The project is ahead of schedule and will be completed mid May. The contractor is installing the curb and will be starting to pave next week. On Monday, May 1st (weather dependent), lane restrictions at the intersection of Talbot Street and First Avenue will be in place from 9pm until 7:30am the next morning to complete the paving of the intersection. Westbound traffic on Talbot will be able to turn northbound onto First Avenue, Eastbound traffic on Talbot will be able to turn northbound onto First Avenue, and Southbound traffic on First Avenue will be able to turn westbound onto Talbot Street, all other movements will be restricted.
Skating and Hockey
Call the St. Thomas Timken Community Centre 519-633-7112 Monday to Friday 8:30 am - 4:30 pm to book ice, family skate, birthday skate, company party.
Spring Leisure Skate Schedule $2.00 drop in begins April 2017
Spring Time $5.00 Drop in Adult Shinny Fridays 12pm - 1pm, Timken Arena, STMHA rink.
Public Skating - October 2017 to March 2018 ** Please bring exact change or small bills as the cash box cannot make change for $20.00 bills or larger
Time: 1:15 pm - 2:45 pm
Location: St. Thomas Timken Community Centre, Presstran Rink
Price: $3.00 Age 17 and under (Children and students)
$3.50 18Y and older (Adults)
$10.00 per Family (max 5 skaters, must include 1 adult) .
Cruisers are on the ice to help ensure the safety of the skaters, however, parents are encouraged to accompany their young children whenever possible. Any skaters that are playing tag, skating too fast or disrupting the flow of other skaters will be asked to leave the ice immediately.
To ensure the safety of all skaters during Public Skate, you are expected to abide by the rules and regulations for this program. Thank you for your cooperation!
Please note, everyone participating in Public Skate must wear skates on the ice. Helmets are not mandatory, but are strongly encouraged.
We look forward to seeing you at the rink!
The Leisure Skate program features:
Parent and Tots Skate
Parent and Tots Little Players (with sticks and pucks)
Adults Only Skate
Season passes $67.41 (HST incld) per pass, or $2.00 drop in/per Adult/per skate.
We are pleased to offer a weekday skating opportunity for adults, seniors, and preschoolers. Held at the Timken Community Centre Monday through Friday, Leisure Skate provides a relaxed atmosphere for recreational skaters. School-age children are not permitted.
Each day, there is a 50-minute session for adults only and also a 50-minute for adults and preschoolers.
To participate in this program, just purchase your season pass at the Parks and Recreation Department office, located just inside the front entrance of the St. Thomas Timken Community Centre at 75 Cason Crossing (formerly 2 Third Avenue). If you can only skate periodically we now offer $2.00 daily passes.
Included in your Leisure Skate pass is a program called "Little Players". This is a great chance for little ones to hit the puck into the net in a quiet and unstructured format. Supervising adults provide all the guidance needed. Little Players will run each day M - F for 50 minutes.
Leisure Skate Rules
Schedules available in the administration office, changes to this schedule may occur according to ice bookings so please check the website for updates.
50+ Hockey - October 2017 to April 2018
$343.00 (HST incld) Call 519-633-7112 to register.
This great recreational hockey league is designed for players 50 years and older who are available to play weekday games.
The league has 6 teams: The Curmudgeons, The Blind Bats, The Viagra Vipers, The Cardiac Kids, The Pacemakers, and The Couch Potatoes.
All 50 games are played Tuesdays and Thursdays between the hours of 8:30 am to 1:00 pm on the Rink A of the St. Thomas Timken Community Centre, 2 Third Avenue.
3 on 3 Spring Hockey
The league runs April to June at the Timken Community Centre. (10 weeks) Saturdays.
2017 Early bird registration fee $180.67 (HST incld) before March 1st. Late Registration fee $200.91 (HST incld) after March 1st.
• 40 minute games
• Individual registrations
• 1 referee for each game
• Beginners play 4on4 and 5on5
• Maximum of 10 skaters per team
• Teams from Tyke to Midget
• No schedule changes unless divisions are realigned
For Spring Hockey inquiries please contact Michael Balderston, Program Coordinator 519-631-1680 ext 4143 or the Parks, Recreation and Property Management Department 519-633-7112.
STARS - Tickets are available at the door - General admission - Stars Office: 519-633-7077
Please be advised that construction will start on Elm Street from Centennial Avenue to east of Tyke Road for underground storm sewer installation. The construction will start on Monday, May 1, 2017 with traffic control and lane restriction in place until the end of May 2017. Please follow traffic control signs and personnel on site in order to navigate through the construction zone safely.
The City is excited to announce the Edward Street Road Rehabilitation Project will start in April. The Burwell Road Rehabilitation project will begin after Edward Street has been completed. Construction is expected to be complete in July 2017. For more information visit the Construction Projects page.
The Elgin St. Thomas Age-Friendly Committee is developing a community plan for residents of Elgin County and the City of St. Thomas. An Age-Friendly community is one where policies, services and structures related to the physical and social environments support and enable older residents to lead healthy, active lives and stay involved in their communities.
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