Parks and Recreation
Town of Riverview / Parks and Recreation / Facilities / Byron Dobson Memorial Arena

Upcoming Events:

Check out our public skate schedule and join us beginning on October 9 till March 24. All skates are free to attend. Helmets and skates must be worn by all ages when on the ice surface.

Rink Rules and Etiquette:

  • Be respectful of others and use appropriate language. 
  • No pushing, shoving, sitting on side boards, and racing of any kind.
  • Center ice area is for younger and inexperienced skaters. Children learning to skate with parents should use the center ice area.
  • Skate facing forward and in the same directional flow as other skaters.
  • Food, drinks and objects such as pucks, hockey sticks, strollers, sleds etc. are strictly prohibited. 
  • Everyone on the ice surface must be wearing skates. No boots are allowed.
  • Helmets must be worn for all ages when on the ice surface.
  • Mobile device texting on the ice surface is prohibited.

Dates to remember:

  • Public skates start on October 9 and end on March 24. 
  • The arena is closed on the following days:
    • December 24
    • December 25
    • December 26 
    • December 31 (at 11am)
    • January 1 
    • March 29
    • March 31

Effective March 14, 2022 - All remaining mandatory COVID-19 measures are lifted.

Masking is encouraged but not mandatory inside the arena. Residents may expect mask-use for close interactions with arena staff.

Food and beverage are permitted inside the arena.

Limits on spectators and participants will be removed.





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