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ROC (Recreation Outdoor Center)

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ROC (Recreation Outdoor Center)

3700 Monterey Drive
St. Louis Park, MN 55416 

*located on The Rec Center campus

The ROC (Recreation Outdoor Center) is a multi-use outdoor recreational facility located on the campus of The Rec Center. It was completed in 2017 with financial assistance from the St. Louis Park Hockey Association and a Hennepin County Youth Sports Grant.


This facility is used as a covered ice rink in the winter months for hockey, open public skating, broomball and other special skating events. In the spring, it can be converted to a covered, turfed field for baseball, softball, soccer and lacrosse, as well as special events such as the annual spring egg hunt. During the summer, a dry, concrete floor provides space for the Children First Ice Cream Social and a variety of other special events from weddings to movies in the park, to graduation parties.

Winter Outdoor Skating (November 3 - March 18)

Open public skating will be available Fridays from 5:30-7 p.m. and Saturday and Sundays 12:15-1:45 p.m. There will be no skating February 11, 17 or 18.

  • Youth and senior: $3.50
  • Adult: $4
  • 10-pass punch card: $30 for youth and senior, $35 for adults

There is also skate rentals available for $3 and skate sharpening for $5.

Upcoming Public Events at the ROC

Minnesota Wild Practice Skate
The NHL's Minnesota Wild will host a free, open-to-the-public outdoor practice, presented by Twin Cities Audi Dealers, on Sunday, Feb. 11, at the Recreation Outdoor Center (ROC) at the City of St. Louis Park Rec Center, 3700 Monterey Drive, St. Louis Park.

"Many thanks to the Minnesota Wild for choosing St. Louis Park as the site for their public practice," said St. Louis Park Mayor Jake Spano. "It’s not often that our residents get a chance to see a professional sports team up close and personal. I’m confident that the ROC will provide a unique and welcoming venue for the Wild players and coaches, and we look forward to welcoming them on February 11! Go Wild!"

The Wild's practice is scheduled to start at 11 a.m. and last approximately 45 minutes. Fans are encouraged to arrive early as space is limited. Caribou Coffee, the official coffee of the Minnesota Wild, will provide free coffee to event spectators. 

Parking will be available in the Rec Center parking lot, the ParkNicollet Melrose Center parking lot (3525 Monterey Drive) and at The Shops at Excelsior and Grand, 3820 Grand Way, St. Louis Park. 

Find out more at the Minnesota Wild website.

Lions Club Egg Hunt

Participants will hunt for candy and special eggs in separate age categories. Each participant will receive a special bag to collect their goodies. Bring your camera for a picture with the Park Bunny and Lions Club Lion! Prizes will be awarded for the coloring contest (ages 8 and under). Pick up a color sheet at The Rec Center or download it when you register. Bring your completed masterpiece to the event. Program is sponsored by the St. Louis Park Lions Club.

  • Saturday, March 31, 10 a.m. (Egg hunt will begin promptly at 10:15 a.m.)
  • Fee: $2 per child, no fee for supervising adult

For more events, see the Parks and Recreation brochure.

Facility Rental Information

For information about hosting an event at the ROC, call 952.924.2540 or learn more about the facility.