Summer 2018 Recreation Guide is now available. Time to register for summer programs and camps!


Facility Rentals

Strathcona Gardens has rental opportunities in the pool, arenas and meeting rooms. Rent a lane in the pool or book a birthday party. Ice rentals on any of the ice surfaces – Arena #2, Rod Brind’Amour Arena or the leisure ice. Look for special seasonal ice rentals during December when the leisure ice is decorated for the holidays. Dry floor rentals are available while the ice is out in spring and early summer. We have rooms for meetings and parties or special events.

To book a facility phone 250-830-6767, email or use our online booking tool.


Birthday Parties

Let us take care of the details for you! We have a variety of options available for every age group.

Options include swimming or skating parties, theme parties, party room rentals, and so much more! Simply choose one or more of the available options and let us do the rest!

Pool Parties

Leisure or main pool available. Up to 25 guests.

Cost: $48.50 + GST per hour (shared rate)

Note: All pool rentals may be shared

Times: Main pool or leisure pool – Saturdays and Sundays 4-5 pm

Leisure pool – Fridays 4:30-5:30 pm

Summer schedule starts June 25 – reduced hours, no weekend hours – no pool parties.

Pool parties start again on Sept 7, 2018



Arena Parties

Leisure ice party


Leisure ice or floor available. Up to 25 guests.

Cost: $38.50 + GST per hour, $1.50 per skate rental

Partyologist (party leader) – $31.50/hour


April 9 to June 24

  • Saturdays 4:15-5:15 pm



Birthday Themes

Make your party extra fun for little effort! Themes to choose from include:

  • Pirate Party (ages 6-9, leisure pool)
  • Hawaiian Luau (ages 6-9 – main pool, leisure pool)
  • Wiggle Bridge Party (ages 6-13, main pool)
  • Hockey Party (ages 3 & up, leisure ice)

Costs for a theme party for up to 25 people:

  • pool rental ($48.50/shared use)
  • a partyologist (leader) ($31.50) – only for themed parties
  • and a per child cost of $2.50 – only for themed parties (complimentary pass).


Concession packages are available from September to March.

  • $4/person
  • hot dog, juice box, a free swimming or skating pass and a healthy fruit snack.

Available party times are:

  • Main pool or leisure pool
    • Saturdays and Sundays 4-5 pm (until June 24, 2018)
  • Leisure pool (until June 24, 2018)
    • Fridays 4:30-5:30 pm
  • Leisure ice (until June 23, 2018)
    • Saturdays 4:15-5:15


Lazer Tag Parties

Leisure ice. Games last 15 minutes for up to 10 people and include skate rentals or ice cleats.

Option 1

Includes lazer tag for 1 hour on the leisure ice and the use of a change room for 1-hour pre- or post-party. Skate shop staff will be on site for the entire party. This party can accommodate 3 games maximum.

Cost: $150

Option 2

Includes lazer tag for up to 2 hours on the leisure ice with the option to switch it up and play ice hockey or skate for a portion of the 2 hours. The package also includes the use of a party room (either the Pinecrest or Dogwood Room). Skate shop staff will be on site for the entire party. This party can accommodate 6-7 games maximum.

Cost: $250


Room Rentals

  • Pinecrest Room (228 sq.ft.)
    •  $15/hour
    • up to 18 guests (tables & chairs)
    • 30 guests (non-fixed seats)
  • Viewing Room (available Fridays 4:30-6:30 pm, Saturdays & Sundays 4:00-6:00 pm)
    •  $15/hour
    • up to 25 guests (tables & chairs)
  • Dogwood Room (1400 sq.ft., located above the arenas)
    • $35/hour
    • up to 80 guests (tables & chairs)
    • 104 guests (non-fixed seats)
  • VIP North (143 sq.ft.)
    • $15/hour
    • up to 10 guests (tables & chairs)
    • 15 guests (non-fixed seats)

Looking for a program or class? 

From learning to swim to pool fitness, we have an ocean of programs for you to choose from.