Drop-in Hockey & Stick 'n Puck

Stick 'n Puck: Beginners can practice using a hockey stick and puck on the ice. Sticks are not provided. Organized games or practices will not be permitted.

Women-only Stick 'n Puck: This program is open to female students and members to improve their stick handling skills. Friendly staff is on-site to answer questions and provide instruction. Please note: These spaces will be held as women only for the first 30 minutes. If there are no participants, or at the request of the women participants, at the 30 minute mark the spaces will continue as co-ed spaces.

Drop-in Hockey:  A drop-in session for students and members of all abilities to enjoy an informal game of hockey.

Skate rentals and helmets are available for loan during Stick 'n Puck times for a fee of $3.00 +HST for U of T students and $5.00 +HST for non-U of T Students.

Participants are asked to wear comfortable athletic attire while joining in drop-in activities.

Drop-in Hockey: Full Equipment, including CSA approved helmet and full face mask is required.

Stick 'n Puck: Participants must wear a CSA approved helmet and bring their own stick.

  Drop-in Hockey

  • Participants must stay clear of the ice until the Zamboni doors are closed.
  • Participants must clear the ice at the end of scheduled time or as directed by arena monitor.
  • No food, drinks, or gum on the ice.

Stick 'n Puck:

  • Participants must stay clear of the ice until the Zamboni doors are closed.
  • Participants must clear the ice at the end of scheduled time or as directed by arena monitor.
  • No food, drinks, or gum on the ice.
  • Pick-up games are not permitted.
  • No slap shots on the boards or the nets and the puck must remain on the ice at all times.
  • Hockey stick blade should not leave the ice surface.
  • Body checking or engaging in aggressive play is not permitted.

Please review the Varsity Centre Arena Rights and Responsibilities before participating in drop-in programs.

Varsity Arena, 299 Bloor Street West

*Enter off of the Varsity Centre Pavilion

Please note this schedule is subject to last minute changes. For the most up to date schedules please check our drop-in Hockey and Stick 'N Puck listings at recreation.utoronto.ca by clicking the link and choosing the sport you are interested in. Drop-in ice activities begin Sept 16, 2019 for the season.

Day     Time Location Program Notes
MONDAY        
  11:00am-1:00pm Varsity Arena coed skating cancelled Oct 14
  2:00pm-3:00pm Varsity Arena coed skating cancelled Oct 14
  3:00pm - 4:00pm Varsity Arena coed hockey cancelled Oct 14
WEDNESDAY        
  7:00pm - 8:0pam Varsity Arena coed skating cancelled Sept 25
THURSDAY        
  10:00am - 11:00am Varsity Arena coed figure skating cancelled Oct 10
  11:30m - 1:00pm Varsity Arena coed stick n' puck  
  1:00pm - 3:00pm Varsity Arena coed skating  
FRIDAY        
  11:00am - 12:00pm Varsity Arena women-only stick n' puck  
  12:00pm - 2:00pm Varsity Arena coed skating cancelled 1:30 - 2pm Sept 20
  2:00pm - 3:00pm Varsity Arena coed hockey cancelled Sept 20
SUNDAY        
  5:15pm - 7:00pm Varsity Arena coed family skate Oct 13 TBC