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Township of Essa Administration Centre

5786 County Road 21 | Utopia, ON L0M 1T0

Phone: 705-424-9917 Fax: 705-424-2367

Office Hours: Monday through Friday 8:30 am to 4:30 pm

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​​Public Skating (Indoors)

Please stay tuned for a schedule of the Indoor Public Skating Schedule.​

Cost $3.00 per person (Pre-Schoolers are free)

Angus Arena (September 19 to March 30)

Sundays - 12 noon to 1:20 pm ​
Wednesdays - 5:00 pm to 6:20 pm

Thornton Arena (October 10 to March 31)

Tuesdays - 5:00 pm to 5:50 pm (excl. Dec. 24 and Dec.​ 31)

School PA Day & Holiday Public Skating

​Angus Recreation Centre
​Mon., Oct. 21, 2​019
10:00 - 11:50am​
​Fri., Nov. 22, 2019
10:00 - 10:50am​
​Fri., Jan. 24, 2020
10:00 - 10:50am​
​Fri., Jan. 31, 2020
1:00 - 1:50pm​
​Fri., Mar. 6, 2020
10:00 - 10:50am​
Thornton Arena
​Mon., Oct. 21, 2019
3:00 - 3:50pm​
​Fri., Nov. 22, 2019
3:00 - 3:50pm​
​Fri., Jan. 24, 2020
3:00 - 3:50pm​
​Fri., Jan. 31, 2020
1:00 - 1:50pm​
​Fri., Feb 1, 2020
1:00 - 1:50pm​
​Fri., Mar. 6, 2020
​​3:00 - 3:50pm


Parent & Tot Skating (Free Program)


Angus Arena

Tuesdays & Fridays - 11:00 am – 12 noon

Thornton Arena

Mondays & Tuesdays - 11:00 am to 12 noon (excl. Oct. 14 and Feb. 17)

Shinny Hockey

Full Equipment is Mandatory.  Cost $5.00 per person

Angus Recreation Centre 

Tuesdays & Fridays from 12 noon to 12:50 pm (Adult)

Thornton Recreation Centre


Thursdays & Fridays from 12 noon  12:50 pm (Adult)

PA Day Shinny Hockey

​Angus Recreation Centre​ ​
​Date
7 - 10 yrs. Co-Ed
11-14 yrs. Co-Ed​
15-18 yrs. Co-Ed​
​Mon., Oct. 21, 2019
​12:00 - 12:50pm
​1:00 - 1:50pm
2:00 - 2:50pm​
​Fri., Nov. 22, 2019
1:00 - 1:50pm​
2:00 - 2:50pm​
3:00 - 3:50pm​
​Fri., Dec. 27, 2019
2:00 - 2:50pm​
3:00 - 3:50pm​
4:00 - 4:50pm​
​Wed., Jan. 2, 2020
12:00 - 12:50pm​
1:00 - 1:50pm​
2:00 - 2:50pm​
​Fri., Jan. 24, 2020
1:00 - 1:50pm​
2:00 - 2:50pm​
3:00 - 3:50pm​
​Fri., Jan. 31, 2020
1:00 - 1:50pm​
2:00 - 2:50pm​
3:00 - 3:50pm​
​Fri., Mar. 6, 2020
1:00 - 1:50pm​
2:00 - 2:50pm​
3:00 - 3:50pm​
​Thornton Arena
​Date
7 - 10 yrs. Co-Ed
11 - 14 yrs. Co-Ed
15 - 18 yrs. Co-Ed
​Fri., Oct 22, 2019
12:00 - 12:50pm​
1:00 - 1:00pm​
2:00 - 2:50pm​
Fri., Dec 27, 2019
12:00 - 12:50pm​
1:00 - 1:50pm​
2:00 - 2:50pm​


Outdoor Pads/Skating Rinks

Outdoor Pads are located in Angus, Thornton and Baxter
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*Weather Permitting**

Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays & Fridays​

3:00 pm - 6:00 pm Public Skating 
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm Jr. Hockey 
8:00 pm - 10:00 pm Adult Hockey

Wednesdays

3:00 pm- 10:00 pm Public Skating

Saturdays & Sundays

12 noon - 4:00 pm Public Skating 
4:00 pm - 7:00 pm Jr. Hockey 
​7:00 pm - 10:00 pm Adult Hockey

Looking for Volunteers!!

Interested in volunteering?  Consider volunteering to assist with making/maintaining ice in one of our outdoor pads.

Thornton Outdoor Pad - Call 705-458-9153
Angus / Baxter Outdoor Pads - Call 705-424-9303

For more information, contact the Parks and Recreation Department at 705-424-9770 ext. ​107​.