Ice Skating Rinks

Ice Skating: The Great Minnesota Pastime

Due to warm temperatures, Ice Skating Rinks are closed for the season.

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, Freedom, and Sunny Square have a hockey rink.

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

Sign up for skating lessons.


  • 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 30, 2021February 28, 2022
Hansen Park1555 5th Street NWYesYesDecember 31, 2021February 28, 2022
Sunny Square Park2200 Sunnyside TerraceYesNoDecember 31, 2021February 28, 2022
Totem Pole Park1011 Foss RdYesNoDecember 31, 2021February 28, 2022

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? Use our online contact form or call us at 651-638-2130.