Rosemary Brown Recreation Centre

A year-round multi-sport facility with 2 NHL-sized rinks and 2 multipurpose rooms

Enjoy public skates for all ages, skating lessons, or join a hockey, figure skating, ringette or other community-based sport group. In the spring and summer watch for indoor dry floor options, such as pickleball and summer camps, or participate with a community group like lacrosse or ball hockey.    

Visitor information and hours

Schedules and fees


Browse spring activities and summer camps and add favourites to your Wish List today. Registration for skating lessons will open at 10 am for Burnaby residents on March 12. General registration will begin on March 15.

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Facility features

  • Rink A - NHL-sized rink with 263 seating capacity
  • Rink B - NHL-sized rink with 148 seating capacity
  • Skate rental shop
  • Meeting room - 86 sq. m. and can accommodate up to 47 people for a seated event
  • Multi-purpose room - 178 sq. m. and can accommodate up to 96 for a seated event
  • Warm-side arena viewing
  • Universal gender neutral washrooms
  • Outdoor rooftop patio for special events
  • Concession for special events

Rosemary Brown accepts rental requests for the following spaces:

  • Rink A
  • Rink B
  • Meeting Room
  • Multipurpose room

For rental inquires, please call 604-421-3200 for more details. 

You can rent hockey and figure skates at our shop for a fee. Helmets are available at no charge. Rosemary Brown Arena has skating assists available for people with disabilities.

Our Toonie Skate admission fee includes skate and helmet rental available on a first-come, first-served basis.

Please note: A CSA-approved hockey helmet (hockey) is mandatory for all skating lessons.

A person 16 years of age or older must accompany children 7 years of age or younger on the ice or floor. The ratio of child to accompanying persons must be no greater than 3 to 1. We recommend that as parents, you don't leave your children under 10 years of age unaccompanied at our facility.


There are 5 designated parking stalls.

Entry/Interior Access

  • Barrier free entry through the main entrance doors which are close to parking.
  • Doors are automatic for entry into the facility, rinks and toilets.
  • Rink A and B are accessible for participants and spectators.
  • Elevator access to the second floor.


  • Accessible washrooms are provided on each floor.
  • All dressing rooms have accessible showers.

Visitor Information

Rosemary Brown Recreation Centre

Contact Us



7789 18th Street
Burnaby BC Canada
V3N 5E5

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Monday - Sunday: 7:00 am-9:00 pm


Last paid admission 30 minutes before closing. Everyone must promptly exit the building at facility closing time. 

Office hours

Monday: 9 am-4 pm
Tuesday: 9 am-4 pm
Wednesday: 9 am-4 pm
Thursday: 9 am-4 pm
Friday: 9 am-4 pm
Saturday: closed
Sunday: closed

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  • 138 park stalls accessible off 18th avenue 
  • 6 electric vehicle charging stations
  • 5 accessible stalls close to the building


Rosemary Brown has been designed to ensure the facility is accessible to those with mobility challenges including barrier free access to the facility and rinks for both spectators and participants, elevators, automatic doors, and accessible washrooms and changerooms.

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