Ice Rentals

The Corporation of the City of Sault Ste. Marie operates 3 municipal arenas for the health and enjoyment of all residents:
  • GFL Memorial Gardens
  • John Rhodes Community Centre (2 ice pads)
  • W.J. McMeeken Centre

Return to Play Rules

  • Proof of vaccination and ID is required to enter facilities for anyone aged 12 and older (this includes participants, spectators, coaches, officials, volunteers, etc.)
  • Games or scrimmages are not permitted until public health order ends on January 16 at 11:59 pm).
  • Skills and practices permitted with social distancing measures in place on ice (6').
  • Anyone exhibiting signs or symptoms of illness will leave the practice/activity.
  • Masks must be worn and only removed during the physical activity.
  • Facility entry through main ice doors with Sign In Log sheets for tracing purposes.
  • Active screening monitored by facility staff to ensure sign in for tracing purposes.
  • All patrons must maintain social distancing throughout entire facility.
  • Players to arrive only 30 minutes before session and vacate 30 minutes after session.
  • Limits for dressing rooms as per social distancing requirements of 6’.
  • Covid cleaning protocols to be continued from facilities standpoint.
Ice permit holder is responsible to implement and continually enforce for the group the above rules.
To book ice time at these facilities:


Cancellation Policy

A minimum of 14 days advance notice is required to cancel previously permitted ice time.  Accepted cancellations may be subject to an administration charge.

Ice Rental Rates

All rates include HST.

GFL Memorial Gardens Rates

Adult $204.00 per hour 
Youth $183.00 per hour

John Rhodes/McMeeken Rates

Adult $190.00 per hour
Youth $175.00 per hour
Non-Ice $68.00 per hour

Arena Rental Definitions

Term Definition
Youth Rentals for skaters 18 years of age and younger
Adult Rentals for skaters 19 years of age and older
Non-Ice Rentals on the concrete slab of the arena when ice is removed.