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UPDATE (June 24, 2020): The Rec Center and ROC are open on a limited basis for ice rental and for in-person program registration. For questions, call 952.924.2540.

The Rec Center has two indoor ice arenas, a skate shop, Banquet Room, Gallery Room, outdoor Aquatic Park and the Recreation Outdoor Center (ROC).

The building offers plenty of space for hockey tournaments, meetings, wedding receptions, conferences, birthday parties and more. The site has a caterer’s holding kitchen and Wi-Fi access. Alcoholic beverages are allowed at The Rec Center for private events and at the ROC with the appropriate license (restrictions apply). 

If you are interested in reserving a facility at The Rec Center, complete and return The Rec Center facility reservation form.

Banquet Room

The Rec Center’s 3,040-square-foot Banquet Room overlooks scenic Wolfe Park and the Aquatic Park. It is available for wedding receptions, birthday parties, bar and bat mitzvah celebrations, company events, family reunions and meetings. 

The room offers a caterer's holding kitchen, dance floor, dimmable lighting and sound system. Audio-visual equipment can be rented for an additional fee. There is a $700 refundable damage and kitchen cleaning deposit required. 

Setup seating capacity
  • Theatre — 180
  • Banquet tables — 160
  • Classroom tables — 140
Dates Resident rates  Non-resident rates 
Sunday – Friday (two-hour minimum) $65 per hour $75 per hour
Saturday, 8 a.m. – midnight $625 $725

Gallery Room

The Gallery Room can accommodate up to 50 people for small group gatherings, team meetings and birthday parties. Audio-visual equipment can be rented for an additional fee. There is a $100 refundable damage deposit required.

Setup seating capacity
  • Theatre — 50
  • Classroom — 45
Dates Resident rate  Non-resident rate 
Sunday – Saturday, 8 a.m. – 10 p.m. (two-hour minimum) $50 per hour $60 per hour 

Indoor ice skating party

During open public skating sessions, either the Gallery or Banquet Room can be rented for private parties. Each party will include two hour use of a room and admission to open skating for up to 15 people. Skate rental is available for an additional $3 per pair. View the open public skating hours.

Room Dates Resident rates  Non-resident rates 
Banquet Room Sunday – Saturday, 8 a.m. – 10 p.m. $100 per two hours  $125 per two hours 
Gallery Room Sunday – Saturday, 8 a.m. – 10 p.m. $85 per two hours  $100 per two hours 

Indoor ice rink rental

The Rec Center has two indoor ice arenas. The larger west ice arena has stadium seating and excellent sight lines. The smaller east ice arena provides great lighting and has an informal rink setting. Both arenas have outstanding ice and are available for the general public to rent. The arenas are perfect for holiday parties, company events school groups and tournaments.

We'll provide the Gallery Room for two hours without an additional charge. The Banquet Room can also be reserved for use at half the cost. Up to 15 rental skates included with private rental.

Arena spectator capacity
Dates Fee 
Sunday – Saturday, 8 a.m. – 10 p.m. $215 per hour, plus tax


3700 Monterey Drive
St. Louis Park, MN 55416