

HC = Hyde Creek Recreation Centre   |   PCCC = Port Coquitlam Community Centre

Family Programs

 The City of Port Coquitlam offers a variety of drop-in public skate programs geared towards families with younger and older children, including our seasonal specialty skates. Drop in hockey information for families is located in our Hockey section.

Evening and Weekend Fall and Winter Public Skates

Check our public skate schedule (link) for fall, summer and winter opportunities

Noon Hour Public Skate

Monday to Friday from 12 to 1 pm

Toonie Skates

Mondays from 1:30 to 3 pm

Fridays from 1:30 to 3:15 pm

Playtime on Ice (Guardians & 7ys and under)

A fun and interactive time for caregivers to teach children 7 years and under to skate, play and have fun on the ice with toys and participate in our designated hockey zones. Skating aids, soft hockey pucks and plastic sticks provide. Admission includes one adult and child, additional fee per participant as per skate admission table.

Tuesdays and Wednesdays from 10:45 to 11:45 am

Program fee: $5.20 adult & one child

Adapted and Adult Only Skate

Drop in to enjoy some social time together while being active on the ice. Adapted skate permits wheelchairs on the ice and free rental helmets are provided and required for wheelchair patron. Regular Admission.

Tuesday 9:30 to 10:30 am

Youth Skate

Lace up your skates and enjoy time with friends in this fully supervised drop in program. $3 includes skating and rentals, or free with the purchase of $15 YAC Card good for one year.

Fridays, 10:15 to 11:15 pm


Special Skates

Halloween Skate

Dress up in your favorite Halloween costume and enjoy an afternoon of skating, face painting, games and crafts!
Sunday October 27, 2019                                1:15 to 3:45pm                Regular admission


Remembrance Day Skate

After the City’s Remembrance Day Ceremony spend the afternoon skating with family and friends.
Monday Nov 11, 2019                                        1:30 to 4pm                        Regular admission

Remembrance Day Ring, Stick and Puck

Drop in with friends and teammates to shoot the puck. 4-12yrs
Monday Nov 11, 2019                                        1 to 2:30pm                        $4/per person
                                                                                  2:45 to 4:15pm                  $4/per person


Skate with Santa

Come skate with Santa and his helpers, and then enjoy free hot chocolate and holiday treats!
Sunday Dec 15, 2019                                        1:15 to 3:45pm                    Regular admission


Holiday Skate Schedule

Our events calendar is full of fun drop in programs, including extra holiday public skates and hockey programs.

Cancellation & Changes

Public skating/hockey sessions are sometimes cancelled on statutory holidays. Sessions are also subject to change without notice, as sessions are sometimes changed or cancelled during events and tournaments. Please call 604.927.7970 for current schedule.

Summer ice begins Monday, August 14th. Watch for summer drop in programs and camps!

Address & Contact Info

2150 Wilson Avenue
Port Coquitlam, BC  V3C 6J5
Facility: 604.927.7970
Programs/registration: 604.927.PLAY (7529)