Sidebar Widgets E-Subscribe Get email updates and outdoor skating alerts via email or text message. Enter your email: Contact Information Contact Information Bloomington Ice Garden 952-563-8841 Email staff Parks and Recreation Department 952-563-8877 Email staff Title Ice skating at BIG and at outdoor rinks Banner Sections Bloomington Ice Garden Bloomington Ice Garden page The Bloomington Ice Garden opened in 1970 with one rink. BIG now has three rinks, one of them Olympic-sized, and boasts a seating capacity of 2,500. Visit ice.blm.mn to view the current ice schedule for today and upcoming dates, including private rentals, open skating, open hockey and available ice for rinks 1, 2 and 3. Visit rinkfinder.com to request an reservation for ice time. Outdoor rinks and warming houses Outdoor skating rink page Parks and Recreation operates 9 outdoor ice skating sites. All outdoor rink skating sites provide at least one general rink, one hockey rink and floodlights. Rink illumination will occur daily, weather permitting.