75 Caso Crossing, St. Thomas Ontario

Joe Thornton Community Centre

Welcome to the Joe Thornton Community Centre located at 75 Caso Crossing, St. Thomas, Ontario, N5R 0A7. The newest ice facility in St. Thomas. This two-rink facility was officially opened to a sold-out crowd on Thursday, October 20, 2005.

We are very proud of this addition to our City, as it truly is a Community Centre, attracting people of all ages every day, every season. The Joe Thornton Community Centre has plenty of parking and is a modern, fully accessible, multi-use building.

Public Skating

Information on the main Recreation page

Walking Track  and Facility Hours of Operation:

8am to 8pm 7 days a week except for holidays and during Stars games Friday evenings.

Looking for Ice Time?

If you are looking to rent ice for a weekly pick-up hockey game, ice time practices, a family skate, or a birthday party -- we may just have the ice for you!

2023 Rates (not including HST or insurance)

Minor Sporting Organization/School - $168.30

Prime Time/Adult/Junior B - $227.55

Non-Prime - $129.31 (8:00am to 5pm & 11pm to 12am, weekdays only)

Walk in Rate - $113.76 (same day rental, ice must be booked, paid and used from Mon-Fri, between 8:30am - 5pm)

Email Martin Run with your request, or call 519-633-7112, M - F 8:30am - 4:30 pm or come in and see us at the Joe Thornton Community Centre located at 75 Caso Crossing.

All of our rinks are very busy so book as early as possible.

The newly renovated Memorial Auditorium at Memorial Arena and the DJ Tarry Room at the Joe Thornton Community Centre is available for Wedding and Banquet Receptions. Please call the Parks and Recreation Office for rental rates (519) 633-7112.


Doug Tarry Room

This multi-use facility is 54' x 84' in size and features a servery, bar, change rooms, event office, washrooms, basketball nets, and an upper viewing gallery.

Licenced capacity (dining and dance floor): 288
Unlicenced capacity (non-fixed seating): 405

OhiOntario Room

A meeting room located on the second floor of the STMHA Rink that can accommodate approximately 15 people. Glassed in on two sides for viewing opportunities for both rinks.

St. Thomas Minor Hockey Rink

A full NHL size rink, (200' x 85'), with fixed seating for 2200 fans surrounding the rink and standing room for an additional 300.

Timken Centre Ice Pad A

Presstran-Formet Rink

A second NHL size rink with bleacher seating for approximately 100 people.

Reith Fitness Track

Located on the second level of the STMHA Rink, this rubberized fitness track provides an all-weather option for your exercise routine.

5 laps = 1 kilometer

8 laps = 1 mile

 There is no charge to use this facility.