Leaside Gardens Covid-19 Protocols

COVID-19 Protocols Updated and Effective as of September 22, 2021

Hours of Operation and Current Capacities

Hours of Operation:
6:00 am – 12:00 am
Seven days a week. Closed public holidays.

50 persons on the ice per pad

For Individuals 11 Years of Age and Below:
Dressing room capacity for individuals 11 years of age and below is seven (7).  Skaters are asked to come fully dressed and use the socially distanced chairs rink-side if the dressing room is full.

Hours of Operation:
Mondays and Fridays:

  • 7:00 am – 2:30 pm, and
  • 5:00 pm – 10:15 pm


  • 9:00 am – 2:45 pm

Wednesdays and Thursdays:

  • Closed

Saturdays and Sundays:

  • 9:30 am – 2:45 pm

10 persons in the pool
2 people per lane

Hours of Operation: 
As requested

100 persons

Hours of Operation: 
As requested

3 persons

*The Hockey Shop opens Sept 22, 2021

Hours of Operation: 
Monday – Friday: 5:30 pm – 9:00 pm
Saturday/Sunday: 8:00 am – 8:00 pm

Six (6) in store, including staff.


Food is not allowed in the Arena while masks are required.

How to Enter and Exit the Facility

Please enter using the main entrance and please be prepared to show proof of vaccination, photo identification and evidence of a completed Covid screening questionnaire.

Spectators are permitted – current capacity of one spectator per skater. Coaches, trainers and timekeepers are not considered to be spectators.

Skaters and spectators are asked to enter the facility together and no more than 15 minutes before the contracted ice time. Spectators are asked to exit immediately after the session and skaters are asked to leave within 15 minutes of the end of the session.

Please exit by the main entrance.

Mandatory Vaccination

Provide Proof of Vaccination Along with Photo ID to Enter the Facility

In accordance with Ontario Regulation 645/21 under the Reopening Ontario (A Flexible Response to COVID-19) Act, 2020, S.O. 2020, c. 17 and unless exempted, everyone entering the facility must show proof of complete COVID-19 vaccination (2 doses & 14 days) together with photo identification to enter the facility.

Proof of vaccination can be downloaded at: https://covid19.ontariohealth.ca

Symptom Screening and Contact Tracing

Complete COVID-19 Screening Questionnaire Online

Visitors must complete the LMCG COVID-19 Screening Questionnaire online before they enter the facility.

Face Coverings

Face Masks Must Be Worn in the Facility

In accordance with the City of Toronto By-Law 541-2020, face masks must be worn in the facility.

Social Distancing

Stay At Least 2 Metres Apart at All Times

Social distancing is in effect throughout the facility. Individuals are asked to stay at least 2 metres apart at all times, including in lines outside the facility, dressing rooms, on the ice surface and on the bench.

Cleaning and Maintenance

The Facility Will Be Cleaned and Sanitized Daily

Custodians will use products as approved and recommended by Health Canada (Health Canada 2020).

In the event of an outbreak, the facility will be closed immediately to allow for a deep cleaning and assessment by Toronto Public Health.