COMMUNITY SKATES

TMU's Community Skates at The Mattamy Athletic are open to everyone. Bring your family and friends and enjoy a skate under our historic roof. The dates listed below may be subject to change without notice.  

Upcoming community skates will be held on:​ ​​​​

  • Monday, December 26th from 11 AM - 1 PM
  • Sunday, January 1st from 11 AM - 1 PM
  • Monday, February 20th from 11 AM - 1 PM
  • Saturday, April 1st from 11 AM - 1 PM
  • Saturday, July 29th from 11 AM - 1 PM

Free & Community Skate Policies

  • 200 skaters maximum allowed on the ice surface at one time for free skates.
  • All skaters under 6 years of age must wear CSA approved hockey helmets. We also recommend that all beginner skaters over the age of six wear CSA approved hockey helmets for their protection.
  • When on the ice, all patrons must wear skates. No shoes are permitted on the ice. When wearing skates off the ice, skate guards are recommended for safety.
  • Skaters are not permitted to use portable music devices while on the ice.
  • To enter or leave the ice surface, patrons must use the gates in-between the team benches or the team benches.
  • Food items of any kind or beverages are not allowed on the ice surface.
  • The Mattamy Athletic Centre is not responsible for lost or stolen items. Do not bring valuables into the facility, and do not leave any of your belongings unattended.
  • For the safety of all skaters, please
    • Skate in the direction of the other patrons.
    • Do not figure skate, speed skate or skate backwards.
    • Do not carry children while on the ice.
    • Do not stop for extended times along the boards.
    • Do not play tag.
    • No sticks, balls, pucks, chairs or strollers are allowed on the ice surface. Exceptions will be made for devices that are to assist those with physical disabilities. If a person is required to push the device, the assisting person must wear skates.
  • Individuals displaying unacceptable behaviour or who choose not to follow the rules will be asked to leave. This includes the following violations:
    • Dangerous play
    • Fighting
    • Abusive and or obscene language or behaviour
    • Consumption of alcohol

Staff are present for the well-being of all patrons. Please ask staff for assistance if needed.

There may be an area reserved for beginner skaters only. Please be careful when skating in this area.

NOTE: SKATE RENTALS ARE NOT AVAILABLE.

 


TMU STUDENT, FACULTY, AND STAFF FREE SKATE SCHEDULE

TMU Student, Alumni, Faculty and Staff skates are held throughout the Fall & Winter on Mondays from 12PM - 1PM

The dates listed below may be subject to change without notice.​​​

  • Monday, September 19th from 12 PM - 1 PM
  • Monday, September 26th from 12 PM - 1 PM
  • Monday, October 3rd from 12 PM - 1 PM
  • Monday, October 17th from 12 PM - 1 PM
  • Monday, October 24th from 12 PM - 1 PM
  • Monday, October 31st from 12 PM - 1 PM
  • Monday, November 7th from 12 PM - 1 PM
  • Monday, November 14th from 12 PM - 1 PM
  • Monday, November 21st from 12 PM - 1 PM
  • Monday, November 28th from 12 PM - 1 PM

Skates will resume on Monday January 9th 2023 following the winter break.

TMU Free Skate Policies

  • Skaters must check in at the Fitness Centre reception desk and show their OneCard in order to participate.
  • Alumini without a one card will need to self identify or provide government issued ID in cases require it.
  • There is no charge to participate.
  • Free skate is not available to members outside the Toronto Metropolitan University community.
  • Availability is based on first come first serve. Skaters can arrive 30 minutes in advance of ice time.