Fernie Memorial Arena

The Fernie Memorial Arena facility includes:

  • 185 x 83.5 ice sheet
  • 6 dressing rooms
  • Meeting room

Hours of Operation

Regular Operating Season (September to April):
Monday - Sunday:  6:30am - 11:30pm

Programs & Events

Drop in Shinny (19+)

Drop in hockey for patrons 19 years and older.  Full hockey gear is required.  

Skate & Shoot - All Ages

This program is not designed to host shinny/hockey games.  All participants, including children, must wear full hockey gear.  Slap shots are not permitted.  

Public Skate

Drop in skating for all ages.  Children under 8 years old must be supervised on the ice by an individual aged 16 years and up.  

The Public Skating schedule is available to view online on the Recreation Online site.  

Admission Rates

Age Category Admittance Rate
Infant (0-3years) no charge
Pre-Schooler (3-5 years) $3.25
Child (6-12 years) $4.25
Youth (13-20 years) $5.25
Adult (21-55 years) $6.25
Senior (55+ years) $5.25
Super Senior (80+) No charge
Family  $16.00

Note there is no debit/credit/POS machine at the Fernie Memorial Arena.  Drop in fees may be paid in cash, or by punch card.  Punch cards are available for purchase at the Fernie Aquatic Centre.  

Facility Booking 

View Availability

To request ice time, please follow the instructions on the Facility Rental page.

Now accepting requests for seasonal rentals. 

Rental Rates

Local/Non-Commercial Rate
Prime time (weekdays after 3 p.m. and weekends) $134.59/hour
Non-Prime (weekdays before 3 p.m.) $89.73/hour
Pre / Post Season $145.81/hour
Special Event/Entire Day Fee $1345.90
Prime (weekdays after 3 p.m. and weekends) $195.75/hour
Non-Prime  (weekdays before 3 p.m.) $112.16/hour
Pre / Post Season $207.49/hour
Special Event / Entire Day Fee $1962.77
Dry Pad / Off Season Rental  
Local/Non-Commercial Hourly Rate $56.08/hour
Local/Non-Commercial Special Event / Entire Day Fee $508.64
Non-Local/Commercial Hourly Rate $89.73/hour
Non-Local/Commercial Special Event / Entire Day Fee  $1017.27
Annex Room  
Local/Non-Commercial $28.04/hour
Non-Local/Commercial $56.08/hour
Liquor Event Cleaning Fee $56.08


Lost and Found Items

The City of Fernie is not responsible for personal items left at our recreation facilities.  If you left an item at the Fernie Memorial Arena, please go to the arena to check the lost and found bin.  If you need assistance finding the bin, please check with the staff member on site.