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All public skating in City of Saint John arenas and outdoor locations is free of charge!

The City of Saint John maintains four city arenas.  Leisure Services staff are responsible for the operational requirements of the buildings as well as all the activities related to rental and scheduling for groups throughout the season.

Refer to the Ice Allocation Policy for information on booking ice time.  Your cooperation in maintaining the condition of our arenas is appreciated. 

Please note the following daily arena schedule changes:

Hilton Belyea Arena opens at noon on Mondays and Thursdays/Fridays at 4 p.m.
Stewart Hurley Arena opens at 4 p.m. on Mondays
Charles Gorman Arena opens at 4 p.m. on Tuesdays

All arenas are open daily from 7 a.m. - midnight if not listed otherwise.

The City of Saint John is now accepting applications for Summer Arena bookings 

The City of Saint John is now accepting summer arena bookings for the Belyea Arena (September 1- October 10, 2019).

Deadline for applications is Friday, May 31, 2019. Once completed, please email to: or fax to (506) 658-2902.  

Please click here for Application for Arena Ice Time 

Arena Administration Fees 2018-2019

Arena Fees (October 12, 2018 - September 30, 2019)



Application Due Date

Contract Emailed

Signed Contract Returned


April 1 to April 30

1st Friday in February

3rd Friday in February

1st Friday in March


August 26 to October 11

Last Friday in April

2nd Friday in May

Last Friday in May


2nd Friday in October to March 31

1st Friday in August

3rd Friday in August

2nd Friday in September


Outdoor ice conditions are available by calling 652-PLAY (7529)

Outdoor Public Skating Locations

Lily Lake

Address:  55 Lake Drive South, North

Conditions permitting from dawn until 10 p.m. daily

Rainbow Park 
Updated March 7, 2018 - Closed for the season due to forecasted mild weather.

Address: 205 Sydney Street, South/Central Peninsula

Conditions permitting from dawn until  10 p.m. daily

 Civic Arena
Charles Gorman
80 University Avenue, North
(506) 632-6150
heated viewing
Hilton Belyea
390 Lowell Street, West
(506) 632-6137
heated viewing
Peter Murray
711 Dever Road,
(506) 658-2809
Stewart Hurley
1500 Hickey Road, East
(506) 632-6151
heated viewing

Lord Beaverbrook Rink

The LBR was built by Lord Beaverbrook in 1960 donated the arena to the City of Saint John. 

The LBR operates year round.  With event seating for up to 2000 people, the LBR sits adjacent to two major hotels.  It features street level access, free parking, seven changing rooms, and is wheelchair accessible.

The rink plays host to local high school hockey action and many minor level teams.


CALL 652-PLAY for Field or Outdoor Ice Conditions
Updated daily at 3 p.m.

Local Sport Organization Contacts
Canada Games Aquatic Centre
Canada Games Stadium
Sports and Recreation Facilities Service

Leisure Services
(506) 658-2908
171 Adelaide Street

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