Transportation & Environment Services



The City of Saint John maintains three 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.

The City of Saint John is currently accepting applications for fall/winter ice times (October 9, 2020 – March 31, 2021)
at the three City operated arenas (Charles Gorman, Stewart Hurley and Peter Murray Arenas).

Deadline for applications is Friday, August 21, 2020.

Once completed, please email to or fax to (506) 658-2902.

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

Arena Operational Plan

Application for Arena Ice Time 

Arena Rates



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


September 1 to Early October 

Last Friday in June

2nd Friday in June

Last Friday in June


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 
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
Peter Murray
711 Dever Road,
(506) 658-2809
Stewart Hurley
1500 Hickey Road, East
(506) 632-6151

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

Service Request Form

Service Request Form
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