Stanpac Ice Arena

The West Lincoln Community Centre is where you can find the best ice surface in Niagara and beyond. The Stanpac Arena is a brand new state-of-the-art facility. We offer skating programs for all ages and ice rentals are available. 

Skating Programs

All public skating takes place at the West Lincoln Community Centre at 177 West Street in Smithville. We strongly recommend using CSA-approved helmets for all skating activities.

Skating fees

Age GroupFees (per person)

Public Skating – All ages welcome

$3.00

Preschool Skating

$3.00

Adult Skating

$3.00

Stick & Puck

$3.00

Ladies' Shinny

$5.00

Men's Shinny

$5.00

Implied assumption of risk 

By participating in Township programs the participant accepts the risks associated with the activity and agrees to the following: 

I am aware that I may be exposed to infectious diseases, such as COVID-19, by using the Township of West Lincoln Arena and Community Centre, and I agree to assume all risks associated with contracting such illnesses and I waive all claims against the Township of West Lincoln that I may suffer by contracting such illness, regardless of how the illness was caused, including negligence on the part of the Township of West Lincoln.  I further agree to indemnify the Township of West Lincoln should anyone make a claim for damages against the Township as a result of my illness or should a minor in my care make a claim for damages as a result of his or her own illness. 

 Public Skating

Lace up your skates and enjoy the many health benefits of being active.

 

Public skating begins September 16, 2023, and runs until April 2024
  • Children under 12 must be accompanied by an adult.

General Public Skating Rules 

  • C.S.A approved helmets are strongly recommended for participants on the ice.
  • Skating aids permitted in designated cone area only. 
  • Speeding, tag games, horseplay and snowballs are not permitted.
  • All participants are required to wear skates on the ice surface.
  • Participants are not permitted on the on the ice while the Olympia is resurfacing.
  • Children must be supervised by an adult at all times.  
  • Ice capacity is 160.

 Adult Skating

Adult skating is a good time to practice your skating skills without the worry of crowding or speed.

Adult Skating begins September 12, 2023, and runs until April 2024

 Pre-School Skating

Pre-school skating is great for the preschooler just learning to skate. Adults have plenty of space and time to help their preschoolers learn the basics of skating.

Preschool Skating begins September 12, 2023, and runs until April 2024

 Stick & Puck

Stick & Puck is an unstructured time to work on basic stick/puck handling and skating skills. Adults have plenty of space to help their children learn and develop these skills.

Full equipment including CSA approved helmet is required for children. Adults are required to wear a CSA approved helmet, gloves and skates. Please bring your own equipment including pucks

Under 6yrs Stick & Puck
Tuesdays 1:00-2:00pm
Wednesdays 9:30-10:30am

6yrs-12yrs Stick & Puck
Mondays 4:00-5:00pm

13yrs-17yrs Stick & Puck
Thursdays 4:00-5:00pm

Stick & Puck Rules

  • Maximum of 30 participants. First come, first served. 
  • Full equipment including a CSA approved helmet is required for children.
  • Adults are required to wear a CSA approved helmet, gloves and skates. 
  • Please bring your own equipment including pucks.
  • Maximum two children per adult.
  • Parents or caregivers must be 18 years of age or older and are required to be on the ice, directly supervising the child at all times.
  • Slap shots and organized games or practices are not permitted. 
  • Profanity and improper behaviour is not permitted. 
  • All accidents or injuries must be reported to arena staff members immediately.
  • No headsets, cell phones or handheld electronic devices permitted while skating
  • All participants must wear skates while on the ice surface.
  • Participants are not permitted on the on the ice while the Olympia is resurfacing.

Stick & Puck begins September 11, 2023, and runs until April 2024

 Shinny

Can't get enough of hockey? Come out to play shinny! It's a great opportunity to play fun pick-up hockey with friends without the worry of renting ice. Shinny is open to everyone.

Shinny begins September 12, 2023, and runs until April 2024

Skating Schedule

Whether you are a toddler, infant, adult or senior; you can join a skating program. Participate in age-specific classes, public skating or play hockey with your friends. Please note some regular skating programs may be disrupted due to holidays, special events or other programs.

Please make sure to check our skating schedule regularly, as the dates and times you see below are subject to change.

February 2024 Skating Schedule

SundayMondayTuesdayWednesdayThursdayFridaySaturday

 

 

 

 

2

3

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Stick & Puck

13-17yrs

4:00-5:00pm

 

 

Ladies' Shinny 

9:30-11:00am

 

 

Public Skating 

7:00-8:00pm

 

4

5

6

7

8

9

10

 Public Skating 

12:30-1:30pm

Stick & Puck
6-12yrs

4:00-5:00pm

 

 

Ladies' Shinny 

10:00-11:00am

Preschool Skate/
Stick & Puck

1:00-2:00pm

Adult Skate

2:00-3:00pm

Preschool Skate/

Stick & Puck

9:30-10:30am

Men's Shinny 

10:30am-12:00pm

Stick & Puck

13-17yrs

4:00-5:00pm

Ladies' Shinny 

9:30-11:00am

Public Skating 

7:00-8:00pm

11

12

13

14

15

16

17

Public Skating 

12:30-1:30pm

 

 

Stick & Puck
6-12yrs

4:00-5:00pm

Ladies' Shinny 

10:00-11:00am

Preschool Skate/
Stick & Puck

1:00-2:00pm

Adult Skate

2:00-3:00pm

 

Preschool Skate/
Stick & Puck

9:30-10:30am

Men's Shinny 

10:30am-12:00pm

 

Stick & Puck

13-17yrs

4:00-5:00pm

Ladies' Shinny
9:30-11:00am

 

Public Skating 

7:00-8:00pm

18

19

20

21

22

23

24

Public Skating 

12:30-1:30pm

FAMILY DAY

Free Public Skating

9-10am

10:30-11:30am

12-1pm

Ladies' Shinny 

10:00-11:00am

Preschool Skate/
Stick & Puck 

1:00-2:00pm

Adult Skate

2:00-3:00pm

Preschool Skate/
Stick & Puck

9:30-10:30am

Men's Shinny 

10:30am-12:00pm

 

Stick & Puck
13-17yrs

4:00-5:00pm

Ladies' Shinny
9:30-11:00am

 

 

Public Skating 

7:00-8:00pm

 

25

26

27

28 29    

Public Skating 

12:30-1:30pm

Stick & Puck
6-12yrs

4:00-5:00pm

 

Ladies' Shinny 

10:00-11:00am

Preschool Skate/
Stick & Puck 

1:00-2:00pm

Adult Skate

2:00-3:00pm

 

 

Preschool Skate/
Stick & Puck

9:30-10:30am

Men's Shinny 

10:30am-12:00pm

Stick & Puck

13-17yrs

4:00-5:00pm

 

 

 

 

 

 

March 2024 Skating Schedule

SundayMondayTuesdayWednesdayThursdayFridaySaturday

 

 

 

 

 

1

2

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Ladies' Shinny 

9:30-11:00am

 

 

Public Skating 

7:00-8:00pm

 

3

4

5

6

7

8

9

Public Skating 

12:30-1:30pm

Stick & Puck
6-12yrs

4:00-5:00pm

 

 

Ladies' Shinny 

10:00-11:00am

Preschool Skate/
Stick & Puck

1:00-2:00pm

Adult Skate

2:00-3:00pm

Preschool Skate/

Stick & Puck

9:30-10:30am

Men's Shinny 

10:30am-12:00pm

Stick & Puck

13-17yrs

4:00-5:00pm

Ladies' Shinny 

9:30-11:00am

Public Skating 

7:00-8:00pm

10

11

12

13

14

15

16

Public Skating 

12:30-1:30pm

 

Free Public Skating

3:00-4:00pm

Stick & Puck
6-12yrs

4:00-5:00 pm

Ladies' Shinny 

10:00-11:00am

Preschool Skate/
Stick & Puck

1:00-2:00pm

Free Public Skating

3:00-4:00pm

Adult Skate

2:00-3:00pm

 

Preschool Skate/
Stick & Puck

9:30-10:30am

Men's Shinny 

10:30am-12:00pm

Free Public Skating

3:00-4:00pm

Free Public Skating

3:00-4:00pm

Stick & Puck

13-17yrs

4:00-5:00pm

Free Public Skating

3:00-4:00pm

Ladies' Shinny
9:30-11:00am

 

Sponsored Public Skating 

7:00-8:00pm

17

18

19

20

21

22

23

Public Skating 

12:30-1:30pm

Stick & Puck
6-12yrs

4:00-5:00pm

 

Ladies' Shinny 

10:00-11:00am

Preschool Skate/
Stick & Puck 

1:00-2:00pm

Adult Skate

2:00-3:00pm

Preschool Skate/
Stick & Puck

9:30-10:30am

Men's Shinny 

10:30am-12:00pm

 

Stick & Puck
13-17yrs

4:00-5:00pm

Ladies' Shinny
9:30-11:00am

 

 

Public Skating 

7:00-8:00pm

 

24

25

26

27 28 29  30 

Public Skating 

12:30-1:30pm

Stick & Puck
6-12yrs

4:00-5:00pm

 

Ladies' Shinny 

10:00-11:00am

Preschool Skate/
Stick & Puck 

1:00-2:00pm

Adult Skate

2:00-3:00pm

 

 

Preschool Skate/
Stick & Puck

9:30-10:30am

Men's Shinny 

10:30am-12:00pm

Stick & Puck

13-17yrs

4:00-5:00pm

 GOOD FRIDAY

 

 

 

 

 

 


April 2024 Skating Schedule

SundayMondayTuesdayWednesdayThursdayFridaySaturday

 31

1

 2

5

6

Facility Closed
for Easter

Facility
Closed
for Easter Monday

 

Ladies' Shinny 

10:00-11:00am

Preschool Skate/
Stick & Puck

1:00-2:00pm

Adult Skate

2:00-3:00pm

 

Preschool Skate/

Stick & Puck

9:30-10:30am

Men's Shinny 

10:30am-12:00pm

 

 

Stick & Puck

13-17yrs

4:00-5:00pm

 

 

Ladies' Shinny 

9:30-11:00am

 

 

 

Public Skating 

7:00-8:00pm

 

Ice Rentals  

Do you want to practice your skating skills, host a birthday party or plan a private event? Don't delay, book your ice time today! To inquire about booking ice time, please contact Recreation Services at 905-957-3346 ext. 4688, scroll down to make an online ice rental request or email us. Availability is extremely limited. 

Below you can find West Lincoln's rental rates for the arena. Rates are subject to change and are effective as of September 1st each year. Any rental fee listed includes taxes.

  • Prime Rates - Weekdays (5 pm to close), Weekends (6 am to close), Statutory Holidays
  • Non-Prime Rates - Weekdays (6 am to 5 pm)
  • Ice surface is available early September to early April each year.

Rental rates for arena

Type of rental Rate
Prime $228.00
Non-Prime $155.00
Arena Floor Hourly $67.00
Local Schools and Local Home Schools $78.00
West Lincoln Minor Hockey Association and West Lincoln Figure Skating Club Rates  
Prime $155.00
Non-Prime $106.00
West Niagara Minor Hockey Association   
Prime $166.00
Non-Prime $106.00

How do I book ice time?

Ice Rental Conditions

After you have reviewed the Ice Rental Conditions, you can complete the online Ice Rental Request Form. Recreation Services will review your submission, contact you with an approval or denial of your rental and provide you with next steps. Availability is extremely limited. 

Click on the link below to access the online Ice Rental Request Form.

Ice Rental Request Form