Whether you are a beginner or skating circles around your friends, there are plenty of ways to get on the ice at the Bloomington Ice Garden. At BIG you can take skating lessons, participate in youth or adult hockey and do some figure skating and freestyle during open ice hours.
Skaters of all levels are welcome to skate during the open ice skating time, which takes place Sunday, 5:30 – 6:45 p.m.; Mondays, Tuesdays and Wednesdays, 9 – 10:30 a.m. Admission to open ice is $5 for all ages. Skate sharpening is $8 and skate rental is $5.
Hockey players who want extra practice time are welcome to attend developmental ice time on Mondays and Fridays, 6 – 7 a.m.
To sign up for skating lessons, visit blm.mn/big or call 952-563-4636. Schedules are subject to change.
You can also purchase private ice time by contacting BIG at 952-563-8841 or big@BloomingtonMN.gov. You can confirm availability of dates online at blm.mn/ice-schedule. Rates are $242 per hour plus tax for prime time, Monday – Friday, 3 – 9:30 p.m. and Saturday – Sunday, 6 a.m. – 9:30 p.m. Evening rates (after 9:30 p.m.) are $177 per hour plus tax.
Visit blm.mn/ice-schedule to view the most up to date schedule.