All warming houses are now closed for the season. Rinks are no longer being maintained or cleared by city staff.
The following parks will have outdoor rinks available for skating. The figure skating rinks are rinks with no boards, while the hockey rinks have boards on all sides (unless otherwise indicated). If there are parks with both rinks, two separate rinks will be available for skating.
The rink lights will typically turn on around 4:30 p.m. and turn off around 8:45 p.m.
|Park||Figure Skating Rink||Hockey Rink||Lighted Rinks||Warming House|
|Bass Lake Park||X|
|Fern Hill Park||X|
|Nelson Park (see skating schedule)||X||X||X||X|
|Oak Hill Park||X||X||X||X|
*hockey rink with end boards only.
All warming houses are now closed for the season.
Warming houses close when temperatures fall below -5 degrees and/or the wind chill is -15 degrees or lower. Call the weather line at 952.924.2567 for updates.
Warming house rentals
When the warming houses are open for the winter season, the Birchwood, Browndale, Nelson and Oak Hill park buildings can accommodate groups up to 25 and are available to rent before, during and after regular warming house hours. Tables and chairs can be set up for rentals in a designated area of the warming house. The general public may still access the building during warming house hours.
Outdoor hockey rink rentals
Outdoor hockey rinks with nets are available to rent at Browndale and Oak Hill parks during regular warming house hours. Contact The Rec Center at 952.924.2540 for more information.
The following parks have sledding hills:
*Parks that are lighted. The lights will typically turn on around 4:30 p.m. and turn off around 8:45 p.m.