Welcome to the Zatzman Sportsplex!

TRACK & OPEN SKATES

Starting out as an ice rink in 1982, the Zatzman Sportsplex is a place that's become quite familiar for hockey, ringette, figure skating, and speed skating kids and parents alike. Our rink is open year-round for rentals, with scheduled open skate opportunities in the Fall and Winter months. 

Please note, our track closes during major events at our facility that require the full arena. Please check the calendar below, social media, and at the front desk for upcoming event dates.

Children 9 and under must be accompanied by an adult at all times when using the track or attending public skates.

    WALKING AND RUNNING TRACK

    Our track is open year-round for those who like an indoor alternative for walking and running. Walkers and runners are welcome to bring strollers or walking poles on the track. The track schedule is as follows:

    Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday & Sunday the track free to use and is open to the public:  No Membership or Day Pass required

    Monday, Friday & Saturday the track is open to Members only- Non-Members may pay for a Day Pass to use the track. 

    OPEN SKATES 

    Open skates will begin on Monday, Oct.24th and run until March 31, 2023 with the following schedule:

    • Mondays and Fridays: 10:30am - 11:50am
    • Wednesdays: 4pm - 4:50pm
    • Saturdays: 12:30 - 1:20pm

    There will be no skates on Friday, Nov.18th, Saturday, Nov.19th, and Friday, Mar.31st, due to private rentals. 

    The adult skate fee is $7.00 

    Youth/Student/Senior skate fee is $5.00

    The family skate fee is $14.00 (2 adults and all children 18 and under living at the same address)

    Children 12 and under are required to wear a CSA-approved helmet. For everyone’s safety, we strongly suggest that all participants wear a CSA-approved helmet.

    Children 9 and under must be accompanied by an adult on the ice at all times. 

    Public Skate Code of Conduct


    For everyone’s safety, we strongly encourage all participants to wear a helmet.
    Children ages 12 and under are required to wear a CSA approved helmet when on 
    the ice. 

    • All participants must wear skates on the ice. 
    • Racing, weaving through skaters, games of tag and horseplay are not permitted.
    • Skaters must skate with the flow of the group, not against.
    • Backwards skating is limited to the center ice area.
    • The roped off area is for small children, their parents/guardians and beginner 
      skaters only.
    • Skating assistant devices are permitted in the roped off area only.
    • Hockey sticks, pucks, and balls are not permitted on the ice. 
    • When the ice surface is to be cleaned, all participants must immediately vacate the 
      ice. Please remain off the ice until the machine has exited and the door is closed.
    • No food or drink is permitted on the ice. 
    • The Zatzman Sportsplex reserves the right to limit the number of skaters and 
      activities on the ice to ensure the safety of all participants. 
    • Skaters must follow any directions from staff of the Zatzman Sportsplex. Those 
      acting inappropriately will be asked to leave the facility

    BOOKING ICE
    Interested in booking ice time? Check out our ice booking page or contact Tara Myra, Facility Rentals and Events Coordinator, at MyraT@halifax.ca to book your time. 


    Schedules