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Gryphon Centre

149 Reynolds Walk, Guelph ON, N1G 4Z8

WELCOME TO THE GRYPHON CENTRE ARENA! 

The 7.5 million dollar Gryphon Centre opened in January 1989 funded one-third by student building fee, one third from revenue generated and one third from a Wintario grant and a City of Guelph donation. The centre is home to the men's and women's varsity hockey teams and the varsity figure skating team. This is the closest ATM location to Athletics for students.

Features of the Gryphon Centre Arena:

Gold Rink

The Gold Arena features an Olympic-sized ice rink measuring 100 feet by 200 feet. This facility is perfect for anything from recreational skating to hockey tournaments. It can be rented for 50 minutes at a time and there is access to multiple change rooms that are open to facility users 30 minutes before and after your time on the ice. Moreover, this facility can accommodate skating groups as large as 225 people. While visiting our arena, please feel free to stop by the Tim Horton's located in the Gryphon Centre Lobby or Gryphs Sports Lounge located on the second floor.

Red Rink

The Red Arena features an NHL-sized ice rink measuring 85 feet by 198 feet. This facility is perfect for any ice activities ranging from recreational skating to hockey tournaments. It can be rented for 50 minutes at a time and facility users have access to multiple change rooms that are open 30 minutes before and after your time on the ice. Moreover, this facility can accommodate skating groups as large as 160 people. If you find yourself feeling famished during your visit, feel free to stop by the Tim Horton's located in the Gryphon Centre Lobby or Gryphs Sports Lounge located on the second floor.

Non-Prime Time
Monday-Friday - 6:00am-4:00pm
$145.00+HST / Hour
All Year
Friday after 4:00pm
Saturday, Sunday - All Day
$145.00+HST / Hour
May 1st - August 31st
Prime Time
Monday-Thursday - After 4:00pm
$257.23+HST / Hour
May 1st - August 31st
Monday-Friday - After 4:00pm Saturday, Sunday - All Day
$257.23+HST / Hour
September 1st - April 30th

*HST not included in above costs.

*All rentals require $2 Million Liability insurance coverage, please contact the booking office to find out which insurance is applicable to your rental.

Athletics Facility Booking Office Information:

Tele: 519-824-4120, ext. 53790
Fax: 519-821-7973
Email: athfacility.booking@uoguelph.ca 

**Gryphon Athletics Facility Booking Office hours are Monday to Friday, 8:30am to 4:30pm. 
**Please note the office is close on Statutory holidays. 

Booking the Gryphon Centre Arena:

Click here to submit a booking request form.

Gryphon Centre Arena Availability:

Click here to view our online availability.

Gryphon Centre Arena Rec Times:

Click here to view our daily rec times.

Parking:

Nearest available parking lots is P12 right beside the Arena. Nearest Parking Meters are available along the perimeter of lot P12 beside the Arena if they do not have a parking pass. Additional parking is available in P14 and P15 - along East Ring Road. Parking is enforced Monday - Friday 8:00am-5:00pm except Holidays. All busses must park in P13 unless otherwise arranged.

Rules & Regulations for the GRYPHON CENTRE Facility Use, violation of any of the below listed Rules & Regulations may result in loss of facility access privileges and/or immediate removal from facility.

  1. All Gryphon Centre rentals and rates are booked as an hour but include a 10-minute ice resurfacing time slot at the conclusion of the rental.
  2. All Gold Rink rentals begin on the Half Hour (0:30) and all Red Rink rentals begin on the Hour (0:00).
  3. No one is permitted on the ice until the ice re-surfacer doors have closed.
  4. NO ANIMALS are allowed. All animals must remain outside of the facility.
  5. Plastic Water Bottles containing WATER ONLY are allowed inside of the facility. Absolutely NO glass containers. Water Refilling stations are available inside the facility.
  6. NO FOOD products are allowed inside of the Gryphon Centre; including GUM, and all SEED or NUT products.
  7. Clean athletic footwear with non-marking soles must be worn on all surfaces.
  8. Absolutely NO ALCOHOL or TOBACCO products are allowed inside any of our facilities or within 9 metres of any and all entrances and exits to those facilities.
  9. Bicycles, Skateboards or Motorized vehicles are NOT allowed inside of the facility.
  10. Fireworks or other Explosive devices are NOT permitted.
  11. NO LOITERING, please be respectful of others who will be accessing the facility immediately upon your rental completion. Please vacate the dressing room within 30 minutes of the completion of your rental to allow the next group time to change.
  12. Programming space is to be shared appropriately with all participants.
  13. Athletic clothing appropriate to the activity must be worn.
  14. Inappropriate behaviour such as swearing, physical or verbal abuse will not be tolerated and may result in loss of building access privileges and/or immediate removal from facility.
  15. Persons 15 years of age and under must be supervised by an adult at all times.
  16. Ball Hockey, Rollerblading, Playing Catch, Tag, Hide and Seek, and other games are NOT allowed. Visitors found doing any of the above may be asked to leave the premises.
  17. Children under 10 years of age must be accompanied on the ice by an adult.
  18. Change rooms will be inspected by a Facility Representative upon rental completion and a cleanup charge may be added to your rental if required.
  19. Use of scoreboard and timing systems must be arranged at time of rental booking in order to ensure use for your event or rental.
  20. DO NOT leave any valuables unattended, the University of Guelph is NOT responsible for lost or stolen items.
  21. Helmets must be worn for all Hockey & Ringette related on-ice activities.

Entrance

Gryphon Centre Arena - Entrance
Entrance
Gryphon Centre Arena - Entrance
Gold Rink
Red Rink