Free Skates & Special Events

Thorold Community Arena
Click on the photo for directions to the Thorold Community Arenas.

The Thorold Community Arena is pleased to be the host facility for the Thorold Amateur Athletic Association and the Thorold Oldtimers' hockey tournaments as well as the Thorold Figure Skating Club's annual skating show.  When these tournaments are scheduled, ice time availability is limited.

In addition to these annual events, the City of Thorold's Mayor and Council and various community organizations host free skates for residents to enjoy.  Click on the Free Skate and Special Events schedule to find out when free skates and tournaments will occur.

If you would like to know when the Thorold Jr. B Blackhawks play their next home game, please click here for their game schedule.

General Arena Rules

  • All on-ice participants must wear skates
  • Food and drinks are not permitted on the ice surface
  • Skate at a sensible speed and in the direction indicated by the on-ice skate patrol
  • No throwing ice or snow
  • No horseplay, games of tag or racing, backwards skating or figure skating manoeuvres

The City of Thorold strongly recommends that all participants wear a CSA approved hockey helmet when participating in ice sports and activities.

City of Thorold
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