Arenas Services

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Richmond Arenas Services
7551 Minoru Gate
Richmond, BC V6Y 1R8
Phone: 604-238-8465

It’s never too late to learn how to skate. Richmond has skating programs for all skill levels and ages from four to 104! Our experienced and enthusiastic instructors love to share their knowledge and help everyone be safe and confident on the ice.

Richmond Arenas Services operates two facilities year round.

Richmond Arenas Facilities

Minoru Arenas Richmond Ice Centre

Learn life-long skating skills, from basic to advanced in a fun and structured environment. Skating is a great way to make new friends while learning new
skills, it’s also an awesome way to exercise! Whether you’re just starting out and are looking for lessons, or want to check out a public skating session, we have it all on ice for you in Richmond.

Drop-In Public Skate Schedules

Visit the Schedules page for details. All schedules subject to change. Call 604-448-5366 to check for exceptions to the schedules.

Skating Lessons

Visit Skating Lessons for more information.

Registered Visits - Arenas

Figure Skate, Adult Stick and Puck & Recreational Hockey Sessions

Advanced registration required for these sessions (drop-ins welcome if space permits). Check out the available days and times at the Richmond Ice Centre and Minoru Arenas and then pre-register!

  • Registration for the following week’s sessions starts online at 6:00am and through the Registration Call Centre at 8:30am on the Monday one week prior.
  • Regular admission prices apply with payment required at the time of booking.

Registered Visits - Richmond Ice Centre Registered Visits - Minoru Arenas

Can’t attend your pre-booked registered visit? No problem. Remember to cancel your visit so someone else can take part.

Helmet Policy & Requirements

Helmets are approved for each sporting activity for best protection during a specific activity that includes hockey, cycling and boarding. Note: A sport specific helmet cannot prevent all head injuries in all sports. Helmets have a certification expiry date from the CSA, so check and ensure that helmet certifications are current. For all skating and ice-related sports, it is strongly recommended that a hockey helmet be worn.

A valid CSA hockey helmet is mandatory for:

  • Lesson programs
  • Adult Stick and Puck programs

A valid CSA hockey helmet is strongly recommended for:

  • Public skating sessions

A valid CSA hockey helmet and full gear is mandatory for:

  • Adult Drop-In Hockey programs
  • Child Drop-In Hockey programs
  • Youth Stick and Puck

Bicycle helmets are no longer permitted to be worn in any ice-related program.

Richmond Arenas Community Association

The Association - in partnership with user groups Richmond Jets Minor Hockey, Richmond Ravens Female Hockey, Richmond Sockeyes Junior Hockey, Connaught Skating Club, Richmond Ringette, Richmond Lacrosse, Coast Hockey League and Richmond/South Delta Ball Hockey - is committed to the utilization and development of quality arena facilities. These groups are responsive to present and future needs of our community through excellent and safe arena programming opportunities.

Contact the Richmond Ice Centre at 604-448-5366 or for more information.

RACA Executive

Chairperson: Dominic Poon
Vice-Chairperson: Nigel Shackles
Treasurer: Hanif Hamir
Secretary: Vacant