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

Upcoming Events:

Public skates are done for the season. Please check back in the Fall for an updated schedule.

Rink Rules and Etiquette:

  • Be respectful of others and use appropriate language and behavior.  
  • No pushing, shoving, sitting on side boards, and racing of any kind.
  • The 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. Backwards skating is prohibited.
  • Food, drinks, and objects such as pucks, hockey sticks, strollers, sleds, etc. are strictly prohibited on the ice during all public skates.
  • Mobile device texting or recording on the ice surface is prohibited.
  • Everyone on the ice surface must be wearing skates. No boots are allowed.
  • CSA-approved winter helmets that cover the back and sides of the head must be worn for all ages when on the ice surface. No bicycle helmets allowed.
  • Adult supervision is required for anyone 11 years or younger. Adult supervision is defined as a responsible person, ages 14+, who must be in the facility watching from the stands or on the ice pending the skater needing assistance.
  • Failure to follow the above rules may result in being asked to leave the premises.

Dates to remember:

  • Public skates are done for the season. Please check back in the Fall for an updated schedule. 
  • Maple Skate is April 7 from 2:30pm-4pm in the upper surface.
  • The arena is closed on the following days:
    • 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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