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!
COVID-19

Access to the arena for skating activities will be from the door located on the west side of the building, using the path between the arena and the aquatic centre.

Opening hours:

Monday to Friday
8 a.m. to 8:30 p.m.

Public Skating:

Online registration is required. Activities are reserved for residents. Booking will be available five days in advance. Registration will end at 6:30 p.m. the day before the activity.

Public stick-and-puck and stick-and-ring activities will be permitted as of March 27 in groups of two or as a family bubble made up of people living at the same address, as well as individual figure skating activities.

Time slots will be available as of March 25.

Wearing a face covering is mandatory inside the arena and on the ice.

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

  • Changing rooms
  • 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 midnight
September to April Monday to Sunday
7 a.m. to midnight

 

Public skating

Regulations and policies :

  • Online registration is required to participate.
  • A maximum of 23 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 on the ice.
  • Participants must maintain a minimum distance of 2 metres between each other.
  • Public skating is reserved for free skating.
Tuesday and Friday
7:30 p.m. to 8:20 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 on Friday mornings from 9 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.

When reserving, it is important to register each person who will be participating in the activity.

  • All family members must maintain a distance of 2 m from other families.
  • No equipment loans.

Admission

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

Child $1
Adult $2
Senior (age 60 or over) $1
Pass* $12

*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
  • Skating with speed skates
  • Sitting on the players’ bench or in the penalty box

Skating program

Preschool skating

COVID-19
In accordance with government and public health directives, the Preschool skating program is cancelled until further notice.

For skaters age 3 or over


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 514-630-1214.

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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