Ice Skating Rinks

Ice Rinks are CLOSED for the 22-23 Season

Ice Skating: The Great Minnesota Pastime

Playing Ice HockeyNew Brighton is proud to offer our residents and visitors access to several communal ice skating rinks. Each park has a pleasure rink. Hansen and Freedom also have a hockey rink. Sunny Square Park will not have rinks this season due to construction but they will return in winter 2023-24.

Please Note: None of the skating rinks located in New Brighton offer ice skate rental.

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  • Monday through Friday
    4:30 to 8:30 pm
  • Saturday through Sunday
    Noon to 8:30 pm
Rink NameAddressLightsWarming HouseOpening DateClosing Date
Freedom Park2121 14th Street NWYesYesDecember 23, 2022February 13, 2023
Hansen Park1555 5th Street NWYesYesDecember 23, 2022February 13, 2023
Sunny Square Park2200 Sunnyside TerraceYesNoReturning 2023-24Returning 2023-24
Totem Pole Park1011 Foss RdYesNoDecember 23, 2022February 13, 2023

Extended or altered hours

  • 12/23     Noon – 8:30
  • 12/24     Noon – 5:00
  • 12/25     Closed
  • 12/26     Noon – 8:30
  • 12/27     Noon – 8:30
  • 12/28     Noon – 8:30
  • 12/29     Noon – 8:30
  • 12/30     Noon – 8:30
  • 12/31     Noon – 5:00
  • 01/02     Noon – 8:30
  • 01/16     Noon – 8:30
  • 01/26     Noon – 8:30
  • 01/27     Noon – 8:30

Rules for Safe Ice Skating

  • No fast or careless skating
  • No more than three persons allowed to hold hands while skating
  • Jumps and spins allowed only at center rink or designated areas during public skate
  • No one allowed on the ice during resurfacing
  • No food or beverages allowed on Ice
  • No horseplay or potentially unsafe games allowed on ice (i.e. tag or whip)
  • Carrying children on the ice is prohibited
  • Skaters must skate with the flow of traffic
  • Sticks and pucks are allowed only during designated times
  • User groups are responsible for cleanup, damages, and conduct of participants and spectators on and off the ice during private facility rentals
  • Those participating in facility activities assume all inherent risk and responsibilities whether spectator or participant
  • The City of New Brighton is not responsible for unattended, lost or stolen articles
  • Inappropriate use of profanity, tobacco, alcohol, or sunflower seeds or may be asked to leave and be suspended from any activity at the facility for a period of time at the discretion of facility management
  • Management is not responsible for lost or stolen articles

Questions? Contact [email protected] or call us at 651-638-2130.