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Sports and Skating

Explore the many active opportunities offered at your local community centre, arena or outdoor rink!

City-operated facilities offer a wide variety of sports, skating and shinny hockey options. From drop-in activities to registered programs, everyone can stay active.


Drop-in sports offer adults with busy schedules the flexibility to stay fit. Local community centres offer basketball; badminton; ball hockey; bowling (family); soccer; table tennis; volleyball; and more.

Refer to the Recreational Sports Fees and Schedules:

Al Palladini Community Centre

Chancellor Community Centre    

Dufferin Clark Community Centre

Father E. Bulfon Community Centre


Garnet A. Williams Community Centre  

Maple Community Centre

North Thornhill Community Centre

Rosemount Community Centre

Vellore Village Community Centre


Skating & Shinny Hockey
Whether you are looking to play Shinny Hockey, enjoy recreational skating or want to learn how to skate, City of Vaughan arenas and outdoor rinks offer drop-in activities and registered programs for all ages.
Outdoor Skating Rinks
December 2015 to March 20, 2016 • Weather Permitting
Vaughan Arenas
Thursday, October 15, 2015 to Sunday, March 20, 2016* 
*Unsupervised Morning/Lunch Time skating & shinny hockey at Al Palladini Arena ends
Friday, May 13, 2016.
Refer to Safety Guidelines.
Please bring your own skates; skate rentals are not available.

Al Palladini Arena 
 9201 Islington Avenue
Woodbridge ON L4L 1A7

t: 905.832.8564
f: 905.851.6923

Chancellor Outdoor Rink
350 Ansley Grove Road
Woodbridge ON L4L 5C9
t: 905.832.8620
f: 905.265.0100
Supervised Hours:
Monday & Wednesday: 6:00-8:00pm
Saturday & Sunday: 1:00-3:00pm 

Dufferin Clark Outdoor Rink
1441 Clark Avenue West
Thornhill ON L4J 7R4
t: 905.832.8554
f: 905.660.5177
Supervised Hours: 
Saturday & Sunday: 1:00-3:00pm

Father E. Bulfon Outdoor Rink
8141 Martin Grove Rd.
Woodbridge ON L4L 3W9
t: 905.879.8732
f: 905.832.8594
Monday-Sunday*: 9:00am-10:30pm (*unsupervised)  

Garnet A. Williams Arena 
501 Clark Avenue West
Thornhill ON L4J 4E5
t: 905.832.8552
f: 905.881.0692

Garnet A. Williams Outdoor Rink
501 Clark Avenue West
Thornhill ON L4J 4E5
t: 905.832.8552
f: 905.881.0692
Supervised Hours:
Tuesday & Thursday: 6:00-8:00pm
Saturday & Sunday: 1:00-3:00pm
Maple Arena
10190 Keele Street
Maple ON L6A 1R7 
t: 905.832.2377
f: 905.832.6726

Rosemount Arena 
1000 New Westminster Drive
Thornhill ON L4J 8G3
t: 905.832.8552
f: 905.709.4148
(Payment method accepted: cash only

Vellore Village Outdoor Rink 
1 Villa Royale Avenue
Woodbridge ON L4H 2Z7
t: 905.832.8544
f: 905.653.7166
Supervised Hours:
Tuesday & Thursday: 6:00-8:00pm
Saturday & Sunday: 1:00-3:00pm

 Woodbridge Arena 
5020 Highway 7
Woodbridge ON L4L 1T1
t: 905.832.8576
f: 905.851.6760



 Recreation eGuide

Fall/Winter                        Spring/Summer
Contact Information

Automated Attendant: 


Advertising: RecAds@vaughan.ca
Facility Rentals: RecCSD@vaughan.ca
City Hall
Level 300
2141 Major Mackenzie Drive
L6A 1T1




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