Drop-In Ice Skate


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Who doesn't love to sharpen up the blades and carve some lines in the ice at the local rink? 

Sports & Rec offers two co-ed options for ice skating - Drop-In Skate, Family Skate, and Figure Skating. You can find Stick n' Puck options here.  

NOTE: 

  • Please note: all Drop-In schedules are subject to change. Check the program page via links below for the most up to date schedule. Arena programs are seasonal programs at Varsity Centre. 

SIGN-UP no longer REQUIRED in Winter 2023!

Come and join us during scheduled program hours. There will be Sport & Rec program staff on site monitoring and managing capacity as needed, there are capacity maximums and if reached no further drop-in participants will be allowed to enter the arena. Space on the ice and skate rentals are limited. 

drop-in Figure Skate 

drop-in skate

Drop-in Family Skate

Location(s):

Varsity Centre Arena (299 Bloor St. W)

  • enter off of the Varsity Centre Pavilion

Eligibility:

Students: Current students paying incidental fees can access this programming at no additional cost. 

Members: Anyone who has a current one- or four-month membership.

 Schedule & Important Information

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
        10:10am-12:00pm Skating    

1:10-4:00 pm Skating

    1:10-3:00pm Skating      
      3:10-4:00 pm Fig. Skating     5:15pm-6:50pm Family Skate
             

Upcoming adjustments to this drop-in schedule will be listed below:

  • Drop in Skating capacity on Friday February 3 will be 40 participants
  • No drop-in Skating February 17
  • No drop-in Skating February 20
  • No drop-in Skating or Figure Skating February 23
  • No drop-in Skating February 24
  • No drop-in Skating April 7
  • Supervision by Physical Activity Facilitators
  • There will be no skate rentals or sharpening during drop in Figure skating
  • Ice will be flooded between sessions as needed
  • Skate rentals and helmets are available for loan during drop in skating times for a fee of $3.00 +HST for U of T students and $5.00 +HST for non-U of T Students. Skate sharpening is available for a fee $5.00 + HST for UofT students and $8.00+HST for non-UofT students. 
  • We offer hockey skate rentals only

Come out for a leisure skate with your family!

  • CSA-approved hockey helmets are mandatory for people 17 and under and strongly recommended for beginner adults. 
  • There are no child sized skates or helmets available for loan- they must be provided for each child
  • Beginner skaters 17 and under and children 12 and under must be accompanied on the ice by an adult wearing skate
  • One adult may supervise up to three children
  • Access for children and non-students/members is purchased by a family pass
  • There will be Sport & Rec program staff on site monitoring and managing capacity as needed, there are capacity maximums and if reached no further drop-in participants will be allowed to enter the arena.
  • Space on the ice and skate rentals are limited.