City of North Battleford - Saskatchewan

Arenas and Stadiums

The City of North Battleford operates two arenas -- North Battleford Civic Centre and the Don Ross Arena. Various service clubs in The Battlefords kindly sponsor FREE public skating (senior and pre-school) in these facilities. The City of North Battleford recognizes and thanks the following:

  • North West Hockey Development
  • North Battleford Lions Club
  • North Battleford Kinsmen Club
  • Bonaventure Lions Club
  • North Battleford Legion, Branch #70
  • Kiwanis Club of the Battlefords
  • Rotary Club of the Battlefords
  • St. Joseph Knights of Columbus #7336
  • North Battleford Elks Club


North Battleford Civic Centre

1902-104th Street


Recent upgrades have made The North Battleford Civic Centre a premier hockey facility! The Civic Centre is home to the Battlefords North Stars of the Saskatchewan Junior Hockey League. The 200’ x 85’ ice surface is open from August until April and is surrounded by 8’ seamless glass. The Civic Centre has capacity for 2500 spectators.

In the off season, the North Battleford Civic Centre is utilized for local events such as the Kinsmen Indoor Rodeo, Pow Wows, the Shrine Circus and many other events such as concerts and dances. The Civic Centre also has an upper auditorium which is used for small banquets and functions.


Civic Centre Programs

Free Public Skating

  • Saturday afternoon 12:15 pm to 1:45 pm (starts after Thanksgiving weekend)
  • Times subject to change

Free Pre-School Skating

  • Starts in mid-September
  • 1:15p.m.-2:15 p.m. Wednesday afternoons
  • Times subject to change

Noon Hour Shinny

  • Starts in mid-September
  • 12 -1 p.m.
  • $3 per player (must be 18)
  • Helmets, sticks, gloves and skates are mandatory


Don Ross Centre Arena

891-99th Street               

For all ice bookings and any other inquiries, contact Central Booking at: 306-445-1755 |

The Don Ross Centre Arena operates from early October until April. Bleachers provide seating for approximately 200 spectators in the arena, mainly utilized by Minor Hockey, Recreational Hockey and Figure Skating.

The Arena is attached to the Don Ross Centre which is equipped with meeting rooms and a gymnasium.

Don Ross Centre Arena Programs

Free Pre-School Skating

  • Thursday from 10 - 11:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m-2:30 p.m.