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Arenas and Walking Tracks

Haldimand County is home to arenas in Caledonia (twin pad), Cayuga, Dunnville and Hagersville. Haldimand Arena’s are very active and offer a variety of programming. Community groups offer programs which include Junior B and C hockey, minor hockey, figure skating, ringette, curling and ball hockey/lacrosse seasonally.

Haldimand County offers a variety of FREE public arena programs seasonally which include Public Skating, Shinny, Preschool Skates and Open Figure Skating. Arena facilities including the ice are available for rent from the public.

Arena Programs

  • Haldimand County’s Free Arena programs begin on October 1st, 2022!

Arena Programs

These guidelines apply to all skating programs.

  1. All participants – must respect and abide by posted signs and cooperate with arena staff. Rules are modelled after Ontario Recreation Facilities Association Inc. Public Skating Guidelines (Sept. 2018).
  2. Parents/Guardians – must be within sight and control of their children. Do not leave children unattended.
  3. Food & Beverage Consumption – is permitted in the arena lobby and spectator seating area only.
  4. Games, Hockey Games, and Hockey Sticks – no games are to be played at any time that will endanger the safety and the enjoyment of others. This includes horseplay, hockey games, and the use of hockey sticks.
  5. Keeping pace – maintain reasonable control of your speed, course and direction. Do not skate in groups. Do not stop where you obstruct other skaters. Accept responsibility for knowing the range of your ability while on skates; skate within the limit of that ability and as appropriate to the session in which you’re skating.
  6. Shoes – ice skates required, no street shoes on ice.
  7. Skating Aids – only permitted during the pre-school skate.
  8. Wheelchair Sledges – wheelchairs and sledges are welcome. Individuals using these devices must travel in the same direction as other skaters. Attendants/helpers are welcome to assist however, they must wear skates or ice cleats on the ice surface.
  9. Use of Helmets – helmets are strongly recommended.
  10. Technology – headsets, cell phones, cameras, or other handheld electronic devices are not to be used while skating.
  11. Carrying of infants/children – children must not be carried by any means (e.g. on shoulders, in arms, or any carrier, etc.) while on the ice.
  12. Sitting on Boards – patrons may not sit on the rink boards at any time.
  13. Figure Skating – figure skating manoeuvers are only permitted during open figure skate.
  14. Chars, Sleds, Strollers and Pylons – are not permitted on the ice surface.

This free drop-in program is open to all skaters, general arena rules apply. Wearing a CSA-approved helmet is strongly recommended. For safety reasons please skate with the flow of other skaters. The use of skating aids is not permitted for this program.

This is an opportunity for children to develop hockey skills. Please note that hockey sticks will be permitted on the ice surface for this program. This skating session is for children up to and in Grade 3.

  • All participants must be in skates
  • All participants must be supervised by a parent/guardian on the ice
  • Wearing CSA-approved helmets is mandatory
  • Facemasks are mandatory for anyone under 18 years of age
  • It is recommended that all participants wear full hockey equipment

This is an opportunity for lap skating and is open to those 18 years and older. Wearing CSA-approved helmets is strongly recommended.

This is an opportunity to participate in self-organized, non-contact hockey. Wearing a CSA-approved helmet is mandatory. Facemasks are mandatory for anyone under 18 years of age.

  • Adult & Women’s Shinny – Open to participants 18 years and older
  • Teen Shinny – Open to participants in Grade 9 to 17 years old
  • Youth Shinny – Open to participants in Grades 4 to 8

Open to all figure skaters who are currently in, or have previously participated in, Skate Canada’s STARskate program. All skaters will be expected to be aware of others on the ice and maintain a safe environment for all. Wearing a CSA-approved helmet is strongly recommended.

This is an opportunity for adults to teach children how to skate. This skating session is for children up to and including Grade 3.

  • All participants must be on skates
  • All children must be supervised by a parent/guardian on the ice
  • Wearing a CSA-approved helmet is strongly recommended
  • Skating aids are permitted for this program
  • No hockey sticks or figure skating allowed
  • Chairs, sleds, strollers, and pylons are not permitted on the ice surface

Additional Information

The Caledonia Arena (HCCC), Dunnville Memorial Arena and Cayuga Memorial Arena walking tracks are currently open to the public Monday to Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. Walking tracks may be used on evenings and weekends through the month of September however operating hours are dependent on Arena Bookings. Please call the Arena to inquire as to open and closing times.

Rental Information *Note:  a minimum of three (3) business days are required to ensure that any booking can be made.

Ice & Room Availability*
*Please note actual availability may be impacted by pending requests, scheduling requirements and other factors, actual hours should be confirmed with the booking clerk prior to completing the rental application; contact rentals@haldimandcounty.on.ca.

Community Groups may be eligible to have their events listed on digital signs located at Caledonia, Cayuga and Dunnville arenas. Apply by filling in the request form.

For Arena Board Advertising, contact rentals@haldimandcounty.on.ca.

Arena Features & Locations

An image of the Haldimand County Caledonia Centre

Haldimand County Caledonia Centre
100 Haddington Street
Caledonia, Ontario
Canada, N3W 2N4

Arena Office
(905) 318-5932, ext. 6514

Haldimand County Caledonia Centre Features:

  • Two NHL size ice pads:
    • The Clark Rink has seating for 1500
    • The Almas Rink has seating for 300
  • Indoor walking track
  • Remax Room
  • Concession stand
  • Wheelchair accessibility
An image of the Cayuga Memorial Arena

Cayuga Memorial Arena
55 Thorburn Street South
Cayuga, Ontario
Canada, N0A 1E0

Arena Office
(905) 772-5711

Cayuga Memorial Arena Features:

  • An NHL size ice pad with seating for 474
  • An elevated walking track
  • An upper-level meeting/common viewing room with kitchen
  • Ground floor concession
  • Wheelchair accessibility
An image of the Dunnville Memorial Arena & Community Lifespan Centre

Dunnville Memorial Arena 
275 Ramsey Drive
Dunnville, Ontario
Canada, N1A 0A7

Arena Office
(905) 774-8480

Dunnville Memorial Arena:

An image of the Hagarsville Arena

Hagersville Arena
36 Sherring Street North
Hagersville, Ontario, Canada
N0A 1H0

Arena Office
(905) 768-5123

Hagersville Arena Features:

  • A single ice pad with heated spectator seating
  • The Almas Room suitable for meetings and small gatherings
  • Wheelchair accessibility
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