Outdoor Skating - Pat Bayly Square (55 Bayly St. W.) - Closed for the season

Skating at Pat Bayly Square is now closed for the 2023-2024 season. Check back in December for news of our 2024-2025 opening. 

  • Indoor washroom access and change rooms are available.
  • Participants are encouraged to park in the north parking lot at the Ajax Community Centre (75 Centennial Rd.).
  • Helmets not required but highly recommended.
  • Inclement weather may result in cancellations or delays for snow clearing.
  • Skating is only permitted during scheduled hours.
  • Only certified skating aids are permitted on the ice. You must bring your own. The use of strollers, chairs or other non-certified skating aids is not allowed.
Rink Rules
  • Skating on the ice is done at your own risk.
  • Skate in the direction or flow of the other patrons.
  • Children 10 and under must be directly supervised by a parent/guardian 16 years of age or older.
  • Hockey/ringette is not permitted on the ice.
  • No one is permitted on the ice without skates.
  • Food & beverages are not permitted on the ice.
  • Smoking/vaping is prohibited.
  • No dogs or pets on the ice.
  • The Town of Ajax is not responsible for lost or stolen items.
 Please refrain from the following on the ice surface:
  • Tag, horseplay, spraying or throwing of snow/ice.
  • Backward, figure skating or speed skating
  • Use of strollers, chairs or other non-certified skating aids.
  • Carrying babies or children.
  • Use of hockey sticks, pucks, nets or other sporting equipment.
  • Entering the ice surface while it is being flooded.
 Contact Information
Call 365-885-3848 to check rink status before heading out to skate.  
 Indoor Skating - Ajax Community Centre (75 Centennial Rd.) - Closed for the season

Indoor skate programming is done for the season. Please check back for details about Summer Youth Shinny.

Ticket Ice 

This is a pay-as-you-go program designed for figure skating practice only. You must be a Skate Canada member. Participants under 18 years of age must be accompanied by a Skate Canada Coach.

Fee for skaters is $11.41 (including tax). Admission is free for coaches accompanying their skaters. Those wishing to purchase a 10-pass can call the Ajax Community Centre at 905-427-8811.

Please Note: Regular skating schedule will be disrupted due to holidays, special events, March Break or programs. 

Wednesdays (April 3 to June 26, 2024) 12 to 1 p.m. (Pad 4)
Fridays (April 19 to June 28, 2024) 11 a.m. to 12 p.m. (Pad 4)
Saturdays (July 6 to August 24, 2024) 3 to 4 p.m. (Pad 4)
Sundays (July 7 to August 25, 2024) 3:15 to 4:15 p.m. (Pad 3)
 Drop-In Rates

All fees are contained in the Town's Fee Schedule approved each year by Town Council. 

Fees listed below include HST and are effective January 1 to December 31, 2024.

Skating Admission
Includes Public, Parent & Tot, Adult Stick & Puck, and Adult Skate.

Type One Pass 10 Pass
Youth & Seniors 65+ $3.25 $29.30
Adult 18+ $5.00 $44.95
3 years & under Free* -
Group** $15.25 -
Please note that all fees include taxes. *Free with paying adult. **Minimum of one adult and four children and maximum of two adults and three children.
Shinny & Sledge Hockey Admission
Type One Pass Five Pass
Youth & Seniors 65+ $5.35 $24.10
Adult 18+ $7.60 $34.20
Please note that all fees include taxes.


  • All skating programs take place at the Ajax Community Centre (ACC).
Skate Memberships

The Town of Ajax offers skate memberships at an affordable price, including:

  • Use of Town of Ajax arenas during designated times - Ajax Community Centre 
  • Includes unlimited Swimming during designated times at all 4 pools - Ajax Community Centre, McLean Community Centre, Audley Recreation Centre and Ajax Memorial Pool (outdoor - open from late June to early September)

Arena Rentals

For ice rental requests call the Facility Booking Office at 905-619-2529, ext. 7200 or email facilitybookings@ajax.ca.

Locations and Contact Information

Ajax Community Centre Arena
75 Centennial Road, L1S 4S4
Phone: 905-427-8811

Pat Bayly Square
55 Bayly St. W.
Phone: 905-427-8811

Visit our Rent a Facility page for more information.

Safety and Accessibility

For your safety, please do not skate on ponds and other open bodies of water in parks.

Public Skate, Adult Skate and Parent & Tot: Helmets not required but highly recommended. CSA approved skating aids are permitted.

Adult Shinny, Ladies Shinny and Adult Sledge Hockey: Full hockey equipment is required.

Adult Stick & Puck: CSA approved hockey helmet is required.