Ice hockey

Ice hockey in Vancouver

Vancouver has eight rinks where you can play or practise ice hockey in a class or on a team.

Vancouver also hosts the Vancouver Canucks NHL team who play at Rogers Arena and the Vancouver Giants WHL team who play at the Pacific Coliseum.

COVID-19 Restart: ice rinks

September 13, 2021: Proof of vaccination is required to participate in some programs and events. Entry into recreation centres does not require proof of vaccination, but will be required for some programs and activities. Come prepared with your official proof of vaccination and government-issued photo ID.

Learn about venues, programs, and events that require proof of vaccination (46 KB)


Ice rinks are open. Public skating sessions and skating lessons are available. Find an ice rink near you

September 7, 2021: Online registration for public skating sessions is not required. Skaters may drop in on a first-come, first-serve basis.  Drop-in sessions such as Stick & Puck, Public Hockey, Drop-in Figure Skating, and Sledge Hockey will still require advanced online registration.

Masks are mandatory in all indoor public spaces for those 12 years and older, even if you are vaccinated. If you do not have a mask, one will be provided at the front desk.

Register for recreation programs and services

Our registration and reservation system is easy to navigate and helps you plan, track, and manage all your recreation requests in one place.

If you are a new user, setting up your account is easy with an email address. Just create a password, complete your profile, and you’re ready to go.

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Ice rinks in Vancouver

Ice rinks

We have eight indoor ice rinks. View their locations, features, and amenities.

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Ball, field, and floor hockey

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Ice skating

Vancouver has many opportunities to learn and enjoy ice skating. Some indoor rinks have ice available all year.

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