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Outdoor Skating, Hockey, and Broomball Rinks

Ice Rink Status | Warming House Hours | Rinks Brochure

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47 outdoor ice rinks at 22 parks citywide will open in late December, weather and conditions permitting. Many offer separate rinks for general skating and recreational uses such as hockey, broomball and pond hockey.

Weather and conditions permitting, most rinks will remain open through February 16, 2015. Rinks at Lake of the Isles, McRae, North Commons and Van Cleve will remain open through March 1, 2015.

Ice Rink Hotline
For ice conditions and rink closings, call 612-313-7708.

B=Broomball  H=Hockey PH=Pond Hockey S=Skating


2500 57th St. W


H, S


4927 Bryant Ave. N


H, S

Bryant Square

3101 Bryant Ave. S


H, S

Bryn Mawr

601 Morgan Ave. S



Hiawatha School

4305 E. 42nd St.


H, S


1328 58th St. W



Lake Hiawatha

2701 E. 44th St.


H, S

Lake Nokomis *

4965 Nokomis Pkwy.



Lake of the Isles *

2500 Lake Isles Pkwy. E


H, S

Linden Hills

3100 43rd St. W


H, S


690 13th Ave. NE


B, H, S


3435 36th Ave. S


H, S

Lyndale Farmstead

3900 Bryant Ave. S




1345 Minnehaha Pkwy. W


H, S


2318 28th Ave. S


B, H, S


906 E. 47th St.


B, H

North Commons

1801 James Ave. N


H, S


414 E. Diamond Lake Rd.


H, S

Powderhorn *

3400 15th Ave. S




1900 E. 40th St.


H, S

Van Cleve

901 15th Ave. SE


B, H, S


Closed for Season



Windom NE

2251 Hayes St. NE


B, H, S

* Safety information regarding Lake Ice Thickness can be found Here.

General Lake Ice Thickness Guidelines

Warming Rooms & Free Loaner Skates

Inclement Weather: In the event of inclement weather (heavy snow or a combined temperature and wind chill of 20 degrees below zero), the warming house will be closed.

All outdoor ice rink locations feature warming rooms, and all except Nokomis offer free loaner skates available on a first come, first serve basis. Sizes and quantities vary by location.

2014/2015 Warming House Hours

  • All rinks (except Bryn Mawr, Lake of the Isles, Lake Nokomis): Monday-Friday 3-9 pm, Saturday 10 am-9 pm, Sunday noon-6 pm
  • Bryn Mawr: Monday-Friday 6-10 pm, Saturday-Sunday 12:30-4:30 pm
  • Lake of the Isles: Monday-Friday 3-9 pm, Saturday 9 am-9 pm, Sunday 10 am-9 pm
  • Lake Nokomis (open during pond hockey league games only): Monday-Thursday 5-9 pm, Saturday-Sunday 12:30-3:30 pm
  • Minneapolis School Release Days: Dec. 22-Jan 2, Jan.. 16 and 19, Feb. 13 and 16 noon-9 pm
  • Holidays: Only Lake of the Isles, McRae, North Commons and Van Cleve open Dec. 24 noon-4 pm, Dec 31 and Jan 1 noon-6 pm

Sites with rink light timers: Lake of the Isles, Lynnhurst, Matthews, and Van Cleve

  • Sunday, lights on until 9 pm

Hockey and Broomball Leagues

Click to search for Minneapolis Park and Recreation hockey, broomball, and pond hockey leagues.

Ice Skate & Hockey Stick Donations

We welcome donations of ice skates and hockey sticks that are in good condition. Call or stop by a recreation center for drop-off information.

Ice Rink Fun Facts

Learn how park crews set up your favorite ice rinks throughout the Minneapolis park system.

Indoor Skating Facilities

Parade Ice Garden
Parade Ice Garden has three rinks that are open year round to people of all ages, interests and abilities. Parade Ice Garden hosts skating events and competitions and offers ample parking, lockers and spectator seating as well as public skating and open hockey. The indoor skating and turf facilities are available for rental. View more information or call 612-230-6527 for details.

Northeast Ice Arena
The Northeast Ice Arena features a 200 x 85 ft. ice rink that is available for hockey and skating group rentals. Northeast offers ample parking, locker rooms, a meeting room and spectator seating. View more information or call 612-230-6522 for details.

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