The A.J. LaRue Arena is home to a single ice pad. The ice is usually put in mid-June to be ready for the summer season and then remains in place for the fall/winter season. The ice is taken out following Easter weekend.

In May and June the ice surface is available to rent for ball hockey or other functions.

Arena Location

The A.J. LaRue Arena is located at 728 Mountain Street in the the Village of Haliburton. 

Ice rates

The ice rates for the 2022/23 season have remained the same from the previous season.

Rentals

You can view ice availability online.  Please contact staff by phone 705-457-1740 x.635 or email recreation@dysartetal.ca to book the ice.

View availability

Summer ice will be available from July 4 - September, 5, 2022.

Public Skating

The Municipality of Dysart et al offers a variety of public skating and shinny options for the public to enjoy. CSA APPROVED HOCKEY HELMETS ARE STRONGLY RECOMMENDED FOR ALL SKATERS REGARDLESS OF AGE OR ABILITY. 

  • No person shall be permitted on the ice surface without skates
  • Youth 7 and under must be accompanied by an adult
  • Parents are not allowed to carry youth while on the ice surface
  • Tag, chase or reckless behaviours are not permitted
  • No food or drinks allowed on the ice surface, players benches or penalty boxes
  • Hockey sticks and pucks are not permitted during public skating
  • Wheelchairs are welcome on the ice at public skates permitted they have clean wheels and the patron is wearing a helmet. Wheelchair attendants must be wearing skates.

For an up-to-date schedule of all our public skating programs, visit our Community Events Calendar.

PLEASE NOTE THERE WILL BE NO PUBLIC SKATING ON:

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 Public Skating
  • $2.00 per person
  • CSA approved helmets strongly recommended
  • No person shall be permitted on the ice surface without skates
  • Youth 7 and under must be accompanied by an adult
  • Parents are not allowed to carry youth while on the ice surface
  • Tag, chase or reckless behaviours are not permitted
  • No food or drinks allowed on the ice surface, players benches or penalty boxes
  • Hockey sticks and pucks are not permitted during public skating

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Sundays 11:00 am - 12:20 pm*

Wednesdays 12:00 - 1:20 pm (September 7, 2022- April 5, 2023) 

 

For an up-to-date schedule of all our public skating programs, visit our community events calendar.

*During minor hockey tournaments, there will be no public skating.
 Adult Only Skating
  • $2.00 per person
  • CSA approved helmets strongly recommended
  • Must be at least 16 years of age
  • No person shall be permitted on the ice surface without skates

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Thursdays from 1:00 - 1:50 pm (September 8, 2022 - March 30, 2023)

 

For an up-to-date schedule of all our public skating programs, visit our community events calendar.

 Stick n' Puck

Sundays from 10:00 - 10:50 a.m. (with the exception of tournament weekends)

 

Stick n' Puck provides an opportunity for parents/guardians to help children work on their hockey skills.

  • CSA Approved hockey helmets are required
  • There will be no goalies or nets on the ice during Stick n' Puck
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult
  • Shooting the puck with excessive force or raising it above the knee will not be permitted
  • No food or drink permitted on the ice surface, players bench or penalty boxes
  • No person shall be permitted on the ice surface without skates

Register now

For an up-to-date schedule of all our public skating programs, visit our community events calendar.

 

Adult Shinny

Thursdays 11:30 a.m. - 12:20 p.m.

 

Adult shinny is a non-contact scrimmage session for participants 18 years or older.

  • Full hockey equipment is required
  • CSA approved hockey helmets are required
  • Physical contact is not permitted
  • Goalies are permitted on the ice, provided they are wearing full goalie gear
  • Participants must be 18 years of age or older
  • Shooting the puck with excessive force will not be permitted

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Parent and Tot Skate

Wednesdays 10:00 - 10:50 a.m.

  • An opportunity for parents/guardians to help young children develop their skating skills
  • Children must be five (5) years of age or younger and accompanied by and adult (up to 3 children per adult)
  • Children must wear a CSA approved helmet. 
  • Helmets are strongly recommended for all participants.
  • No food or drinks allowed on the ice surface, players bench or penalty boxes
  • Parents are not allowed to carry youth while on ice surface
  • No person shall be permitted on the ice surface without skates

 Register now

Sponsoring a public skate

If you are interested in sponsoring an existing public skating program or providing additional public skating opportunities please call 705-457-1740 x.635.

Public skating sponsors will have their name/business name displayed in the lobby.  

Skating Parties

Skating parties consist of 50 minutes of ice time and a one hour auditorium rental. 

Fall/Winter skating parties cost $113 + insurance + HST.

Summer skating parties (from start of ice season up to and including Labour Day) $200 + insurance + HST.

Outdoor Rinks

The Municipality of Dysart et al has two outdoor rinks.

Concussion Awareness

Rowan's Law: Concussion Awareness Resources

Learn about the Concussion Awareness Resources that amateur athletes, parents, coaches, team trainers and officials are required to review.

Concussion Awareness and Management Policy

Concussion Code of Conduct for Athletes

Concussion Code of Conduct for Coaches

 

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