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Stick & Puck Family Skate Benson Centre - Cost: $5.00/person

Please Note: Adults must be on ice with children

Stick & Puck Updated April Schedule - See Schedule Below  

April Dates

Saturday April 1         9:00 a.m. - 9:50 a.m.
Monday April 3           6:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.
Thursday April 6         6:30 p.m. -7:30 p.m.
Saturday April 8         9:00 a.m. - 9:50 a.m.
Sunday April 9           9:00 a.m. - 9:50 a.m.
Saturday April 15       9:00 a.m. - 9:50 a.m.

Stick & Puck Family Skate Benson Centre -

Need more ice time?  Work on the fundamentals of hockey and improve your skills.  The Stick & Puck program is designed to enable skaters in full hockey gear, the opportunity to work on passing, puck control and skating drills.     An adult or coach must accompany all youth on the ice (Adult to Child ratio: 1 to 2).  Full hockey equipment mandatory for all youth, helmets mandatory for adults.

Rules and Regulations - Cost $5.00/person (youth and adults) Youth must be (mandatory) accompanied by an Adult 18+ on the ice at all times. Youth must wear (mandatory) full hockey equipment. Parents/Guardian must wear (mandatory) skates and helmet. Food or Drinks are not permitted on the ice surface Individuals are not permitted on the ice during flooding. Slap shots are not permitted. Youth/Adult will be asked to leave ice surface. Headsets, cell phones or hand held electronic devices are not permitted on the ice surface. No games allowed.

Click here for Stick & Puck Schedule

Senior Skating Mondays and Fridays

Free Senior Skating returns to the Benson Centre starting September 7, 2015.  The free skating program runs on Mondays from 9:30 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. and on Fridays from 1:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.  The Senior Skate is compliments of the City of Cornwall.  Dates and times are subject to change.  Click on link  below for Senior Skating Schedule.

April and May Dates Added:

Monday April 3      11:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.  Pad # 2
Friday April 7        1:00 p.m. -   2:30 p.m.    Pad # 2
Monday April 10     9:30 a.m. -   11:00 a.m. Pad # 3
Friday April 14       1:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.     Pad # 3
Monday April 17     9:30 a.m. -   11:00 a.m. Pad # 3
Friday April 21       1:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.     Pad # 3
Monday April 24     9:30 a.m. -   11:00 a.m. Pad # 3
Monday May 1        9:30 a.m. -   11:00 a.m. Pad # 3
Monday May 8        9:30 a.m. -   11:00 a.m. Pad # 3
Friday May 12        1:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.     Pad # 3
Monday May 15      9:30 a.m. -   11:00 a.m. Pad # 3
Friday May 19        1:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.     Pad # 3

Please note:  No Senior Skate on Friday April 28 and Friday May 5, 2017


Click Here for Spring Senior Skating Schedule  



Public Skating

Come out and skate for enjoyment or work on your skills!

Public skates are typically held at the Benson Centre at various times throughout the week.

Below you will find the schedules for the different public skates that are available. You can also use our Events Calendar to see upcoming skate times and dates.

Ice skating is a favourite Canadian passtime and the City of Cornwall offers a variety of public skate sessions for all ages.

For additional information on public skates, please contact the Benson Centre at (613) 938-9898.

In addition to public skating, residents can also take advantage of the outdoor rinks that are established in the community (weather permitting).

To find out more about the outdoor rinks, please click here. 

Regular Public Skating
Sundays, Wednesdays and Fridays

Public skating is offered on Sunday afternoons from 12:45 - 2:15 p.m., Wednesday evenings from 6:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. and Friday evenings from 6:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m., please check the schedules often as schedules are subject to change. Public Skating cost is $2.50 for children and $3.00 for adults. Click on link below for public skating schedule.

Click here for Public Skating Schedule






Parent and Tot Skating
**Please Note New Start Time 9:30 a.m.

Wednesdays at 9:30 am

The City of Cornwall Planning, Development & Recreation Department is offering a FREE Parent & Tot Skate session at the Benson Centre on Wednesdays from 9:30 a.m. - 10:20 a.m.  Dates and times are subject to change.

Click here for Parent & Tot Skate Schedule


P.A. Day Public Skating

Public skating is now available on scheduled P.A. Days for the various local school boards.  Please note the dates and times for the upcoming P.A. Day Skates.  Regular prices in effect. Children: $2.50 Adults $3.00

Friday January 27, 2017 - 12:00 Noon on Pad # 2

Thursday February 2, 2017 - 2:00 p.m. on Pad # 1