Skating is available at The Rec Center's indoor ice arena for skating lessons, open public skating, adult open hockey and youth open hockey. Contact The Rec Center at 952.924.2540 for additional information or with any questions.
St. Louis Park Skate School offers the Ice Skating Institute (I.S.I.) WE-Skate program for ages four and up. Each class presents a progression of specific skills that build upon one another. View a list of current ice skating and hockey lessons.
Open Public Skating
Open public skating is available for all ages from November 2 - March 31. There will be no skating December 25 and January 1. No registration is required. Fees are $3.50 for youth and seniors and $4 for adults. 10-pass punch cards are also available for $30 for youth and senior and $35 for adults. There is also skate rentals available for $3 and skate sharpening for $5.
- Monday, Wednesday, Friday: Noon - 1:30 p.m.
- Saturday: 10:15 - 11:45 a.m. (February 17 will be 10:15 - 11:30 a.m. on the East Rink)
- Sunday: 2:15 - 3:45 p.m. (February 18 will be 2:30 - 3:45 p.m. on the East Rink)
Adult Open Hockey
Open hockey is available November 2 - March 29 for ages 16+. Times are Tuesday and Thursdays from noon - 1:30 p.m. There will be no hockey November 23. The schedule is subject to change. Fees are $5 for a single pass or $45 for a 10-pass punch card.
Youth Open Hockey (Ages 6-15)
Bring your own equipment and have fun at open hockey on non-school days and holiday breaks. Open youth hockey will be available Monday - Friday, March 26 - 30, from 10:15 - 11:45 a.m. It is recommended that a parent or guardian be in attendance during skating sessions. This is a drop-in program without staff supervision. Fees are $5 for a single pass or $45 for a 10-pass punch card.
Rec Center Skate Shop
The skate shop is located in The Rec Center next to the Gallery in between the west and east arenas. The shop features rental skates, skate sharpening and a small pro shop.
The shop is open Saturdays 10 a.m - noon, Sundays 2 - 4 p.m. and Mondays 6 - 8:30 p.m. Skate rental and sharpening services are available by request outside of these hours. You can drop off skates and they will be sharpened within 48 hours. Skate rentals are $3 and skate sharpening is $5, per pair.
Rec Center Ice Rink Rental
The Rec Center's indoor ice rink can be rented for birthday parties, family celebrations and company or school events. The Gallery Room is included for two hours without additional charge. The Banquet Room can also be reserved at half price. Up to 15 rental skates are included with private ice rental. Rental rates and application form.
Indoor Skating Party
During open public skating, the Gallery Room or Banquet Room can be rented for private parties. Rental fee includes use of a room for two hours and admission to open skating for up to 15 people. Rental rates and application form.