Arenas and Ice Rinks

As the hometown of hockey legend Wayne Gretzky, Brantford takes pride in offering some of the most diverse indoor and outdoor ice-skating and hockey programs in the province. 

Brantford Arenas

Brantford Bulldogs

The Brantford Bulldogs OHL hockey team plays games during the winter season at the Brantford and District Civic Centre located at 79 Market Street South. Find valuable information including; how you can get your tickets to see an exciting game live, find parking and Brantford Transit information, check out places to dine and how to purchase swag at the Bulldogs Shop and more at

Neighbourhood Outdoor Rinks

City of Brantford neighbourhood ice rinks are run with the help of valued local neighbourhood volunteers called Flood Heroes. To ensure safe conditions for skating, City staff monitor and inspect each location regularly throughout the winter season. You can find  locations including open or closed status updates and skating hours at

Community Skate Exchange program

Each winter, Brantford’s Community Skate Exchange returns to help provide residents with gently-used ice skates to enjoy outdoor recreation during the winter season. Residents are invited to donate, exchange and pick-up a free pair of gently-used ice skates. Learn more at Donations are accepted all year long!