Speed Skating Oval to open Dec. 15
Written by Gordie Howe Sports Complex staff
December 11, 2020
Public Health Order guidelines will be in place
The Clarence Downey Speed Skating Oval is set to open on Tuesday, December 15.
The Gordie Howe Sports Complex welcomes all who want to enjoy the oval during public skating hours.
Public skating hours are as follows:
Public Skating Hours *Free of Charge
Monday- Thursday: 11:30 am – 3:30 pm & 7:00 pm- 8:30 pm
Friday: Closed to the Public
Saturday: 12:00 pm- 6:00 pm
Sunday: 10:00 am- 6:00 pm
To comply with Public Health Orders, a maximum of 30 skaters will be allowed on the ice at any one time.
Non-medial face masks must be worn at all times in the Clarence Downey Speed Skating Oval area including the ice surface and warm-up area.
The new Multi-Sport Centre that will serve the Clarence Downey Speed Skating Oval is under construction, but there are temporary washroom and changing facilities. A maximum of 15 people may use the warm-up building at a time and 3 metres of distance must me maintained in accordance with Public Health Orders.
Gordie Howe Sports Complex staff will monitor number accordingly to ensure all restrictions are followed.
The Gordie Howe Sports Complex hopes all users of the Clarence Downey Speed Skating Oval will have an enjoyable skating season. All skating skill levels are welcome to enjoy the 400-metre outdoor oval and speed skates are not necessary.