Last updated: March 15, 2021

Legion Rink closes March 30th for the season.

Due to Public Health directives, the Legion Memorial Rink Public Skating times and Hockey Rink rentals are restricted to residents of Montreal West only. Residents may be asked for proof of residency.

Due to limited availability, for any reservation cancellation please call 514-485-1033 and leave a message or email skating@montreal-west.ca

Free skate

  • All visitors must wash their hands at arrival. Questions will be asked regarding your health.
  • Wearing of a helmet is mandatory on the ice surface.
  • Wearing of a mask for those 10 years and up is mandatory in the building, except on the ice surface.
  • Children 10 and under are not required to wear a face covering but are encouraged to do so.
  • Bathrooms available in the hallway only.
  • Doors open 10 minutes prior to ice session.
  • Skaters have 10 minutes to put skates on get on the ice.
  • Once their ice time is up, they have 10 minutes to change and exit the building.
  • Skaters must book their reservation online.
  • In person walk-ups are possible if space permits, but not encouraged
  • No spectators, maximum of 14 participants at one time.
  • No equipment loaning.
Schedule (from Sunday to Saturday)
9:55 a.m. – 10:40 a.m.
12 p.m. – 12:45 p.m.
1:10 a.m. – 1:55 p.m.
3:15 p.m. – 4 p.m.
4:25 p.m. – 5:10 p.m.
5:35 p.m. – 6:20 p.m. (except Wednesday and Saturday)

Hockey Rink rental for Family Hockey

This rental is a 30-minute block of private rink rental and can only be used by direct family members. The use of hockey sticks and pucks has been authorized by Public Health as long as it is only family members who live under the same roof who are on the ice at one time. Helmets are mandatory for all participants. 

20 $ per 30 minute block. Maximum of 1 rental per week due to demand.

Schedule (from Sunday to Saturday)
9 a.m. – 9:30 a.m.
11:05 a.m. – 11:35 a.m.
2:20 p.m. – 2:50 p.m.
6:45 p.m. – 7:15 p.m.
Legion Memorial Rink taken in the winter
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Outdoor rinks

The Town has nine outdoor rinks (weather permitting), five are located at Hodgson Field, two at Rugby Park, one at Strathearn Park and the other one is located at Davies Park. Updates on the rink conditions are only updated from Monday to Friday.

Opening hours

  • Monday to Sunday: 7 a.m. – 7:30 p.m.

Covid-19 Regulation

 Skating Rinks (With no Hockey Boards)
  • Skating is permitted for:
    • Individuals
    • Members of the same household together
    • Up to eight individuals keeping a distance of at least 2 meters from each other
  • A physical distance of two meters between people or family bubbles must be respected at all times. 
  • A maximum number of 20 skaters (15 at Rugby Park) on each ice surface must be respected at all times.
  • Not permitted: Pickup hockey games, shinny, multiple families totaling more than 4 members practicing together and any competitions.

 Hockey Rinks (With Boards)
  • The following hockey-related activities are permitted on the hockey ice surfaces to a maximum of 12 people at one time:
    • Individuals with a stick and puck practicing by themselves
    • Members of the same household using sticks and pucks amongst themselves
    • Up to eight individuals keeping a distance of at least 2 meters from each other
  • Not Permitted: Pickup hockey games, shinny, multiple families totaling more than 4 members practicing together and any competitions.

General Info for all Rinks

  1. During maintenance or ice preparation, the rinks will be closed.
  2. The use of a helmet, gloves and neck guard is recommended.
  3. Rinks must only be used during opening hours.
  4. Anyone in violation of the current rules is subject to a fine.

Face coverings are strongly recommended

Quebec rules permit outdoor physical activities only with members of your household. As the Town does not have the personnel to monitor each of our outdoor skating rinks, we call on the goodwill of the public to respect the rules.

Davies Park

(Updated 9:30 AM March 9)

RinkStatusClearedCondition
Skating rink (no boards)OpenYesRough

Hodgson Field

(Updated 9:30 AM March 9)

RinkStatusClearedCondition
Skating rink (with boards)OpenYesModerate
Skating rinks (no boards)OpenYesModerate

Rugby Park

(Updated 9:30 AM March 9)

RinkStatusClearedCondition
Skating rink (with boards)OpenYesRough
Skating rink (no boards)OpenYesRough

Strathearn Park

(Updated 9:30 AM March 9)

RinkStatusClearedCondition
Skating rink (no boards)OpenYesRough