Outdoor Ice Rinks Open Dec. 21 in Minnetonka and Hopkins

Check out one of these 14 local rinks with warming houses.

Outdoor skating rinks in Minnetonka and Hopkins open Saturday, Dec. 21

Weather permitting, rinks will remain open until Monday, Feb. 17.

Call the weather hotline number at 952-939-8355 for conditions, closings and updates.


Skating rinks with warming houses are located at eight Minnetonka locations and six Hopkins park locations. 

Warming houses and rinks are located in Minnetonka at Boulder Creek, Covington, Gro Tonka, McKenzie, Meadow and Spring Hill parks and at Gatewood and Glen Lake schools. 

Hopkins warming houses and rinks are located at Burnes, Central, Harley Hopkins, Interlachen, Oakes and Valley parks. Visit the Parks page for street addresses.

In Minnetonka:

• Rinks are open from 12-5 p.m. on Christmas Eve and all sites are closed Christmas Day.

In Hopkins: 

• Due to adult broomball, only the general skating rink is available for public use at Valley Park on Sundays and Thursdays, from 6–9 p.m.

• Only the general skating rink is available for public use at Central Park on Fridays and Sundays at variable times. Schedule will be posted at Central.


The Hopkins and Minnetonka Youth Hockey associations and adult broomball leagues have reserved various hockey rinks for organized practices Monday through Thursday after 6 p.m. A schedule is posted at each rink. 


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