Memorial Community Centre
71 Cornelia St W, Smiths Falls, ON K7A 2H7
The Smiths Falls Memorial Community Centre is a place for many recreational opportunities, inside and outside. From the skateboard park, baseball diamond, tennis courts to the walking concourse, figure skating, hockey, and events, the Community Centre cater’s to the active lifestyle.
The Community Centre can seat up to 1500 people and features six large dressing rooms, two rooms for referees, a first-aid room, boys and girls minor hockey office/program areas, a large main lobby with concession and staff offices, second-floor community halls; viewing area, handicap accessible washrooms, elevators, a walking concourse around the entire upper tier of the building. The facility also features an NHL-sized ice surface, 200 x 85, with state-of-the-art refrigeration, lighting, and a heating re-capture system that makes it one of the most energy-efficient buildings in the town.
In addition, there is a huge facility geared completely toward the Bears – the junior A hockey team. The Bears’ facility takes up almost 2,500 square feet and offers the team a large dressing facility, workout areas, and offices for key staff, including the coach, who has his own private bathroom and shower.
The Community Centre provides the ideal location for winter sports activities and summer events including weddings, concerts, trade fairs, and any other special event requiring a bright new venue.
Features a 1/7th mile or 1/5th km 2nd-floor “ Sportflex “ indoor track surface for walking comfort (7 laps = 1 mile or 5 laps = 1 km).
Fall/Winter: (August 2 – April 30)
Open 7:00 a.m. – 10:00 p.m. Monday through Sunday
Spring/Summer: (May 1 – August 1)
Open 8:00 a.m. – 8:00 p.m. Monday – Tuesday
Open 8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. Wednesday – Friday
CLOSED – Saturday and Sunday
Community Centre Hall and Lounge
The Community Centre also has a Hall, on the second level, that seats 150 people, with a viewing area that can include the lounge area with seating for 52. This hall is also used for smaller weddings and socials throughout the fall and winter months. This hall has a fully serviced kitchen and is fully accessible with the Elevator.
Rooms in our recreation facilities are the perfect location for your next meeting, seminar, workshop, event, or family function!
Community Centre Bookable Assets
The ice surface can be used for multiple purposes, hockey practices, hockey games, figure skating practices, figure skating competitions, birthday parties, family skating functions, etc. During the winter months, public skating is available and the ice can be rented out for personal public skating as well.
Rent Ice Rates:
- Adult, Prime-Time: $171/hr;
- Non-Prime-time: $111/hr
- Minor, Prime-Time: $126/hr;
- Non-Prime-time: $90/hr
Extended Season Ice
Extended season ice before or after the regular season for leagues and sporting groups. From April 1st to the third week of September or prior to the demand threshold
Once the ice is removed during the off-season from May 1st – July 30th, the concrete finished floor is used throughout the summer for various community dinners, weddings, social evenings, ball hockey, and indoor soccer and has an occupancy of 1260 people.
- Licensed $600/day
- Unlicensed $425/day
- Commercial $750/day plus $200 set-up & take-down fee
- Adult/floor activity $55/hour
- Minor/floor activity $30/hour
- Set-up & take down fee $20/hour per man
PRO SHOP Store in Community Centre
Full skate sharpening plus many items for sale…tape, sticks, skates, etc
From October 1st-March 31st: Monday to Thursday 5:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.; Saturdays and Sundays 1o:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.
If you would like to leave your skates in the arena office for sharpening they can be done that evening and ready for pick up when you are! (arena office hours: Monday to Friday 8:00 a.m. -4:00 p.m.)
*Hours may change to accommodate special events and/or holidays please feel free to call to confirm