Skating Lessons at Planet Ice

Check the Maple Ridge Parks, Recreation & Culture Program Guide for lesson descriptions and schedules.
  • Skating lessons are offered at Planet Ice from September to March. Spring lessons are also available from April to June.
  • Review the skills required for each level and register in the class appropriate for the participant.
  • Participants must successfully complete the skills for each level and receive a report card before registering for the next level.
  • Skate lessons do not include skate or helmet rentals. If you require skates or helmets during lessons, you can rent them from Planet Ice.

Helmet Regulations

Know your limit, skate within it! We recommend and encourage all ages to model safety. All lesson participants including adults in Parent and Tot and Adult lessons must wear a CSA approved hockey helmet during skating lesson ice times. No bike helmets will be allowed on the ice during lessons.

Public Skating Hours - September to March Only

Parent & Tot Skate  
Monday, Thursday & Friday 10:15 am - 11:45 am
Wednesday   1:15 pm -   2:45 pm
Public Skating  
Monday - Friday 12:00 pm -   1:00 pm
Tuesday & Thursday   6:45 pm -   8:15 pm
Saturday   1:30 pm -   3:00 pm
Sunday - Family Skate   1:00 pm -   2:30 pm

Planet Ice Fees*

Infant / Tot 0M - 35M
Child 3Y - 12Y
Teen 13Y - 18Y
Adult 19Y - 59Y
Senior 60Y+
Family $8.33
Parent & Tot 
(Only available during Parent & Tot Skate - see times above)
Skate Rental
Helmet Rental
* Taxes extra.


- Two adults with their own children/grandchildren under 19Y.

Parent & Tot

- One adult with one child. Second child pays child rate.

Membership Matters

Check out the New One Pass! Includes Maple Ridge Leisure Centre as well as ice rink and outdoor pool.

Public Skating Descriptions

Noon Hour Skate

A public skate designed for lap skating. Work on improving your strides, glides and stops. This session is quieter and better suited to adults new to skating or those needing assistance from a care worker. Supervised home-schooled children are welcome. Tuesday welcomes skaters wanting to work on basic figure skating elements, please check -in with on-ice staff for guidelines. No solo or competitive training allowed.

Parent & Tot Skate

A skate for parents/guardians with children 6 years & under. Some toys, skating aids and other interactive equipment will be on the ice. All children must wear a helmet during this session. Strollers with clean wheels are welcome. No preschool ride-on or bike type toys allowed on the ice. Please check with on-ice staff for approval to bring your own toys/aids on the ice as not all items are permitted.

Public Skate

Everyone is welcome to this general lap skating session. The ice patrol staff will change the direction of skating throughout the session and may ‘cone-off’ the far end of the rink for slower skaters. No skating backwards or figure skating tricks permitted. Sunday is a family skate with one end of the ice sectioned off for slower skaters.

Value Skate

Everyone is welcome to this discounted leisure Public Skate. Join us for $1 per skater on statutory holidays and district wide School District 42 Pro D Days from 1:15 pm - 2:45 pm. To access this month's full skating schedule, please visit Planet Ice Skate Schedule.

Pro-D Day Skate

This skate, held during the district-wide school days off is geared to school age children. Some equipment, skating aids and games may be organized by the ice patrol staff. This skate is an ‘everyone welcome’ public skate.

Planet Ice

23588 Jim Robson Way
Maple Ridge, BC

Planet Ice website
Tel: 604-467-2883