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Tay Community Rink

Tay Community Rink is an NHL-sized, refrigerated, covered, outdoor rink. The rink is located at Talbot Park (560 Calvert Street, Port McNicoll) and is available daily for public skating, youth and adult shinny, and private rentals.

Tay Community Rink is open for the season.

Private Rentals

Private rentals are available daily for $110 + HST per hour from November 19 to March 17. New online booking is now available! Check availability and book your ice time online today.

Schedule

Public Skating

  • Monday to Friday from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. and 7 p.m. to 8 p.m.
  • Saturday and Sunday from 12:30 p.m. to 2 p.m. (except December 2) and 6:50 p.m. to 7:50 p.m.

Open Shinny

  • Monday to Friday from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m.

Shinny for Youth Ages 13 and Under

  • Monday, Wednesday and Friday from 3:10 p.m to 4:30 p.m.
  • Saturday and Sunday from 4:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. 

Shinny for Players Ages 14 and Over

  • Tuesday and Thursday from 3:10 p.m to 4:30 p.m.
  • Saturday and Sunday from 5:40 p.m. to 6:40 p.m.

Advertising

If you're looking to promote your business, the Township offers advertising opportunities at Tay Community Rink.


Outdoors Rinks

Tay Township operates three outdoor ice surfaces during winter months:

  • Bridgeview Park Rink (4 Fallowfield Lane, Waubaushene)
  • Oakwood Park Rink (290 Park Street, Victoria Harbour)
  • Waverley Park Rink (1049 Truax Lane, Waverley)

The outdoor rinks are currently closed and will open as soon as the weather is favourable for ice making.

Schedule

Weekday supervision is from 4:30 p.m. to 10 p.m. and weekend supervision is from 1 p.m. to 10 p.m.

Public Skating

  • Monday to Friday from 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m.
  • Saturday and Sunday from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. and 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Shinny for Youth Ages 13 and Under

  • Monday to Friday from 4:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.
  • Saturday and Sunday from 4 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.

Shinny for Players Ages 14 and Over

  • Daily from 8 p.m. to 10 p.m.

Safety Rules

The ice surface maximum skating capacity is 170 participants.

Participants are asked to observe the following safety rules for the enjoyment of all:

  • It is recommended that all skaters wear CSA approved helmets.

  • All participants must wear skates while on the ice surface. Those without skates will not be permitted on the ice surface.

  • Chairs, sleds, strollers, and other obstructions are not permitted on the ice surface.

  • Food and drinks are not permitted on the ice surface.

  • Games or horseplay such as tag or racing will not be permitted.

  • Refrain from carrying children on shoulders or in arms while skating.

  • The use of hockey sticks is not permitted during public skating sessions.

  • Refrain from throwing snow or ice.

  • Adhere to the directions of the rink staff members.

  • Report all accidents or injuries to the rink staff members on duty.

  • Wearing hockey equipment on the ice is not permitted during public skating sessions.

  • Power skating or figure skating is not permitted during public skating sessions.

  • The middle of the ice surface is reserved for children and less confident skaters.

  • Skate at a sensible and safe speed in the same direction as other skaters.

Assumption of Risk

Skaters and spectators are deemed to have knowledge of and assume the inherent risks including but are not limited to:

  1. Injuries from collisions or contact with other individuals on the ice surface.
  2. Injuries from falls.