Bob-Birnie Arena

The Bob-Birnie Arena hosts many sports events as well as a wide range of programs offered in partnership with sports associations. For competitive sports or family enjoyment, the Bob-Birnie Arena is a great place to be!

VACCINATION PASSPORT REQUIRED FOR ANYONE 13 AND UP

COVID-19

Indoor public sports and leisure activities: online reservation

Effective December 31, 2021, and until further notice:

  • Only public skating, stick and puck and stick and ring continue. These activities can be practiced alone, in pairs or among occupants of the same residence.
  • Access to the Arena is reserved to those who participate in authorized activities
  • Spectators are not permitted in this facility.
  • The vaccination passport is mandatory for anyone 13 years of age or over,and must be accompanied by photo ID for everyone 16 years of age and over.
  • The maximum capacity for indoor public activities at the arena is reduced to a maximum of 25 people.
  • Online registration via LUDIK is mandatory before participating in public activities offered at these facilities.
  • Wearing a face covering is mandatory inside the arena, except for eating and drinking or during a physical activity.

Opening hours:

Monday to Sunday
7 a.m. to 10 p.m.

The following facilities remain closed to the public until further notice:

  • Canteen

58 Maywood Avenue
Pointe-Claire QC  H9R 0A7
514-630-1211
See map


Opening hours

May to August Monday to Friday
7 a.m. to 10 p.m.
September to April Monday to Sunday
7 a.m. to 10 p.m.

 

Reservation

Reservations can be done online at ludik.pointe-claire.ca a week in advance.

Residents: Thursdays starting at 7 p.m.

Non-residents: Sundays starting at 7 p.m.

All non-resident participants must register with a LUDIK number. To receive a number, please contact the Pointe-Claire Aquatic Centre at 514-630-1202 between 9 a.m. and 4 p.m. from Monday to Friday or at  aquatique@pointe-claire.ca.

Reservations will close one hour prior to the designated time slots.

Public skating

Regular schedule

Vaccination passport required for anyone 13 and up.

Public skating is reserved for free skating.

Sunday
  • 9 a.m. to 9:50 a.m. (parents and children 10 and under)
  • Noon to 12:50 p.m.
  • 1:30 p.m. to 14:20 p.m.
  • 4:15 p.m. to 17:05 p.m
  • 6:45 p.m. to 19:35 p.m.
  • 8 p.m. to 8:55 p.m.
Monday
  • 9 a.m. to 9:50 a.m. (parents and children 10 and under)
  • 10:30 am to 11:20 a.m. (Adults)
  • Noon to 12:50 p.m.
  • 6:45 p.m. to 7:35 p.m.
  • 8 p.m. to  8:55 p.m.
Tuesday
  • 7:30 a.m. to 8:20 a.m.
  • 9 a.m. to 9:50 a.m. (parents and children 10 and under)
  • 10:30 am to 11:20 a.m. (Adults)
  • Noon to 12:50 p.m
  • 4:15 p.m. to 5:05 p.m.
  • 8 p.m. to 8:55 p.m.
Wednesday
  • 9 a.m. to 9:50 a.m. (parents and children 10 and under)
  • 10:30 am to 11:20 a.m. (Adults)
  • Noon to 12:50 p.m
  • 6:45 p.m. to 7:35 p.m.
  • 8 p.m. to 8:55 p.m.
Thursday
  • 9 a.m. to 9:50 a.m. (parents and children 10 and under)
  • 10:30 am to 11:20 a.m. (Adults)
  • Noon to 12:50 p.m.
  • 6:45 p.m. to 7:35 p.m.
  • 8 p.m. to  8:55 p.m.
Friday
  • 9 a.m. to 9:50 a.m. (parents and children 10 and under)
  • 10:30 am to 11:20 a.m. (Adults)
  • Noon to 12:50 p.m
  • 6:45 p.m. to 7:35 p.m.
  • 8 p.m. to 8:55 p.m.
Saturday
  • 9 a.m. to 9:50 a.m. (parents and children 10 and under)
  • 10:30 am to 11:20 a.m. (Adults)
  • 1:30 p.m. to 2:20 p.m.
  • 4:15 p.m. to 5:05 p.m.
  • 6:45 pm. to 7:35 p.m.
  • 8 p.m. to 8:55 p.m.

Skating periods for parents and children (10 and under)

Families with children aged 10 and under are invited to skate as a family every mornings from 9 a.m. to 9:50 a.m. During this time, parents must be on the ice with their children. This is a great way to introduce your children to the sport or to improve their skating skills.

 

Admission

  • Residents:
    Free for the Pointe-Claire residents with your MULTI Card.

 

  • Non-residents:
Child $1
Adult $2
Senior (age 60 or over) $1
Pass* $12
Open Hockey $5
Open Ringette $5

*Pass is good for 7 admissions for an adult or 13 for a child.


Rules

Prohibited:

  • Crowding or loitering at the edge of the skating rink
  • Sitting on the boards or on the ice
  • Drinking, eating or smoking on the ice
  • Carrying anyone on one’s back, in one’s arms, on a sleigh or in a stroller
  • Wearing boots or shoes on the ice
  • Pushing or shoving
  • Racing or skating very fast
  • Throwing objects onto the ice
  • Skating backwards or against the flow
  • Figure skating or playing hockey/ringette
  • Skating with speed skates
  • Sitting on the players’ bench or in the penalty box

Public figure skating

Regular schedule

Vaccination passport required for anyone 13 and up.

Tuesday and Thursday 
  • 5:30 p.m. to 6:20 p.m.
  • 6:45 p.m. to  7:35 p.m.
Saturday and Sunday
  • 3 p.m. to 3:50 p.m.
  • 5:30 p.m. to 6:20 p.m.

 

Rules 

  • Practice sessions with coaching are forbidden.
  • It is mandatory to wear figure skates on the ice.

Stick and puck

Regular schedule

Vaccination passport required for anyone 13 and up.

Public skating is reserved for stick and puck.

Rink : Annexe

 

Sunday
  • 7:30 a.m. to 8:50 a.m.
  • 9:30 am to  10:50 a.m.
  • 1:30 p.m. to 2:50 p.m.
  • 3:30  p.m. to 4:50 p.m.
  • 7:30 p.m. to 8:50 p.m.
Monday
  • 4:15 p.m. to  5:05 p.m.
  • 6:15 p.m. to 7:05 p.m.
  • 7:15 p.m. to 8:05 p.m.
  • 8:15  p.m. to 9:05 p.m.
Tuesday
  • 4:15 p.m. to  5:05 p.m.
  • 5:15 p.m. to 6:05 p.m.
  • 6:15 p.m. to 7:05 p.m.
  • 8:15  p.m. to 9:05 p.m.
Wednesday
  • 4:15 p.m. to  5:05 p.m.
  • 6:15 p.m. to 7:05 p.m.
  • 7:15 p.m. to 8:05 p.m.
  • 8:15  p.m. to 9:05 p.m
Thursday
  • 4:15 p.m. to  5:05 p.m.
  • 5:15 p.m. to 6:05 p.m.
  • 6:15 p.m. to 7:05 p.m.
  • 8:15  p.m. to 9:05 p.m.
Friday
  • 4:15 p.m. to  5:05 p.m.
  • 6:15 p.m. to 7:05 p.m.
  • 7:15 p.m. to 8:05 p.m.
  • 8:15  p.m. to 9:05 p.m.
Saturday
  • 7:30 a.m. to 8:50 a.m.
  • 9:30 am to  10:50 a.m.
  • 1:30 p.m. to 2:50 p.m.
  • 3:30  p.m. to 4:50 p.m.
  • 7:30 p.m. to 8:50 p.m.

Rules:

  • Online registration is required to participate.
  • Participants must be at least 6 years old.
  • A maximum of 10 participants are permitted per session.
  • Participants may arrive up to 10 minutes before the start of the activity.
  • Participants must vacate the premises within 10 minutes following the activity.
  • Locker rooms will not be available. Benches and chairs along the rink are available to tie up skates.
  • Wearing a face covering is mandatory inside the arena and is strongly recommended on the ice.
  • Participants must maintain a minimum distance of 2 metres between each other.
  • Games, scrimmages or training with a private instructor will not be permitted.
  • Goalies are welcome to participate to receive shots.
  • Slap shots are not permitted.

 

Participants must wear/bring the following equipment:

  • Safety helmet
  • Full face guard
  • Neck guard
  • Gloves
  • Skates
  • Stick
  • Puck or ring

Stick and ring

Regular schedule

Vaccination passport required for anyone 13 and up.

Public skating is reserved for stick and ring.

Rink : Annexe

Monday, Wednesday and Friday
  • 5:15 p.m. to  6:05 p.m.
Tuesday and Thursday
  • 7:15 p.m. to 8:05 p.m.
Saturday and Sunday
  • 11:30 a.m. to 12:50 p.m.
  • 5:30 p.m. to 6:50 p.m.

 

Rules:

  • Online registration is required to participate.
  • Participants must be at least 6 years old.
  • A maximum of 10 participants are permitted per session.
  • Participants may arrive up to 10 minutes before the start of the activity.
  • Participants must vacate the premises within 10 minutes following the activity.
  • Locker rooms will not be available. Benches and chairs along the rink are available to tie up skates.
  • Wearing a face covering is mandatory inside the arena and is strongly recommended on the ice.
  • Participants must maintain a minimum distance of 2 metres between each other.
  • Games, scrimmages or training with a private instructor will not be permitted.
  • Goalies are welcome to participate to receive shots.
  • Slap shots are not permitted.

 

Participants must wear/bring the following equipment:

  • Safety helmet
  • Full face guard
  • Neck guard
  • Gloves
  • Skates
  • Stick
  • Puck or ring

Skating program

Preschool skating

Due to the measures to limit the spread of the virus, the start of activities has been postponed until at least the week of January 17.

For skaters age 3 to 5

Winter session 2022  Cost
Thursday 9 to 9 :30 a.m. January 13 to March 24 11 classes Resident: $79
Non-resident: $123
Thursday 9:40 to 10:10 a.m. January 13 to March 24 11 classes
Friday 11:30 a.m. to noon January 14 to March 25 11 classes
Friday 12:10 to 12:40 p.m. January 14 to March 25 11 classes

Registration : Starting Monday, December 6 at 9 a.m.

Equipment required
  • Lace-up skates that provide good ankle support
  • Hockey helmet with metal or plastic protective mask
  • Gloves or mittens

For more information, call 514-630-1211.

Sports associations and teams

Hockey West Island
5 to 18 years old
Information: www.hockeywestisland.org, info@hockeywestisland.org

Ringette Pointe-Claire
Age 5 and over
Information and registration: www.ringuettepointeclaire.ca

Pointe-Claire Skating Club
Age 3 and over
Information: www.cpapointeclaire.com
514-630-1338

Intermediate Hockey League
Age 21 to 35
Information and registration: www.pcihl.ca

Pointe-Claire Oldtimers Hockey Club
Age 35 and over
Information and registration: www.pcot.ca

Information

For more information on public skating, skating programs, sports associations or rink rental, call the Arena at 514-630-1211 or make an online request.

 

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