Outdoor Skating Rinks

2021-22 Winter Season

Outdoor skating rinks are open for the 2021-22 season through Feb. 21, 2022*, weather permitting. During open hours, rink lights will be on and the facilities will be supervised (except where noted below at South Valley and Southern Lakes parks). 

For rink updates, call the Weather Line at 651-450-2595.

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Locations & Hours

The hours below are for the rinks during attended hours, make sure to check the holiday hours. View our online schedule for warming houses open hours.

User-controlled rink lights have been installed at each park and may be used from 4:30-10 p.m. Organized practices or games are only allowed with a rental (see details below).

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LocationAmenitiesHours
Skyview Park
6765 Dawn. Ave.
Skyview Park Map
1 skating rink
1 pleasure rink
Mon-Thu: 6-8:30 p.m.
Fri: 5-8:30 p.m.
Sat: 1-9 p.m.
Sun: 1-7 p.m.

Oakwood Park
3534 78th St. E.
Oakwood Park Map
1 skating rink
1 pleasure rink
Mon-Thu: 6-8:30 p.m.
Fri: 5-8:30 p.m.
Sat: 1-9 p.m.
Sun: 1-7 p.m.

Groveland Park
1990 46th St.
Groveland Park Map
1 skating rink
1 pleasure rink
Sat: 1-9 p.m.
Sun: 1-7 p.m.
No attendant on weeknights, 
lights on a timer

South Valley Park
2810 70th St. E.
South Valley Park Map

1 skating rink
1 pleasure rink
No attendant
Southern Lakes
10810 Alison Way
Southern Lakes Park Map
1 pleasure rinkNo attendant or warming house, lights on a timer


Rink holiday hours:Rinks will close if:
  • Dec. 24: CLOSED
  • Dec. 25: CLOSED
  • Dec. 26-27, 30-31: 1-9 p.m.
  • Jan. 1: 1-7 p.m.
  • MLK Jr, Day: 1-7 p.m.
  • President's Day: 1-7 p.m.
  • The temperature is -15 degrees F (actual or wind chill) 
  • 2" or more of snow accumulates after 3:30 p.m. (weekdays)
  • 2" or more of snow accumulates on weekends
  • Warm temperatures soften the ice


Please note: When the season ends (mid-to-late February), outdoor rinks are not maintained, but the public is welcome to use them.

For rink updates, call the Weather Line at 651-450-2595. 

General Outdoor Rink Guidelines

  • Do not visit public places if you are sick or have COVID-19 symptoms.
  • Use of the outdoor skating rinks is self-monitored.
  • Organized practices and games are not currently allowed. Contact Recreation Coordinator, Al Vandehoef for reservation information at 651-450-2468.
  • Portable bathrooms are available.

Rentals

Contact Recreation Coordinator, Al Vandehoef for reservation information at 651-450-2468.