Brian Orser Arena

Description (Service) The building was built in 1974 as the Twin Lakes Arena. It was renamed the Brian Orser Arena in 1984 to honour the Olympian who had trained in the area.  
The building contains one surface (185’ by 85’) with seating and standing space for 300 people, 6 change rooms, concessions, music room, group storage areas and a large storage room for Parks, Recreation and Culture supplies, equipment, etc.  
The building also contains two meeting rooms.  
The Dr. Tom Brandl Meeting Room is 25’ by 30’, has a capacity of 35 people (without tables and chairs), contains a whiteboard, corkboard, large boardroom style table, regular 8’ tables and chairs. It is heated and air-conditioned.  
The Mr. Blair Ashmore Meeting Room is 18’ by 24’, has a capacity of 20 people (with tables and chairs) and 50 people (without tables and chairs), contains a whiteboard, corkboard, 8’ tables and chairs. It is also heated and air conditioned.  
These rooms are available even when the building is closed.  
Washrooms are located in the connecting hallway between meeting rooms.  
Extra ice time available for figure skaters * Coach or no coach * practice routine *
Service Details
Hours Sep-Mar Public Skating - some exclusions * Sun 6 pm-7:30 pm * Ice/building maintenance Fri 9:10 am-2 pm * Extra ice time available for figure skaters Wed 2:50 pm-3:50 pm
Areas Served Orillia and area
Eligibility No restrictions
Application Call for information * To book a facility or park, a written request must be submitted using the rental request form or by emailing the Facility Permitting Clerk * Please print off and fill out our Rental/Special Event Request form
Languages English
Fees Service - Call for more information
Address and Location
Located In Community Orillia
Address & Map
433 Gill St
Orillia, ON L3V 7K7
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Intersection Gill St and Oxford St
Physical Access Partially Accessible
Contact Information
Office Phone 705-325-1414
Primary Contact Facility Permitting Clerk, Parksm Recreation and Culture - City of Orillia; Phone: 705-329-7250; Email: