The City of Winona Parks and Recreation Department maintains free public skating rinks throughout the City from December through February. Ice rinks are tentatively open dependent on weather and ice conditions.
Gilmore Valley Ice Rink – 157 Jay Bee Drive, Winona, MN 55987. Gilmore Valley Ice Rink is an outdoor ice rink. Use is free. There is no staff.
Knopp Valley Ice Rink – 300 Knopp Valley Drive, Winona, MN 55987. Knopp Valley Ice Rink is an outdoor ice rink. Lights run from dusk to 9:30 pm. Use is free. There is no staff.
Tillman Lodge Ice Rink - 549 Kerry Drive, Winona, MN 55987. Tillman Lodge Ice Rink is an outdoor ice rink. Hockey boards and nets are set up. Lights run from dusk to 9:30 pm. Use is free. There is no staff.
Valley Oaks Ice Rink - 260 Valley Oaks Drive, Winona, MN 55987. Valley Oaks Ice Rink is an outdoor rink. Lights run from dusk to 9:30 pm. Use is free. There is no staff. The Valley Oaks Lodge can be rented for private parties, celebrations, and gatherings year round.
Wincrest Ice Rink - 1342 Woodpark Road, Winona, MN 55987. Wincrest Ice Rink is an outdoor ice rink. Use is free. There is no staff.
General Safety & Skating Rules
Please follow these rules to ensure a safe and pleasant skating experience:
- Parents/guardians are responsible to watch and care for their own children.
- Public skating is available seven days a week from 8:00 AM-9:00 PM.
- The rinks are not staffed or supervised; skate at your own risk; helmets are recommended.
- Skates must be worn on the ice at all times.
- Stay off the rink if the surface is not completely frozen, during inclement weather, and when staff is clearing snow or resurfacing the ice.
- Zero tolerance on:
- Acts of Violence
- Verbal Threats
Patrons should keep in mind that this rink is a public resource and a place for fun and personal development for all ages and abilities; please help preserve a positive environment by honoring this Code of Conduct and reporting any violations to the City of Winona Department of Parks and Recreation.
Patrons using the outdoor City rinks do so at their own risk and voluntarily assume all risks associated. The City of Winona does not accept responsibility for related risks or injuries. Users are personally responsible for ensuring they are fit to participate in physical activities.
Anyone with a condition affecting his or her ability to participate must take appropriate safety precautions to ensure his or her own safety and is encouraged to be accompanied by an adult or guardian knowledgeable about their condition.