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Kenora Recreation Centre

The Kenora Recreation Centre is the location to the Kenora Thistles Rink, home of the 1907 Stanley Cup Champions. This arena has the ice put in the early fall and comes out in the early spring, hosting local Hockey Games, Tournaments, Public Skates and Open Hockey Skates throughout the Winter Ice Season. With seating for over one thousand people, this one of a kind arena brings the community together for the great Canadian game of Hockey.

Please check our ice schedule for games and open ice times.

Kenora Recreation Center Ice Rink

Keewatin Memorial Arena

Keewatin Memorial Arena is host to our summer ice programs and it has been recently upgraded. This arena is a must play for home and guest teams. This arena hosts numerous hockey camps and Kenora’s famous Diamonds and Ice Tournament. Keewatin Arena has ice throughout the Winter Season as well, hosting local Hockey Games, Tournaments, and Public Skates.

Please check our ice schedule for games and open ice times.

Keewatin Ice Rink

Ice Program Descriptions

Public Skates: Throughout the Winter Ice Season, we offer Public Skates at KRC & KMA Arenas. With no hockey equipment allowed on the ice surface during the Public Skate times, this ice time is for everyone who wants to open skate!

Public Skates KRC: Wednesdays; 1 – 2:30 pm (begins October 5)

Public Skates KMA: Wednesdays; 6 – 7:30 pm (begins October 5)

Open Hockey: We offer Open Hockey 14+ and Senior Open Hockey at the KRC Arena. These times are intended for individuals who want to join other individuals to play a game of good ol’ hockey! Open Hockey times will be posted in the early fall.

KRC: Tuesdays 10 – 11:30 am (begins September 27)

Fridays 10:30 am – 12 pm (begins September 30)

Game Schedule: Our Game Schedule comes out during the Winter Ice Season for all of the information required for upcoming tournaments and games at the KRC & KMA Arena. You may pick up a copy of this schedule in the early fall at the Kenora Recreation Centre.

We also offer outdoor skating at our local community clubs at Central, Rideout and Evergreen. You can also skate under the Whitecap Pavilion during the winter.

Ice Rental

Open ice times are available at both arenas throughout the season. Please check our ice schedule or call 467-2087 for the public ice times. All ice bookings require full payment the day of purchase, you can come in or call the front desk and pay over the phone.

Ice Rental Per hour (+ applicable taxes)
Minor Recreation (17 yrs & under) $85.83
Minor Game/Tournament/Special Event (17 yrs & under) $92.93
Adult Recreation (18 yrs & over) $107.10
Adult Game/Tournament/Special Event (18 yrs & over) $113.45
Non – Resident:
Recreation $147.40
Game/Tournament/Special Event $154.46

Wanted: Public Skate Patrol

High school students… earn your Community Service Hours! If you love to skate, have strong leadership and communication skills, contact Casey Pyykka, Community Program Liaison at 467-2987 or

Dry Pad Rental

Description Rates
Minor – Per Hour $25.00/hour
Adult – Per Hour $40.00/hour
Description Resident Non-Resident
Special Event – Day with Liquor $800.00 $900.00
Special Event – Day without Liquor $550.00 $650.00
 Special Event Set-up/Tear-down -Day $300.00 $325.00
Description Rates
Locker Fees – Keewatin Memorial Arena $525 (plus HST) annually