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Arenas and Outdoor Ice Rinks

COVID-19 update: In response to the Government of Ontario’s latest announcement and to help protect our clients and the public from COVID-19, all Kawartha Lakes municipal recreation facilities, including recreation complexes, community centres, arenas, halls, and swimming pools will be closed effective January 5, 2022 for at least 21 days (until January 26, 2022).  If you have any questions or concerns, please direct them to: recreation@kawarthalakes.ca

Drop in Programs: Any public swim or skate, booked during the closure period will be automatically cancelled.  Any fees paid for these programs will be fully refunded.

COVID-19 Update: Proof of vaccination may be required to access facilities. Refer to the City of Kawartha Lakes Proof of Vaccination Protocols for details or e-mail: recreation@kawarthalakes.ca

Our seven arenas host nine ice pads, the majority of which are maintained from September through March with the exception of the Lindsay Recreation Complex ice which is maintained year-round.

During the summer months, Arena Floors are available for ball hockey, lacrosse, special events and more. All Community Centre Arena ice and floor bookings are coordinated through the Facility Booking Office.

Public Skating programs are offered at our Arenas throughout the year. To learn more visit the Public Skating page.

COVID-19 Arena Ice Use Protocols

As the COVID-19 (Coronavirus) outbreak continues to evolve, health and safety is our number one priority. Proactive measures to prepare for and respond to the COVID-19 in our community have been identified. COVID-19 Ice Use Protocols have been established for City of Kawartha Lakes Arenas. To ensure the safety of the community cooperation is required from everyone.

City of Kawartha Lakes Ice Use Protocols - effective January 31, 2022

As the COVID-19 (coronavirus) outbreak continues to evolve, health and safety is our number one priority. To ensure the health and safety of the community cooperation is required from everyone.

Safety measures in place include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Screening before entering the facility
  • Physical distancing
  • Hand sanitization upon entry and exit of the facility
  • Designated entrance/exit to the facility, using directional floor markers to support physical distancing
  • Enhanced cleaning of the facility following each ice rental
  • Designated COVID-19 Representative provided by each ice user group
  • Proof of vaccination required to access facilities, as outlined in the City of Kawartha Lakes Proof of Vaccination Protocols.
  • Effective January 4, 2022, Provincial enhanced vaccine certificates with QR code will be required as Proof of Vaccination for applicable patrons.

In order to ensure a safe return to facility utilization the following protocols have been adopted for ice user groups, participants and spectators.

Ice Use Protocols

  • Mask/face covering must be worn while in the facility, except for on-ice activity. Bench staff must wear a mask/face covering.
  • Signage and physical distancing markers have been posted to discourage congregating.
  • Dressing Rooms must be vacated no more than 20 minutes after the end of the ice rental time for participants or spectators.  Capacity limits in place.
  •  Utilize designated dressing rooms. Masks must be worn while in the dressing room. Showers will be available for use.
  • Spectator numbers are limited to no more than 80, with the exception of Lindsay Recreation Complex Pad 1 which will permit 200.
  • Use designated washroom facilities.
  • Food and/or drink services are prohibited.
  • During peak times security staff will be in place to check proof of vaccination status as per the City of Kawartha Lakes Proof of Vaccination Protocols. In the event that security staff are not scheduled, the designated user group COVID-19 Representative will be responsible for checking proof of vaccination status if applicable.
  • Effective December 20, 2021, youth aged 12 to 17 years of age participating in organized sports and recreational facilities will be required to show Proof of Vaccination.
  • All user groups must record the name, contact information, screening question answers, and vaccination check of every member of the public who attends (participants, officials, bench staff and spectators) and maintain the record for a period of at least one month.

It is required that program/league administrators complete a COVID-19 Safety Plan online describing the steps being taken to adhere to all regulations and requirements including distancing and crowd control.  The final plan should be shared with all participants (athletes, parents or guardians, coaches, volunteers, spectators).

Consequences of not following Protocols
If it is determined that user groups and their respective participants/members are not adhering to the Protocols, the progressive discipline steps detailed below will be followed:

First Offense – Loss of Ice Time – written communication, loss of one ice time for user group at the group’s expense

Second Offense – Loss of Ice Time - written communication, loss of three ice times for user group at the group’s expense

Third Offense – Loss of Ice Time - written communication, loss of five ice times for user group at the group’s expense

Fourth Offense – Ice Booking Privileges Revoked – written communication, loss of booking privileges for at least the remainder of the season.

There will be Zero Tolerance.

Progressive discipline penalties may be extended into the future season.

Downloadable Documents:

For further information regarding Ice Use Protocols please contact:

Kawartha Lakes Parks and Recreation Division

Facility Booking Office

50 Wolfe Street, Lindsay, ON

Office Hours: Monday through Friday 8:30am to 4:30pm

Telephone: 705-324-9411 extension 1226

Fax: 705-878-9388

E-mail the Facility Booking Office
City of Kawartha Lakes Ice Use Protocols - Directional Flow Maps

Arena Directional Flow Maps

Please note, Arena Directional Flow Maps are subject to change. For further information contact the Facility Booking Office.

Emily/Omemee Community Centre

 Omemee Directional Flow map

Download a copy of the Emily/Omemee Community Centre Directional Flow Map

For further information contact the Facility Booking Office.

Fenelon Falls Community Centre

 FFCC directional flow map

Download a copy of the Fenelon Falls Community Centre Directional Flow Map

For further information contact the Facility Booking Office.

Little Britain Community Centre

LBCC directional flow map

Download a copy of the Little Britain Community Centre Directional Flow Map

For further information contact the Facility Booking Office.

Oakwood Community Centre

Oakwood CC directional flow map

Download a copy of the Oakwood Community Centre Directional Flow Map

For further information contact the Facility Booking Office.

Lindsay Recreation Complex

 LRC directional flow map

Download a copy of the Lindsay Recreation Complex Directional Flow Map - effective September 24

For further information contact the Facility Booking Office.

Manvers Community Centre

 Manvers directional flow map

Download a copy of the Manvers Community Centre Directional Flow Map

For further information contact the Facility Booking Office.

Woodville Community Centre
 Woodville CC directional flow

Download a copy of the Woodville Community Centre Traffic Directional Flow Map

For further information contact the Facility Booking Office.

Arenas Directory

Kawartha Lakes Arenas
Name AddressCommunityTelephone
Bobcaygeon/ Verulam Community Centre 51 Mansfield Street Bobcaygeon 705-738-3331
Emily/Omemee Community Centre 212 Sturgeon Road Omemee 705-799-5715
Fenelon Falls Community Centre 27 Veterans Way Fenelon Falls 705-887-3727
Little Britain Community Centre 9 Arena Road Little Britain 705-786-2600
Lindsay Recreation Complex 133 Adelaide Street South Lindsay 705-324-9112
Manvers Community Centre 697 Highway 7A Bethany 705-277-2720
Oakwood Community Centre 1010 Eldon Road Oakwood 705-953-9822
Woodville/Eldon Community Centre 105 Union Street Woodville 705-439-2547

Available Ice Times

Inquiries regarding available ice time at Kawartha Lakes Arenas can be made through the Facility Booking Office. Visit the Rent a Facility Page to learn more.

Outdoor Ice Rinks

Community operated Outdoor Ice Rinks are prepared and maintained throughout the season by community volunteers.

Rinks are subject to weather conditions.

Skaters are encouraged to wear helmets at all times.

Interested in volunteering? For more information call 705-324-9411 extension 1176 or e-mail the Parks and Recreation Division.

New! Logie Park Skating Loop

The Logie Park Skating Loop is scheduled to open Monday January 10, 2022. Hours of operation will be Monday to Sunday from 12pm to 6pm. Patrons are asked to abide by COVID directives. For further information e-mail: recreation@kawarthalakes.ca

New! We are pleased to unveil the first of its kind in Kawartha Lakes; outdoor refrigerated Skating Loop at the newly redeveloped Logie Park in Lindsay. The Logie Park Skating Loop is 133 linear feet by 91 linear feet and features a natural stone seating area for skaters to sit and take a rest during skating.

The Logie Park Skating Loop will be open to the public and free to use.

Address: 325 Logie Street, Lindsay

Hours of Operation

The Logie Skating Loop will be open 7 days per week starting Monday January 10, 2022 from 12pm to 6pm daily.

In the event of unsafe ice conditions or interruptions a notice will be posted on our website and through our social media channels

Facebook - /cityofkawarthalakesprc

Twitter - @cklprc

For further information e-mail: recreation@kawarthalakes.ca

Logie Park Skating Loop Rules
  • To encourage physical distancing, the maximum number of skaters on the ice may be restricted based on current health directives.
  • Skate aids will not be permitted.
  • The ice area is for skating only; no sticks, pucks or other equipment will be permitted.
  • Strollers are not permitted on the ice surface.
  • CSA approved helmets are strongly recommended for all skaters.
  • Skaters are encouraged to skate at a sensible and safe speed in the same direction as other skaters at all times.
  • All participants must be wearing skates while on the ice surface.
  • Speed skating, figure skating, backward skating, participation in horseplay, skating games, and carrying children while on the ice will not be permitted.
  • Do not visit parks and outdoor ice rinks if you are not feeling well.
  • The City of Kawartha Lakes is not responsible for any injury, loss or damage caused by the use of the skating loop. Use at own risk, the Logie Park Skating Loop is self regulated.

Assumption of risk

Skaters and spectators are deemed to have knowledge of and assume the inherent risks including, but not limited to:

  • Injuries from collisions or contact with other individuals on the ice surface;
  • Injuries from falls.
Outdoor Ice Rinks Directory

Community operated Outdoor Ice Rinks are maintained throughout the season by community volunteers. Rinks are subject to weather conditions. Hours of operation may vary.

Winter 2022 Kawartha Lakes Community Operated Outdoor Ice Rinks

LocationAddress

Status

(as of January 18, 2022)

Further Details
Kinsmen Park 10 St. Patrick Street, Lindsay Open Rink is now open and ready for use.
Springdale Gardens 49 Champlain Boulevard, Lindsay Open Rink is now open and ready for use.
Lions Riverview Park 44 Georgian Street, Lindsay Open Rink is now open for the season. Volunteers have created an accessible entrance onto rink.
Victoria Park 210 Kent Street West, Lindsay Open Rink is now open and ready for use.
Orchard Park 36 Applewood Crescent, Lindsay Open Rink is now open and ready for use.
Manorview Park 49 Wilson Avenue, Lindsay Open Rink is now open for the season.
Northlin Park 150 Albert Street North In Progress - Open Rink is still in progress but open for season.
Burnt River Community Centre 16 Somerville Centre Road, Burnt River Open Rink is open and ready for use.
Logie Park 325 Logie Street, Lindsay Open Rink is open for use daily 12pm to 6pm.
Tommy Anderson Park 94 Dunn Street, Bobcaygeon Open Rink is now open and ready for use.

Please note, outdoor rinks are based upon weather conditions and status may change without notice.

For more information regarding Outdoor Ice Rinks, please e-mail the Parks and Recreation Division.

Outdoor Community Rink Volunteer Opportunities

The Parks and Recreation Division is seeking volunteers to assist with winter maintenance at a variety of Outdoor Community Rinks this winter. Community operated Outdoor Ice Rinks are prepared by Parks staff and maintained throughout the season by community volunteers.

Volunteer duties would include but are not limited to, shoveling snow from the ice surface, watering down the rink and ensuring the skating surface is in overall good condition for enjoyment of all community members.

To learn more or become a volunteer e-mail the Parks and Open Spaces Supervisor or by call 705-324-9411 extension 1176.

 

For questions regarding Outdoor Ice Rinks call 705-324-9411 extension 1301 or e-mail the Parks and Recreation Division.

Arena Advisory Committee

General guidelines for the Arena Advisory Committee

  • Volunteer advisory group be made up of local community members with a varied skill set;
  • For the protection of members, groups should be incorporated as an independent non-profit organization and obtain their own liability insurance;
  • One member of the group only will be appointed as liaison with the Manager of Parks, Recreation and Culture (or delegated staff);
  • Possible capital project initiatives, fundraising and sponsorship opportunities, ad and board sales, future booking requests, and any additional user group requests, should be brought forward to the designated staff liaison, to coordinate and work together on;
  • Volunteer advisory committee could establish their own Facebook and website and this could be linked to the city's website for booking inquiries;
  • All guidelines and policies the city has regarding fundraising, sponsorship, ad sales, booking requests etc., should be forwarded to the advisory committee;
  • Committee could set up their own bank account to help keep track of local fundraising, sponsorship, donations etc.
  • Each group would be responsible for following non-profit banking guidelines;
  • Concession contracts awarded to vendors for the season will be put in touch with local VAC to help optimize revenue and opportunities.

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