Skating Arena

The Bashaw Arena is the perfect spot to enjoy recreational skating or if you play sports like hockey and ringette. The arena is open to the public and is also available to rent for events and tournaments.

The Bashaw Arena can accommodate both hockey and ringette, as ice markings are laid out for both.

You can now pay your rental and damage deposit fees online via credit card with   Option Pay   or by

e-transfer to   admin(at)   Be advised we no longer take bookings over the phone.


Bashaw Arena Schedule

To book the arena, email bookingbashaw(at)

  • Public skating and shinny ice times are subject to change based on ice rental demands.
  • Be advised we no longer take bookings over the phone.
  • We do our best to keep the online calendar current. This calendar is for informational purposes only. If your event is not showing or is showing incorrectly, please contact us so we can make the appropriate changes.

Bashaw Arena Events Calendar



To book the Centennial Room, please email   bookingbashaw(at)

Centennial Room Events Calendar

Arena Use Agreements

Please read the booking guidelines and review the Arena & Recreational Facility Use Policy before booking the arena.

You must also complete the Arena Use Agreement or the Occasional User Arena Agreement and submit it with the applicable rental fees and damage deposit to the Town Office before your booking is approved. A damage deposit is required for all rentals.




Arena & Recreational Facility Use Policy  

Arena Use Agreement   

Occasional Use Agreement


Booking Information & Guidelines

Ice is typically ready by October 1st each year. However, you can contact the Town Office closer to ice season for a more accurate date to confirm.

All rental and damage deposit fees must be paid to the Town Office at the time of booking and must be accompanied by our Booking Arena Rental Agreement or our Occasional User Arena Agreement. Before completing the booking process, please review the Arena and Recreational Facility Use and Allocation Policy. Be sure to read the agreement and policy carefully. Please also review the fees below.


In accordance with the Arena and Recreational Facility Use and Allocation Policy, we require 5 days’ notice for cancellations. Please also reference the policy for cancellations in the event of inclement weather.

If you are unable to make your ice time, please call the office at 780-372-3911. If you must cancel after office hours, please email:   arena(at)   and   CC:   admin(at)

You can view the arena calendar to find ice availability. Please email   bookingbashaw(at)   to request ice time.

*Do not book ice times through the arena attendants, as they are not able to guarantee availability.

Arena Fees

Ice Rental

Local Youth Organizations
(18 & Under)

$90 / hr

Local Adult Organizations
(19 & Older)

$110 / hr

Non-Local Youth User Group
(18 & Under)

$100 / hr

Non-Local Adult Sport Organization
(19 & Older)

$120 / hr

Centennial Room Rental.

Hourly Rate

$20 / hr

Daily Rate

$80 /  day

Patrons with Arena User Agreement

No Charge

Bashaw & Area Recreation Board

No Charge

Event Rentals (Banquets, Dances, Rallies, etc.)





Security Deposit

50% of Rental Fee

Other Fees

Off-Season Floor Rental (no ice)

$30 / hour

Concession Rental

As  per contract

Encana Dining Hall Rental

$25 / hour

Skate Sharpening (per pair)


Skate Sharpening Pass (12 services)


School Programs

No Charge

Public Skate

No Charge

Drop-in Shinny/Pick-up Hockey

No Charge