Winter Park Use
The City of Fridley maintains five general skating rinks and six hockey rinks in Fridley! General rinks are located at Briardale, Hackmann, Logan, Sylvan Hills and Plymouth Square parks. Hockey rinks can be found at Commons (2), Flanery, Madsen, and Ruth Circle Parks and Hayes Elementary.
Please note: We need about 10 consecutive days of freezing temps to create safe and usable ice. Warm weather, freezing rain, and even snow can slow the process down, but we do our best to get the rinks ready as soon as possible.
Cold Weather Guidelines
As a guideline for outdoor winter activities, we suggest cancelling your activities if the temperature is below -10 degrees Fahrenheit or there is a wind chill of -25 degrees Fahrenheit. The warming house will be closed if these cold weather conditions exist. Please call our weather hotline for current information 763-572-3578.
Commons Warming House/Free Use of Skates
The warming house will be open this year! We have a variety of types and sizes of ice/hockey skates that will be available for the public to use for FREE! The warming house will be closed if unsafe ice conditions or extreme cold temperatures are present. Hours are (weather and ice conditions permitting): Friday, 4-8 p.m., Saturday 1-8 p.m., Sunday 1-5 p.m (closed holidays).
Skating Rinks/Hockey Rinks
|Briardale Park 6171 Rice Creek Dr.||X|
|Commons Park 555 - 61st Avenue NE||X(2)|
|Flanery Park 1487 Onondaga Street||X|
|Hackmann Park 1071 Hackmann Circle||X|
|Hayes Elementary 615 Mississippi Street||X|
|Logan Park 155 Logan Parkway||X|
|Madsen Park 7358 - 73rd Avenue||X|
|Ruth Circle Park 9160 Ashton Avenue||X|
|Plymouth Square Park 4801 Main Street||X|
|Sylvan Hills 6205 Jupiter Dr.||X|
If you are looking for a great place to bring the sleds, try out Commons Park! The sledding hill is located just beyond the playground and picnic shelter.
Groomed Winter Trails
Enjoy multi-use trails in our parks! The City of Fridley grooms trails in Moore Lake Park, Commons Park, Meadowlands Park, and Riverview Heights Park. Six-foot trails are groomed including a three-foot section for cross country skiing and a three-foot section for multi-use. Multi-use trails can be used for a variety of activities including walking, fat tire biking, snowshoeing, etc.
Please note: We do our best to groom the trails weekly depending on snow depths and conditions.
Rent Snowshoes at Springbrook Nature Center
Springbrook Nature Center (SNC) has snowshoes for rent! There are a limited number available, and they are only for use at SNC. Three inches of base snow is required for snowshoe rental and they are only available to rent from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Reserve your pair today to explore nature, burn some extra calories, and breathe in that fresh, crisp winter air!
Winter Pop-Up Events - FREE!
Fridley Recreation invites you and your family to get outside this winter and enjoy our parks at one of our free winter pop-up events!
Skating, Sledding and S’mores! - FREE Event
Join us for an afternoon of fun at Commons Park! Use free skates on the ice rink, sled down the giant hill, and make a s’more over the fire! The warming house will be open for you to warm up, make a fun winter craft, and there will be music playing to keep the party festive (dancing is optional)!
|Saturday||February 25||2-4 p.m.||All Ages||Commons Park (meet by the Warming House) FREE|
April Fool’s Scavenger Hunt - FREE Event
It’s a perfect day for silly jokes and tricks! Join us for an exciting day at the Nature Center as we decode clues, explore the trails and find one of many jokes hidden on the trails. Find all of the hidden jokes and win a prize!
|Saturday||April 1||2-4 p.m.||All Ages||Springbrook Nature Center||FREE|