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Township of Chapleau

Recreation Centre

Chapleau Recreation Centre Covid-19 Guidelines for the A.W. Moore Arena

  • Reservations are required for entry;
  • All members of the public who enter the facility must sign in for contact tracing;
  • All user groups are responsible for screening and maintaining contact information for their participants and volunteers which must be available upon request by the Township or Public Health Sudbury and Districts;
  • Masks are mandatory when entering and occupying the building with the exception of the ice surface;
  • Hand sanitizer is provided and must be used up on entrance to the facility;
  • Physical distancing of 2m must be maintained unless engaged in a sport;
  • Capacity limits must be followed at all times;
  • The water fountain in the lobby is open for bottle filling only;
  • Lobby washrooms are open - all others are closed;
  • Sports may only be practiced or played within the facility if they do not allow for physical contact between players;
  • Youth Users will come dressed in all their necessary equipment and will be allowed to put on their skates in the lobby.  Only one parent/guardian is permitted per child for washroom assistance, if required. Youth users are permitted to enter the building at the beginning of their ice time.  The first 10 minutes of the rental is to provide time for you to put on your skates as well as for Township staff to perform ice maintenance. When your time is over, you have 10 minutes to remove your sakes and exit the building;
  • Adult Userswill be permitted to use the change room with a maximum capacity of 8 people per room. The showers in the change rooms remain closed.  Adult Users are permitted to enter the building at the beginning of their ice time.  The first 10 minutes of the rental is to provide time for you to change into your equipment as well as for Township staff to perform ice maintenance. When your ice time is over, you have 30 minutes to undress in the change room and exit the building;
  • Bleachers are closed to the public;
  • Groups that use the hockey nets must return them to the ice resurfacer doors at the end of their ice rental to be disinfected by staff.
  • The score board and penalty box areas are prohibited at the moment;
  • Any person who does not respect the guidelines will be asked to leave the premises. If they refuse, the local authorities will be contacted to enforce a no trespassing order.

 Hours of Operation

4 Maple Street
Chapleau, ON, P0M 1K0 
Phone: 705-864-0154 

Office Hours
Monday - Friday: 8:30 a.m.- 4:30 p.m.

Building Hours - Winter
Tuesday - Friday: 3 p.m. - 11 p.m
Saturday - Monday 8 a.m. - 11 p.m

Building Hours - Summer
Monday - Friday 8 a.m. - 11 p.m.

Chapleau is a vibrant town with a strong sense of community, personal safety and a pleasant, quiet lifestyle that is unique to the untouched wilderness of Northern Ontario.

Recreation and leisure share this unique status. We manage with small town pride and values. The staff is highly motivated to tailor real world solutions to meet your event needs.

Whether you are planning an event, an exhibitor or just looking for more information, you'll find it here. The Chapleau Recreational Centre includes one ice skating and hockey arena and canteen, a four sheet curling surface and lounge, a Community Hall with capacity for 275 occupants and a lighted softball diamond.

Chapleau Recreation Centre Current User Fees and Rentals


The Chapleau Recreation Centre is designed to host a wide range of events from a small offsite business meeting to a large trade show. Capacities range from 5 to 1000 for such events as:

Art Exhibits Public Events & Expos
Conventions Seminars

Corporate Meetings

Sport Tournaments
Gala & Themed Events Theatre Events
Job Fairs Trade Events
Meetings Training Sessions
Press Conferences Weddings

 For over 10 years, we have hosted groups both large and small. Our facilities include the following:


  • Host groups from 1 to 1000
  • Excellent Food Services
  • Liquor Licence available


  • 20,000 sq. foot building

Available Areas

  • Community Hall  - 270 capacity
  • Curling Lounge  - 175 capacity
  • Curling Rink Surface  - 300 capacity
  • Ice Surface & Stands (Arena) - 1080 capacity
  • Ice Surface (only Arena) - 830 capacity
  • Kitchen

Technology Features

  • Wireless/Wired High Speed Internet
  • Voice Services
  • Pro Audio - THX Equipment
  • High Definition (SXGA+) Video Projector + 22' Widescreen

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