Public Skating

The public skating season is over. Thank you and we look forward to seeing you again this summer when the ice is in.

Ice Skating at the Olympic Oval

Public Skating for the season is now over. We look forward to seeing you again August, 2020!

The Olympic Oval typically offers more than 50 public skating sessions per month on our 400-meter oval ice surface per month. The Olympic Oval offers groups of 15 or more a discount on public skating entry fees and skate rental fees. Please fill out our Group Booking Form online or Contact Oval Guest Relations for details. Don't forget that the Skate Shop rents hockey and speed skates for use within the Olympic Oval.  Available sizes range from child's 8 to adult 12. The shop can also help with all your skate sharpening and servicing needs!

Helmets Rule!

Helmets Rule! Helmets are MANDATORY for all ages during public skating. Skaters who do not have their own helmet can rent one from the Olympic Oval Skate Shop for $2.50. Protect your brain, skate smart!

Any sport approved helmet with a chin strap is allowed (For example. bike helmet, ski helmet, equestrian riding helmet). Scrum caps and halos are NOT allowed.”

*IMPORTANT: Be sure to view the Public Waiver below before attending.



Public Ice Skating


Adult (18-54)


Family (2 Adults + Children under 18)


Youth/Senior (6-17 and 55+)


Special Needs (with assistant)


Child/Pre-School (0-5)


Public Ice Skating (Group)

Admission (per person)

Group Rate Youth/Senior (15 or more people ages 6-17 and 55+ years)


Group Rate Adult (15 or more people ages 18-54 years)


Equipment Rental


Hockey and Speed Skate Rentals (includes free helmet rental)


Helmet Rental only


Season's Pass


Adults (18-54)


Family (2 Adults + Children under 18) (ID Required)


Youth/Senior (6-17 and 55+)


UCalgary Staff Skating / Running Pass (Noon hour only)


Helmets Rule

HELMETS RULE! It is MANDATORY that all skaters wear an accepted helmet (CSA approved) during public skating. This policy is implemented as a proactive safety measure to help protect skaters and ensure all users of the Olympic Oval enjoy their time skating. Protect your brain, skate smart.

Risk Management

The University of Calgary