Prepare for skating on the famous Rideau Canal with Sports Services' skating program.

Our skating classes will resume in the Fall.

Learn to skate program

Our Learn to Skate program is geared towards beginners. Practice your skills with our experienced skating staff at the University of Ottawa Minto Sports Complex. For advanced skaters who want to impress their teammates, try our power skating classes. Don't forget your skates!

Helmet Use During On-Ice Activities Policy

CSA-certified hockey helmets are mandatory for all participants everyone participating in on-ice activities at the Minto Sports Complex.

According to Ottawa Public Health, CSA-certified hockey helmets:

  • Provide optimal protection from head injury during on-ice activities.
  • Are designed to provide multi-impact protection from multiple directions

For more information on helmet safety, visit Ottawa Public Health.