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. 

As of September 22nd, 2021, Ontarians will need to be fully vaccinated (two doses plus 14 days) and provide proof of vaccination along with photo ID to access the Community Centre & Arena. Some exemptions to the Provincial proof of vaccination mandate apply and can be found here Ontario Regulation 364/20. Please check updates on Skating and Shinny Programs in the fall of 2021.

Public skating

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


Preschool Skating


Adult Skating


Ladies' Shinny


Men's Shinny


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.

Public skating

Lace up your skates and enjoy the many health benefits of being active. Public skating is offered every weekend and special times during the holidays.

Stay tuned for updates on start date.

Adult skating

Adult skating is offered during the day during the week. This is a good time to practice your skating skills without the worry of crowding or speed.


Tuesdays 2:30 pm to 3:30 pm

Preschool skating

Preschool 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.


Tuesdays 1:00 pm to 2:00 pm


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.

Ladies' Shinny:

Tuesdays 10:00 am to 11:00 am
Fridays 9:30 am to 10:30 am

Men's Shinny:

Wednesdays 10:30 am to 12:00 pm

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! The Stanpac Arena has plenty of opportunity for ice rentals. 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

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 $210.12
Non-Prime $142.80
Arena Floor Hourly $ 61.20
Local Schools and School Boards $ 71.40
West Lincoln Minor Hockey Association and West Lincoln Figure Skating Club Rates  
Prime $142.80
Non-Prime $ 92.90
West Niagara Minor Hockey Association   
Prime $153.00
Non-Prime $ 96.90

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.

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

Ice Rental Request Form