Outdoor Skating Rinks

2018/2019 Winter Season

The City of Inver Grove Heights Parks and Recreation Department operates three warming houses/park shelters at selected outdoor skating rinks throughout the winter season. View the schedules below for warming house attended hours and amenities. 

Outdoor skating rinks will open December 21 through Feb 18. Please note after Feb 18 Outdoor Rinks will not be attended and shelters are closed. Park Maintenance will clean and maintain ice as weather permits and public is welcome to use them. 

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).

Outdoor Rink Locations


Please Note: Youth hockey teams organized practices and/or games will not be allowed unless facility is being rented. For rental info please call 651-450-2585.

Location Amenities Attended Hours
Skyview Park
6765 Dawn. Ave.
Skyview Park Map
1 skating rink
1 pleasure rink
4-8 p.m. Monday-Friday
1-9 p.m. Saturdays
1-7 p.m. Sundays
1-9 p.m. Holidays*
Oakwood Park
3534 78th St. E.
Oakwood Park Map  
1 skating rink
1 pleasure rink
4-8 p.m. Monday-Friday
1-9 p.m. Saturdays
1-7 p.m. Sundays
1-9 p.m. Holidays*
Groveland Park
1990 46th St.
Groveland Park Map
1 skating rink
1 pleasure rink
1-9 p.m. Saturdays
1-7 p.m. Sundays
1-9 p.m. Holidays*
No attendant weeknights - lights on a timer
South Valley Park
2810 70th St. E.
South Valley Park Map

1 pleasure rink
1 sledding hill
No attendant
Southern Lakes
10810 Alison Way
Southern Lakes Park Map
 1 pleasure rink     No attendant or warming house, rink lights on a timer
 
*Rink holiday hours
  • Sun, Dec. 23: CLOSED
  • Mon, Dec. 24: CLOSED
  • Tue, Dec. 25: CLOSED
  • Tuesday-Friday, Dec. 26-28, 31: 1-9 p.m.
  • Tue, Jan. 1: 4-8 p.m.
  • Sun, Jan. 20: 1-9 p.m.
  • Mon, Jan 21: 1-7 p.m.
  • Sun, Feb. 17: 1-9 p.m.
  • Mon, Feb 18: 1-7 p.m.
Rinks will close if:
  • 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, rinks will close
  • Warm temperatures soften the ice