Gibsons and Area Community Centre

Located just outside of downtown Gibsons, the Gibsons and Area Community Centre offers a wide range of programming, large rentable rooms and is home to an NHL sized arena.

Dry floor rentals are available from late May to mid July. To find out how to rent the ice, email or call 604-212-0193.

July 12, 2024 July 14, 2024

Temporary Closure of Weight Room and Change Room

The weight room and change rooms will be temporarily closed starting Friday July 12 at 6:00 pm until end of Sunday July 14 to complete some repairs and maintenance work. During this time, the weight room and changerooms at the Sechelt Aquatic Centre will be available.

700 Park Road. Gibsons, V0N 1V7

Facility Hours:
Monday to Friday: 6:00 am to 8:30 pm
Saturday & Sunday: 9:00 am to 5:00 pm

Holiday Hours:
BC Day, August 5 – Closed
Labour Day, September 2 – Closed
National Day for Truth & Reconciliation, September 30 – Closed
Thanksgiving, October 14 – 10:00 am to 4:00 pm
Remembrance Day, November 11 – 12:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Christmas Eve, December 24 – 6:00 am to 4:00 pm
Christmas Day, December 25 – Closed
Boxing Day, December 26 – 12:00 pm to 4:00 pm
New Year’s Eve, December 31 – 6:00 am to 4:00 pm

Have you rented the arena?
The arena is always open for the days and times listed on your rental agreement.
If your arena rental is outside of the hours listed above, please enter through the arena level entrance (lower parking lot).


  • One NHL-sized arena – available for rental.
    • Dry floor in place now
    • Ice will be available August 16
  • Skate and helmet rentals are available
  • Weight room – temporarily closed starting Friday July 12 at 6:00 pm to end of Sunday July 14.
  • Water bottle fill station in weight room and arena level
  • Lockers – patrons must bring their own locks
  • Courts (Squash & Racquetball)
  • Youth Centre
  • Multipurpose rooms available for rental.
  • Skate sharpening service
  • Lobby games and furniture
  • Water fountains
  • Sunshine Shack – Monday to Thursday 10:00 am to 2:00 pm
  • Change rooms at arena level with showers
  • Change rooms upstairs in community centre with showers – temporarily closed starting Friday July 12 at 6:00 pm to end of Sunday July 14.

You can book one of our two arenas through the SCRD.  This includes the Gibsons and Area Community Center (GACC) or the Sunshine Coast Arena (SCA).

  • Ice season at GACC, early August to the middle of May.
  • Ice season at SCA, late September to the middle of March.
  • Dry floor season at SCA, early April to early September.

To book an Arena, email or call 604-885-6869

Rent the Arena

For inquiries about renting the arena, please call 604-885-6801 or email us.

AdultChild / Youth
Prime time$205 / hour$94 / hour
Non-prime time$150 / hour$70 / hour
Tournament$180 / hour-
Special Event-$80 / hour

Regular rate$125 / hour
Non-profit organizations$55 / hour

Gibsons YMCA Youth Centre

The Youth Centre is operated under contract by the YMCA of Greater Vancouver and provides a FREE lounge and design studio for people ages 12 to 18. Whether you are looking to hang out, develop new skills, access a phone charger or a 3D printer, a serger or a vinyl cutter, a colour printer or a recording studio, stop by during our drop in hours to access our technology and knowledgeable facilitators.

Monday to Friday, 3:00 pm to 7:00 pm
(Not open on Statutory Holidays)

Contact Us

Recreation Services

Phone: 604-885-6801