The Auditorium de Verdun is a symbolic and historic building that has recently been restored and converted. It has two skating rinks and spaces, one of which was named in honour of Scotty Bowman and the other, in honour of Denis Savard
Reservations required on Loisirs Montréal (in French).
You can reserve time for recreational skating (open to everyone) or stick and puck (families with children 12 and under). Please note that due to the pandemic, schedules may change quickly and without notice. Visit Loisirs Montréal (in French) for a current schedule.
To register, use the search engine, type in “Patin libre” or “Bâton-rondelle” to reserve. A valid library/recreation card is required to make a reservation. When you reserve, you must enter all group members, including parents (adults) and children, who will participate in the activity.
You can make a reservation two days in advance beginning at 8 a.m. The reservation period is 45 minutes and the maximum capacity is 18 people.
There is a space where you can put on your skates, as changing rooms and bleachers are not accessible. There are no equipment loans or skate sharpening services at the arena for the time being.
You need a valid library or recreation card to create an account on loisirs.montreal.ca (in French).
Awards and distinctions
2021 Award for Excellence in Architecture from the Ordre des architectes du Québec in the historical preservation category (the FABGfirm )
Opération Patrimoine Montréal Grand Prize (2021) in the “Giving New Life” category
Rules to follow
On the rink, children ages six and under must wear a protective helmet and gloves. An adult must be with them at all times.
- Air conditioning
- Bike stand
- Changing rooms
- Changing table
- Drinking fountain
- Free Wi-Fi
- Nursing room
- Parking ($)
- Access ramp
- Accessible parking
- Accessible washrooms
- Drop-off zone
- Ground-level entrance
- Paratransit drop-off zone
- Wheelchair accessible with assistance
Under age six
Free of charge
Ages six to 17
Ages 18 and up
Online reservation and payment required.
Activities by registration
View classes and activities by registration that are offered in this place:
Visit the French page to see other events at this location.