Opening Tuesday August 18th, 2020:
- Skate Park - large indoor Sk8 Park with 10,000 square feet of ledges, stairs, rails, gaps, boxes, banks, custom ramps, a wall ride with five feet of vert and a 32 foot wide mini-ramp.
- Games Area - pool table, tabletop shuffleboard, air hockey tables foosball, table tennis, large screen TV, Video Game System, WiFi, and assorted board games.
Currently Not Offered:
- Registered programs including all lessons
- Birthday Party opportunities
- Private Rentals
We are so excited to have you back! What you need to know when returning to the Skate Park:
- Face coverings are required upon entry to the facility. Face coverings can be removed only while riding.
- All participants and parents will be screened upon entry to the Recreation Youth Centre & Skate Park.
- 1 parent per rider can remain in the lobby onsite in a designated seating area. Each space will be cleaned and disinfected between sessions.
- The skate park will operate in 1 hour sessions for all ages.
- Capacity will be limited to 15 riders per timeslot.
- 10 spots will be open for pre-registration online below using play.newmarket.ca accounts; 5 spots will be held for drop in purposes. Please pre-register to avoid disappointment*.
- Please be on time! If participants do not show up within 10 minutes of scheduled timeslot, spot will be given to a drop in participant.
- The skate park will operate free of charge until further notice.
- Physical distancing will be required at all times in the facility. Washrooms are open for emergency purposes only.
- Water fountains will be available for bottle filling only.
- For the safety of everyone, anyone not following rules or staff direction will be asked to leave.
- Facility will close between timeslots for cleaning of high-touch points, washrooms and spectator areas. All participants must leave the building during this time.
- Registration will open on Mondays for the week following.
Hours of Operation
- Reopening Tuesday August 18, 2020
- Tuesday to Saturday
- 1 to 7:30 p.m. Daily
- 1 to 2 p.m. - Drop in session
- 2 to 2:15 p.m. – Closed for cleaning
- 2:15 to 3:15 p.m. - Drop in session
- 3:15 to 3:30 p.m. – Closed for cleaning
- 3:30 to 4:30 p.m. - Drop in session
- 4:30 to 5:15 p.m. - Closed for cleaning
- 5:15 to 6:15 p.m. - Drop in session
- 6:15 to 6:30 p.m. – Closed for cleaning
- 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. - Drop in session
*Please pre-register to avoid disappointment!
When using the Skate Park the following equipment is:
- Face covering while entering the facility until time of activity
- Scooter, skateboard or roller blades. (Not permitted: Bicycles, longboards, and RipStiks)
- Skateboard helmet, multi-sport helmet or hockey helmet (Not permitted: Bike helmets)
- Closed toe shoes
- Padding (examples: elbow pads, knee pads, wrist guards, etc.)
- Mouth Guard
Skate Park Session Fees
The skate park will operate free of charge until further notice.
FAQS - You've asked. We've Answered.
I have a membership to the Recreation Youth Centre? Will I be able to use this in future?
Yes. All Memberships have been put on hold and will be re-instated when the RYC can open in full capacity
I have passes on my account to visit the skate park? Will I be able to use this in future?
Yes, passes do not expire, therefore will be ready for use once we begin to charge for entry.
Can I volunteer at the RYC?
During regular operation, we have many volunteer opportunities. Currently due to the COVID-19 pandemic we will not be accepting volunteers at this time.
When will the remaining amenities in the facility open?
For the most up-to-date information on what's open and closed, visit newmarket.ca/reopen or follow us on social media @TownofNewmarket on Twitter, Facebook and Instagram.