Outdoor Skating Rinks

Handke Pit - 2019 Outdoor RinkUpdate: January 3, 2019
Good news, everyone! Handke Pit will reopen tomorrow (Saturday, January 4) for your outdoor skating enjoyment at 11:00 a.m. While ice conditions won't be perfect, crews will be working this evening to have the surface as safe and usable as possible

Please note, the city's other outdoor skating rinks will remain closed until further notice. 

Check back here, or on the city's Facebook/Twitter for updates, as we'll be sure to let you know as soon as rinks reopen!

Outdoor Skating Rinks

When winter settles in, lace up your skates or grab a hockey stick to take advantage of our outdoor rinks. The city maintains several outdoor rinks as weather permits. We reserve the right to close rinks whenever we feel it is in the best interest and safety of the participants. For up-to-date information, call the Weather Hotline at 763-635-1160.

Handke Pit 

Handke Stadium, better known as Handke Pit is located at 1133 4th Street NW, and is the only outdoor rink in the city with a warming house. Warming house hours are as follows:

  • Monday-Friday 3:00-9:00 p.m.
  • Weekends and holidays 11:00 a.m.-9:00 p.m.

Public Skating Rinks - No Warming Houses

The city maintains several unsupervised general skating rinks in the following neighborhood parks:

  • Mississippi Oaks Park (17998 Elgin Street)
  • Kliever Lake Fields (17950 Johnson Street)
  • Riverplace Park (13818 186th Lane)