Health And Safety Protocols

Return To The Ice

It is with great pleasure that with permission from Viasport, the BC/YK Skate Canada section office and Vancouver Parks Board, we announce the easing of Covid restrictions both on the ice and within the rink lobby.

What this means for you:

  • Skaters are permitted to dress and tie skates inside the rink and family members may assist as needed
  • Indoor spectators are permitted
  • Dressing rooms will be available for StarSkate and CanPower – masks recommended
  • Mask are not required while on the ice
  • Physical distancing of 3m is no longer required, but please respect the comfort level of those around you
  • Coaches and program assistants may now use physical contact to guide or assist younger skaters
  • Program capacity limits have been removed
  • First time skaters as young as three may now register for CanSkate sessions
  • Adult participants over 22 may now register for all programs
  • Facilities will now be open to the public.

Welcome Back Everyone!

To stay safe we still would ask all our skaters to follow these Rules and Guidelines

  • Skaters must wear gloves and dispose of tissues immediately after use.
  • Skaters are not permitted to share water bottles (which must be pre-filled), clothing or equipment.
  • Anyone showing any symptoms of COVID-19 (including fever coughing, chills, shortness of breath, sore throat, new muscle aches or headaches) should remain at home and follow health guidelines for isolation period.

What should I bring? – CanSkate & CanPower

  • Each skater must bring their own water bottle.   
  • Each skater should have a helmet, gloves and skate guards

What should I bring? – STARSkate

  • Each skater must bring their own water bottle. 
  • Please respect the comfort level of those around you and keep a safe distance
  • Masks are required inside dressing rooms

If you have any questions or concerns, please don’t hesitate to contact us at

We look forward to seeing you on the ice!