Ice Rink at Centennial Arena

kids wearing ice skates at arena

Centennial Arena offers a variety of skating and hockey programs during the ice season from October to March.

Free Family Day Skate - Monday, Feb. 19


The City of White Rock is hosting a free Family Skate on Monday, February 19 at Centennial Arena.

Two skating sessions are available including the Family Stick N Puck at 10:45 to 11:30 a.m. and Drop-in Family Day Skate from 11:45 a.m. to 1 p.m. No skates? No problem. Skates and helmet rentals are free as well. 

To attend, drop-in or pre-register online at whiterockcity.ca/register or call 604-541-2199.

We gratefully acknowledge the financial support of the Province of British Columbia.

Skate and Equipment Rentals

Skating Rates
RentalsSkates $4.00Helmets $1.50Skate Sharpening: $7.00
Public SkateChild (0-18) $4.00Adult (19-54) $6.00Senior (55+) $5.00
Family SkateUp to 5 people $26.00 (includes rentals)

Stick 'N Puck/Figure SkatingAdult/Senior $8.25

Drop In Hockey$9.00

Public Skating Schedule

Schedule valid October 4 - March 15, 2024. View the Skate Schedule

Public SkateWednesday: 6:30 to 7:45 p.m. | Friday: 7:15 to 8:45 p.m.
Family SkateSunday: 2:45 to 4:00 p.m.
Tiny Tot & Parent Skate/HockeyFriday: 9:30 to 10:30 a.m.
Adult Skate 18+ Wednesday/ Friday: 10:45 a.m. to 11:45 a.m.
Adult Drop-in Hockey18+Monday/Friday: 1:30 to 2:45 p.m.
Drop-in Hockey 55+Wednesday/ Friday: 7:45 to 9:15 a.m.
Stick 'n Puck 18+Monday: 11:45 a.m. to 1 p.m. | Tuesday/Thursday: 1:30 to 2:45 p.m.
Drop-in Figure SkatingTuesday: 9:00 to 10:15 a.m.

Skating Programs

White Rock Recreation offers a variety of skating programs: View the Drop-In Schedule

  • Public Skate: Everyone is welcome to this general lap skating session. 
  • Tiny Tot & Parent Skate: Skate with your little ones 5 years and younger.
  • Stick ’N Puck 18+: Bring your own puck. No games or scrimmages. Helmets are mandatory.
  • Drop-In Hockey 18+: Helmets and full gear are mandatory. Pre-register to guarantee your spot. Two goalies play free.
  • Drop-In Hockey 55+: Helmets and full gear are mandatory. Pre-register to guarantee your spot. Two goalies play free.
  • Drop-In Figure Skating 18+: Pre-register to guarantee your spot.
  • Drop-in Adult Skate 18+: Pre-register to guarantee your spot.


Skating Lessons: Skills learned in each level

White Rock Recreation offers 10 levels of skating skills. If you are unsure which level to register your child fore, contact a customer service representative at 604-541-2199.

All skating lessons require a CSA approved helmets. Please bring your own helmet if you have one.


Preschool Level 1: Magenta  

This level is for skaters who have not been on the ice before. Participants will learn Ice Safety, how to stand up on their own and how to begin to walk on the ice!

Preschool Level 2: Silver 

This level is for skaters who have completed Magenta. Skills taught in this level include; how to walk across the ice on their own using 2 feet, balance on 1 foot, and begin the scrape/snowplow sequence.

Preschool Level 3: Teal 

This level is for skaters who have completed Silver. Skills taught in this level include: 2 foot glides around cones, 1 foot glides, 2 foot hops, backwards walking and half snowplow stops. 

Preschool Level 4: Purple 

This level is for skaters who have completed Teal. Skills taught in this level include: 2 foot glides around cones, 1 foot glides while turning, forwards and backwards sculling, and forwards pumping in a circle.

School Age Level 1: Red  

This level is for children who have never been on the ice before. Skills taught in this level include; ice safety, standing, balance drills, gliding and an introduction to stopping and backwards. 

School Age Level 2: Orange  

This level is for children who are able to complete all skills in Red. Skills taught in this level include; 1-foot snowplow stops, backwards walking, and gliding on a circle. 

School Age Level 3: Gold 

This level is for children who are able to complete all skill in Orange. Skills taught in this level include; sculling across width of ice, stationary 2-foot turns, and 1-foot glides on a circle.

School Age Level 4: Yellow  

This level is for children who are able to complete all skill in Gold. Skills taught in this level include; backwards “C” cuts, backwards stopping, T-pushes on outside edge, and 2 foot turns while skating.  

School Age Level 5: Green 

This level is for children who are able to complete all skill in Yellow. Skills taught in this level include; 2-foot side stops, backwards 1 foot glides, 1-foot backwards stops, and 2-foot turns on a circle. 

School Age Level 6: Blue  

This level is for children who are able to complete all skill in Green. Skills taught in this level include; backwards pumping, backwards crossovers, forward to backwards 3 turns, and combo sequences of 3 skills in a row.

Looking to rent the ice?  

Fill out our online booking form here: Ice Rental Form