Permits & Rentals

Arenas, Rinks & Dry Pads

For the Fall/Winter season, indoor arenas are booked in 1 hour blocks for a twenty-six week season. Ice is available for tournaments and special events on an ongoing basis.

Ice Search Online

You can search for available ice time on-line during the season. Outdoor rinks across the city are also available for long term contract and special functions. In the off-season, you can book a Dry Pad at select facilities for your league or event.

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Additional Ice Time

Additional Ice Time For Sale provides a current listing of additional ice availability for both seasonal and spot ice. It displays ice which has previously been permitted by an organization which can no longer utilize the time due to a scheduling conflict.

If you are interested in permitting a date and time listed, please contact the district specific number indicated for further permit options and details. Our offices can be reached Monday - Friday, 8:30 am - 4:30 pm. Please have a valid AMEX, VISA or MCARD available for payment.

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Permit Information

Application Deadline:

For seasonal permits check the Application Review & Issuance Timelines page. For one-time bookings and tournaments, submissions can be made as required but are subject to availability.

Permit Season:

Indoor - September to March & May to August, Outdoor - December to March

Contact Permit Office:


Arena and outdoor rink permit rates are based on your group category and facility rating.

City Wide Ice Allocation Work Plan (PDF)

The City of Toronto allocates ice time on a priority basis according to group classifications; the Ice Allocation Policy defines this process. For organizations that applied for seasonal ice time, total ice time entitlements are posted annually the third week of March.

To apply for a permit, you will need to fill out the following forms and return them to your local permit office:

For seasonal bookings, also include a completed Seasonal Application and submit your package to the permit office by the application deadline.

For tournaments, special events, and other one-time bookings, complete a One-Time Use Application, and submit your package to the permit office.