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Outdoor Skating Rinks

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Warming Houses are scheduled to open December 21, 2019 (weather permitting).

Please call the Weather Information Line at 952-882-2688 or Savage Parks and Recreation at 952-224-3420 for updated skating rink information.

Skating rinks will be staffed until February 18, 2020. After February 18, warming houses will be open on the weekends from noon - 8 p.m. Lights will be on timers from 5 - 9 pm and warming houses will be closed during the weekdays. Please contact the Weather Information Line at 952-882-2688 before heading to a skating rink.

Rink and Warming House Locations

  • Woodhill Park
    8901 West 138th St.

  • Canterbury Park
    13444 Inglewood Ave. South

  • Trost Park
    5455 137th St.

  • O'Connell Park
    5165 South Park Drive

  • Warren Butler Park
    12758 Ottawa Ave

  • Schroeder's Acres Park
    12320 Boone Ave.
    (pleasure rink flooded but warming house closed)


Regular Hours

  • Monday - Friday: 4 - 9pm
  • Saturdays and Sundays: Noon - 8pm

Holiday Hours

  • December 24: 10am - 2pm
  • December 25: Closed
  • December 26 - 30: Noon - 8pm
  • December 31: 10am - 2pm
  • January 1-2: Noon - 8pm
  • January 21: Noon - 8pm
  • February 3: Noon - 4pm (Super Bowl)
  • February 18: Noon - 8pm

Rink Closing Policy

Rinks and warming houses will close when one or more of the following conditions exist:

  • The wind chill is -20 degrees or colder
  • 2 or more inches of snow has fallen and the ice has not been cleared
  • An air temperature of -15 degrees or colder
  • Warm temperatures have softened the ice

After heavy snowfall, it is Public Works priority to provide safe driving conditions on city streets and clearing sidewalks. Skating rinks will be plowed as time allows. Contact the Recreation Information Line at 952-882-2688 for additional information before you head to the rinks.

Hot Chocolate Wednesdays

Weather permitting, each Wednesday, free hot chocolate will be provided at a different warming house location throughout the skating season.

  • December 11: Warren Butler Park
  • December 18: O'Connell Park
  • January 1: Trost Park
  • January 8: Woodhill Park
  • January 15: Warren Butler Park
  • January 22: O'Connell Park
  • January 29: Canterbury Park
  • February 5: Trost Park
  • February 12: Woodhill Park