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.

Walking Track  and Facility Hours of Operation:
Track open 7 days a week 8am - 8pm, except for holidays, Stars games and special events.
Facility open 8am - 11pm based on rentals.

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!

2019-20 Rates (not including HST or insurance)

Minor Sporting Organization/School - $160.29

Prime Time/Adult/Junior B - $216.71

Non-Prime - $123.15 (8:00am to 5pm & 11pm to 12am, weekdays only)

Walk in Rate - $108.34 (same day rental, ice must be booked, paid and used from Mon-Fri, between 8:30am - 5pm)

Email Martin Run or April Gazda 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 kilometre

8 laps = 1 mile

The track is open year round from 8 am to 8 pm except during special paid events such as tournaments and STARS games.

*****Please check at the Parks and Recreation Office located at the Joe Thornton Community Centre Monday to Friday 8:30 am - 4:30 pm for a schedule of walking track closures as this schedule is updated on a regular basis.

There is no charge to use this facility.

We offer a "Walking Track Log" Program for all ages. This program is free of charge and designed to increase physical activity and promote a healthy lifestyle. Log sheets are available at the walking track to record your steps as you walk.