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Arenas and Outdoor Ice Rinks

COVID-19 Update: In accordance with the province-wide emergency brake, all Arenas will be closed effective Saturday April 3, 2021 at 12:01am until further notice. For further information on affected municipal services visit the COVID-19 page.

Rental contracts at City facilities that have been impacted due to Provincial protocols will be automatically cancelled and fees will be fully refunded. The Parks, Recreation and Culture Division will contact individuals regarding refunds. Individuals wishing to request a cancellation are asked to email facilitybooking@kawarthalakes.ca.

Our eight arenas host ten 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 - Phase 1

City of Kawartha Lakes Ice Use Protocols - Phase 1

Location: Lindsay Recreation Complex

  • Mask/face covering must be worn while in the facility, except for on-ice activity. Bench staff must wear a mask/face covering.
  • Follow facility traffic flow plan. Signage and physical distancing markers have been posted.
  • Arrive ready to enter the facility no longer than 10 minutes prior to the contracted ice time. Depart the facility no longer than 10 minutes after contracted ice time.
  • Arrive dressed and ready to enter ice surface.
  • Utilize designated area to put on skates and helmet.
  • Utilize designated area to remove skates and helmet.
  • For participants 10 years of age or younger, one parent/assistant can enter the facility to help put on/remove skates and helmet.
  • Equipment bag (including shoes and outdoor clothing) need to be placed in the designated area (Visitor team bench area).
  • Spectators are not permitted. The only person permitted off the ice during the ice rental is the user group's COVID-19 Representative. This does not include the game officials (up to 3 bench staff, timekeepers).
  • Washroom facilities will be available in dressing rooms 2 and 9.
  • All user groups must record attendance (participants, participant assistants, officials, bench staff) for each ice rental. This list may be requested by City staff or Health Unit officials at any time for contact tracing.
  • No more than 25 participants and coaching staff are permitted on the ice at any time.
  • Off ice warm-up activities are not permitted within the facility.
  • No outside food permitted. Individual water bottles are permitted.

It is recommended that program/league administrators complete a plan to reduce the risk of transmission of COVID-19 among the attendees of your organized sport or recreation activity. The Haliburton, Kawartha, Pine Ridge District Health Unit has developed a checklist to support you in creating your plan. The final plan should be shared with all participants (athletes, parents or guardians, coaches, volunteers, spectators) via easily accessible platforms (i.e. public-facing website or social media page, newsletter, included with registration etc.) Municipal staff may request a copy of your plan prior to or during your contracted ice time.

Downloadable Documents:

 

For further information regarding Ice Use Protocols please contact:

City of Kawartha Lakes Parks, Recreation and Culture 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 - Phase 2 (effective October 1, 2020)
Effective October 1, 2020

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. To ensure the safety of the community cooperation is required from everyone.

Measures being put in place include, but are not limited to the following:

  • Self screening before entering the facility.
  • Hand sanitization upon entry and exit of the facility.
  • Restrictions on the number of users on each ice pad and spectators per ice pad.
  • One-way entrance into the facility and designated exits using directional floor markers to support physical distancing.
  • Enhanced cleaning of the facility following each ice rental.
  • No access to the general public.
  • Designated COVID-19 Representative provided by each ice user group.
  • Canteen and Pro-shop may be open for business.

In order to ensure a safe return to facility utilization the following protocols have been adopted for ice user groups, participants and spectators.  These protocols, along with the directives outlined in the Framework for Reopening our Province during Stage 3, must be adhered to. If these protocols are not followed user groups are at risk of losing ice booking privileges.

City of Kawartha Lakes Ice Use Protocols - Phase 2

  • Mask/face covering must be worn while in the facility, except for on-ice activity.
  • Bench staff must wear a mask/face covering.
  • All spectators must wear a mask/face covering.
  • Follow facility traffic flow plan. Signage and physical distancing markers have been posted.
  • Arrive early to enter the facility no earlier than 15 minutes prior to contracted ice time. Depart the facility no longer than 10 minutes after contracted ice time.
  • Arrive partially dressed and enter the assigned dressing room to prepare to go on the ice.
  • Showers will not be available  for use in the dressing rooms.
  • Mask/face coverings must be worn while in the dressing room. Physical distancing must be maintained while in the dressing room. Physical distancing markers have been posted.
  • Two dressing rooms will be assigned per ice time booking.
  • For participants 10 years of age and younger one parent/assistant can enter the facility to help put on/remove skates and helmet.
  • A limit of 25 spectators will be permitted per ice time. It is suggested that the spectators consist of one person per on-ice participant.  Spectators must physical distance and adhere to posted markers.
  • No loitering in any area of the facility. Spectators must vacate the facility immediately upon completion of the participant ice time. (This does not include those that are helping a participant 10 or under.)
  • All user groups must record attendance (participants, participant assistants, spectators, officials and bench staff) for each ice rental.  This list may be requested by City staff or Health Unit officials at any time for contact tracing.
  • No more than 25 participants including coaching staff are permitted on the ice.
  • Off ice warm-up activities are not permitted within the facility.
  • No outside food permitted. Individual water bottles are permitted

It is recommended that program/league administrators complete a plan to reduce the risk of transmission of COVID-19 among the attendees of your organized sport or recreation activity. The Haliburton, Kawartha, Pine Ridge District Health Unit has developed a checklist to support you in creating your plan. The final plan should be shared with all participants (athletes, parents or guardians, coaches, volunteers, spectators) via easily accessible platforms (i.e. public-facing website or social media page, newsletter, included with registration etc.) Municipal staff may request a copy of your plan prior to or during your contracted ice time.

Downloadable Documents:

For further information regarding COVID-19 Ice Use Protocols please contact:

City of Kawartha Lakes Parks, Recreation and Culture 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

Phase 2 Arena Traffic Flow Maps

Emily/Omemee Community Centre

 Emily Omemee Arena Traffic Flow Map

Download a copy of the Phase 2 - Emily/Omemee Traffic Flow Map

Fenelon Falls Community Centre

 FFCC Arena Traffic Flow Map

Download a copy of the Phase 2 - Fenelon Falls Community Centre Traffic Flow Map

Little Britain Community Centre

LBCC Arena Traffic Flow map

Download a copy of the Phase 2 - Little Britain Community Centre Traffic Map

Lindsay Recreation Complex

 LRC Arena Traffic Flow map

Download a copy of the Phase 2 - Lindsay Recreation Complex Traffic Flow Map

Manvers Community Centre

 Manvers CC Arena Traffic Flow Map

Download a copy of the Phase 2 - Manvers Community Centre Traffic Flow Map

Woodville Community Centre
 Woodville CC Arena Traffic Flow Map

Download a copy of the Phase 2 - Woodville Community Centre Traffic Flow Map

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

COVID-19 Update: Outdoor Ice Rinks will be permitted to remain open during the provincial shutdown. Outdoor Ice Rinks are subject to weather conditions. Individuals visiting the rinks are encouraged to maintain a physical distance of at least 2 metres from other users at all times. Gatherings of more than 5 people are not permitted. For further information e-mail the Parks, Recreation and Culture Division.

Community operated Outdoor Ice Rinks are prepared by City staff 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, Recreation and Culture Division.

New! Logie Park Skating Loop

COVID-19 Update: The Logie Park Skating Loop will not open as planned for the winter 2021 season. For further information on affected municipal services visit the COVID page.

New for winter 2021! 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

Based on weather conditions, the Logie Park Skating Loop will be open 7 days per week, 12pm to 3pm and 5pm to 8pm.

The Skating Loop will close for ice maintenance between the hours of 3pm and 5pm each day. No skating will be permitted during this time.

Hours are subject to change.

Public washrooms will be open during regular posted skating hours.

For questions please call 705-324-9411 extension 1301 or e-mail the Parks, Recreation and Culture Division
Logie Park Skating Loop Rules
  • To encourage physical distancing, the maximum number of skaters on the ice will 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.
  • Patrons must maintain a physical distance of a minimum of 2 metres from 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 prepared by City staff and maintained throughout the season by community volunteers. Rinks are subject to weather conditions. Hours of operation may vary.

Kawartha Lakes Outdoor Ice Rinks
NameAddressCommunity
Kinsmen Park 10 St. Patrick Street Lindsay
Manorview Park 49 Wilson Avenue Lindsay
Springdale Gardens 49 Champlain Boulevard Lindsay
Lions Riverview Park 44 Georgian Street Lindsay
Victoria Park 210 Kent Street West Lindsay
Orchard Park 36 Applewood Crescent Lindsay
Sylvester Park 21 Sylvester Drive Lindsay
Burnt River Community Centre 16 Somerville Centre Road Burnt River
Tommy Anderson Park 94 Dunn Street Bobcaygeon
Northlin Park 150 Albert Street North Lindsay
Janetville Ball Park Janetville Road & Pigeon Creek Road Janetville
Logie Park 325 Logie Street  Lindsay

 

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