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New Reserved Drop In System

Due to new regulations which limit group sizes and enhanced safety protocols, Saanich Parks & Recreation will be offering Reserved Drop In time slots for skating. Reservations can be made 7 days in advance at 8:00am. Credits or refunds will not be issued for reserved drop in. 

No Spectators are allowed at Reserved Drop Ins.

Children under the age of 8yrs must have an adult /caregiver over 16yrs of age skating with them.

Steps to Reserve a Skating Time Slot


Video instructions

  • Visit Reconline
  • Create an account or sign in to your account
    • Hint – If have previously registered for programs with Saanich, you will already have an account.  Please enter your email address as your user name and click on forgot password.
  • Click on the Activities Tab at top of page
  • Click on Skating under Activities Tab
  • Select the Location G.R. Pearkes
  • Enter the dates of your preferred work out time
    • Hint – you can fine tune by time as well to reduce selections
  • Add to wish list or cart
  • Get ready to skate!

Equipment Information and Rentals

  • Reserve drop-in programs: we highly recommend helmets but do not have rental helmets available at this time, please bring your own.
  • Wheelchairs and baby strollers are welcome, please see the ice attendant for rules and guidelines
  • Lessons: Helmet and gloves are mandatory

Skate rentals:

  • Lesson rental: $1 per person, per lesson
  • Purchase a 10x punch card: $10
  • Non-lesson rate: $3.50 per person

Skate sharpening: 

  • Available during some public skating sessions - Winter
  • Click on link to Drop-in Skating Schedule above
  • $4.75 per pair

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